Hurricane Irma Updates

CSRA Closings

Richmond County Schools: will be closed 9-11 through 9-13 to shelter Irma Evacuees

Columbia County Schools: Will be Closed Monday September 11th

Columbia County's September 11 Remembrance Ceremony:  CANCELED

Screven County Schools: will be closed 9-11 through 9-13

Allendale County Schools: Will be closed at noon on Friday, September 8th through Wednesday, September 13th

South Carolina State: Will be closed Friday, September 8th

Georgia Southern University: will be closed from September 8th through Tuesday, September 12th

Savannah State University: Will be closed on Friday, September 8th through Tuesday, September 12th

Augusta Prep varsity football game: 9/8/2017 canceled

Augusta University’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony: canceled If you have any questions, feel free to call me at 706-564-9282.

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Trinity On The Hill United Methodist Church, 1330 Monte Sano Avenue will open its shelter to self-evacuees beginning at 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, Sept. 8. Additional shelters may be opened for self-evacuees as the need arises and will be posted on the Augusta, Georgia website.
Diamond Lakes Regional Park, 103 Diamond Lakes Way, has 26 sites plus up to 100 additional spots, for self-contained campers. Check-in times are 8 am until 8 pm. Additional information regarding sheltering can be obtained by calling 706-821-2300.
Hotel availability:
The Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau is updating its room availability website daily. Please visit to find information on Augusta hotels, other Georgia resources, the self-evacuation shelters and pet facilities.
Augusta will offer separate sheltering for pets of evacuees.
General donations:
Donations of adult (especially larger sizes) and child diapers; baby formula; and new, unopened packages of socks and underwear (especially larger sizes) are needed at this time. These items can be delivered today to 2163 Central Avenue from 3 pm through 9 pm. No other items are being accepted at this time.
Sand bags:
A maximum of 10 sand bags per residence for personal use is available for Augusta residents at 2316 Tobacco Road, while supplies last. Photo identification with proof of address is required.
Volunteers are being sought to help provide general labor and assistance to help with evacuees. Please visit to register to help.
General Information:
For general information and assistance, please call 311.