Augusta County updates info on Hurricane Florence prep

augusta countyThe Augusta County Board of Supervisors declared a local emergency at its meeting last night, allowing emergency services, if needed, to access state resources and apply for federal reimbursement for costs related to Hurricane Florence.

The public should be aware of the following updates and closings:

  • While supplies last, sandbags and sand are available at the Augusta County Government Center in Verona near the dock where the Farmer’s Market is normally held. Citizens interested in filling bags should bring a shovel.
  • All Augusta County Parks will be closed from Friday at noon to Monday at noon, including Natural Chimneys campground.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Day has been postponed to October 13, 2018. Reference the County website for further details about the event.

Continue to stay tuned to your local radio and television stations for updates about the storm.


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