With heat index readings reaching over 104° this week, here are some precautions and emergency procedures pertaining to heat related injuries. First, the best defense is prevention. •Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don’t wait until you’re thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink…Details
Parks and Recreation Summer camp registration has begun. Please go to Jones county Government Center for form. Camp will be $50 per kid ages 6-12 years old. Will be held at the Jones County Gym July 13-17 from 8am-5pm. For more info please call 478-986-6075
PRESS RELEASE Junes 5, 2015 Free Smoke Detectors Available Jones County Department of Fire Rescue Most people don’t realize that fire claims nearly 4,000 lives a year across the United States. More than 75% of these deaths occur in the homes where we live. Recent studies indicate that smoke alarms are present in 46%…Details
It is less than one month until the start of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season, and Jones County Emergency Management Agency and the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security(GEMA) encourage residents to take time now to be informed, make a plan and build a personal kit for hurricanes and severe weather. Regardless of the seasonal predictions,…Details
Jones County Department of Fire Rescue recently opened a brand new fire station in southern Jones County. The new Fire Station #11 is located at 116 Griswoldville Industrial Boulevard off of Highway 57. Open house and dedication will be announced soon.
Come to Old Clinton and take a step back in time on May 2 & 3, 2015, when re-enactors from the Southeast recreate the Battles of Sunshine Church, which took place in July of 1864, and Griswoldville, which took place in November of 1864 during Sherman’s March to the Sea. Beneath a windblown battle flag,…Details
March marks the start of a three-month active tornado season in the Southeast. Now is the time to Prepare, Plan and Stay informed. For more information go to http://www.ready.ga.gov
This week, take action to prepare for a flood, practice emergency procedures and learn more about local threats.
Opening day for JCAL baseball and softball season is this weekend at the South Complex off of Hwy 49. Please come out and support these young athletes.