Snow Closings: The list is growing

We continue to update a list of reported closings  because of  the approaching storm. We're also including information on events that will continue despite the inclement weather.

WHAT'S OPEN

The Millenium Brass Quintet will perform as scheduled at 8 tonight at the Maxwell Performing Arts Theater at Augusta State University, 2500 Walton Way. The performance is part of the Harry Jacobs Chamber Music Society series. They say that the sidewalks will be de-iced, and the auditorium will be comfortable. Pre-concert music by Davidson Fine Arts School ensembles have been canceled, but the quintet will be on hand to meet and greet members of the audience.

WHAT'S NOT

The Fort Gordon Dinner Theatre has called off its production for tonight. They are working to reschedule the production for Thursday.


EVENTS, FACILITIES

                                                                   
 Due to the snow forecast for our area, University Health Care System 
 has decided to cancel the Heart Attack and Stroke Survivor Dinner    
 scheduled for today,

Babypalooza will also be on hold due to the expected winter weather. Safe Kids of East Central, which is led by Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, announced today it was canceling the event that was to be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Augusta on Saturday. The event will be rescheduled  for March 27.

The Columbia County JROTC Military Ball scheduled for this evening at the Gordon Club at Fort Gordon has been canceled and will be rescheduled for 6:45 p.m. Feb. 19.

Haydens International Gymnastics Center will be closed and all classes are canceled today and Saturday.

The East Central Health District office in Augusta, the Richmond County Health Department, and its south Augusta branch, will all close at noon today due to weather, Health District Director Ketty Gonzalez announced today.

The Kick, Punt & Throw Down Cancer event scheduled for Saturday at Westside High School has been postponed until  Feb. 20. For more information call Zoble Morris at (706) 860-1971.  

SCHOOLS CLOSED

Richmond County schools were dismissed early today. 

Several Richmond County basketball games that were canceled tonight because of a prediction of snowy weather have been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday.

The games involve the following schools: Glenn Hills High vs. Cross Creek, Josey vs. Westside at Academy of Richmond County, Evans vs. Hephzibah and Grovetown vs. Butler at Glenn Hills High, according to a news release from school system spokesman Louis Svehla.

A game between Academy of Richmond County and Harlem was canceled and isn't being rescheduled.

Meanwhile, a region 3-AAAA qualifier basketball event originally slated for Saturday has been moved to 2 p.m. Monday at Academy of Richmond County. The region 3-AAAA tournament that was supposed to be held Monday also has been moved to 4 p.m. Tuesday at ARC.

 

 

 OTHER SCHOOLS

 

 

 Edgefield County schools closed at noon.

McDuffie County schools closed at mid-day.

Jefferson County schools closed for pupils.

Columbia County schools were already closed today.

Aiken County schools dismissed students one hour early. Aiken County public schools are also canceling all athletic and extra-curricular events for this evening.  In addition, all afternoon 4K classes are canceled as well.

Tonight's North Augusta High School basketball games against Aiken High School have been postponed until Saturday afternoon due to the predicted snowfall, North Augusta girls basketball coach Jared Adamson said.

The Region 5-AAAA games will be played Saturday at North Augusta starting with the girls game at 3 p.m.

 

The University of South Carolina Aiken will begin no activities after 3 p.m. today, to include classes, clinical experiences, meetings, or off-campus groups gathering on campus.   Activities already under way at 3 p.m. may continue until 5 p.m., but participants should be notified of inclement conditions in order for them to make the best assessment of their options for safe travel away from campus.

 Aiken Technical College will close at 3 p.m. today.  This evening's basketball game against Brunswick Community College has been canceled.

Check back to augustachronicle.com as more closings are announced

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