News and Announcements

Posted on: December 8, 2022

Public Notice: Sheffield Cemetery Road Improvements

Drivers on Sheffield Cemetery Road, off of Colerain Road, in southwest Camden County should be aware of road maintenance on December 15-16, 2022. Millings will be added to the road and there will be traffic delays, construction equipment, and dump truck a...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: December 8, 2022

Public Notice: Sheffield Cemetery Road Improvements

Drivers on Sheffield Cemetery Road, off of Colerain Road, in southwest Camden County should be aware of road maintenance on December 15-16, 2022. Millings will be added to the road and there will be traffic delays, construction equipment, and dump truck a...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Works
Posted on: December 6, 2022

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Public Service Authority Board

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Public Service Authority (PSA) Board. The PSA Board is comprised of nine (9) members appointed by the Board of Commissioners, and the Cities of K...

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Full Press Release (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Take Action during Winter Weather Preparedness Week

December 5-9, 2022, is Winter Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) encourages all Camden County citizens to learn how to take proper precautions for possible inclement weather emergencies this winter. 

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Full Press Release (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: December 2, 2022

Take Action during Winter Weather Preparedness Week

December 5-9, 2022, is Winter Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) encourages all Camden County citizens to learn how to take proper precautions for possible inclement weather emergencies this winter. 

“Alt...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Public Notice: Active Shooter Hoax Impacts Camden County

Earlier today the Camden County E-911 Center received notice of an active shooter situation at Camden County High School (CCHS). This call was a hoax and no shots were fired on the CCHS campus. 

Local law enforcement including the Camden County Sh...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 22, 2022

New Ambulances Join Fire Rescue Fleet

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) recently placed into service two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. The purchases were approved by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in June 2021. These are the third and fourth new ambulances purchased through Special Purpos...

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Full Press Release (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 22, 2022

New Ambulances Join Fire Rescue Fleet

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) recently placed into service two Custom AEV Type 1 Units. The purchases were approved by the Camden County Board of Commissioners in June 2021. These are the third and fourth new ambulances purchased through Special Purpos...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Shawn M. Boatright Appointed County Administrator

At their November 15, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners voted to appoint Shawn M. Boatright, MPA, CPM, as Camden County Administrator. Mr. Boatright assumed the role on November 21, 2022. 

“Shawn’s...

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Full Press Release (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Public Notice: Advance In-Person Voting Opportunities for General Election Runoff

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) announces Advance In-Person Voting opportunities for the December 6, 2022, General Election. 

Advance In-Person Voting

Monday, November 28, 2022 – Wednesday, November 30, 2022...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Public Notice: Advance In-Person Voting Opportunities for General Election Runoff

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) announces Advance In-Person Voting opportunities for the December 6, 2022, General Election. 

Advance In-Person Voting

Monday, November 28, 2022 – Wednesday, November 30, 20228:00 a.m. ...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: November 15, 2022

Statement from the Camden County Board of Commissioners

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is aware of a controversial video purportedly taken inside the Camden County Jail that was circulated on several news and social media outlets on November 11, 2022. The video appears to show a physical altercation ...

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Full Statement (PDF) Rumors
Posted on: November 9, 2022

Public Notice: Government Offices Closed due to Nicole

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 Thursday, November 10, 2022, due to potential impacts from Tropical Storm Nicole. Offices are...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Joint Development Authority Board of Directors

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Joint Development Authority (JDA) Board of Directors as a County representative. 

The JDA is a multi-jurisdictional economic development agency representing al...

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Full Press Release (PDF) 1 2 3 Top Stories
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Customer Review (via Google)

"Had a wonderful time at this range. It is clean and staffed with a great, helpful and friendly crew. Rifle range has an awesome electric target system that helps greatly with zeroing your firearm. Would recommend to anyone into precision sports.&quo...

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Two Rivers Gun Range Reviews
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Customer Review (via Google)

"By far the nicest range I have been to. No expense was spared. Jim Halstead, the RSO on duty, went above and beyond helping me bore sight my rifles using the Kongsberg target system. No spotting scope or walking back and forth from the targets.&...

