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Posted on: May 22, 2018

Camden County Celebrates Reopening of Federal Shrimp Fishery

On January 24, 2018, federal waters off the coast of Camden County, Georgia were closed to shrimping under the direction of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration due to a prolonged period of water temperatures at or below 9°C in the region.

While the closure of this fishery was critically necessary to protect the population of spawning shrimp, local shrimpers and others have not worked or earned any income related to the shrimp harvest since the closure.

Camden County is working with shrimper...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Weather Stations

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $4,672 grant will assist in purchasing and installing six weather stations.

“We are working with our local communities to give them the latest communication tools that are labor and time savers allowing them to focus on being ready to respond...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Camden County Earns National Achievement Awards

Camden County, Georgia has been recognized with two (2) Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents.

“I am very excited about the announcement of two of Camden County’s programs earning National Achievement Awards. This allows Camden County to share our best practices with other counties across the nation,” said County Admin...

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Posted on: May 8, 2018

ABL Space Systems Visits Camden County

ABL Space Systems visited Camden County on May 7, 2018.

Camden County Joint Development Authority (JDA) Executive Director, James Coughlin along with County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard welcomed ABL CEO, Harry O’Hanley and CFO Dan Piemont to Camden County on Monday to...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared May 6-12, 2018, 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 begins June 1, 2018.

This year Camden County EMA is participating in the National Level Exercise 2018 (NLE 2018)...

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