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Hurricane Florence: What’s Closed



Last update: 9/13/18 at 11:03 am


The following are closed until further notice (unless noted otherwise):

Information is subject to change and is not complete.


  • To see a list of restaurants, bars, and grocery stores that are closed, click here
  • Canceled or postponed events can be seen here
  • All area Walmart stores
  • All area Wells Fargo locations are closed
  • Charleston International Airport will be closing at 11:59 pm on Wednesday, September 12th
    • The airport will not have emergency services available on the runway in the event of an emergency.
    • Officials plan to reopen a runway at 7 am on Saturday
    • The terminal will not be closed at any time.
  • Bi-Lo locations
  • Harris Teeter locations


  • American College of the Building Arts
  • College of Charleston
  • Charleston Southern
  • Trident Technical College (closed through Friday, September 14th)
  • The Citadel
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    • No classes
  • Charleston School of Law (all classes are canceled for the remainder of the week. All offices and school facilities are closed and will reopen on Monday, September 17th)
  • South Carolina State
  • Trident Technical College


  • All public schools in the following counties are closed
    • Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Beaufort, Barnwell, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Colleton, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lexington, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, and Williamsburg.
  • State offices
  • Charleston County (including the downtown Judicial Complex)
  • Berkeley County
  • Dorchester County (closed through Friday, September 14th)
  • Charleston Water System: (closed through Monday, Sept. 17th)
    • Bill payments can still be made online, via night deposit, or by phone at (843) 727-6800.
    • Emergencies: Customers can call 24/7 at (843) 727-6800
  • Mount Pleasant Water


  • Charleston County Public libraries and book drops
    • Patrons are asked to not leave items outside the book drop
    • Late fees incurred during closure are waived
  • Charleston County Parks
    • All events and programs canceled through Sunday, September 16th
  • Charleston Visitor Center
  • Berkeley County Library System
  • Drayton Hall
  • Dorchester County Library
    • Book returns will be closed and no late fines charged while closed
  • Patriots Point & Maritime Museum
  • South Carolina Aquarium (closed through Sunday, September 16th)
  • Charleston Battery (all events canceled until further notice)
  • National Park (includes Fort Sumter, Fort Moultrie, and Charles Pinckney Historic Site)
  • The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry
  • Charleston City Market
  • Lowcountry Food Bank
  • The Berkeley County Animal Shelter
    • Stopped accepting pets
    • Not accepting owner surrenders or strays
  • Dorchester Paws
  • Middleton Place
  • Edmondston-Alston House
  • Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Charleston Museum
  • The Gibbes Museum


  • Boeing
  • The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
    • Outpatient clinics are closed and outpatient procedures are canceled through Friday
    • Inpatient operations will continue and the Emergency Department will be open
  • Trident and Summerville Medical Centers
    • Outpatient clinics closed
    • Hospitals and emergency rooms at Trident Medical Center, Summerville Medical Center, Moncks Corner Medical Center, and Centre Pointe Emergency will remain open
  • Summerville Meals on Wheels
  • Sandler’s (Mt. P. Towne Center)
  • Worn (Mt. P. Towne Center)
  • Great Clips (Mt. P. Towne Center)
  • Starbucks (Mt. P. Towne Center)
  • Barrelli Barber (through Sunday)
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Pet Helpers
  • Berlin’s Restaurant Supply
  • Park Pets
  • Theatre 99

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