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Dorchester County Announces Office and School Closures

Post Date:10/10/2018 12:30 PM

The Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will move to Operating Condition (OPCON) 3 at 5:00 PM, today, Wednesday, October 10th, closely monitoring Hurricane Michael. OPCON 3 means an emergency is likely, the EOC has partially activated.

Office and School Closures

All Dorchester County Administrative Offices and Courts will close at 3:00 PM today, Wednesday, October 10th and will remain closed tomorrow, Thursday, October 11th.

The Dorchester County Library, the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center (DCC&TC) and all Dorchester School Districts Two (DD2) and Four (DD4) Schools will be closed on Thursday, October 11th.

Visiting hours at the Dorchester County Detention Center have been canceled for Thursday, October 11th.

The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for 4:00 PM, tomorrow, October 11th has been canceled.

An announcement regarding office/school closures on Friday, October 12th will be announced on Thursday, October 11th.


Reporting Downed Trees/Powerlines

Residents are asked to report all downed trees and/or powerlines to the Dorchester County Dispatch Center at (843) 873-5111.


Reporting Power Outages

Power outages are likely to occur. Residents should report outages directly to the utility provider.

SCE&G Reporting Information

1-888-333-4465

Report Online

Edisto Electric Reporting Information

1-800-433-3292

Berkeley Electric Reporting Information

1-888-253-4232

Report Outage via Smarthub

Coastal Electric Reporting Information

(843) 538-5700