County Manager

Alan Ours is a 1982 Graduate of Winthrop College with a major in Political Science. He has served in local government in communities located in Georgia and South Carolina for the last 39 years. Since 1997 he has served as county manager in four communities. Lowndes County, GA; Pickens County, SC; Lee County, GA and Glynn County, GA. He served as County Manager of Glynn County from August 2010 to April 2021. He is past President of the Georgia City County Management Association. He is a member of ICMA and served on the ICMA Executive Board from 2013 to 2016. He is an ICMA Credentialed Manager. He is the immediate past Chairman of the United Way of Coastal Georgia. Alan has been married to the former Elizabeth Malcolm for 38 years. Alan and Elizabeth have ten children and eight grandchildren. Alan’s hobbies include golf, kayaking and reading.

Mission Statement

  • Lumpkin County will be a model of local government.