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South Georgia school and business closings

ALBANY, GA (WALB) – A number of facilities, including school districts and city and county offices ahead of Hurricane Michael.

School districts and colleges announced for closure:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College: Closes at 12:30 Tuesday, remain closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 
  • Albany State University (all locations): Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Baconton Community Charter School: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Ben Hill County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Berrien County Schools: Closed Wednesday. Fall break slated to begin Thursday. 
  • Bright Beginnings Preschool in Americus: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Brooks County Schools: Closed Wednesday. Thursday and Friday Fall Break days. 
  • Brookwood School: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Byne Christian School and Byne Child Development: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Chess Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Coffee County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Colquitt County Schools: Closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. 
  • Covenant Presbyterian Preschool in Albany: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Crisp County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Decatur County Schools: Closed Wednesday.
  • Dougherty County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Early County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • First United Methodist of Albany Preschool: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Irwin County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. Friday night’s football game has been moved to Saturday at noon.
  • Lee County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Lowndes County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Miller County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Mitchell County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Open Bible Christian School: Closed Wednesday. Thursday and Friday are Fall Break days. 
  • Pataula Charter Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Pelham City Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Porterfield Day School: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Scintilla Charter Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Sherwood Christian Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Southern Regional Technical College (all locations): Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Southwest Georgia Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Southwest Georgia S.T.E.M Charter School: Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Tentatively closed Friday. 
  • St. Teresa’s Catholic School in Albany: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Terrell Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Terrell County Schools: Closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Staff reports at 8 a.m. Friday. All homecoming activities moved to Friday and parade at 4 p.m. 
  • Thomas University: Closed Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Tiftarea Academy: Closed Wednesday and Thursday.
  • Tift County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Turner County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • UGA Tifton: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Valdosta City Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Valdosta State University: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (all locations): Closed Wednesday and Thursday. Tuesday evening classes cancelled. 
  • Worth County Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 

Businesses announced for closure:

  • Boys and Girls Club of Albany: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • City of Thomasville administrative offices: Closed Wednesday. 
  • Dougherty County Child Support Court: Thursday session cancelled. To be rescheduled for November. 
  • Dougherty County offices: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Georgia Kidney and Hypertension Clinic, Thomasville: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. 
  • Mitchell County Superior Court: Cancelled Wednesday. 

WALB will update this list as more closures are announced.

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