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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Camden County Receives Coastal Incentive Grant

Grant Funded by Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of a Coastal Incentive Grant from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the United States Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Receives Assistance to Firefighters Grant

The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Camden County Fire Rescue an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG). This funding will give CCFR the opportunity to send approximately twenty (20) Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) to paramedic school.

The main goal of the AFG is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire-related hazards by providing direct financial assistance to eligible fire departments, non affiliated Emergency Medical Services organizations, and State...

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Posted on: July 23, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Receives Grant for Emergency Medical Technician Basic Course

The Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS) has awarded Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) a grant to help pay for an Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) course.

This program is made possible by State of Georgia funding provided through the Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission.

Instructors from Camden County Fire Rescue and the St. Marys Fire Department are leading this class of firefighters from both departments...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Weather Stations

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $4,672 grant will assist in purchasing and installing six weather stations.

“We are working with our local communities to give them the latest communication tools that are labor and time savers allowing them to focus on being ready to respond...

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

Camden County Receives Grant for Warning Signs

The Camden County Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of Hazard Mitigation Grant Program funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA).

The $177,067.25 grant will assist in the purchase of six portable outdoor warning signs.

“These warning signs are an excellent way for the County to alert citizens about potential hazards and to monitor these sites,” said Camden County ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Residents Encouraged to Enter the 2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest

Camden County citizens are encouraged to enter the 2018 Showcase Camden County Photo Contest. The deadline for the 2018 contest is Monday, December 31, 2018.

Photographers are asked to submit their best photos of Camden County, Georgia and its activities, attractions and events, as well as historic and scenic locations.

The 2018 photo contest calls for photos to be submitted under one of the following categorie...

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Posted on: October 31, 2018

Camden County Fire Rescue Encourages Installing and Testing Smoke Alarms

Camden County Fire Rescue (CCFR) is encouraging residents to install and test smoke alarms in all residences throughout Camden County.

To assist citizens with the proper placement of smoke alarms, CCFR offers a free smoke alarm installation program. Any Camden County resident can request to have two smoke alarms installed in their residence for free by Camden County Fire Rescue personnel...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Steve Price Appointed to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Price is the Executive Director of the Georgia Technology Student Association.

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add R. Steven Price to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee at their September, 18, 20...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

Additional Appointments Made to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Last night at their regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed four more members to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add David L. Cotten, Chris Crumbly, Dominique Halaby, and Edgar Glenn Lightsey to the Education and Workfor...

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Members Added to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their August 7, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed three additional members to the Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee.

Upon recommendation by County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously voted to add Dr. John E. Bradford, Jane Kinney, and Anthony J. Piplica to the Education and Workforce Subcommittee.D...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Members Appointed to Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their July 17, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners appointed the first members of the newly created Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee.

The Education and Workforce Subcommittee will be chaired by Laura Forczyk, a NASA Subject Matter Expert for planetary science missions and space career coach for students, recent graduates, and mid-career professionals.

Education and Workforce Committee me...

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

Camden County Creates Spaceport Camden Education and Workforce Subcommittee

At their June 26, 2018, regular meeting, the Camden County Board of Commissioners created a new Education and Workforce Subcommittee of the Spaceport Camden Steering Committee.

The Education and Workforce Subcommittee will be comprised of local educators, university and technical college representatives, and aerospace experts. 

“Now that the environmental subcommittee has submitted its comments on the Spaceport...

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Posted on: June 28, 2018

Governor Deal and Lt. Governor Cagle Urge FAA Support for Spaceport Camden

On the heels of two letters of support signed by every member of the Georgia Congressional delegation, Georgia’s highest constitutional officers have also signaled their support for the project.

In separate letters of support to Acting FAA Administrator, Dan Elwell, Governor Nathan Deal and Lt. Governor Casey Cagle both touted the benefits Spaceport Camden will offer the State of Georgia and commercial space operators.

“The Spaceport Cam...

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Full Press Release (PDF) Spaceport Camden
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Substantial Momentum for Spaceport Camden as Draft EIS Comment Period Closes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) formally closed the comment period on the Spaceport Camden Draft Environmental Impact Statement on June 14, 2018.

In the waning weeks of this comment period, a substantial number of supportive comments from influential voices throughout Georgia and the United States were submitted to the FAA.  In particular, the entire Georgia Congressional delegation - incl...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

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Atlantic Hurricane Season is from June 1st - November 30th. As a coastal community, it is important that all Camden County residents take steps to plan ahead before tropical weather is projected to affect our area.  The 2018 Camden County Hurrica...

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