PEER PERFECTION: Douglas chamber salutes small business award winners
by Bill Baldowski
July 30, 2014 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Douglas County Chamber of Commerce recognized the important role small businesses play in the county’s economy last week at its third annual Small Business of Excellence awards luncheon. More than 140 chamber members, city of Douglasville officials, Douglas County commissioners and special guests, including District 61 State Rep. Roger Bruce, D-Atlanta, attended the luncheon at the Douglasville Conference Center. Matt Barrington, chairman of the chamber board , was the emcee of ...
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Douglasville’s city manager and police chief have begun meeting about issues surrounding the recruitment, employment and retention of officers. This followed last week’s special called meeting of t...
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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