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Dorchester County Transitions to Recovery Mission

Post Date:09/12/2017 11:24 AM

At 10:00 AM, today, Tuesday, September 12, 2017, Dorchester County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) moved to Operating Condition (OPCON) 3 and transitioned to recovery mission.

County residents and business owners can begin reporting structural damage via the damage reporting form on the Dorchester County website.  


Road Closures

Five (5) Roads remain closed in Dorchester County.


Vegetative Debris Sites

The Miles Jamison and Sandy Pines Convenience Sites are open for yard debris disposal. Both sites will be open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, today, Tuesday, September 12, 2017 – Saturday, September 16, 2017.

Miles Jamison Convenience Site, 130 Suburban Lane, Summerville, SC 29483

Sandy Pines Convenience Site, 374 Sandy Pines Lane, Dorchester, SC 29437


Power Outages

As of 10:00 AM, today, Tuesday, September 12, 2016, 1,711 customers remain without power in Dorchester County.

SCE&G: 933

Edisto Electric: 90

Berkeley Electric Cooperative: 688


Citizens Call Center

The Citizens Call Center remains open. Staff is standing by to answer citizens’ questions at (843) 832-0393 and/or (843) 563-0393.

Citizens are reminded they must dial the full ten (10) digit number.