News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 18, 2020

Board of Assessors COVID-19 Notice

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and with the safety of our staff and public in mind, the Camden County Assessors Office will close to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020.

This is decision based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Camden County Assessors Office will accept specific documents through:

  • Email (camdenboa@co.camden.ga.us),
  • USPS, and
  • Via the drop box located at the entr...
Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Assessors Office
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Homestead Exemption Audit

Camden County homeowners are entitled to a property tax exemption. A homestead exemption is available to property owners who own and occupy their residence as of January 1st of each taxable year.

This exemption is only granted on the primary residence and not more than five contiguous acres of land surrounding it.

Additionally, Camden County is one of many Georgia counties that offer a Homestead Valuation Freeze Exemption. When a person is first gr...

Read on...

Homestead Exemptions Assessors Office

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Courts

5 Stories
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Superior Court Update-March 30, 2020

All Civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury are cancelled through May 1, 2020.

This includes domestic matters and Civil Chambers. With regards to Emergency Civil matters, please notify the Clerk of Superior Court at (912) 576-5631 for scheduling information.  

The following Criminal Matters have been cancelled:

  • Criminal Calen...
Read on...

Courts
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Probate Court COVID-19 Update-March 27, 2020

As of Monday, March 30, the Camden County Probate Court will be closed to the public.

Due to the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, The Camden County Probate Court will continue to process requests (ie. Birth Certificates, Death Certificates and Marriage Certificates) submitte...

Read on...

Courts
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Passports and Notary Update

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the Clerk of Superior Court has suspended the processing of Passports and Notaries Commissions through April 30th.

This date is subject to change relevant to the status of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Notaries who currently hold a Commission but need to renew can go online to https://gsccca.org and mail in the renewal.

For further information, please contact the Clerk&rs...

Read on...

Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

April Grand Jury Summons Postponed

Update on Grand Jury Summons for April 2020

Joy Lynn Turner, Clerk of Superior Court, would like to inform all persons summonsed for Grand Jury duty on Monday April 6, 2020, that their service has been postponed and they DO NOT need to report on April 6th. Additional summons will be issued...

Read on...

Courts
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Superior Court Update March 17, 2020

Pursuant to Chief Judge Stephen G. Scarlett’s Memorandum, the following Court Cancellations will be effective immediately:

“All civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury, are cancelled through April 13, 2020. This includes domestic matters and Chamber calendars. Regarding emergency civil matters, Camden County has been assigned a specific Judge to hear Emerge...

Read on...

Courts

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Appliance Collection Temporarily Paused

Please contact the Curbside Collection office at 912-510-6881 with any questions.

Curbside Collection
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Curbside Collections COVID-19 Update

As a precaution, Camden County Curbside Collection customers are urged to pay their curbside accounts online at www.camdencountyga.gov, mail your payment, or drop your payment in the drop box outside our office door.  If paying online, you will n...

Read on...

Curbside Collection

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: Registered Voters to Receive Absentee Ballot Applications

In an effort to protect the health and safety of local residents, the Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is supporting Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in his effort to mail absentee ballot request forms to every Georgia Voter.

This will allow all registered voters to request a mailed ballot for the May 19, 2020 General Primary/Nonpartisan General Election/Special Election and Presidential Preference Primary.

“Secretary Raffensperger has provided a safe and secure optio...

Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Public Notice: Presidential Preference Primary Postponed

At the direction of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the State of Georgia will postpone the March 24, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary.

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) will hold the Presidential Preference Primary with the May 19, 2020 General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, and Special Election.

Advance In-Person (Early) Voting originally sch...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2020. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work for the Board of Elections & Registration.

“We are thrilled to partn...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Public Notice: March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Early Voting

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is pleased to announce three Advance In-Person Voting opportunities before the March 24, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary.

Advance In-Person Voting

Monday, March 2 – Friday, March 20, 2020Camden County Annex Building Community Room107 N. Gross Road, Kingsland8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each weekday

Monday, March 9 – Friday, March 20, 2020Board of Elections &am...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Public Notice: Polling Place Relocation

Changes Impact Some Camden County Voters

Earlier this month, the Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) voted to relocate several polling places. These changes have been accepted by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office and will be in effect for the March 24, 2020...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: January 13, 2020

New Voting Machines

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is working with the Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division to inform voters about the new voting machines. This is the first state-wide voting machine update since 2002.

