News & Public Notices

UPDATED: Carter’s Lake Release

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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 change and if it does we have been told we will receive an update. We will continue to monitor the situation...

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Admin Report for February 26, 2019

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Admin Report for February 26, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORT BUDGET:  The Departments Heads, Constitutional Officers, Elected Officials and Agencies that participate in the annual budget process have received their budget packets that will be used to assist the budget planning for F/Y 2019-2020. CASH AND INVESTMENT REPORT:  The report of Cash and Investments dated February 18, 2019 is in your material for review. SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY FLOODING:  Gordon County had 22 roads closed due to high water between February 18-24 and 5 water rescue calls. Waters are receding at the...

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2019 State of the County and State of the City Adddresses

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2019 State of the County and State of the City Adddresses

2019 State of the County from Gordon County on Vimeo.   2019 State of the City from Gordon County on Vimeo.   2019 Development Authority Report from Gordon County on...

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Weather Information and Road Closures

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Weather Information and Road Closures

Please be aware that Gordon County and the surrounding areas will receive a significant amount of rainfall over the next few days. ROAD CLOSURES: ***UPDATE*** As of 3-7-2019 at 10:00 a.m. the only road closed is Doe Lane. WEATHER INFORMATION: This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of North and Central Georgia. .DAY ONE…Monday Some localized flooding of creeks and streams may be possible across portions of northern Georgia due to overnight rainfall. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday… Confidence is...

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ELECTION RESULTS – Special Election Runoff for State House District 5

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ELECTION RESULTS – Special Election Runoff for State House District 5

CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS Make sure to refresh often.  These election results show both Gordon County and Murray County.  Results will begin after 7:00 p.m. and will be updated throughout the evening as polls report to the Elections Office.     Early Voting for the February 5, 2019 Special Election Runoff will begin on Monday, January 28th and will end on Friday, February 1st. To cast your vote early you will go to the Gordon County Board of Elections and Voter Registration Office, located in the Gordon Count Government Plaza at 215 N....

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Admin Report for February 5, 2019

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Admin Report for February 5, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST/LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated January 31, 2019 reflect collections reported for December 2018. For that period, SPLOST collections were $850,321.20 which is a $70,203.71 (9%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $589,856.65 which is a $48,819.07 (9.02%) increase over the same period last year. SIX MONTHS REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE BUDGET REPORT – CASH BASIS:  The report is in your material for review. Revenue collected up to December 2018 was $12.8 million dollars...

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

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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 disaster. Severe Weather Preparedness Week begins with Family Preparedness Day on Feb. 4, when Gordon County...

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Now Hiring: Basic Firefighter

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Now Hiring:  Basic Firefighter

Gordon County is currently accepting applications for the position of Basic Firefighter. Qualified applicants should possess the following minimum qualifications and/or abilities: Be at least 18 Years of Age. High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited program. Valid Georgia Driver’s License (processing to class E or F) and maintain throughout employment. Be physically prepared to take a Timed, Pass or Fail test, which is the Gordon County Fire. Rescue Physical Ability Test (CPAT) as prescribed by the Georgia Firefighter’s Standards...

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Baseball/Softball Registration is Now Open

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Baseball/Softball Registration is Now Open

Baseball/softball registration is now open and will continue through Monday, February 25, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. https://secure.rec1.com/GA/gordon-county-parks/catalog

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Winter Weather Information & Closings

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Winter Weather Information & Closings

On Tuesday, January 29, 2019, the National Weather Service updated local the weather forecast with the following information: Gordon County has been taken out of the warning and placed in an advisory. What Has Changed: The Winter Storm Warning has been replaced with a Winter Weather Advisory Temperatures will be a little warmer and snowfall amounts a little lower Summary: Precipitation is moving into far northwest Georgia however there are only a few reports of snow near the back edge in Alabama at this time. Ahead of the front, temperatures...

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