LOOK HERE: Schools, businesses announce reopening plans after Ir


LOOK HERE: Schools, businesses announce reopening plans after Irma

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Lowcountry school districts, government offices and businesses are announcing their plans to reopen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma. 

School districts were checking out buildings and facilities Tuesday morning to make sure there was no damage and are meeting Tuesday to discuss schedule plans for the rest of the week. Those plans are expected to be released Tuesday afternoon.

When we learn of specific reopening plans, they will be listed in bold.


14th Circuit Solicitors Offices - Each of the 14th Circuit Solicitor's Offices will remain closed until further notice. There will be no Jasper County General Sessions Court on Monday through Wednesday. Non-jury matters are expected to be handled Thursday and Friday.

39 Rue de Jean - Will be closed until further notice

Academy At El-Shaddai - The Academy At El-Shaddai will be closed on Monday.

Academy Kingdom Childcare Center -  The Academy Kingdom Childcare Center will be closed through Tuesday

Active Shooter Awareness Sessions -  The Active Shooter Awareness Sessions scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at the Charleston Museum have been canceled. They will be rescheduled for some time in the near future.  

Addlestone Hebrew Academy - Will reopen Wednesday

Aiken-Rhett House - Historic Charleston Foundation’s Aiken-Rhett House at 48 Elizabeth Street will be closed through Tuesday.

Alzheimer's Association SC - The Charleston Qalk to End Alzheimer's is resheduled to Sept. 23

American College of the Building Arts - The American College of the Building Arts in Charleston suspended classes. Updates regarding reopening and other details will be posted through ACBA’s emergency communications texting system, Remind 101.

Beaufort County School District - Beaufort County schools will be closed Monday. All school-related activities, including field trips and athletic events, are canceled until further notice.

Berkeley County Landfill - Due to potential storm impacts and the closure of the Berkeley County Landfill, the City of Goose Creek's Sanitation Collection schedule for next week will be as follows: No sanitation collection on Monday. (Goose Creek Department of Public Works Office closed) Monday and Tuesday routes will be collected on Tuesday. (DPW Office open) Wednesday schedules will resume as normal.

The Berkeley County Museum will reopen Wednesday.

Berkeley County School District - Berkeley County School District staff and students will return to school Wednesday. Schools and offices will operate on our regular schedule. School bus pick up will operate on a normal schedule and BCSD employees are to report at their regular time to receive students. The scheduled late-in for secondary schools has been canceled. 

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School - Classes will reopen Wednesday, including their extended care program.

Bluffton Town Hall will resume normal operations Wednesday at regular business hours.

Bluffton Municipal Court - The Town of Bluffton has canceled all municipal meetings for the week, including Tuesday's Town Council meeting. 

BNC Bank - All BNC/Pinnacle financial partners in coastal South Carolina will be closed on Monday.

Boeing - Boeing South Carolina has suspended operations and will make a decision about resuming operations after the storm passes.

Boone Hall Plantation - Boone Hall Plantation plans to reopen with regular tour operations on Wednesday.

CARTA - TriCounty Link service is canceled through Monday.

Charleston Allergy and Asthma - Charleston Allergy and Asthma will be closed through Tuesday.

Charleston Catholic School has announced that it has reopened as of Wednesay.

Charleston County Public Library - Branches will resume regular business hours on Wednesday except for the following:  The West Ashley branch, located at 45 Windermere Blvd., will remain closed until further notice.  The Folly Beach branch, located at 55 Center Street, will remain closed until further notice. 

Charleston County School District - CCSD will reopen for school Wednesday with regular start times with the exception of the following sites: West Ashley Head Start  and Minnie Hughes Elementary. Those facilities do not have power. Should power be restored Tuesday, an update will be issued by 8 pm. All buses and bus routes will run as scheduled Wednesday and the district's Office of Nutrition Service will provide meals at all open campuses. The district will work with families experiencing financial hardships because of Irma's impact.

Charleston Dorchester Mental Health Center - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Charleston Endoscopy Center - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Charleston Firefighter Calendar Debut Party Charleston Animal Society postponed the Charleston Firefighter Debut Party until Sept. 30.

Charleston City Garbage and Trash Collection - This week's garbage and trash collection schedule has been modified due to the storm and will take place as follows: For residents of Daniel Island, Johns Island, and West Ashley outside I-526: collection resumed Tuesday as expected on a one-day delay (Monday routes will be collected Tuesday, Tuesday routes Wednesday, etc.). For residents of James Island, the Peninsula, and West Ashley inside of I-526: collection will resume Wednesday on a two-day delay.

