Late Notifications from HyperReach
Mar15

Late Notifications from HyperReach

It has come to our attention that many people did not receive the severe thunderstorm warnings from the HyperReach system until late into the warning or even after the warning had expired for the storms that occurred on March 14-15. We have been working today to gather information on the notifications that went out as compared to the time of the issued warning. That information has been compiled and sent to HyperReach and it has been...

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UPDATED: Carter’s Lake Release
Mar01

UPDATED: Carter’s Lake Release

***UPDATE as of March 4, 2019 9:28 a.m.*** Public safety officials were able to speak to someone at the Carter’s Dam powerhouse this morning. According to the contact there a release will begin around noon today and continue through the week. As of right now they are planning a smaller release than originally scheduled. The prior plan called for 10,000 cubic foot per second (cfs) and it has been lowered to 5300 cfs. This could...

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Gordon County Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 10-14
Dec11

Gordon County Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Dec. 10-14

Gordon County is using December 10-14 as Winter Weather Preparedness Week to encourage citizens to prepare for possible inclement weather emergencies this winter. “Winter Weather Preparedness Week is a great time for Gordon County residents and businesses to prepare for all potential winter hazards,” said Courtney Taylor, Director of Gordon County Emergency Management. “Since winter weather can be unpredictable, we’re providing this...

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Gordon County Moves from Code Red to Hyper-Reach
Sep17

Gordon County Moves from Code Red to Hyper-Reach

Telephone-based mass notifications systems are used by thousands of public safety agencies across the U.S. to warn citizens about local emergencies, hazards and other threats. Gordon County announces they have selected Hyper-Reach to help bring this same life-saving capability to the area. This will be to replace the current CodeRed system. Hyper-Reach is a state of the art mass emergency notification system designed specifically for...

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September is National Preparedness Month
Sep04

September is National Preparedness Month

The Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and Gordon County Emergency Management Agency along with all of Calhoun and Gordon County public safety are using September’s National Preparedness Month to encourage residents to prepare for disasters. The month-long initiative increases awareness and inspires citizens of Georgia to be prepared for any natural or man-made disaster. Gordon County will join a nationwide...

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Road Closures Due To High Water
Feb11

Road Closures Due To High Water

Road Closures: These roads currently have sections of them closed due to high water: Langford Road Water Tank Road Beamer Road Weather Statement: From The National Weather Service at 2:34 PM Sunday, February 11, 2018 A Flood Watch is now in effect for Gordon County and extends through Monday morning Areas of moderate to occasionally heavy rain will continue across north and central Georgia through tonight. Additional rainfall amounts...

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