Aiken County: List of closings, postponements due to Hurricane Michael

October 11, 2018

Here’s a list of closings in Aiken County on Thursday due to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Michael.

• Aiken County Public Schools: All schools are closed, are expected schools will reopen Friday.

• Fox Creek High: School is closed, expected to reopen Friday.

• Learning on Main Preschool: School is closed, expected to reopen Friday

• The city of Aiken has suspended Thursday’s solid waste collection until Friday and the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism will make a decision on closures later today.

• University Health Care System in Augusta made the decision to cancel all elective surgeries and elective procedures as well as outpatient clinics and departments for Thursday.

• SRS will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday to 8 p.m. Thursday to non-essential personnel. Essential personnel reporting Wednesday night should be prepared to stay 24 hours, according to an SRS media advisory

• Hitchcock Woods will be closed to the public beginning at sundown Wednesday until further notice.

• Senior Life Services: closed Thursday, will reopen Friday.

• Best Friend Express and Pony Express will not be operating Thursday, will resume on Friday.

Check for further closings or cancellations.

Three community shelters are expected to open on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

• Friendship Baptist Church

• Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist

• Wagener First Baptist Church

If you know of a Thursday closing please email the Aiken Standard at editorial@aikenstandard.com

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