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Mayor declares local state of emergency for City of Statesboro

Mayor declares local state of emergency for City of Statesboro

Mayor Jonathan McCollar declared a local state of emergency for the City of Statesboro this morning. This follows Bulloch County's and the State of Georgia's State of Emergency signed yesterday. Mayor McCollar asks area residents to limit road travel and stay home as weather conditions worsen throughout the day.
Tips for safe portable generator use

Tips for safe portable generator use

If you use a portable generator in the event of a power outage, remember these important tips for safe operation. Improper use can put your home, family, pets, and our linemen at risk.
Idalia making landfall as Cat 4 Hurricane | Bulloch will see impacts late Wednesday morning through Thursday morning

Idalia making landfall as Cat 4 Hurricane | Bulloch will see impacts late Wednesday morning through Thursday morning

Bulloch County is under a Tropical Storm Warning and Hurricane Watch through Thursday. Expect Tropical Storm winds to begin early Wednesday morning and be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions throughout Wednesday and into Thursday. Read story below for more.
Tropical Storm Idalia NHC Tuesday Evening Update | Bulloch Under Tropical Storm Warning

Tropical Storm Idalia NHC Tuesday Evening Update | Bulloch Under Tropical Storm Warning

Bulloch County is under a Tropical Storm Warning through Thursday. Schools and businesses are closing on Wednesday. Read story below for more.
Bulloch Agricultural Complex offering free sheltering of horses during Idalia

Bulloch Agricultural Complex offering free sheltering of horses during Idalia

The Bulloch County Agricultural Complex is offering to house horses and some livestock at their facility for free as Idalia passes through the area. They also will allow owners to stay on site in their RVs for free as well.
Bulloch County Schools closed WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY

Bulloch County Schools closed WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY

Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Idalia, Bulloch County Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Aug. 30, and Thursday, Aug. 31, for all students and staff. All aftercare services that are held in school buildings will be suspended as well for these days, as well as all athletics and extracurricular activities.
Gov. Kemp Issues State of Emergency In Preparation for Hurricane Idalia

Gov. Kemp Issues State of Emergency In Preparation for Hurricane Idalia

The State of Emergency went into effect upon the governor's signature today, August 29, and will expire at 11:59pm on Friday, September 8, 2023.
Georgia Power prepares response to potential customer outages

Georgia Power prepares response to potential customer outages

Before severe weather strikes, customers are encouraged to become familiar with Georgia Power’s Storm Center and Outage Map at www.GeorgiaPower.com/Storm. This makes tracking and reporting outage information easy. To help its customers prepare and to provide more information on restoration efforts, the company has also developed a series of storm videos and tips for before, during, and after a storm. These are available in the Storm Center.
Hurricane Idalia: CLOSURES & CANCELLATIONS

Hurricane Idalia: CLOSURES & CANCELLATIONS

Grice Connect will maintain this list as any closures and cancellations related to Hurricane Idalia are announced. Please send your closure information to info@griceconnect.com so that we can include it on our list.
Tropical Storm Idalia NHC Tuesday 5 AM Update | Bulloch now under Tropical Storm Watch | Finalize your plan today

Tropical Storm Idalia NHC Tuesday 5 AM Update | Bulloch now under Tropical Storm Watch | Finalize your plan today

Bulloch Public Safety Director Ted Wynn urges Bulloch County Citizens to finalize plans today to be ready to ride out Idalia in his 5 AM update on Tuesday. Read story below for more.