Charleston Gi/Charleston Gastroenterology Specialists - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Charleston School of Law - The school will reopen on Thursday.

Charleston Southern University - The CSU campus will reopen on Wednesday at noon. At that time, faculty and staff should report to work and resident students will be allowed to enter their residence hall. The dining hall will open on Wednesday at 4:30 p.m., and the library will be open from noon until 9 p.m. There will be no classes on Wednesday evening. Classes will resume on Thursday at 8 a.m. and the University will follow normal operating hours. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to use caution when traveling back to campus as they may encounter heavy traffic and unsafe road conditions.

Citadel Mall - Citadel Mall will reopen on Tuesday. 

City Market Charleston - Open Wednesday. Night Market will open this Friday and Saturday night. 

City of Hanahan - Offices will be closed through Tuesday.

Charleston Recreation Department - All public meetings scheduled throughout the city on Tuesday have been canceled.

Coast Bar & Grill - Will be closed Sunday and will remain closed until further notice

Coastal Carolina Podiatry - Will be closed through Tuesday.

College of Charleston - The College canceled all classes and College events until further notice. Information regarding when classes will resume will be provided at a later date. 

Colleton County School District - The Colleton County School District will operate on a two-hour delay Wednesday.

Cummins Turbo Technologies - Will Reopen Wednesday

Dermatology & Laser Center of Charleston - Will be closed through Tuesday

Disabilities Board of Charleston County - The Disabilities Board of Charleston County Administrative offices, Head and Spinal Cord Injury Program and Adult Day Programs  will be closed on Monday. Weather permitting, the plan is to reopen on Tuesday. For more information please call (843) 805-5800. 

Dorchester County School District 2 - DD2 schools will open for students and staff on Wednesday and will follow a regular schedule. Elementary schools will also have a regular, full day schedule rather than an early dismissal day that is on the calendar.

Dorchester County School District 4 - DD4 will open for all students Wednesday. DD4 was originally scheduled to have a half-day, but they will now have a full day.

Dorchester Seniors, Inc. - Both the St. George and Summerville centers will be closed Monday.

ECPI University Charleston Campus - Charleston Campus reopening is expected Wednesday.

Equilibrium Endocrinology and Diabetes Center - Will be closed until Wednesday.

Family Health Centers - All Family Health Centers site locations including Orangeburg, Denmark, Holly Hill, Neeses, St. George, St. Matthews and Vance will be closed Monday.

Fetter Health Care Network - All locations will close on Saturday.

First Baptist School of Charleston - Will be closed Wednesday because of ongoing electrical issues related to Tropical Storm Irma.

Folly Beach - Access to the island was restricted at 10 a.m. Sunday morning and all businesses were ordered closed at that time. 

Folly Beach City Hall -  Folly Beach City Hall closed at noon Friday, and our Citizen Information Line will be activated at that time.  For non-emergency calls, please dial 843-588-7006.  

Fort Johnson Baptist Church - Fort Johnson Baptist Church office will be closed through Tuesday.

Georgetown County School District - The Georgetown County School District will return to a regular schedule on Wednesday.

Germain Dermatology - Will reopen its Mount Pleasant office Wednesday.

Giant Goose Creek Yard Sale The Giant Goose Creek Yard Sale scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until Sept. 30 from 8 a.m. until noon at the Casey Community Center.

Goodwill - Tri-County Area (Charleston, Johns/James Island, Mt. Pleasant, North Charleston, Goose Creek, Summerville, Knightsville, Goose Creek and Moncks Corner) reopened Tuesday.

Happy Faces Childcare - Happy Faces Childcare in Moncks Corner will reopen Wednesday at 6 a.m.

Harbour Lake Academy & Daycare - The facility will remain closed through Tuesday. 

Historic Nathaniel Russell House - Historic Charleston Foundation’s Nathaniel Russell House, at 51 Meeting Street will be closed through Tuesday.

Holly Hill Academy Child Care and School - Classes at Holly Hill Academy Child Care and School are canceled Monday and Tuesday. 

Hunley Weekend Tours - Tours of the Hunley have been canceled for this weekend and the facility will close this weekend.

It's A Cool School Child Care Center - Will be closed through Tuesday

James Island Christian School - The school will be reopening for normal hours on Wednesday. 

LaTrice D. Ferguson School of Nursing - The LaTrice D. Ferguson School of Nursing in Walterboro will reopen Wednesday.

Limestone College - The Limestone College Charleston campus will be closed on Tuesday.

Lowcountry Community Chaplaincy -  Tuesday's  scheduled inaugural informational meeting of the Lowcountry Community Chaplaincy will occur at 9:30 a.m. at Chabad of Charleston and the Low Country.

