Williamsburg County opening shelters for residents before weekend rains

KINGSTREE, SC (WBTW) – Williamsburg County officials are opening emergency shelters for people to use in anticipation of heavy rains and possible flooding this weekend.

According to a press release from Williamsburg County Emergency Management, shelters will be opening at the following locations:

The Williamsburg County Recovery Center located at 2084 Thurgood Marshall Highway, Kingstree.

Chavis One – Stop Complex 2118 South State Highway 41/51, Hemingway.

The shelters will open on Sunday November 8th at 5:00 pm for all citizens needing to evacuate.

Citizens need to bring their own bedding, medications, and personal hygiene items due to limited supplies.

All citizens needing assistance to leave there homes, please call 843-354-0790 or 843-354-0805.

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