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UPDATE:County departments, Ft. Stewart, Winn closed Friday
Tropical storm Hermine 2
A map shows the projected weather from Tropical Storm Hermine for South Georgia and Hinesville later Thursday afternoon. - photo by The Weather Channel

With severe weather from Hurricane Hermine expected to impact Liberty County Friday morning, county government buildings and other places will be closed.

Local government

All county departments and government agencies will be closed. County administrator Joey Brown said only central staff, such as road department and building maintenance workers will be available for emergencies.

Health departments and public health offices in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties will be closed on Friday, September 2, due to the potential for dangerous weather caused by Tropical Storm Hermine. Health departments and public health offices in those counties will also be closed on Monday, September 5, in observance of Labor Day.

     All facilities are expected to reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, September 6.


All Liberty County Schools will be closed, as well as First Prebyterian Christian Academy. Long County schools are also closed Friday.


The City of Hinesville will close City Hall on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 in anticipation of the impact from Tropical Storm Hermine. 

The City will continue to post 24/7 storm and closure updates on, and Twitter @HinesvilleGA. 

Fort Stewart

Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield are taking the following actions for Friday, September 2:

• Unless identified as mission essential personnel for destructive weather response or to keep mission essential functions operating, the non-mission essential civilian workforce will be authorized "Administrative Leave" and will not report to work on Friday. This time should be recorded in ATAAPS using the code of “LN”.

• The PXs at both Stewart and Hunter will be closed.

• The Commissaries at both Stewart and Hunter will be closed.

• The 24-hour Shoppettes will remain open at both Fort Stewart and Hunter.

• All outdoor activities are canceled both Thursday evening and all day Friday.

• All Gyms and CDCs will be closed on Friday.

• All medical appointments are cancelled Friday at Winn Army Community Hospital.

• Pharmacies will be closed.

• Hawk and Tuttle clinics will be open for sick call and close at 9 a.m.

• Emergency Services--the ER and emergency surgery--will remain operational.

The following Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield area school districts confirmed that they will be closed Friday, Sept. 2.

• Liberty

• Bryan

• Long

• First Presbyterian Christian Academy

• Wayne

• Tattnall

• McIntosh

• Savannah Chatham County Schools

Winn Army Community Hospital

Winn Army Community Hospital Outpatient Clinics, pediatrics, Winn Primary Care, North TMC, Richmond Hill Medical Home and the PX Pharmacy located at building 419 will be closed.

Hawks Clinic and Turtle Clinic will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for sick call only Sept. 2. The Winn Inpatient Services and emergency room will continue normal operations.

Please pick up any medications today at the Refill Pharmacy until 8:00 p.m.

Employees of USA MEDDAC Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, who are not designated key and essential do not report for work tomorrow.

As always, be prepared and stay off the roadways if possible. If you must drive, be cautious of roadway flooding and debris.

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