Lowcountry Food Bank - The Lowcountry Food Bank has reopened as of Wednesday

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens - Magnolia Plantation and Gardens closed Friday. 

Michael's on the Alley - Will be closed Sunday and will remain closed until further notice.

Middleton Place - Middleton Place will be closed through at least Tuesday. The Edmondston-Alston House will remain closed through at least Tuesday. 

Morris College - Morris College will be closed until further notice.

Mount Pleasant Waterworks - The MPW Operation Center will reopen on Tuesday. To report a water or wastewater emergency customers should call (843) 884-9626. If conditions are safe, on-call personnel will respond. 

MUSC - The MUSC University campus will reopen Wednesday. MUSC hospitals are open and running business as usual. All outpatient operations return to normal operations on Tuesday.

North Charleston City Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting - The meeting schedule for Wednesday has been canceled.

North Charleston City Council Meeting - The city council meeting scheduled for this Thursday has been rescheduled to Sept. 19.

North Charleston City Offices - North Charleston City Government Offices will be closed through Tuesday.

North Charleston POPS! Bravo Broadway Concert - The concert scheduled for Saturday was postponed. A new date will be announced soon.

Old Santee Canal Park - Will reopen Wednesday.

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College - Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College was be closed and all classes canceled Monday. Monitor the college website and local media for updates.

Orangeburg District 3 - Orangeburg School District 3 will reopen Wednesday.

Palmetto Christian Academy -  Will reopen Wednesday.

Palmetto Digestive Health - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Palmetto Endoscopy Center - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Paramedic Classes - Paramedic Classes will resume on Sept. 18. EMT Courses at College of Charleston, Regional Ambulance, and Ashley River Fire will resume on Sept. 18. The Administrative Office will reopen as quickly as possible, as weather conditions permit.

Patriot's Point - Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum has canceled a planned preview of the upcoming Ken Burns and Lynn Novick miniseries “The Vietnam War,” scheduled for Wednesday. 

Pinewood Preparatory School - Will be open Wednesday.

Postal Pal - Postal Pal in Goose Creek will be closed Monday and will resume on Tuesday with a possible delay of opening time.

Riverpointe Christian Academy - Classes will resume Wednesday at normal hours.

Sanctuary Resort HotelThe hotel and the Wells Gallery will reopen Sept. 19.

Seasons OBGYN - Patients should call in on Tuesday to see if they will be open again.

Songs and Beers for Heroes - A date for the postponed The Songs and Beers for Heroes event that was to be held on 9/11 at Fat Patties in Bluffton for our First Responders will be announced after damage assessments can be made.

South Carolina Federal Credit Union - Locations in Charleston area, Georgetown and Florence will remain closed through Tuesday. 

South Carolina State Government Offices - State government offices in the following counties will be closed Tuesday: Allendale, Barnwell, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Jasper, McCormick, Oconee and Pickens. State government offices in the following counties will operate on a two-hour delay on Tuesday: Abbeville, Anderson, Clarendon, Richland, Saluda and Sumter.

South Carolina State University - No decision has yet been made regarding classes and the resumption of university operation on Tuesday.

SC Works - The SC Works Center reopens at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Summerville Endoscopy Center - Will be closed through Tuesday.

Tricounty Link - There will no TriCounty Link service Saturday, Sunday or Monday, Sept. 9-11, including Weekend Express. TCL drivers will be responding to paratransit needs on Saturday, as conditions permit. A return to regular service will depend on safety and accessibility. Service will be restarted when county Emergency Operation Centers deem it safe. 

Trident Academy - Will reopen Wednesday

Trident Technical College - Trident Technical College will reopen Wednesday, classes will resume Thursday.

University School of the Lowcountry - Will reopen Wednesday

University of South Carolina Columbia - The campus reopens at 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The Victor Social Club -  Will remain closed until further notice.

Virginia's on KingWill remain closed until further notice.

Vincent Chicco's - Will remain closed until further notice.

Wells Fargo - Ashley River Road, Brentwood Plaza, Broad Street, Citadel Mall, Coleman, Dual Lane, James Island, Johns Island, Meeting Street, North Village, Wappoo Creek, Berkeley Square, Long Point, Market at Oakland, Moncks Corner, Mt. Pleasant Bypass, North Rivers Market, Port City, Summerville Main, Summerville Bacon’s Bridge, Trolley Road, and Wando Crossing locations will be closed until Monday.

Williamsburg County School District - All schools and offices will be open Wednesday. 

Check back to this story often for updates on reopening plans.

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