News & Public Notices

Admin Report for January 15, 2019

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Admin Report for January 15, 2019

SIGNIFICANT PROJECTS AND ACTIVITY SPECIAL ELECTION FOR GEORGIA HOUSE DISTRICT 5:  The Special Election run-off will be held on February 5, 2019. Early voting will be available at the Elections Office from January 28 through February 1. HEALTH DEPARTMENT:  To update the report from last week, the Health Department does not expect a decision on the availability of WIC funding for construction until August 2019. Therefore, the architects will proceed with the design considering WIC funds may not be available. DFCS FLOOR:  The new flooring is...

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Civil Cases Must Be E-filed

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Civil Cases Must Be E-filed

Effective 1/1/19 SB 407 goes into effect mandating civil efiling in Superior Court? As of January 1st, 2019, electronic filing into civil cases will be mandatory in all superior and state courts in Georgia.  All e-filing can be done at https://www.peachcourt.com/  

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Admin Report for January 8, 2019

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Admin Report for January 8, 2019

FINANCIAL REPORT SPLOST/LOST:  SPLOST and LOST revenue shown in the report dated December 31, 2018 reflect collections reported for November 2018. For that period, SPLOST collections were $717,675.87 which is a $26,566.30 (3.84%) increase over the same period last year. LOST collections were $497,847.16 which is an $18,554.33 (3.87%) increase over the same period last year. FIRST QUARTER REVENUE AND EXPENDITURE BUDGET REPORT – CASH BASIS:  On September 30, 2018, the County had received revenue of $3,634, 475.69 or 11.82% of the expected...

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ELECTION RESULTS For The Georgia House District 5 Special Election

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ELECTION RESULTS For The Georgia House District 5 Special Election

CLICK HERE FOR ELECTION RESULTS Gordon County will have a special election on January 8th, 2019 for Georgia House District 5 after the passing of State Representative John Meadows.  A runoff, if needed, shall be held on February 5, 2019. Wednesday, December 12, 2018 is the last day to register to vote for all persons who are not registered to vote and who desire to vote in the special election. Early Voting will begin on Monday, December 17th, 2018 and will end on Friday, January 4th, 2019, with the exception that the Gordon County Board of...

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Gordon County Offices Closed 1/1/2019

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Gordon County Offices Closed 1/1/2019

Gordon County Government offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2019, and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

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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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