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Douglas County Government offices closed Jan. 17

In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, all Douglas County Government offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 17.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 18, for normal business. Many county transactions can always be completed online. Visit to access many services anytime. License plate renewal is available online or at kiosks located throughout the County and state…. Read On

Stage 1 Fire Restrictions for Unincorporated Douglas County

By order of Sheriff Tony Spurlock, Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in place.  Ordinance No. O-012-004 restricts open fires, open burning and the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas of Douglas County. Prohibited Activities: Open burning of any kind. Use of Fireworks Allowable Activities: Fires within liquid-fueled or gas-fueled stoves, fireplaces within buildings,… Read On

This Saturday: Lower Toll Rates on E-470 Go into Effect

From the E-470 Public Highway Authority:  Lower toll rates on E-470 are the gift that keeps on giving this holiday season! Starting Saturday, Jan. 1, customers will see a $0.05 reduction at all E-470 mainline tolling points and a $0.10 reduction at Toll Plaza A – one of the busiest tolling points to the south… Read On

Voter-approved funding helps dozens of programs for those with disabilities

  As a result of the 2001 voter-approved  Douglas County Developmental Disabilities Mill Levy, $5 million has been awarded to organizations delivering local services to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families, including $405,306 in 2021. With a focus on better meeting the needs of residents with developmental disabilities Douglas County… Read On