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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Public Notice: November 5, 2019 General Election/Special Election Early Voting

The first option for early voting begins on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Board of Elections & Registration Offices on the 1st Floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine. Registered Camden County voters, re...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: September 18, 2019

National Voter Registration Day Event Planned

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 year as a...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Polling Location Reassessment

Currently, two elementary schools, Kingsland and Mary Lee Clark, along with St. Marys Middle School, are all Election Day polls, as is the local Salvation Army and several fire stations throughout the county.

“Although schools provide convenient ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Public Notice: Emergency Operations Center Open House

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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Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: September 14, 2019

Significant Impacts Unlikely from Tropical Storm Humberto

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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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2019 Hurricane Guide

Included in the guide is information about the 2019 Hurricane Forecast, preparing for hurricanes, CodeRED, and the Camden County Unified Hurricane Re-Entry Plan. Additionally, there is information about hurricane hazards and the Camden County Health Depar...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Conducts Hurricane Exercise

Elected officials and staff from Camden County and the cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine made decisions based on the impacts of a fictitious “Hurricane Casey” making landfall along the Georgia-Florida border. Camden County Department of Family ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Camden Residents Encouraged to Take Action during 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, 2019.

Although Camden County did not receive strong impacts from Hurricanes Florence and Michael ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Notice of Property Tax Increase

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will increase countywide property taxes by 17.11 % and increase unincorporated service district property tax by 152.29%.

All concerned citizens are invited to the three p...

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Notice of Property Tax Increase (PDF) Finance
Posted on: August 8, 2019

Camden County Tax Millage Notice

The millage rate for unincorporated Camden County is tentatively set at 1.655 mills, an increase of 152.29% over the rollback millage rate.  This amount is the result of increases in maintenance and operating expenses for Camden County and public...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
Posted on: May 2, 2019

Camden County Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

The award represents a significant achievement by the entity. It reflects the commitment of the governing body and staff to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. In order to receive the budget award, the entity had to satisfy nationall...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

The NFPA notes that in ...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Camden County Board of Commissioners Opens New Firehouse

“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”, said District 1 Commiss...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Takes Delivery of New Tanker

The new apparatus is expected to enter service in mid-September once it is fully outfitted with firefighting equipment.  This new tanker will replace Tanker 11 which will be transferred to reserve status to further improve CCFR’s operational read...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Offers Incentives for Paramedics

“With nationwide shortage of paramedics, we are thankful to the Board of Commissioners for their leadership and support of the sign-on bonus,” said CCFR Chief Terry Smith. “Communities across the country are facing similar shortages, and we are hopeful th...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Graduates Five Firefighters

Austin Agee, Ava Alicea, Jacob Collier, Jesse Hendrix, and Joshua Johnson were recognized at a graduation ceremony held last night.  

In his keynote address, Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) Chief Terry Smith encouraged the new firefighters to enj...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Emergency Medical Services Recognized

The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) along with the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) partner to lead the nationwide EMS Week activities. With a theme of EMS Strong: Beyond the Call, 2019 is the 45th Annual Natio...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Receives Second Coastal Incentive Grant

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the GA Department of Natural Resources and the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The $60,436 grant funding will be used to implement a Rise Ready education and outreach program, as well as create an online flood hazard decision support tool with three web applications for Camden County Residents. 

“We are excited to continue w...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Camden County Receives Second Coastal Incentive Grant

The Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the GA Department of Natural Resources and the US Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

The $60,436 grant funding will be used to implement a Rise Ready education and outreach program, as well as create an online flood hazard decision support tool with three web applications for Camden County Residents. 

“We are excited to continue w...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Public Notice: November 5, 2019 General Election/Special Election Early Voting

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is pleased to announce two Advance In-Person Voting opportunities before the November 5, 2019 General Election/Special Election.

The first option for early voting begins on Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the Board of Elections & Registration Offices on the 1st Floor of the Government Services Complex located at 200 East 4th Street in Woodbine. Registered Camden County voters, re...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Sergeant Jay Thames Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their October 1, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Sergeant Jay Thames of the Camden County Sheriff's Office as Employee of the Quarter.

This selection was made by the Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee after receiving nominations from Camden County employees. 

Sgt. Thames’ co-workers highlighted his leadership abilities, community interaction, and wo...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is joining the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in celebrating October 6-12, 2019, as Fire Prevention Week.

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe. &am...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Camden County Releases ITAR Compliant Flight Safety Analysis for Spaceport Camden

Camden County initiated the development of a publicly releasable report, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, that describes Spaceport Camden’s flight safety analysis.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has been working diligently to determine a way to increase transparency about the project’s licensing information without complicating the agency’s ongoing review or releasing sensitive or expor...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Camden County Releases Government Guide

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to release the Camden County Government Guide.

This online-only, interactive guide explains the role of county government departments, Constitutional Offices, and selected regional and state-wide entities. 

“This guide is a valuable tool for new members to our community,” s...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Complete Count Committee Meets

Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine have joined with community partners to form the Camden County Complete Count Committee (CCC) for the 2020 Census.

Along with Camden County Chamber of Commerce, Camden County Schools, College of Coastal Georgia Camden Center, McKinney Medical Clinic, Tribune & Georgian, and the Camden Connection, local governments are working to ensure that every resident of Camde...

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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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Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
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: July 30, 2019

Camden County Planning and Development Department Launches Online Portal

The Camden County Planning and Development Department is excited to announce the launch of a new online portal.

The online portal, available at www.camdencountyga.gov/onlineportal, provides opportunities for developers, contractors, and other interested parties to interact with the department outside of business hours. This portal supports the Camden County Governm...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Cindy Daniels Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their May 7, 2019, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Cindy Daniels as Employee of the Quarter.

This selection was made by the Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee after receiving nominations from Camden County employees.

In his nomination of Cindy, Planning and Development Director Joey Yacobacci described her as “helpfu...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Planning & Development
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Camden County Earns National Achievement Award

Camden County, Georgia has been recognized with an Achievement Award 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 Camden County’s latest National Achievement Award.  We work hard to implement best practices to provide excellence in public service,” said County Administrator Steve Howard. “This accomplishment recog...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

26th Annual Kids Fishing Derby

From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., children 16 years and under are invited to participate in this year’s event at the SR-110 landfill in Woodbine. 

Utilizing a Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) program that stocks this pond and others th...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Solid Waste

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Camden County Releases ITAR Compliant Flight Safety Analysis for Spaceport Camden

Camden County initiated the development of a publicly releasable report, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, that describes Spaceport Camden’s flight safety analysis.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has been working diligently to determine a way to increase transparency about the project’s licensing information without complicating the agency’s ongoing review or releasing sensitive or export-controlled informa...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: July 1, 2019

FAA Accepts Camden County Georgia’s Launch Site Operators License Application

Anticipates making a license determination on or before December 16, 2019

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has notified Camden County, Georgia that it has completed an initial review of the Spaceport Camden Launch Site Operator License application and found it to be complete enough to accept and begin the 180-day revie...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: May 7, 2019

Spaceport Camden Named a Top Infrastructure Project in the United States

Global infrastructure strategy firm, CG/LA Infrastructure, has named Spaceport Camden to its Strategic 50 U.S. Infrastructure Projects list.

The list identifies, selects, and ranks the priority infrastructure projects in the United States essential for creating jobs, competitiveness, and economic growth. All of the projects selected by CG/LA Infrastructure are positioned to harness strong supp...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

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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 2019 Camden County Hurrica...

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