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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary postponed until June 9

(ATLANTA) — Today, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced that pursuant to the authority vested in him by O.C.G.A. § 21-2-50.1, he is postponing the Statewide General Primary/Presidential Preference Primary Election until June ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Georgia's State of Emergency Extended to May 13, 2020

Georgia’s State of Emergency Extended to May 13, 2020

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp, Lieutenant Governor Geoff Duncan, and House Speaker David Ralston announced plans to extend Georgia’s public health state of emergency through May 13, 2...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Statewide Shelter in Place Issued

Statewide Shelter in Place Order 04.02.20.01

This link can be used for businesses to help determine if they fall under "critical infrastructure". 

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Detour at Stone Pile Gap Roundabout Project begins April 7th

The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) reports that their construction partners will implement a 90-day detour off Stone Pile Gap Road to continue working on the SR 9/SR 60/Stone Pile Gap Road roundabout project. The detour will begin on Tuesday,...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Webinars Offered for Small Businesses on Coronavirus Relief Funding

Earlier this week, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2.2 trillion stimulus package. Small Business Administration Programs (SBA) are designed to lead the way in small business recovery. Governor Kemp has an...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Voting by Absentee Ballot

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The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office has mailed absentee ballot requests to all active registered Georgia voters, and most local voters have already received their ballot request in the mail. To assist with avoiding potential COVID-19 exposur...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Economic Impact Payments Coming from the US Treasury

The U.S. Department of Treasury will provide information about the economic impact payments under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). The Treasury Department is responsible for the administration and issuance of payments, n...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

New Information Tool

Apple Inc., in partnership with the White House Coronavirus Task Force and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has released an app and website to help guide Americans through a ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Northeast Georgia Health Systems Shares Information with our Community

From Northeast Georgia Health System:

We are still urging everyone to help slow the spread of COVID-19 by staying home as much as possible, maintaining distance from others and washing hands regularly. Today, I’m sharing two attachments in both E...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Emergency Declarations - Lumpkin County

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

"We all know that this public health emergency is both fluid and unprecedented in our nation’s recent history and calls for unprecedented actions – actions that we, as a Board, do not take lightly. In the end, we will be judged on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests temporarily shuts down trailheads, access points

GAINESVILLE, GA, March 27, 2020 –The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests is temporarily shutting down trailhead facilities and other access points to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail and nearby trails to prevent groups from congregating a...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Motor Vehicle Deadlines Extended in Response to COVID-19

Motor Vehicle Deadlines Extended in Response to COVID-19

Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Georgia Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is extending all motor vehicle registrations that expire between March 16, 2020, and May 14, 2020. Those registrations are...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Georgia Postponed Service Disconnections

For a current list of all Georgia services that have suspended disconnections amid COVID-19, click here https://gema.georgia.gov/document/document/georgia-postponed-services-32420/download to view. If you do not see your service listed, please contact you...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request Forms Are Being Mailed to Every Georgia Voter

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has announced that the State of Georgia will mail absentee ballot request forms to every Georgia voter for the May 19 primary election. According to the press release, the forms will be mailed to all of Georgia&rs...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Governor Kemp - Executive Orders

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

Executive Orders Issued by Governor Brian Kemp on March 23, 2020.

Executive Order - Statewide Actions

Executive Order - Healthcare Provider Licensing

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Coronavirus Cases in Lumpkin County

The information regarding confirmed cases is contained on this link and is updated daily by the Georgia Department of Public Health.  

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Help for Small Businesses Suffering as a Result of Coronavirus

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has designated all counties in Georgia eligible for low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COV...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Protect Yourself and Your Family

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

We know everyone is getting Coronavirus Fatigue (not a real diagnosis, we just made that up!), but this information is so important that it’s worth being reminded of over and over. The CDC has stated the following about protecting yourself and y...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Probate Court Notice Effective March 16, 2020

At the direction of Chief Justice Melton’s Statewide Judicial Emergency Order dated March 14, 2020

Effective March 16, 2020 until April 13, 2020 

(or further Order of the Court)

The Lumpkin County Probate Court has changed its hours of ope...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Lumpkin County Parks & Recreation Programs Suspended

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

Effective Monday, March 16, in conjunction with the Lumpkin County School System and to help prevent possible COVID-19 exposures, all Lumpkin County Parks & Rec programs will be suspended until further notice. This includes the cancellation of Opening...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus Mitigation Strategies

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

The following document provides guidance for communities and describes possible mitigation strategies to help slow the transmission of the virus.  We are sharing this information to increase awareness and to facilitate discussions in our communit...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Prevention

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) says that the same measures that are urged to prevent the spread of any respiratory virus are recommended for preventing the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19.  Those measures are listed below.  ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Press Release

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

There are no known cases of Coronavirus/COVID-19 in our 13-county health district.  Lumpkin County is communicating daily with our state and community partners.  We have emergency procedures in place and our leadership is prepared to pro...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Coronavirus Myths vs. Facts

By: Supriya Mannepalli, MD, CIC, MBA

Medical Director of NGPG Infectious Disease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2020

CORONAVIRUS: DEBUNKING COMMON MYTHS 

 

GAINESVILLE, Ga. – There has been an overwhelming number of reports on socia...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Reservoir Planning Info Online

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

If you are interested in the Reservoir Master Planning Project, the Development Authority has created a project update page.  You can access the information at the Authority’s website.

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

Georgia EPD Eases Level 1 Drought Response

As a result of recent rainfall and improving conditions, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has ended its Level 1 Drought Response in 103 Georgia Counties, including Lumpkin County. Effective as of December 27, 2019.

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed

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Have you been looking for a way to have a positive impact on our county? The need for Meals on Wheels in our county is greater than ever and our Senior Center currently has a waiting list of those needing this service because we do not have enough deliver...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

CivicReady Emergency Notification System

Sign Up for Alerts

Lumpkin County has partnered with CivicReady to provide an automated mass notification system for its citizens.  CivicReady is a communication service that sends immediate alerts to Lumpkin County’s citizens who are subscribed to the system.&...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Secure Rural Schools Act - Notice of Use of Funds

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

NOTICE OF FIREWISE EXPENDITURES

The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners, along with Lumpkin County Emergency Services, announces its intention to utilize funds received from the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self Determination Act Funds, Title III (...

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Posted on: August 8, 2019

Lumpkin Matters - Two Georgia Initiative

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

The mission of Lumpkin Matters is to build an inclusive partnership that will facilitate the creation of pathways for sustainable improvements in lifestyle and health for all citizens of Lumpkin County.  This coalition has worked for three years ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Roadside Litter Removal Request

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

The Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office coordinates the removal of litter from county rights-of-way utilizing county jail inmates and community service workers.  If you see an area that needs attention, please complete this form.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Lumpkin County GA Est 1832

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Lumpkin County Parks and rec

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Lumpkin County Sheriff

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