News and Announcements

Posted on: September 27, 2022

Public Notice: Government Offices Closed

Camden County Board of Commissioners have issued a State of Emergency Declaration effective today until rescinded. Officials from the Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine jointly agreed to close all loc...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Public Notice: Government Offices Closed

Camden County Board of Commissioners have issued a State of Emergency Declaration effective today until rescinded. Officials from the Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine jointly agreed to close all loc...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Hurricane Ian

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Ian for impacts to Camden County. All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the...

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Camden County Residents Encouraged to Monitor Hurricane Ian

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Ian for impacts to Camden County. All citizens are encouraged to remain actively engaged by following Camden County EMA for updates regarding the...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Public Notice: Take Action to Prepare for Hurricane Ian Impacts

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Ian for impacts to Camden County. All Camden County residents should take action now to prepare for impacts from Hurricane Ian. 

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Posted on: September 26, 2022

Public Notice: Take Action to Prepare for Hurricane Ian Impacts

Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is carefully monitoring the still-changing track of Hurricane Ian for impacts to Camden County. All Camden County residents should take action now to prepare for impacts from Hurricane Ian. 

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
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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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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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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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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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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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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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: September 6, 2022

Camden County Board of Commissioners to Reduce Millage Rate for 2022

The Camden County Board of Commissioners today announces its intention to reduce the county-wide General Fund millage rate for a second consecutive year. 

The proposed millage rate for 2022 is 14.201 mills, a full rollback reduction from the curre...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Camden County Board of Commissioners to Reduce Millage Rate for 2022

The Camden County Board of Commissioners today announces its intention to reduce the county-wide General Fund millage rate for a second consecutive year. 

The proposed millage rate for 2022 is 14.201 mills, a full rollback reduction from the curre...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Finance
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. 

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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: June 9, 2022

Kevin Barkley Elected to New Leadership Role

Kevin Barkley, Camden County Senior Director of Solid Waste, has been elected to serve as President of the Solid Waste Association of North America-Georgia (SWANA-Georgia) Chapter.

“We are proud of Kevin’s leadership with Camden County Solid Waste,” said D...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Solid Waste
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Camden County Emergency Management Agency Releases 2022 Hurricane Guide

Camden County’s Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has released its 2022 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.&...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: June 1, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness

Camden County 2022 Hurricane Guide

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 2022 Camden County Hurrica...

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Hurricane Preparedness Spotlight
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Kayla Oliver Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

At their May 17, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners recognized Kayla Oliver of the Camden County Information Technology (IT) Department as Employee of the Quarter. The Camden County Government Employee Recognition Committee re...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Human Resources
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: May 11, 2022

Investment Group Announces Kings Bay Research Campus on Former Bayer Crop Science Site

Organic Capital Fund LLC (OCF), an Atlanta based investment fund, has closed on the former Bayer Crop Science property in Woodbine. The site - which is adjacent to the proposed Spaceport Camden site - is being marketed as Kings Bay Research Campus in an e...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Camden County Earns National Achievement Award for Collaborative Transportation Program

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. 

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

Public Notice: Increased Construction for Road Preservation

Drivers in central and southwestern Camden County may be impacted by delays associated with the increased construction activity surrounding pavement preservation. Traffic control and flagging operations will be utilized beginning Monday, May 9, 2022.

All i...

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Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Works
Posted on: April 29, 2022

Take Action during Hurricane Preparedness Week

The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared May 1-7, 2022, 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 begi...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: April 20, 2022

County, Cities Unite to Complete Funding for New Health Department Facility

At their April 19, 2022, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners voted to approve spending $387,600 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding towards the new Camden County Health Department. This is the final approval for the joint city...

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Full Press Release (PDF) American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Program
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
Posted on: January 24, 2022

2021 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to release their 2021 Annual Report. This report summarizes several accomplishments achieved by Camden County government during 2021.

“With guidance from our Board of Commissioners, county staff made exce...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spotlight