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Two Rivers Gun Range Reviews
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Customer Review (via Google)

"This is one of the best ranges I've been to. Staff is very helpful and friendly. Love the Kongsberg laser system for rifle sitting." - Joe

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Two Rivers Gun Range Reviews
Posted on: October 31, 2022

NOTICE: Upcoming Appointment of Camden County Board of Equalization

In accordance with Georgia laws (O.C.G.A.§48-5-311), the Camden County Grand Jury is required to appoint members/alternate members to the Camden County Board of Equalization upon the occurrence of any vacancy. The Clerk of Superior Court is seeki...

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Full Notice (PDF) Judicial
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Camden County EMA Awarded Grant for AM Radio Stations

At their October 18, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $60,178.50 grant from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for the purchase of portable AM Radio Stations.&...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: October 24, 2022

Camden County EMA Awarded Grant for AM Radio Stations

At their October 18, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners accepted a $60,178.50 grant from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) for the purchase of portable AM Radio Stations.&...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Heather Metty Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their October 18, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Heather Metty of the Camden County Tax Commissioner’s Office as Employee of the Quarter. The Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
Posted on: October 19, 2022

Heather Metty Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their October 18, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Heather Metty of the Camden County Tax Commissioner’s Office as Employee of the Quarter. The Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Tax Commissioner
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Multiple Camden County Employees Receive Certifications and Recognitions

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent achievement of certifications by members of MainPoint Health & Wellness, Human Resources, and the Planning & Development Department in addition to a recognition for a membe...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Multiple Camden County Employees Receive Certifications and Recognitions

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent achievement of certifications by members of MainPoint Health & Wellness, Human Resources, and the Planning & Development Department in addition to a recognition for a membe...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Multiple Camden County Employees Receive Certifications and Recognitions

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the recent achievement of certifications by members of MainPoint Health & Wellness, Human Resources, and the Planning & Development Department in addition to a recognition for a membe...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Board of Elections & Registration Encourages Participation in National Voter Registration Day

On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration will join with thousands of other election officials across the country to take part in the 10th anniversary celebration of National Voter Registration Day, a nonparti...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Operation Guardian 2022

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA), working in coordination with Camden County Schools, carried out Operation Guardian 2022. Guardian 2022 was developed and conducted to address potential safety and security threats that could be faced by the...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Planning Commission

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve the remainder of a vacated term as the Camden County Planning Commission, District 2 Appointment

The Camden County Planning Commission is comprised of five ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Camden County Seeking Applicants for Board of Elections & Registration

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applicants to serve on the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration, District 2, District 4, and District 5 Appointments

The Camden County Board of Elections and Reg...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 8, 2022

NACo High Performance Leadership Academy-Camden County Graduates Recognized

Two Camden County employees received a Master Certificate in Leadership as a part of the National Association of Counties (NACo) High Performance Leadership Academy (HPLA). Janice Beckham and Kelsey Kelley have completed the 12-week program. 

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: September 8, 2022

NACo High Performance Leadership Academy-Camden County Graduates Recognized

Two Camden County employees received a Master Certificate in Leadership as a part of the National Association of Counties (NACo) High Performance Leadership Academy (HPLA). Janice Beckham and Kelsey Kelley have completed the 12-week program. 

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Board of Commissioners Approve Mobile Field Office

At their September 6, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of a mobile field office for Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). The FORTS Custom 2 Ton Model Mobile Medical Field Clinic/Office costs...

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Full Press Release (PDF) American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Program
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Board of Commissioners Approve Mobile Field Office

At their September 6, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of a mobile field office for Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA). The FORTS Custom 2 Ton Model Mobile Medical Field Clinic/Office costs...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Take Action during National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to prepare for natural disasters and emergencies. With the theme of “A Lasting Legacy,” the goal of National Prepare...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Public Notice: Waverly Precinct Polling Place Relocation

At a recent meeting, the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) approved the relocation of the Waverly Precinct Polling Place. Beginning with the November 8, 2022 General Election, Camden County voters in the Waverly Precinct should no...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Eight New Firefighters Join Camden County Fire Rescue

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that the eight members of Recruit Class 2022-11 have completed their Basic Firefighter requirements. Shawn Allen, Caitlyn Downing, Tyler Jones, Colton Pickren, Isaiah Richards, Madison Regula...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Grant Funds EMT Course

At their August 16, 2022, regular meeting the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved a Georgia EMS Association (GEMSA) Grant Award for $7,050. 

