February 12-- According to Toombs County manager John Jones, the Toombs County government will continue to operate with normal business hours. Employees reporting directly to the Commissioners are encouraged to use their best judgment when deciding whether to travel to their posts. The Courthouse will be open from 8:30am-5:00pm.
Should weather events warrant closing of the Courthouse, citizens will be notified via local news outlets. County employees will be notified via email.
All convenience centers will be closed except for the Gibson Road location.
The Toombs County Road Department has already sanded all county bridges and will continue to monitor their status throughout the day. A system-wide bridge inspection has been ordered for 3:00 a.m. Thursday morning. Toombs County has one emergency road crew on 24 hour standby to address any potentially hazardous condition.
Two trailer crews and equipment are already loaded and ready for deployment throughout the county to remove downed trees or branches caused by icing. County management is meeting with local EMC officials at 2:00 p.m. to offer assistance and discuss joint use of resources if needed.
Should any citizen notice a hazardous road condition caused by the storm, please report that directly to the Commissioners’ office at 912-526-3311 or after hours to E-911.