The Georgia General Assembly approved the purchase of a new, statewide voting system in order to replace aging, paperless election equipment. The new system offers Camden County voters more modern, up-to date technology with important security and transpa...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Elections & Registration
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Public Notice: State Voter Roll Maintenance

Changes May Impact Camden County Voters

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration is working with the Office of the Georgia Secretary of State while they are conducting their routine and legally required maintenance to the state voter roll.

Camden County has 5,919 inactive voters who may be cancelled if appropriate action by the voter is not taken before December 7, 2019. 

Having an accurate voter list is important in order to ensure that on Election Day, there are suitable polling f...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Elections & Registration

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 29, 2020

Temporary Tourist Accommodation Restrictions, Traffic Checkpoints, and Mandatory Curfew

Any public accommodation as defined in Ga. Rules and Regs. 511-6-2, including, but not limited to, hotels, motels, privately-owned campgrounds (excluding state- or federally-owned facilities), and short-term rentals (lease term of less than 180 days) shal...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 Information Update

Any pools (public or semi-public) licensed by the Department of Public Health including, but not limited to those belonging to homeowner associations, apartment complexes, and hotels, shall be temporarily closed as part of the previously announced closure...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Public Gatherings Restricted to Ten People

Where ten (10) or less are gathered six (6) feet of separation will be maintained. The ten (10) or less requirement does not include operational staff (employees) for the business.  

All entertainment and recreation facilities, barber shops, beaut...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Restaurants Onsite Service Temporarily Discontinued

All restaurants in Camden County shall temporarily discontinue onsite food and beverage consumption. This order will begin at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and will remain in effect until 12 noon on April 6, 2020, or may be terminated earlier in con...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Camden County Residents Under Voluntary Curfew

Exceptions will be made for travel to work and for medical treatment as well as for fuel, food, or medicine pick-up and delivery. The voluntary curfew is necessary to further reduce the impact the COVID-19 virus will have on our community. 

The go...

Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Warning

  • It is imperative that each of our residents and businesses recognize that gatherings of 10 or more are placing the public at risk.
  • It is equally important that our local business, specifically restaurants and bars, recognize that failing to follow the Cent...
Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Camden County Office Buildings Temporarily Closed to Public

All Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to conduct business through online options. The health and safety of our residents and employees is our priority and all citizens are urged to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and P...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Notice

Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine have joined with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Southeast Georgia Health System to form a unified response to the ...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Camden County Issues Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency

The impact of COVID-19 on our community may require extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of Camden County.

A Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency is necessary to allow lo...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

Earlier today the Southeast Georgia Health System released information about testing for two patients at their Camden Campus for COVID-19. At this time there is a presumptive positive result for one individual and an outstanding test for the second indivi...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Take Action during Flood Safety Preparedness Week

“We want to encourage all Camden County residents to prepare for the possibility of flooding,” said EMA Director Chuck White. “It is important to make plans and determine if flood insurance is needed for your home and propert...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: January 31, 2020

Take Action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week 2020

The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has declared February 3-7, 2020, to be Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Camden County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) urges all Camden County citizens to take time to learn about possible severe weather...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Emergency Management Agency

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Camden County Awarded Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

An Award of Financial Reporting...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Finance

News and Announcements

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Practice Home Escape Planning during Fire Prevention Week

This year’s theme is, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.  

The NFPA notes that in ...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Fire Rescue

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Flood Protection

News and Announcements

Grants

5 Stories
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2020. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work for the Board of Elections & Registration.

“We are thrilled to partn...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Camden County Receives $900,000 for Recreational Shooting Complex

At their February 4, 2020, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners acknowledged an amended, executed Intergovernmental Agreement to receive additional funding from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (GA-DNR).

The additional $900,000 in funding will be used to complete the 200-yard rifle range, sidewalks and fencing for the Camden County Recreational Shooting Complex.

"We want to open the shooting complex as soon as possible, but unfortunately construction ...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Grant Awarded to Camden County

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funding.

The $73,832.50 award from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) will be used for the purchase and installation of fixed generators to ensure the continuity of critical services during power outag...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 21, 2019

St. Marys River Water Quality Improvement Grant Continues

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is once again a recipient of a Section 319 (h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant.

The $212,000 funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency and administered by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources—Environmental Protection Division (EPD) will continue the clean-up efforts already in progress in the Horsepen Creek area of t...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Grants
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Camden County Fire Rescue Adds Over $1 Million in Upgrades

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is pleased to announce over $1 Million in new upgrades for the benefit of Camden County residents.