This funding is provided by the Georgia Trauma Commission and Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) w...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Grant Funds EMT Course

At their August 16, 2022, regular meeting the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved a Georgia EMS Association (GEMSA) Grant Award for $7,050. 

This funding is provided by the Georgia Trauma Commission and Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) w...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Land Donated for New Health Department Facility

At their August 16, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously voted to accept a deed for a land donation from Southeast Georgia Health System for the construction of a new Camden County Health Department. 

“Our co...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: August 11, 2022

No Cost Swimming Lessons Available for Camden County Children

The Camden County Board of Commissioners, in a partnership with the City of St. Marys, are providing swimming lessons to Camden County children at no cost to the participants. Camden County and the City of St. Marys each dedicated $12,500 in American Resc...

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Full Press Release (PDF) American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Program
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Terry Smith Appointed Fire Chief

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is proud to announce that Terry Smith has been appointed as Chief of Camden County Fire Rescue. At their July 19, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners approved an Intergovernmental Servic...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Customer Review (via Google)

"Very nice new rifle and pistol range. Staff was very friendly and helpful. They have a great electronic targeting system which makes sighting in a new rifle much easier." - Richard N.    

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Two Rivers Gun Range Reviews
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Customer Review (via Google)

"Pistol range has many target options and distances. Rifle range has 50, 100 and 200 yard options. Checkin and safety video are very good. State of the art system at rifle range. Range officers are knowledgeable, very helpful with bore sighting and s...

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Two Rivers Gun Range Reviews
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Statement Regarding Misinformation about Camden County Sheriff’s Office Compensation

In January 2022, the Camden County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved spending $52,500 for Condrey & Associates to complete a Compensation & Classification Survey. The Camden County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), along with other entities and Constit...

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Board of Commissioners
Posted on: July 27, 2022

Statement Regarding Misinformation about Camden County Sheriff’s Office Compensation

In January 2022, the Camden County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved spending $52,500 for Condrey & Associates to complete a Compensation & Classification Survey. The Camden County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), along with other entities and Constit...

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Rumors
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Spaceport Camden Study Confirms No Credible Fire Risk to Cumberland Island

Camden County Georgia contracted with ARCTOS, who is a leading provider of support to the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), other federal organizations, and industry with over 60 years of engineering and technical expertise in launch and re-entry risk/saf...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Lindsey Drury Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their July 19, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Lindsey Drury of the Camden Clerk of Superior Court’s Office as Employee of the Quarter. The Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee received nomi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Lindsey Drury Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their July 19, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Lindsey Drury of the Camden Clerk of Superior Court’s Office as Employee of the Quarter. The Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee received nomi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Judicial
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Camden County Employees Recognized for Years of Service

Camden County Employees were recognized for their years of service at a ceremony on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Those honorees included 63 employees that reached a 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 years of service milestone in 2020 or 2021. 

Together, the awa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Emergency Management Tests New Tool

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) recently tested new community warning equipment purchased through Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding. The new Long Range Acoustical Devices (LRAD) provi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Emergency Management Tests New Tool

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) recently tested new community warning equipment purchased through Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding. The new Long Range Acoustical Devices (LRAD) provi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Resiliency Implementation Workplan Now Available

Local residents are encouraged to review the new Camden County Resiliency Implementation Workplan (RIW). The plan prioritizes nature-based solutions by identifying and developing opportunities for infrastructure projects to mitigate flooding, storm surge,...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Resiliency Implementation Workplan Now Available

Local residents are encouraged to review the new Camden County Resiliency Implementation Workplan (RIW). The plan prioritizes nature-based solutions by identifying and developing opportunities for infrastructure projects to mitigate flooding, storm surge,...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Redesigned Mobile App

Download Our App Search Camden County GA

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the unveiling of the redesigned Camden County mobile app. The update of the Camden County GA app, available on both Apple and Android devices, seeks to improve communications and bri...

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Mobile App Information Spotlight
Posted on: February 15, 2022

2022-2027-2037 Strategic Plan

2022-2027-2037 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2022-2027-2037 Strategic Plan and 2022 Action Agenda at their February 15, 2022, regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and proje...

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2022-2027-2037 Strategic Plan Spotlight