Lifestyle

As of Friday morning, the CSRA is still under a Tropical Storm Warning.  Life-threatening flooding, storm surge, and strong winds are expected

Closures and delays are listed at the bottom.

We will continue to add to this page as we learn of any additional closures or delays.

If you’d like to report an official closure or delay, please email news@wgac.com.


 

  • Government Closures

    Both Georgia and South Carolina have declared a State of Emergency.

    • Currently, State Government Offices in Allendale and Barnwell Counties will close at 1 p.m. today.
    • No other government closures in South Carolina are reported at this time.
    • Public Transportation in Aiken County will NOT operate.
    • No government closures reported for Georgia at this time.
  • Sports

    You can check out the scores on these games with the High School Scoreboard with Gale Mino!

  • Georgia Schools

    For Georgia Schools, the following games were moved:

    • Jefferson County H.S. @ Emanuel County Institute (ECI)- 6:00 P.M.
    • Thomson H.S. @ Josey H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Evans H.S. @ Lakeside H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Cross Creek H.S. @ Harlem H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Morgan County H.S. @ Academy of Richmond County (ARC) – 7:30 p.m.
    • Swainsboro H.S. @ Irwin County H.S. – (time unknown)
    • Aquinas H.S. @ Lincoln County H.S. – Oct. 14th  
    • Augusta Christian @ Hammond – 7:00 p.m.
    • Hephzibah H.S.@Salem H.S.- 7:00 p.m.
    • Hancock Central H.S. @ Glascock County H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Laney H.S. @ Washington County H.S – 7:30 p.m.
    • Putnam County H.S. @ Westside H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Glen Hills H.S. @ Butler H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
  • South Carolina Schools

    In South Carolina, these games are scheduled for tonight:

    • Silver Bluff H.S. @ Fox Creek H.S. – 7:00 p.m.
    • Batesburg-Leesville H.S. @ Strom Thurmond H.S. – 7:00 p.m.
    • North Augusta H.S. @ South Aiken H.S. – 7:30 p.m.
    • Airport H.S. @ Aiken H.S. – 7:00 p.m.
    • McCormick H.S. @ Ware Shoals H.S. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Schools

  • Georgia Schools

    Richmond County Schools:

    Update- Richmond County Schools will be closed on Friday.

    Due to severe weather projected in Richmond County, the College Board has rescheduled the SAT from October 1 to October 15. Check the College Board website for more information.

    Emanuel County:

    Emanuel County schools will be closed on Friday.

    Jenkins County:

    Jenkins County schools will be closed on Friday.

    Glascock County:

    Glascock County schools will have no school or school activities on Friday.

    Johnson County:

    Johnson County schools will e-learn on Friday.

    Burke County:

    Burke County Schools after school activities are canceled today and all schools and departments are closed Friday.

    Jefferson County:

    Jefferson County Schools are closed Friday, and no after school activities.

    McDuffie County:

    McDuffie County schools are closed Friday.

    Screven County:

    Screven County schools are closed Friday.

    Columbia County:

    The Columbia County School District continues to monitor the weather. Parents will be notified directly if and when any...

    Posted by Columbia County School District-Evans, Georgia on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

     

  • South Carolina Schools

    Aiken County:

    Update 09/30/2022 at 11 a.m. Administration of the SAT at South Aiken High School (previously scheduled for tomorrow, October 1) has been rescheduled for Saturday, October 15.

    Aiken County students and staff will have operate remotely on Friday. Students should have their laptops when they leave schools today, and remote assignments downloaded to the device.

    With risk of power outages, please ensure devices are fully charged ahead of the storm.

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 WILL BE AN E-LEARNING DAY (REMOTE LEARNING/WORK DAY)In anticipation of high winds and heavy...

    Posted by Aiken County Public School District on Wednesday, September 28, 2022

    Allendale County:

    Allendale County schools are learning from home both today and Friday.

    Orangeburg County:

    Orangeburg County schools will have early release today, with dismissal times varying by grade level.  Remote learning on Friday.

    Bamberg County:

    Bamberg County schools will release at 11 a.m. today, and e-learn on Friday.

    Lexington County:

    Lexington County School District’s 1 and 2 will move to remote learning on Friday.

    Barnwell County:

    Barnwell County schools will have early release today.

    Mead Hall Episcopal School closed Friday.

     

  • Community Events

  • Kicks 99 Guitar Pull Ticket Stops

    Some of the scheduled ticket stops have been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.  Check the list here.

  • Aiken County Canceled Events

    The Aiken County Farmers Market will be closed.  The Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame is closed this weekend, and there will be no Historic Trolley Tour.  The community dog walk has also been canceled.

    ❗Updates regarding the weather this weekend❗⚠️The Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame Museum will be closed this...

    Posted by Visit Aiken SC on Friday, September 30, 2022
  • Donations

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    Get the details on how to help HERE.

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