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Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County

Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY  Proposed Flood Hazard Determinations for Lumpkin County, Georgia and Incorporated Areas  The Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued a preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM), and where applicable, Flood Insurance Study (FIS) report, reflecting proposed…

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Register for CodeRED Alerts

Register for CodeRED Alerts When people prepare for an emergency, it makes a real difference. Take charge of your safety by signing up for local emergency alerts and downloading emergency notification apps. Register for #CodeRED notifications so you can stay informed via phone, text and email. Enroll here: https://public.coderedweb.com/cne/en-US/7534D4C901B3.  Smartphone users can also download the…

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Power Outage Map Links

Power Outage Map Links It’s getting close to that dreaded time of year when we could have snow and/or ice along with the associated power outages that often result from winter weather.  Lumpkin County is served by six different power providers.  To assist in keeping you informed, we have a link to all the power…

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Are You Prepared?

Are You Prepared? The day starts like any other day… but disasters happen quickly and often without warning. This is why we offer #CodeRED, a lifesaving notification system that keeps residents informed of emergencies near them. We’re strongly encouraging residents to enroll to receive alerts, so if you’re not already signed up for this free…

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Generator Usage

Generator Usage If a portable electric generator is part of your preparation for winter weather and its’ possible power outages, please be careful!  If not installed correctly, portable generators can be deadly both to the user and to power company workers.  Generators produce carbon monoxide and in recent years, some homeowners have been killed by…

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Gatlinburg Delivery

Gatlinburg Delivery Early last Saturday morning, some members of our Emergency Services department left to deliver supplies to the Gatlinburg area to assist with the recovery efforts brought on by the tragic fires.  Many of these supplies were donated by our local businesses and citizens.  The deliveries were made and those receiving the items were…

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