NEED A SHELTER? You can find a shelter here

We're tracking Hurricane Dorian's progression. Photo provided by NOAA.
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Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019

(WRDW/WAGT) -- As Hurricane Dorian continues to make its way up the southeastern coastline, several shelters are being opened for evacuees from parts of Georgia and South Carolina.

As of early Wednesday, Chatham County shut down the Evacuation Assembly Area, so Richmond County doesn't expect any more buses of evacuees.

Augusta Fire Chief Chris James says so far, over 1,000 evacuees from Chatham County are in the area.

Richmond County:
Trinity on the Hill - 1330 Monte Sano Ave., Augusta - FULL

Westside High School - 1002 Patriots Way, Augusta
Open for people who need medical attention and their families.

Butler High School - FULL

Glenn Hills High School - FULL

Glenn Hills Middle School

Pine Hill Middle School

Cross Creek High School - FULL

Lucy C. Laney High School

Columbia County:
Liberty Park - 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown

Aiken County;
Heights Church - 4631 Jefferson Davis Hwy A, Beech Island

McDuffie County:
Sweetwater Recreation Park - 180 Sweetwater Road, Thomson

Ware County:
Ware County HS - 700 Victory Drive. Waycross, GA

Georgia Emergency Management has also listed the following shelters outside our area:

Bibb County:
South Bibb Recreation Center - 7035 Houston Rd, Macon, GA 31216
Laurens County:
Dublin High School - 1127 Hillcrest Pkwy., Dublin, GA 31021
East Laurens HS - 920 US Hwy 80 East. East Dublin, GA 31027
Coffee County:
Central Square Complex - 216 South Madison Ave., Douglas, GA 31533

As far as shelters for evacuated animals, the Equine Rescue and Equestrian Center in Aiken is opening its doors to horses, and Richmond County said they will have something set up for pets as well.

Check back with News 12 for the latest updates on shelters in our area.

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