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POSTED: July 13, 2010 2:39 p.m.

Because Liberty County is so close to the coast, emergency agencies do not plan to open shelters to the public during a hurricane. Residents who are asked to evacuate, however, are normally directed to shelters farther inland.

During the last major evacuation here, for example, Liberty County residents were asked to go to a high school in Coffee County.

The destination shelter is normally announced as evacuation orders are issued.

After a storm, however, if residents are cleared to return to the area and they find their residences too damaged to stay in, the following churches schools have been approved to open in coordination with the American Red Cross:

Bacontown Missionary Baptist Church
20 Tibet Rd.
Allenhurst, GA 31301

First Baptist Church
220 E. Washington Street
Hinesville, GA 31313

First United Methodist Church
100 Memorial Dr.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Frank Long Elementary School
920 Long-Fraser St
Hinesville, GA 31313

Gum Branch Baptist Church
8590 Hwy 196 West
Hinesville, GA 31313
Jordye Bacon Elementary School
100 Dean St.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Joseph Martin Elementary School
1000 Joseph Martin Dr.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Lewis Frasier Middle School
910 Long-Fraser St.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Liberty County High School
3216 E. Oglethorpe Hwy.
Hinesville, GA 31313
Live Oak Church of God
296 Live Oak Church Rd.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Lyman Hall Elementary School
1396 Shaw Rd.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Snelson Golden Middle
465 Coates Rd.
Hinesville, GA 31313

Taylor’s Creek Elementary School
378 Airport Rd.
Hinesville, GA 31313

 

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