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.
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
Liberty Park - 1040 Newmantown Road, Grovetown
Heights Church - 4631 Jefferson Davis Hwy A, Beech Island
Sweetwater Recreation Park - 180 Sweetwater Road, Thomson
Ware County HS - 700 Victory Drive. Waycross, GA
Georgia Emergency Management has also listed the following shelters outside our area:
South Bibb Recreation Center - 7035 Houston Rd, Macon, GA 31216
Dublin High School - 1127 Hillcrest Pkwy., Dublin, GA 31021
East Laurens HS - 920 US Hwy 80 East. East Dublin, GA 31027
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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