With the recent addition of a new engine to its fleet, the acquisition of six (6) fixed generators through Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) funds, and the new Firehouse 18 in the Tarboro area of northwest Camden County, CCFR is continuing its commit...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Grants

News and Announcements

Home

13 Stories
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Temporary Tourist Accommodation Restrictions, Traffic Checkpoints, and Mandatory Curfew

Upon guidance from the Coastal Georgia Health District, non-resident transient accommodation restrictions, traffic checkpoints, and a county-wide mandatory curfew shall be imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 from out-of-area visitors.

Any public accommodation as defined in Ga. Rules and Regs. 511-6-2, including, but not limited to, hotels, motels, privately-owned campgrounds (excluding state- or federally-owned facilities), and short-term rentals (lease term of less than 180 days) shal...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 Information Update

Any pools (public or semi-public) licensed by the Department of Public Health including, but not limited to those belonging to homeowner associations, apartment complexes, and hotels, shall be temporarily closed as part of the previously announced closure...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: Registered Voters to Receive Absentee Ballot Applications

In an effort to protect the health and safety of local residents, the Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) is supporting Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in his effort to mail absentee ballot request forms to every Georgia Voter.

This will allow all registered voters to request a mailed ballot for the May 19, 2020 General Primary/Nonpartisan General Election/Special Election and Presidential Preference Primary.

“Secretary Raffensperger has provided a safe and secure optio...

Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Public Gatherings Restricted to Ten People

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all Camden County businesses, establishments, non-profit corporations, faith based, or other non-government organizations shall limit public gatherings to ten (10) persons or less at any location.

Where ten (10) or less are gathered six (6) feet of separation will be maintained. The ten (10) or less requirement does not include operational staff (employees) for the business.  

All entertainment and recreation facilities, barber shops, beaut...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Restaurants Onsite Service Temporarily Discontinued

Additional new measures begin at 12 noon on March 24, 2020 in accordance with Governor Brian Kemp's Executive Order

All restaurants in Camden County shall temporarily discontinue onsite food and beverage consumption. This order will begin at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and will remain in effect until 12 noon on April 6, 2020, or may be terminated earlier in con...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Camden County Residents Under Voluntary Curfew

Camden County residents are under a voluntary curfew beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. nightly to reduce possible community spread of COVID-19.

Exceptions will be made for travel to work and for medical treatment as well as for fuel, food, or medicine pick-up and delivery. The voluntary curfew is necessary to further reduce the impact the COVID-19 virus will have on our community. 

The go...

Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Warning

Camden County residents must take action immediately to avoid Community Spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

  • It is imperative that each of our residents and businesses recognize that gatherings of 10 or more are placing the public at risk.
  • It is equally important that our local business, specifically restaurants and bars, recognize that failing to follow the Cent...
Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Camden County Office Buildings Temporarily Closed to Public

Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, the Government Services Complex in Woodbine and the Annex Building in Kingsland will be temporarily closed to the public for the duration of the State of Georgia’s Declaration of Public Health State of Emergency.

All Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to conduct business through online options. The health and safety of our residents and employees is our priority and all citizens are urged to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and P...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Public Notice: Presidential Preference Primary Postponed

At the direction of Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the State of Georgia will postpone the March 24, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary.

The Camden County Board of Elections & Registration (BoER) will hold the Presidential Preference Primary with the May 19, 2020 General Primary Election, Nonpartisan General Election, and Special Election.

Advance In-Person (Early) Voting originally sch...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Notice

COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Update

Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine have joined with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Southeast Georgia Health System to form a unified response to the ...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Camden County Issues Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has issued a Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency.

The impact of COVID-19 on our community may require extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of Camden County.

A Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency is necessary to allow lo...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in neighboring Charlton County.

Earlier today the Southeast Georgia Health System released information about testing for two patients at their Camden Campus for COVID-19. At this time there is a presumptive positive result for one individual and an outstanding test for the second indivi...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Home
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Camden County Receives Grant for Interns

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) funds from the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG).

The $4,015.20 grant will assist in funding two interns for summer 2020. One intern will work for the Camden County Board of Commissioners in Administration and one will work for the Board of Elections & Registration.

