Sign Up for CodeRED

The spring is a time of unpredictable weather, that is why Rabun County Sheriff Chad Nichols encourages everyone to sign up for CodeRED.  “If you do not currently subscribe to our CodeRED service, today would be a good day to join. With instant weather alerts specific to your neighborhood, CodeRED is an important service for our community.  The CodeRED system is used to send emergency notifications, from evacuation notices to missing child alerts. Residents and businesses located within Rabun County are encouraged to sign up for CodeRED to be sure they receive timely emergency notifications and other important information and instructions when alerts are issued.  This is our way of notifying you in an emergency situation. When you enroll in the CodeRED system, alerts are issued to you by your geographical location. Alerts can be sent to your cell phone, landline, by text, and even email. You get to choose! With CodeRED, you get the option of also receiving the CodeRED Weather Warning.   These alerts are automatically generated when the National Weather Service issues a warning for your location. This early warning could prove to be life-saving. To sign up, visit”  The CodeRED alert system is free to Rabun County residents.