Georgetown Co. School District closes ahead of flooding

Georgetown Co. School District closes ahead of flooding
Due to local evacuation notices and preparations for the impending flood event resulting from Hurricane Florence, Georgetown County School District will be closed Monday, September 24. (Source: AP)

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Georgetown County School District has announced that schools will close in preparation of flooding.

The school district will be closed Monday, September 24, according to a statement from GCSD spokesperson Ray White.

Georgetown High School, located at 2500 Anthuan Maybank Dr, and Waccamaw Middle School, located at 247 Wildcat Way, will be used as emergency shelters.

The shelters will open on Monday at 7:00 a.m.

Some schools will also be used as housing for first responders, and as disaster recovery centers, White said.

GCSD will be closed until further notice.

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