“We are thrilled to partn...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Home

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 27, 2020

Probate Court COVID-19 Update-March 27, 2020

As of Monday, March 30, the Camden County Probate Court will be closed to the public.

Due to the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, The Camden County Probate Court will continue to process requests (ie. Birth Certificates, Death Certificates and Marriage Certificates) submitte...

Read on...

Probate Court

News and Announcements

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Superior Court Update-March 30, 2020

All Civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury are cancelled through May 1, 2020.

This includes domestic matters and Civil Chambers. With regards to Emergency Civil matters, please notify the Clerk of Superior Court at (912) 576-5631 for scheduling information.  

The following Criminal Matters have been cancelled:

  • Criminal Calen...
Read on...

Public Health
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Temporary Tourist Accommodation Restrictions, Traffic Checkpoints, and Mandatory Curfew

Upon guidance from the Coastal Georgia Health District, non-resident transient accommodation restrictions, traffic checkpoints, and a county-wide mandatory curfew shall be imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 from out-of-area visitors.

Any public accommodation as defined in Ga. Rules and Regs. 511-6-2, including, but not limited to, hotels, motels, privately-owned campgrounds (excluding state- or federally-owned facilities), and short-term rentals (lease term of less than 180 days) shal...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Probate Court COVID-19 Update-March 27, 2020

As of Monday, March 30, the Camden County Probate Court will be closed to the public.

Due to the Order Declaring Statewide Judicial Emergency by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia, The Camden County Probate Court will continue to process requests (ie. Birth Certificates, Death Certificates and Marriage Certificates) submitte...

Read on...

Public Health
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Appliance Collection Temporarily Paused

In unincorporated Camden County, the last collection for appliances will be Friday, April 3rd. Appliance pick-up will temporarily stop as Advance Disposal continues operational preparations for COVID-19.

Please contact the Curbside Collection office at 912-510-6881 with any questions.

Public Health
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 Information Update

Any pools (public or semi-public) licensed by the Department of Public Health including, but not limited to those belonging to homeowner associations, apartment complexes, and hotels, shall be temporarily closed as part of the previously announced closure...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Letter from Southeast Georgia Health System

Letter dated March 24, 2020, sent to Jimmy Starline, Chair of Camden County Board of Commissioners and Steve Howard, County Administrator

Dear Chairman Starline and Mr. Howard:

We wanted to provide you the perspective of Southeast Georgia Health System (the "Health System") with respect to COVID- 19 and its potential impact on our community. As of noon today, the number of confirme...

Read on...

Signed Letter (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Public Gatherings Restricted to Ten People

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, all Camden County businesses, establishments, non-profit corporations, faith based, or other non-government organizations shall limit public gatherings to ten (10) persons or less at any location.

Where ten (10) or less are gathered six (6) feet of separation will be maintained. The ten (10) or less requirement does not include operational staff (employees) for the business.  

All entertainment and recreation facilities, barber shops, beaut...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Public Notice: Camden County Restaurants Onsite Service Temporarily Discontinued

Additional new measures begin at 12 noon on March 24, 2020 in accordance with Governor Brian Kemp's Executive Order

All restaurants in Camden County shall temporarily discontinue onsite food and beverage consumption. This order will begin at 12 noon on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, and will remain in effect until 12 noon on April 6, 2020, or may be terminated earlier in con...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 22, 2020

Camden County Residents Under Voluntary Curfew

Camden County residents are under a voluntary curfew beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, from 8:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. nightly to reduce possible community spread of COVID-19.

Exceptions will be made for travel to work and for medical treatment as well as for fuel, food, or medicine pick-up and delivery. The voluntary curfew is necessary to further reduce the impact the COVID-19 virus will have on our community. 

The go...

Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Public Health Warning

Camden County residents must take action immediately to avoid Community Spread of the COVID-19 Virus.

  • It is imperative that each of our residents and businesses recognize that gatherings of 10 or more are placing the public at risk.
  • It is equally important that our local business, specifically restaurants and bars, recognize that failing to follow the Cent...
Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Camden County Office Buildings Temporarily Closed to Public

Beginning Friday, March 20, 2020, the Government Services Complex in Woodbine and the Annex Building in Kingsland will be temporarily closed to the public for the duration of the State of Georgia’s Declaration of Public Health State of Emergency.

