Burn Ban Remains In Effect Until Further Notice
Oct01

Burn Ban Remains In Effect Until Further Notice

UPDATE AS OF 10/1/2019: Due to extremely dry conditions, Gordon County remains under a burn ban until further notice.  The burn ban includes all types of outdoor fires and a ban on lighting any fireworks in all unincorporated areas of Gordon County, Georgia.  The only exception is a small cooking fire that is carefully contained within an outdoor grill. Violation of this local burn ban could result in a $1,000 fine and up to six...

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Now Hiring:  Basic Firefighter
Aug26

Now Hiring: Basic Firefighter

Gordon County is currently accepting applications for the position of Basic Firefighter. For more information, please visit gordoncounty.org Gordon County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Sandy Padgett Awarded the Kathy Cox Guardian Angel Award
Dec21

Sandy Padgett Awarded the Kathy Cox Guardian Angel Award

At the December 11, 2018, annual Gordon Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Christmas Banquet, the Gordon County Fire Department Administrative Assistant Sandy Padgett was awarded the Kathy Cox Guardian Angel Award. This award is named after Officer Kathy Cox, a Gordon County public servant killed on duty in a crash while serving the people of Gordon County. Kathy was well known for her kindness and dedication, and willingness to go...

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The Annual Santa in Uniform
Dec20

The Annual Santa in Uniform

On December 20, 2018, uniformed personnel from almost every city/county public safety agency as well as state agencies took part in the annual Santa in Uniform Day. The public safety agencies escorted many children to Home Depot to visit and have their photos taken with Santa. The uniformed personnel then escorted the children with lights and sirens to Wal-Mart where they shopped with one or more uniformed personnel. Santa in Uniform...

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MyPI Youth Training Class
Feb06

MyPI Youth Training Class

Gordon County 4-H will offer the first MyPI youth training class in Georgia. MyPI (My Preparedness Initiative), a two-time award winning program, will be led by 4-H Agent, Allie Griner, and Gordon County Fire Chief and 4-H Volunteer, Doug Ralston. This duo attended instructor certification by the National MyPI training team at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in January. They will accept youth training applications beginning today until February...

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County / City Joint Public Safety Announcement
Nov16

County / City Joint Public Safety Announcement

A Joint Public Safety Announcement By The City of Calhoun and Gordon County Fire Chiefs Due to the extreme drought, dry conditions, and high winds, City of Calhoun Fire Chief Lenny Nesbitt and Gordon County Fire Chief Doug Ralston declare an immediate county-wide temporary ban on all types of outdoor open burning, including campfires, open cooking fires, warming fires, and bonfires. This shall also include a State of Georgia ban on...

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