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Posted on: June 4, 2021

27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Get a kid hooked on fishing!  The Camden County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce that the 27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021. From 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., children 16 years and under are invited...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

Get a kid hooked on fishing!  The Camden County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce that the 27th Annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held on Saturday, June 12, 2021. From 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., children 16 years and under are invited...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Ambulances to Join Camden County Fire Rescue Fleet

At their June 1, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. These are the third and fourth of the five total new ambulances that are included in Special Purpose Local Option Sales ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: June 2, 2021

New Ambulances to Join Camden County Fire Rescue Fleet

At their June 1, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. These are the third and fourth of the five total new ambulances that are included in Special Purpose Local Option Sales ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Camden County Emergency Management Releases 2021 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2021 Hurricane Guide. The online guide, available on Camden County’s website at camdencountyga.gov/HurricaneGuide, has information to help local residents prepare for hurricane season.

“Eve...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Camden County Emergency Management Releases 2021 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2021 Hurricane Guide. The online guide, available on Camden County’s website at camdencountyga.gov/HurricaneGuide, has information to help local residents prepare for h...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Preparedness

Atlantic Hurricane Season is from June 1st - November 30th. As a coastal community, it is important that all Camden County residents take steps to plan ahead before tropical weather is projected to affect our area.  The 2021 Camden County Hurrica...

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Hurricane Preparedness Spotlight
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Camden County Fire Rescue Partnering with Firehood Foundation to Raise Awareness

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is partnering with the Firehood Foundation to raise awareness of the increased risk of illnesses resulting from firefighting, including cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance abuse. 

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Camden County Fire Rescue Partnering with Firehood Foundation to Raise Awareness

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is partnering with the Firehood Foundation to raise awareness of the increased risk of illnesses resulting from firefighting, including cancer, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and substance abuse. 

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Take Action during Pet Preparedness Month

June is Pet Preparedness Month and all Camden County residents are encouraged to educate themselves on the steps needed to ensure the safety of their pets in the event of a disaster. Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), along with the Georgia ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Take Action during Pet Preparedness Month

June is Pet Preparedness Month and all Camden County residents are encouraged to educate themselves on the steps needed to ensure the safety of their pets in the event of a disaster. Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), along with the Georgia ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

New Citizen Damage Reporter Available Online

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has partnered with Orion Damage Assessment System to assist Camden County property owners with reporting property damage. Residents are encouraged to report damage in Camden County caused by thunderstorms, t...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 26, 2021

New Citizen Damage Reporter Available Online

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has partnered with Orion Damage Assessment System to assist Camden County property owners with reporting property damage. Residents are encouraged to report damage in Camden County caused by thunderstorms, t...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Camden County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that Camden County Board of Commissioners, Georgia, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Camden County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Government Finance Officers Association is pleased to announce that Camden County Board of Commissioners, Georgia, has received GFOA's Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its budget.

The award represents a significant achievement by the en...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Nine Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the nine members of Recruit Class 2021-06 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements. Matthew Adams, Samuel Coward, Joseph Highsmith, Hailey Labellarte, Devin Mahoney, Jeremy Ma...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: May 21, 2021

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Nine Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the nine members of Recruit Class 2021-06 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements. Matthew Adams, Samuel Coward, Joseph Highsmith, Hailey Labellarte, Devin Mahoney, Jeremy Ma...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Camden County Awarded $5.5 Million Grant for Disaster Mitigation

At their May 18, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $5,542,894 Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) award from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

“This funding will have a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Camden County Awarded $5.5 Million Grant for Disaster Mitigation

At their May 18, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $5,542,894 Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) award from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

“This funding will have a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Camden County Awarded $5.5 Million Grant for Disaster Mitigation

At their May 18, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $5,542,894 Community Development Block Grant Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) award from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

“This funding w...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Camden County Welcomes Range Master

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Roger Nestor, former Chief of Staff for York City (Pennsylvania) Police, has been hired as the Range Master for Two Rivers Gun Range. In this role, Mr. Nestor will be responsible for dut...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Camden County Welcomes Range Master

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Roger Nestor, former Chief of Staff for York City (Pennsylvania) Police, has been hired as the Range Master for Two Rivers Gun Range. In this role, Mr. Nestor will be responsible for dut...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Two Rivers Gun Range
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Camden County Introduces 2021 Summer Interns

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to introduce four student interns who will be working for Camden County this summer. Dennis Irvin, Fabian Mann, Kelley Pattee, and Ian Watsky will spend their internships working on specific proje...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Camden County Introduces 2021 Summer Interns

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to introduce four student interns who will be working for Camden County this summer. Dennis Irvin, Fabian Mann, Kelley Pattee, and Ian Watsky will spend their internships working on specific proje...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Public Works
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Fourteenth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency

A signed version (PDF) of the order is available.

