Lifting the Level 1 Advisory January 4, 2014 Level 1 Snow Advisory has been lifted. Please continue to use caution when driving on rural roads. You can stay informed on the road levels on our facebook and twitter pages!

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After reviewing road situations with the Gallia Co. Engineers Office Road Supervisor and county EMA officials The Road Advisory level has been changed down to a level 1 Advisory for County and Township Roads. This means that County and Township roads may still be hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously. We will update this information on our web […]

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January 3, 2014 update – Secondary County and Township roads are still very dangerous with ice and snow. At this time we are continuing the level 2 for the county and township roads. Please drive only if necessary on these roads. We will consult with EMA and County Engineer Road supervisor again today at 1:00pm

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Advisory Level 2 snow and ice alert for Gallia County Townships. Roads are icy and snow covered. Only drive if necessary. The Gallia County Sheriff has authorized a level 2 snow and ice driver alert. This alert is cautioning drivers that weather conditions have deteriorated and drivers are urged to travel only if necessary. Gallia County Deputies report black ice conditions and snow covered roadways. Check with your employer to […]

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Level 1 Snow advisory for Gallia County Roadways January 02, 2014 Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning has issued a Level 1 Snow advisory for Gallia County. Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously. With temperatures dropping after dark, expect ice spots on secondary roads and intersections.

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GALLIA COUNTY, Ohio — Gallia County Deputies are looking for a suspect following an attempted gas station robbery in Gallia County. The call came in around 9:30 Saturday December 21, 2013. Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning says the attempted robbery happened at the Speedway gas station on State Route 7. Gallia Deputies, Ohio Highway Patrol, Gallipolis and Rio Grande police using a police K9 searched the area. The suspect was […]

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New partnership… GCSO Deputy Tom Wright and bloodhound K-9 partner Rosie. Rosie was donated to the Gallia County first responder community by Westwood kennel, Nancy Rhynard of Hilliard, Ohio. The k-9 team is a mutual effort of GCSO, The Gallia County Fire Fighters Association and the District II VFD. Deputy Wright also serves as fire chief of District II VFD, in Mercerville. A second bloodhound was also donated and will […]

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5:30pm update: Level 1 will continue to be in effect through the night/morning hours. Many secondary roads and bridges are still snow and ice covered. Please drive with care. The current Level 1 advisory will expire at 0800 on 12/9/2013 unless weather conditions change. Gallia County Sheriff Joe Browning has issued a level 1 driver alert. A level 1 alert means that roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. […]

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Dec. 6 2013 Gallia County Level 1 advisory issued -ADVISORY ENDS 12/7/2013 0900 Issued at 7:51PM Due to the mix of ice, snow & rain, we have issued a LEVEL 1 SNOW ADVISORY for Gallia County. Level 1 means “drive with caution.” GCSO staff are reporting layers of ice on the secondary roadways, intersections. Vehicle crashes have been reported on some main roads in the northern part of the county. […]

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The Ohio Crime Prevention Association (OCPA) and the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office will host a one day training session for those persons who provide security for local churches, chapels, synagogues, temples & other places of worship. etc. All area churches are invited to send a representative. The training is free but attendees must pre register by calling the Gallia County Sheriff’s Office at 740-446-4617 or You can also register at […]

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