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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Public Notice: Emergency Operations Center Open House

The Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is holding an Open House at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).

Camden County residents are invited to tour the EOC, located at 131 N. Lee Street in Kingsland on Thursday, September 26, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

The EMA is a function of Camden County government to coordinate and respond to disaster events. T...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Voter Registration Day Event Planned

The Camden County Board of Elections and Registration (BoER) is joining thousands of national, state, and local organizations by participating in National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

Locally, the BoER and community volunteers will host a Voter Registration Drive at Camden County High School to ensure students have registered to vote in advance of the November 5, 2019, General Municipal and Special Election.

“This is our first...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Camden County Board of Commissioners Opens New Firehouse

The Camden County Board of Commissioners opened a new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwestern Camden County. Replacing the existing fire station, the new Firehouse 18, located at 435 New Post Road in White Oak, is adjacent to Mary B. Smart Park.

“The new Firehouse 18 is an asset to the Tarboro community, and builds on the Camden County Board of Commissioners’ commitment to providing Camden County Fire Rescue with the resources and equipment it needs to protect the public&r...

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Posted on: September 14, 2019

Significant Impacts Unlikely from Tropical Storm Humberto

As the forecasted track for Tropical Storm Humberto continues to shift eastward, the storm is unlikely to have significant impacts on Camden County.

With Humberto remaining off-shore, the threats now include life-threatening rip currents that will become more frequent as onshore flow increases today through the weekend. Surf will become rough and dangerous. Breaker heights today will build to 3 to 5 f...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine May Impact Camden County

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is currently monitoring potential Tropical Cyclone Nine for impacts to Camden County. All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm.

As the storm continues to move northwestward from the central Bahamas, it could impact the Camden County and the southeast Georgia coast by Sunday and may bring 3 to 6 inches of rain and localized flooding. This storm is forecast to become a tropical depr...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Residents Encouraged to Enter the 2019 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest

Camden County citizens are encouraged to enter the 2019 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest. The deadline for the 2019 contest is Friday, November 1, 2019.

Photographers are asked to submit their best photos of Camden County, Georgia and its sunrises, sunsets, wildlife, as well as historic and scenic locations.

The 2019 photo contest calls for photos to be submitted under one of the following categories: Land...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Public Notice: Old Still Yard Waste Site Open Saturday

The Camden County Solid Waste Authority will open the Old Still Yard Waste Site on Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

The site, located at 4884 Old Still Road in Kingsland, will be open for Camden County households to bring their Hurricane Dorian-related yard debris at no charge.

Additionally the Construction and Demolition (C & D) Industrial Waste Landfill, located a...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Pubic Notice: Minor Impacts from Hurricane Dorian

The mandatory evacuation was lifted by Governor Brian Kemp. Camden County was very fortunate to receive very little of the forecasted, potential impacts from Hurricane Dorian.

The Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Warning, and Hurricane Watch were cancelled at 5:00 a.m. this morning. Additionally, the curfew for Camden County residents east of I-95 has been lifted.

Camden County may still experience sporadic power outages. Res...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Public Notice: Camden County Under Curfew East of I-95

A curfew will be imposed beginning today, September 3, 2019, at 10:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. daily, until further notice, for all areas of Camden County east of I-95 for the areas that are under a mandatory evacuation due to Hurricane Dorian.

Increased law enforcement presence and enhanced enforcement will occur during the curfew. Individuals can expect to be checked if they are travelling in the mandatory evacuation area east of I-95. This curfew seeks to ensure the safety of the property of ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2019

Public Notice: Government Office Closed

Officials from the Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine jointly agreed to close all local government offices Tuesday, September 3, 2019, through Thursday, September 5, 2019.

The safety of our staff and customers are our first priority. At this time the opening of government offices on Friday, September 6, 2019, is still being reviewed and dependent upon local conditions post-storm.

Local residents are also encouraged to visit ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2019

Public Notice: State of Georgia Announces Mandatory Evacuation

This evening the Governor Brian Kemp and the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA) issued a mandatory evacuation order for all six coastal counties in Georgia effective at noon on Monday.

This mandatory evacuation order will impact all citizens residing east of Interstate 95.

Residents should be aware that there are no approved shelters in Camden County due to the potential for flooding. All residents should use caution due to heavy congest...

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Posted on: September 1, 2019

Public Notice: Functional, Access, and Medical Needs Relocation

Out of an abundance of caution the Camden County Director of Emergency Management made the decision to relocate the Camden County Health Department’s Functional, Access, and Medical Needs Hurricane Registry.

Camden County continues to work with our partners at the National Weather Service in Jacksonville to monitor Hurricane Dorian.  The movement of this storm has slowed, but its intensity has increased.  As a result, the timing and extent o...

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Posted on: August 31, 2019

Public Notice: Still Changing Hurricane Dorian Forecast Requires Further Monitoring

As the still changing forecast for Hurricane Dorian continues to evolve, all Camden County residents should continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Dorian and take preparedness actions.

We are closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian in consultation with the National Weather Service Office in Jacksonville, Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) and Governor Brian Kemp’s Office for additional protective measures that may be neces...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Public Notice Continued Monitoring and Preparations for Hurricane Dorian

As the path of Hurricane Dorian continues to change, all Camden County residents are urged to monitor the forecast and continue to take preparedness actions for their homes and families.

Camden County Board of Commissioners, Emergency Management Agency (EMA), Camden County Sheriff’s Office, and in partnership with the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine, along with Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Camden County Declares State of Emergency

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has issued a State of Emergency for Camden County. Hurricane Dorian requires extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of Camden County.

The National Hurricane Center forecasts Hurricane Dorian will be dangerously close to the Southeastern Region of the State of Georgia and will possibly produce excessive rainfall, damaging winds, and flooding in Camden County.

The Chairman of the Board of ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Hurricane Dorian

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Dorian for impacts to Camden County.

All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the storm. Dorian is forecast to impact the region during the holiday weekend and although specific consequences other than heavy rain and localize...

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