Sheriff Stacy Nicholson reports that the last half of June has been a very busy time period for the Sheriff’s Office. In addition to an elevated call volume due to the time of year, the Sheriff’s Office has investigated several serious incidents in the last couple of weeks.
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While a Georgia state patrol helicopter was searching for Earl Townsend, in the Ridgeway Church Road area near the Gilmer/Murray County line, they came across 14 marijuana plants approximately six foot tall.
The Gilmer County Sheriff’s office celebrated re-certification with the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police this week. Sheriff Nicholson presented awards and honors to members of the office and congratulated the entire team. [Read more »]
The Gilmer County Board of Commissioners held a special meeting Tuesday concerning a rise in health insurance premiums for county employees. The meeting came just days after the BOC decided to give their employees a 3% raise. Matt Bidwell of MSI Benefits presented the details of the policy changes and made recommendations to the board. [Read more »]