Originally created 09/15/99

Shelters open



Due to the large number of evacuees along the Georgia and South Carolina coastline, the following shelters are now open.

Victims may also call the Augusta chapter of the American Red Cross at 724-8481.

These shelters are open:

Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center, Telfair Street, (706) 724-0851

Hephzibah High School, Brothersville Road, 592-2089 (400-450 people)

South Aiken High School, 232 East Pine Log Road, (803) 641-2600. (4,500 people)

Trinity on the Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Avenue, 738-8822

First United Methodist Church, 353 Main Street,Thomson,GA, (706) 595-3936 (500 people)

Belle-Terrace Presbyterian Church, 2454 Golden Camp Rd., Augusta, GA., (706) 793-6908

Bean Pond Baptist Church, Hankinson, SC., (803) 471-3426

Silver Bluff High School, 54 Desoto Drive, Aiken, SC, (803) 652-8100

Willis Foreman Elementary School, 24113 Willis Foreman Road, Hephzibah, GA (706) 592-3991

Oakey Grove Baprist, 911 N. Belair Road, Evans, GA (706) 863-4215