Closings for Augusta area for Tuesday

Here is the latest on closings/openings caused by Irma in the Augusta area for Tuesday.

 

SCHOOLS

Richmond County schools are closed through Wednesday.

Columbia County schools will be closed for students and staff Tuesday. District level personnel should report to work, weather permitting. The regularly scheduled Board of Education meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m.

All Aiken County schools and offices will remain closed Tuesday.

Edgefield County School District will be closed Tuesday. The Edgefield County Board of School Trustees will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday. Schools will operate on their normal schedule on Wednesday.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES

Augusta University cancelled classes and all activities for Monday and Tuesday and closed its campuses but the health system is still operating as scheduled.

Paine College will reopen at noon Tuesday.

USC Aiken’s classes and offices will be closed through Tuesday. Classes are expected to resume and offices are expected to reopen on Wednesday on a regular schedule.

Aiken Technical College will be closed Tuesday.

GOVERNMENT

Augusta/Richmond County government will resume normal operations on Tuesday.

Grovetown’s City Hall and business offices will remain closed Tuesday. If power is restored the Grovetown offices are expected to reopen Wednesday.

AIRPORT

Augusta Regional Airport said an American flight to Charlotte at 7:10 a.m. Tuesday has been canceled but other flights appear to be on schedule Tuesday.

OTHER

The Savannah River Site will delay opening until noon Tuesday for non-essential personnel. This will allow for the assessment and cleanup of any SRS roadways and facilities impacted by conditions associated with Hurricane Irma. Site employees are reminded to call (803) 725-SITE, visit srs.gov and check SRS social media for updated information about work schedules.

The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center said it would close its Statesboro clinic on Tuesday and delay the opening of its Athens clinic Tuesday until 1 p.m. The hospitals in Augusta and the Aiken Clinic remain open. Approximately 50 appointments will be affected and those veterans will be contacted to reschedule, the medical center said in a news release.

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