News & Public Notices

Weather Update from Gordon County EMA

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Weather Update from Gordon County EMA

Good morning, everyone. Below you will find an update on the weather situation including the amount of rain that has already fallen and the amount still forecast to fall over the next several days. Gordon County has already experienced some flooding of roads and several roads are closed or are down to one lane. Please do not go around barriers and do not attempt to drive through water that is over roadways. TURN AROUND, DON”T DROWN!!!! Past 24 hour Rainfall Graphic: 20181228_StormTotal.png Forecast Moving Forward : Rainfall: The line of...

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Roads Closed Due To High Water

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Roads Closed Due To High Water

The following roads are closed due to high water as of 4:30 p.m. on Friday, December 28, 2018. Beamer Bottom Road Brookshire Road Sam Hunt Road Mauldin Road Cook Road Langford Road Many other roads have high water on a portion of the roadway and Public Works crews have set out cones.  We encourage everyone to use caution while traveling and to remember “Turn Around, Don’t Drown. #TurnAroundDontDrown

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Sandy Padgett Awarded the Kathy Cox Guardian Angel Award

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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 above and beyond to care for others. Administrative Assistant Sandy Padgett meets and exceeds these three criteria...

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Gordon County Government Offices Closed 24th & 25th

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Gordon County Government Offices Closed 24th & 25th

The Gordon County Government Offices will be closed December 24-25, 2018 and will reopen at normal hours on December 26, 2018.   Featured photo by erin walker on Unsplash

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Admin Report for December 18, 2018

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Admin Report for December 18, 2018

FINANCIAL REPORT CASH AND INVESTMENT REPORT:  The Cash and Investment Report dated December 14, 2018, is attached for your information and review. SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY ANIMAL CONTROL:  Please remember Animal Control will have a Christmas adoption event on Saturday, December 22, 2018, in the new building on Harris Beamer Road from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The goal is to find a permanent home for all of the animals before Christmas. COMMITTEE MEETINGS:  The following committees met last week: Public Safety; Public Works; and, General...

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The Annual Santa in Uniform

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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 began several years ago when Gordon County Fire Fighter Marshall Greene presented the idea to the Fire Chief. ...

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Fur-Ever Home for the Holidays

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Fur-Ever Home for the Holidays

Gordon County Animal Control is now providing adoptions at a reduced cost for the remainder of December. The new owner will also receive a gift bag (while supplies last) and a certificate for spay/neuter services, rabies shot, and a microchip implant. Along with the reduced adoption cost for the month of December, Gordon County Animal Control will host a Saturday adoption day on December 22, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the new Gordon County Animal Control facility located at 790 Harris Beamer Road Calhoun, GA 30701. For more...

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

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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 information on winter weather preparation to help residents plan properly.” Gordon County Winter Weather...

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Roads Closed due to High Water

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Roads Closed due to High Water

The following roads are closed as of 12/10/2018 at 4:00 p.m. due to high water: Langford Road Thomas Bluff Water Tank Road Beamer Bottom Portions of other roads also have high water crossing one lane and have been marked with cones. Please use caution on all roadways with water crossing the road. Turn Around Don’t Drown....

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Admin Report for December 4, 2018

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Admin Report for December 4, 2018

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST/LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated November 30, 2018 reflect collections reported for October 2018. For that period, SPLOST collections were $755,834.60 which is a $133,132.09 (21.38%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $524,335.59 which is a $92,490.15 (21.42%) increase over the same period last year. September collections had been down about 9%. SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY SPECIAL ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT:  The State of Georgia has given notice that a special...

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