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Curfew to be enforced in Williamsburg County

Hurricane Matthew's latest track. (Source: WCSC) Hurricane Matthew's latest track. (Source: WCSC)

Williamsburg County residents will be under a curfew Friday night as the area awaits the effects of Hurricane Matthew. 

According to a news release, law enforcement agencies will enforce a curfew starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 8 a.m. until further notice.

county officials are asking businesses to consider closing at 7 p.m. Friday. They say the storm is expected to start affecting Williamsburg County around 4 p.m. 

Williamsburg County Emergency Management Division is now at operating condition level one, meaning they consider a threat to be imminent. 

Citizens needing assistance evacuating their homes are asked to call 843-354-0804. Citizens are asked to bring medications, personal items, portable beds, toiletries, important documents and linens. 

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