FOURTEENTH ORDER EXTENDING DECLARATION OF STATEWIDE JUDICIAL EMERGENCY

On March 14, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Honorable Harold D. Melton, as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ge...

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Signed Order (PDF) Courts
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared May 9-15, 2021, to be Hurricane Preparedness Week. Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for the upcoming hurricane season that beg...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 5, 2021

$350,000 Disaster Recovery Grant Provides Funding to Update Emergency Plans

At their May 4, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Planning Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

This funding ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 5, 2021

$350,000 Disaster Recovery Grant Provides Funding to Update Emergency Plans

At their May 4, 2021, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $350,000 Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Planning Grant from the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). 

This funding ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Green Infrastructure Project Recognized

The University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension office in Camden County received recognition from Georgia Trend and the UGA Public Service and Outreach Division with a 2021 Four for the Future Award. This award recognizes their partnership with Camd...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Extension Office
Posted on: April 28, 2021

CCFR Awarded Critical Lifesaving Upgrade From Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) has been named a 2021 grant recipient by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®. Camden County is safer than ever thanks to the Foundation providing important funding in the amount of $16,680. The grant will be u...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: April 28, 2021

CCFR Awarded Critical Lifesaving Upgrade From Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) has been named a 2021 grant recipient by Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation®. Camden County is safer than ever thanks to the Foundation providing important funding in the amount of $16,680. The grant will be used to p...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: April 27, 2021

New Ambulances Join Camden County Fire Rescue

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) recently received two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. The purchases were approved by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in August 2020 and are the first two of five total new ambulances included in SPLOST VIII. 

“Th...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Planning Commission

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Planning Commission, District 5 Appointment. The Camden County Planning Commission is comprised of five (5) members appointed by the Board of Com...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Mosquito Spraying Begins April 1st

The Camden County Public Works Department, through new contractor Vector Disease Control International (VDCI), will begin this season’s mosquito spraying in Camden County on Thursday, April 1, 2021. The mission of Mosquito Control is to reduce levels of p...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Mosquito Control
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Board of Tax Assessors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Board of Assessors, District 5 Appointment. The Camden County Board of Tax Assessors is a five-member board that is appointed by majority vote of the Ca...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Assessors Office
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Several Camden County Employees Receive Advanced Certifications in Their Fields

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent achievement of certifications by members of the Fleet Services Department and the Solid Waste Authority. Mechanic Brent Goble received two Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certif...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fleet Services
Posted on: March 15, 2021

Several Camden County Employees Receive Advanced Certifications in Their Fields

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent achievement of certifications by members of the Fleet Services Department and the Solid Waste Authority. Mechanic Brent Goble received two Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certif...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Solid Waste
Posted on: March 8, 2021

Take Action during Flood Safety Preparedness Week

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared March 8-12, 2021, to be Flood Safety Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County residents to take time to learn about and prepare for the possib...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Planning Staff Obtains ICC Certifications

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent obtainment of International Code Council (ICC) certifications by two members of the Planning & Development Department staff. Building Inspector Ernest “Petie&rdqu...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Flood Awareness Tool Available for Camden County

A Flood Awareness Tool is now available on the Camden County website to assist users with making educated decisions about potential flooding.

Approximately 35% or 17,000 of Camden County’s residents live within the 100-year floodplain. Three coastal rivers flow through the County, and 50% of the land is classified as wetlands. Camden experiences the effects of sea level rise, storm surge, regul...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: February 17, 2021

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2021

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 1-5, 2021, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to learn about possible severe weather...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: January 15, 2021

2020 Annual Report

Camden County 2020 Annual Report

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to release their 2020 Annual Report. This report summarizes several accomplishments achieved by Camden County government during 2020.

“Even with the obstacles brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic, I...

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2020 Annual Report Spotlight
Posted on: January 13, 2021

2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan

2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners adopted the 2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan and 2021 Action Agenda at their January 12, 2021, regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects that need...

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2021-2026-2036 Strategic Plan Spotlight
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Camden County Recertified as a Class 6

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that Camden County received recertification of its current rating as a Class 6 in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Community Rating System (CRS).

In 2020, Camden County successfully achieved a five-year designation as a Class 6 and the floodplain management activities implemented qualify unincorporated Camden County residents for a 20 percent discount on flood insurance premiums for NFIP policies i...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: December 18, 2020

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates New Firefighters

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that seven members of Recruit Class 2020-05 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements. Ulysses Carswell, Jeremy Griffin, Cody Herrin, Daniel Lalkas, Matthew Liddell, Brett Miller, a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue