A number of businesses and schools will be closed following the announcement of mandatory evacuations in coastal South Carolina, ahead of Hurricane Florence.
We'll be updating the list of closures below:
Update 9/10 6:50PM
Schools & Colleges
- Technical College of the Lowcountry campuses will close at 5 p.m. Monday, September 10 until further notice.
- Beaufort County School District schools and the district office will be closed Tuesday and will remain closed for the rest of the week.
- The Beaufort County School District Teacher of the Year Awards Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, September 19, has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
- Thomas Heyward Acedemy in Ridgeland closed for the rest of the week
- May River Montessori in Blufton is closed for the week.
Government Offices and Agencies
- Blufton Town Council - The Council meeting for Tuesday has been canceled
- Beaufort County Town Council - May River High on Tuesday, Whale Branch Early College High and Bluffton Middle – have been cancelled and will be rescheduled.
- Beaufort County Rural and Critical Land Preservation - Board Meeting that was scheduled for Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm at the Beaufort Jasper Water and Sewer Authority Conference Room has been CANCELLED. County offices will also be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 until the storm passes.
- Town of Hilton Head Island offices will be closed until further notice. All meetings have been canceled.
- The Town of Bluffton 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony schedule for Tuesday, September 11, 2018 is canceled.
Town of Bluffton Municipal Court scheduled for Tuesday, September 11, 2018 is canceled. All cases will be rescheduled Call 843-706-4508 with questions.
- Jasper Disabilities and Special Needs in Ridgeland will be closed for the rest of the week
The Town of Bluffton’s waste and recycling routes will be suspended beginning tomorrow and will not resume until after the storm
The Beaufort County Library system will be closed starting Tuesday, September 11th until further notice.
- Please keep your borrowed materials.
- Do not place items in or near book drop.
- Overdue fines accrued during hurricane will be forgiven.
Businesses and Organizations
- Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island’s Medical and Dental Clinics will be closed after 12pm on Tuesday, September 11