SCHOOLS CLOSED

Butts County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Carroll County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Cherokee County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Cobb County - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

DeKalb County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Douglas County Schools- Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Fayette County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Fulton County - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Georgia Southern University - Closed Friday Sept. 8 through Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Griffin-Spalding County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 

Haralson County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 

Henry County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Lamar County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 

Monroe County Schools - Closed Monday,  Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Morgan County Schools - Closed Monday,  Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

Pike County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12 

Rockdale County Schools - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

University of Georgia - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

University of West Georgia - Closed Monday, Sept. 11 and Tuesday, Sept. 12

LOCAL SHELTERS

American Red Cross Shelters:

Individuals with Functional and Access Needs are welcome at all general population shelters and areencouraged to bring any medications and equipment with them.

Brooks (East Macon) Recreation Center: OPEN3326 Ocmulgee E Blvd, Macon, GA 31217

North Macon Park Community Center: OPEN815 N Macon Park Dr, Macon, GA 31210

Frank Johnson Recreation Center: OPEN2227 Mercer University Dr, Macon, GA 31201

Columbus Civic Center: OPEN400 4th Street, Columbus, GA 31901

Trinity on the Hill: OPEN1330 Monte Sano Ave, Augusta, GA 30904

Westside High School: OPEN

1102 Patriots Way, Augusta, GA 30907

Blackshear Trail Elementary: OPEN1001 Blackshear Road, Cordele, GA 31015

Waycross High School: OPEN700 Victory Dr, Waycross GA 31503

Cross Point Church: OPEN4100 North Valdosta Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602

First Baptist Church of Cuthbert: OPEN657 College St, Cuthbert, GA 39840

Dublin High School: OPEN1127 Hillcrest Parkway, Dublin, GA 31021

East Laurens High School: OPEN920 HWY 80 E, East Dublin, GA 31027

Abraham Baldwin College: OPEN2802 Moore Highway, Tifton, GA 31793

Albany Civic Center: OPEN100 W Oglethorpe Blvd, Albany, GA 31701

Liberty Square Church: opens at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 92001 Liberty Square Dr NE, Cartersville, GA 30121

Animal Shelters:

Below is a list of animal shelters that we know of.

Albany Humane Society: OPEN1705 West Oakridge Drive, Albany, Georgia 31707

Macon Market Pet Shelter: OPEN2055 Eisenhower Parkway, Macon, GA 310206

Muscogee PAWS Humane, Inc.: OPEN4900 Milgen Rd, Columbus GA 31907

Okefenokee Fairgrounds: OPEN2451 Knight Avenue, Waycross, Georgia 31503

The Pet Lodge: OPEN5970 Peach Parkway, Fort Valley, GA 31030

Southern Pines: OPEN575 Southern Pines Rd, Dublin, GA 31021

Augusta Animal Shelter: OPEN4330 Deans Bridge Road, Blythe, Augusta, Georgia 30805

Open Campgrounds:

West Point Lake will open Holiday campground to accommodate evacuees from HurricaneIrma. Registration for a campsite will be handled at Holiday campground gatehouse.Although not required, evacuees are encouraged to call Holiday campground in advance at706.884.6818. Please provide some form of identification that verifies they reside in one ofthe impacted areas from this hurricane before obtaining a campsite.

Address: 954 Abbottsford Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240. The park is located off GAHighway 109, approximately 10 miles west of Lagrange, GA.

Atlanta Motor Speedway will open its camping facilities free of charge on their unreservedcampground facilities to evacuees seeking temporary refuge from the approaching HurricaneIrma. The speedway will open its facilities Thursday. Evacuees will have free access to hotshowers and restroom facilities at the Rinnai Shower Station camper bath house. For moreinformation, contact the speedway at (770) 946-4211 or go towww.atlantamotorspeedway.com. 

Equine Evacuation Site:

Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter will serve as an equine evacuation site for those in theline of Hurricane Irma. GNFA has a limited number of stalls available that will be opened to evacueeson a first come, first serve basis, no reservations will be accepted.

Owners will be required to provide the necessary feed, hay and tack to care for all horses while here.With the limited number of stalls available, equine owners will need to have a secondary site in casethey’ve met capacity before arriving in Perry