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Camden County
200 East 4th Street
P.O. Box 99
Woodbine, Georgia 31569
Ph: (912) 576-5601
Fax: (912) 576-5647


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Posted on: April 21, 2014

Tara Smith Named Camden County’s Employee of the 3rd Quarter

Camden County Government’s Employee Recognition Committee is pleased to announce Tara Smith of the Camden County Sheriff’s Office as Employee of the Quarter for the 3rd quarter of fiscal year 2014.

Sergeant Smith has been with the Sheriff’s office for ten years and is an asset to the E-911 Center. Providing exceptional leadership, organizational skills, and promptness; Tara works diligently on scheduling, training,... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Harvey Amerson Appointed Public Works Director

County Administrator Steve Howard has appointed Harvey Amerson as the Public Works Director for Camden County. Mr. Amerson assumed the duties of Interim Public Works Director in January.

In addition to being the permanent Public Works Director, Mr. Amerson will also continue in his previous position as the Capital Improvements Coordinator for Camden County.

County Administrator Steve Howard said Public... Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2014

Mark Crews Named New Camden County Fire Rescue Chief

Earlier today County Administrator Steve Howard named Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) Interim Chief Mark Crews as the new CCFR full time Fire Chief. Chief Crews was appointed Interim Chief in October 2013.

County Administrator Steve Howard said he is pleased to announce Mark Crews as the full time Fire Chief. "Chief Crews brings a wealth of experience to the position. I have been very pleased with his performance as... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Camden County Named "County of the Year"

On Friday, April 11, 2014, the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) formally recognized Camden County at the 2014 Annual Conference held at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center as County of the Year for submission

of the ACCG Public-Private Partnership of the Year Award. “I’m proud of Camden County being recognized with this prestigious award and to share our accomplishment with other counties across the state,” said County... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Elected Officials "Breakfast Roundtable" Held

The Board of County Commissioners invited other elected officials to the first-ever “Breakfast Roundtable” held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at the Laurel Island Links Country Club in Kingsland.

Over 30 officials were in attendance to help strengthen relationships and forge effective partnerships in an effort to make a positive difference for the citizens of Camden County.

With no set agenda or no primary... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2014

New help for Heart Attack Victims comes to Camden County EMTs

Not all heart attacks are the same, and Camden County emergency workers can now identify one that requires quick treatment to avoid long-term damage.

Rescue workers call the really bad one a STEMI. The acronym comes from ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. That is the name of a heart attack that results from a sudden blockage in one of three coronary arteries... Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2014

Camden County to Celebrate National County Government Month

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will join county governments across the United States in celebrating National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April.

Sponsored by the National Association of Counties (NACo), the month is designed to raise awareness of the roles and responsibilities of counties and how counties prepare for and respond to potential natural disasters and... Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2014

Board Approves E-911 Dispatch Scripting Software Contract

On Tuesday, March 25, 2014 the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) voted unanimously to purchase E-911 dispatch scripting software. The software, from vendor Priority Dispatch, will make dispatching certain emergency calls more streamlined and efficient.

Currently, operators use a card system that aids the dispatcher in determining the next step during certain emergency calls. Utilizing this software will help eliminate “human error” in choosing the next step provided to... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Commissioners Attend 2014 Goal Setting Retreat

On Monday, March 24, 2014, the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) met at the Citizens State Bank Community Center in Kingsland for a Goal Setting Retreat to discuss and set strategic goals that will be implemented during the next several years.

Peggy Jolley, Coastal Region Manager, Community and Economic Development for Georgia Power Company, facilitated the retreat.

In 2013 the BOCC created a list of Strategic Priorities and, following a productive discussion... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Scholarships available for GA High School Seniors & College Undergraduates

The Constitutional Officers of Camden County – Sheriff Proctor; Clerk of Courts, Joy Lynn Turner; Probate Judge, Robert C. Sweatt, Jr., and Tax Commissioner Beth Soles – are pleased to announce a scholarship contest

for Georgia high school seniors and current college undergraduates.

Each year, the Constitutional Officer’s Association of Georgia (COAG) offers Georgia students. This year, the Association will offer three scholarships... Read on...

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