All Camden County residents are strongly encouraged to conduct business through online options. The health and safety of our residents and employees is our priority and all citizens are urged to follow guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and P...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Board of Assessors COVID-19 Notice

In an effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus and with the safety of our staff and public in mind, the Camden County Assessors Office will close to the public beginning Friday, March 20, 2020.

This is decision based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

The Camden County Assessors Office will accept specific documents through:

  • Email (camdenboa@co.camden.ga.us),
  • USPS, and
  • Via the drop box located at the entr...
Read on...

Full Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Health Departments go to “Appointment Only” Scheduling

As a precautionary measure to limit the number of people congregating in waiting rooms, health department clinics in Camden County are not accepting walk-in clients at this time.

Effective immediately and until further notice, residents in need of health department clinical services including immunizations, family planning services, child health services, etc., should call their health department to make an appointment. Health dep...

Read on...

Camden County Health Department Information Public Health
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Superior Court Update March 17, 2020

Pursuant to Chief Judge Stephen G. Scarlett’s Memorandum, the following Court Cancellations will be effective immediately:

“All civil hearings and trials, both jury and nonjury, are cancelled through April 13, 2020. This includes domestic matters and Chamber calendars. Regarding emergency civil matters, Camden County has been assigned a specific Judge to hear Emerge...

Read on...

Public Health
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Public Notice

COVID-19 March 16, 2020 Update

Camden County and the Cities of Kingsland, St. Marys, and Woodbine have joined with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, Camden County Schools, Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Southeast Georgia Health System to form a unified response to the ...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Camden County Issues Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has issued a Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency.

The impact of COVID-19 on our community may require extraordinary and immediate proactive measures for the protection of the health and safety of the citizens of Camden County.

A Precautionary Declaration of Public Health Emergency is necessary to allow lo...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Public Health
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Public Notice: COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Update

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is awaiting confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on a presumptive positive case of COVID-19 in neighboring Charlton County.

Earlier today the Southeast Georgia Health System released information about testing for two patients at their Camden Campus for COVID-19. At this time there is a presumptive positive result for one individual and an outstanding test for the second indivi...

Read on...

Full Public Notice (PDF) Public Health

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: December 19, 2019

Camden County Outlines Decision to Refocus FAA Review to Small Launch Vehicles

Camden County is nearing completion of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) process for approval to build a commercial space launch site.

In coordination with the FAA, Camden County’s application has been revised to focus solely on small launch vehicles, which are the types of vehicles manufactured by commercial entities that are expressing the highest interest in operating from Spaceport C...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Camden County and FAA Agree to Toll Licensing Decision Clock as Application Progresses

The Camden County Board of Commissioners and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) have agreed to toll (pause) the statutory 180-day review period for the Launch Site Operator License (LSOL) application to allow for modifications to the application.

While the public safety review performed to date has demonstrated that a medium-large launch vehicle with a first-stage return would meet all applicable public safety requirements, even when conservative assumptions are used, the County believes that narr...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: November 7, 2019

FAA Sets Date to Release and Distribute Final Spaceport Camden EIS

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has notified Camden County, Georgia that it has set a date for the release of the Final Spaceport Camden Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).

The FAA announced today that intends to issue and distribute the Final EIS on December 16, 2019.  A record of decision is expected no earlier than thirty days after the release of the final EIS. 

“We’ve been waiting a long time for this a...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Camden County Releases ITAR Compliant Flight Safety Analysis for Spaceport Camden

Camden County initiated the development of a publicly releasable report, prepared by The Aerospace Corporation, that describes Spaceport Camden’s flight safety analysis.

The Camden County Board of Commissioners has been working diligently to determine a way to increase transparency about the project’s licensing information without complicating the agency’s ongoing review or releasing sensitive or export-controlled informa...

Read on...

Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden

News and Announcements

Spotlight

2 Stories
Posted on: January 14, 2020

2020 Census

Census 2020 Every. One. Counts.

What is the 2020 Census?

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia, and five U.S. territories.  The United States has counted its population every 10 years since the first census in 1790.

The 2020 Census will...

Read on...

2020 Census Spotlight
Posted on: February 19, 2020

2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan

Camden County 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan

The Camden County Board of Commissioners unanimously adopted the 2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan and 2020 Action Agenda at their February 18th regular meeting. The Strategic Plan is a five-year, outcome-based set of goals with specific issues and projects t...

Read on...

2020-2025-2035 Strategic Plan Spotlight

News and Announcements

News and Announcements

News and Announcements