Based on the JONES COUNTY DROUGHT CONTINGENCY PLAN, Water Restrictions may be put in place when there are drought indicators. Current Drought condition indicators are: 1. Daily flow meter totals for all water plants reaching permit totals or production totals. 2. Ground water monitored for unusual drops in levels. 3. Pump stations abnormal use to…Details
Extreme-heat events occur when temperatures are substantially higher than average for a particular location at a given time of year. The impacts of extreme heat can cause widespread suffering and fatalities: there were more than 7,400 heat-related deaths in the United States between 1999 and 2010. That’s why the Federal Government is aggressively working…Details
Congratulations to the Jones County Tax Commissioner, Brian Jackson, for being named Tax Commissioner of the Year by the Georgia Association of Tax Commissioners (GATO). He was chosen by his peers from among 8 nominees and was presented the award at the Annual GATO conference held at the Classic Center, Athens, GA in May 2016.…Details
This Camp is design for 10 years old – 16 years old. It will help big excitement for the game of golf and further the development of the current youth golfer.
JONES COUNTY – Now is the time for Jones County residents to get prepared for hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1. Jones County EMA, along with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be promoting Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 15-21. Although hurricanes can’t…Details
The Commissioners have approved for public works to assist in helping do some grade work at the golf course. This work will help in better play and control of water shed when we have hard rains. I would like to ask everyone to please be patient and bare with us for the next two months…Details
Next week (March 14-18) is Flood Safety Preparedness Week for the state of Georgia. Based on a 30-year average (1985-2014), more people are killed from flooding/flash flooding then any other weather hazard and we continue to see the devastating impacts of Flooding/Flash Flooding can have on people across the country. NWS Peachtree City/Atlanta is detailing…Details
Spring is quickly approaching, bringing volatile weather and an increased potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes. Tornadoes are Georgia’s number one weather-related killer, and it’s important to be prepared for the unexpected. Get ready now — identify where you will take shelter during a storm, download the Ready Georgia mobile app to receive weather alerts,…Details