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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Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15
Mar07

Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15

Public Safety and Public Works Encourages Gordon County Residents to Prepare During Flood Safety Preparedness Week March 11-15 (Gordon County, GA) – Flooding can happen anytime it rains, with little or no time to prepare and evacuate with your loved ones. Gordon County Emergency Management partners with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency for Flood Safety Preparedness Week on March 11-15. The week encourages...

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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 EMA is Encouraging All Residents to Participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week
Feb05

Gordon County EMA is Encouraging All Residents to Participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week

At a moment’s notice, tornadoes, thunderstorms, floods or other severe weather events can strike in Gordon County at any time. That’s why Gordon County Emergency Management along with all local public safety agencies and in partnership with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency are encouraging all residents to participate in Severe Weather Preparedness Week, February 4-8, to prepare for the possibility of a...

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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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Sign up to Receive Storm/Emergency Notifications
Sep17

Sign up to Receive Storm/Emergency Notifications

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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