Greenville declares State of Emergency ahead of Dorian
The city of Greenville has declared a State of Emergency ahead of Hurricane Dorian's expected impacts.
That declaration goes into effect at 5 p.m.
The City of Greenville has also taken the following precautions so far:
-GREAT Bus services will end at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 5. At this time, service is not anticipated for Friday, September 6.
-The City of Greenville has cancelled sanitation collection for Friday, September 6. Those routes will be collected Thursday, September 5.
-All Recreation and Parks facilities will close at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, September 5. All Recreation and Parks programs and fitness classes scheduled after 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 5, are cancelled.
-The Bicycle and Pedestrian Commission meeting scheduled for Wednesday, September 4, has been cancelled. The Environmental Advisory Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 5, has also been cancelled.
The city also wants people to be aware of potential flood zones:
-14th Street and Charles Boulevard (Both sides of Dollar General)
-10th Street and College Hill
-1st Street and Brownlea Drive
-Reade Street and Cotanche Street
-Evans Street and Deck Street
-Evans Street and Arlington Boulevard
-Dickinson Avenue Underpass
-Old Tar Road