Governor Lifts Mandatory Evacuation For Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton Counties

Earlier today, SC Governor Henry McMaster lifted the mandatory evacuation order for Beaufort Jasper and Colleton counties only based on information from the National Weather Service. Edisto Beach which is in Colleton County REMAINS under mandatory evacuation.

The Governor also indicated schools in these areas as well as state offices would reopen tomorrow HOWEVER Beaufort County Schools will remain CLOSED FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK and all athletic and extracurricular events will remain cancelled and will be rescheduled; Beaufort County offices (including the Town of Hilton Head) will remain closed Wednesday since so many staff evacuated. 

Jasper County offices will reopen but county schools will be closed for the rest of the week.

TCL will be closed tomorrow and will provide an update regarding Thursday and Friday classes.

Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) will remain closed Wednesday.

The city of Hardeeville will operate under regular business hours beginning Wednesday 8:30am.

The Town of Bluffton Beach/River Sweep scheduled for this Saturday, September 15, 2018 is canceled.

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