Georgetown Co. officials, law enforcement brief residents on Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Central

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (WCBD) – Georgetown County will have a press conference today at the J.B. Beck Administration and Education Center. 

Georgetown County Administrator Hemmingway stated during the press conference that he is expecting an impact by the surge, flooding, and high winds.  Urging the residents of Georgetown County to follow orders from officials and evacuate.

Sam Hause, Director of Emergency Management for Georgetown County stated that they are currently under hurricane warning and storm surge warning. Hause is currently concerned with the lack of people evacuating from Georgetown.

Expecting high winds, structural damage, flying debris, and requesting that you bring in your lawn furniture, Hause added. 

The Georgetown County School Superintendent Randy Doser stated that the district will move as quickly as possible to get things back in order for post shelters.

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