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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Camden County Awarded Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Camden County by Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Camden County Earns National Awards

WASHINGTON – Camden County has been recognized with a Best in Category Award and Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.

“I am very excited with the announcement that one of Camden County’s programs was chosen as a Best in Category Achievement Award winner. This allows Camden County to share our accomplishments with other counties across the nation,&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Camden County Extension Honored with Coastal Cleanup 2016 Award

Camden County Extension was recognized with the Coastal Cleanup Award by the
Rivers Alive program. Rivers Alive program is a program of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division.

The program targets cleanups across all waterways in the State of Georgia including rivers, lakes, and coastal waters. In the 2016 cleanup year, 23,060 volunteers removed over 541,000 pounds of trash and recyclables from waterways throughout the state.

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Camden County Partners with Plimoth Plantation

Camden County is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Plimoth Plantation, a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit museum, to repurpose a selection of live oak trees located along the Kingsland Bypass Project.

With construction of the first phase underway, there are approximately eight live oak trees, estimated to be at least 150 years old, which must come down. 

“There are some beautiful, historic trees located along the Kingsland Bypass route,&a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Camden County Issues Burn Ban

The Fire Chiefs of Camden County (Camden County Fire Chief, Kingsland Fire Chief, and St. Marys Fire Chief), along with the local Georgia Forestry unit, have implemented a County-wide burn ban until further notice.

Weather conditions are at an extreme with our current drought situation. The biggest request to our community is to please respect the burn ban. Our crews and resources are stretched and very limited. Even the smallest of fires can trigger a disaster in t...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Governor Deal Signs HB 1: Launches Georgia's Space Industry

This morning, before members of the Camden County Board of Commissioners, the Camden Partnership, the Joint Development Authority, the Coastal Regional Commission, and the Camden County Chamber of Commerce, Governor Nathan Deal signed HB 1.

Known informally as the “Georgia Space Flight Act,” HB 1 limits the liability of space flight operators launching tourists into space. However, HB 1 was seen as must pass legislation to show that Georgia is a competitive player in the ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Camden County and City of Kingsland Fire Chiefs Earn GA Fire Chief Certifications

The Camden County Board of County Commissioners and the City of Kingsland recently announced that two of its fire chiefs

-- Chief Mark Crews and Chief Terry Smith -- earned their Georgia Fire Chief certifications from the Georgia Association of Fire Chiefs (GAFC).

“We are incredibly proud of Chief Crews and Chief Smith for this accomplishment,” said Steve...

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