Local governments provide an array of beneficial and essential services to their citizens. Between current events and the election year we are in, it’s important to know who your local elected officials are and how to reach them. Here is a list of the officials in Columbia County complete with links to their Facebook pages or county websites:
Wayne Bridges, Tax Commissioner
As tax commissioner of Columbia County, Wayne Bridges handles the receipt of property taxes and disbursement of funds. Here is a link to his contact info from Columbia County’s website: https://www.columbiacountyga.gov/Home/Components/StaffDirectory/StaffDirectory/1693/4871?selcat=209
Vernon Collins, Coroner
The coroner investigates deaths in the county and signs death certificates. Contact info for Collins’ office can be found here.
Patrice Crawley, County Clerk
Find contact info for Patrice here.
Douglas Duncan, Chairman
Duncan serves as Chairman for the Columbia County Board of Commissioners, working closely with 4 district members to oversee various committees. Here is the contact info for Duncan and the Board: https://www.columbiacountyga.gov/Home/Components/StaffDirectory/StaffDirectory/1515/4871?selcat=209
Cindy Mason, Clerk of Superior Court
Natalie Paine, District Attorney
Clay Whittle, Sheriff
The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office works hard to protect local citizens and enforce the law to the best of their ability. The Sheriff’s department is active on the Columbia County Sheriff’s Facebook page and the office contact number can be found here.