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…

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…

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…

Reporting Power Outages

Reporting Power Outages Power outages may happen at any time.  Even though many power providers in our area have increased their technology to the point that they know power is out in a specific area, the technology does not tell them why the power is out.  That’s where you come in.  You still need to…

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…

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…

Underwater Georgia Mortgage Assistance Program

Underwater Georgia Mortgage Assistance Program OWE MORE ON YOUR MORTGAGE THAN YOUR HOME IS WORTH? A new, limited-time, federally funded initiative may be able to help. Underwater Georgia is a new federally funded state program for Georgia homeowners who owe more money on their mortgage than their home is worth. For eligible applicants, the program may be able to…