As state and local agencies prepare for snow and ice to hit the South Carolina coast on Wednesday, some Beaufort County area schools, day care centers and offices are closing their doors.
Beaufort County is expected to see 1 to 3 inches of snow by the end of day on Wednesday, and roads and bridges could ice over, making the afternoon commute dangerous.
The following schools and day cares in and around Beaufort County have announced Wednesday closures:
▪ Beaufort County School District
▪ Jasper County School District
▪ Hilton Head Christian Academy
▪ Hilton Head Preparatory School
▪ Holy Trinity Classical Christian School
▪ The Little Island Preschool
▪ Riverside Children’s Academy
▪ Sea Pines Montessori Academy
▪ John Paul II Catholic School
▪ Cross Schools—preschool, lower school and middle school
▪ The Children’s Center on Hilton Head
▪ Lowcountry Day
▪ Savannah-Chatham County Public School System
▪ Colleton County School District
▪ Savannah College of Art and Design
▪ University of South Carolina Beaufort
▪ Life House Child Enrichment Station
▪ St. Gregory the Great School
▪ Alpha Christian Child Development Center in Beaufort
▪ Technical College of the Lowcountry
▪ Savannah Technical College
▪ South University’s Savannah campus
The following local agencies are also closing:
▪ Beaufort County
▪ Town of Hilton Head Island
▪ Town of Bluffton
▪ Beaufort County public libraries
▪ Town of Yemassee
▪ The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center outpatient clinics in Beaufort and Savannah
▪ Town of Ridgeland offices will close at noon.
▪ Beaufort Memorial outpatient services and clinics in Beaufort, Bluffton and Hampton will close at noon. The hospital and the emergency room will remain open.
▪ Memory Matters
The following events are canceled:
▪ Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon planned for Thursday
If you know of any closures not listed above, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This story will be updated as more closures are announced.