Grant Awarded!

Grady County Awarded CDBG Funds

Ricky Powe

2014 Firefighter of the Year
Assistant Chief at the Pine Level Station
and volunteer firefighter since 1982.


Original Diversified Farming
County of Southeast


Dedicated to improving the
quality of life for its residents.


Grady County Emergency
Medical Service


Supporting our
local businesses.


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Grady County provides several services for our community.


Public Safety

Keep up to date with information on Public Safety.



We support our local businesses.



About Grady

Grady County, on the southwest border of Georgia, is the state's 139th county. Created in 1906 from portions of Decatur and Thomas counties, it was named after Henry W. Grady, prominent editor of the Atlanta Constitution and famed southern orator who widely prophesied the "New South."

  • Learn more about our History

    The City of Cairo was first chartered as a town in 1870 and as a city in 1906 and is located between Thomasville in Thomas County and Bainbridge in Decatur County.

  • Meet some of our Notable Natives

    Not only is Cairo and Grady County well known for our local high school's nickname, "The Syrupmakers", but we have also had our fair share of famous folks who have made their mark at the state, national and even international levels.

Emergency Notifications

In our efforts to provide more reliable communications with Residents and Businesses in the Grady County, we have implemented Swiftreach Networks, Inc. as our Emergency Notification service provider.

Tired Creek Lake (TCL)
Tired Creek Lake

A plan for a recreational lake in south Georgia that began decades ago will soon become a reality. A 960-acre fishing lake will stimulate the regional economy and promote recreational tourism to Grady County.

Public Notices
"How To Change The World"

Grady County residents are invited to a special event. Dr. Clyde Rivers Burundi, Africa Ambassador-at-Large will speak at the "How to Change the World" event at the Cairo High School Auditorium this Saturday, January 31 at 5 PM. For more information call 229-421-9003.

Barber Park Lighting RFP Available

Barber Park Lighting RFP is Now Available. 

Due Date Extended to 11 AM on December 18, 2014.


Barber Park Lighting Request for Proposal.pdf

Grady County Awarded Two More Grants

Gov. Nathan Deal announced that 82 Georgia communities will receive a total of $39.7 million in assistance to grow their local economies.

Community HOME Investment Program

Commissioner Corbin has announced DCA's award of more than $10.2 million in grants to local communities...