Shelters open Tuesday for those in need of warmth

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The Salvation Army Center of Hope will be open normal hours with extra capacity to provide shelter for those in need, according to a news release. Women and children who are not school-aged will be allowed to stay at the shelter all day Tuesday and Wednesday. Transient men will be allowed to stay after breakfast until 9 a.m., and the Richmond County Homeless Transportation Project will provide rides to day shelters and city community centers.

Richmond County community centers will open Tuesday for those needing a warm place to stay:

• Carrie J. Mays Center, 1014 11th Ave., 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Bernie Ward Center, 1941 Lumpkin Road, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• Blythe Center, 3129 Highway 88, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Henry H. Brigham Center, 2463 Golden Camp Road, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• May Park, 622 Fourth St., 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

• McBean Center, 1155 Hephzibah-McBean Road, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Sand Hills Center, 2540 Wheeler Road, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

• W.T. Johnson Center, 1606 Hunter St., 9 a.m. to noon

• Warren Road Center, 300 Warren Road, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Diamond Lakes Community Center, 4335 Windsor Spring Road, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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