Hurricane Dorian Update – Bulloch VOAD Sept. 1, 2019

Governor Kemp has ordered mandatory evacuation of six coastal counties east of I-95 beginning at noon tomorrow (Monday).
I-16 will begin contraflow (all lanes going west bound) at 8 AM on Tuesday.
Statesboro Hotels are SOLD OUT for Wednesday and Thursday nights. There is limited availability Monday and Tuesday but expected to go fast. To see a list of local hotels, please click here.
Bulloch County is ready to assist those in the path of Hurricane Dorian! The Bulloch County Agricultural Complex will be accepting evacuees! The facility has 218 stalls available as well as 54 campsites with 30 & 50 amp power and water. The facility can also accommodate an additional 100 trucks with trailers without hookups.  They will need volunteers to help at this facility is a large number of evacuees take them up on this.

Bulloch County Schools will make a decision on potential school closings by Monday at 3 p.m., according to Hayley Greene, public relations and marketing specialist with the school system.

Michelle Davis, vice president for College Advancement at Ogeechee Technical College, said OTC will have classes on Tuesday, as scheduled. She said the college will monitor Dorian and announce further decisions as warranted.

List of Closures (as of 9/1/19, 11:00PM):


  • Savannah-Chatham County Public Schools will close all schools and facilities for Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Wednesday, Sept. 4
  • College of Coastal Georgia (classes to end Tuesday, September 3rd)
  • Savannah College of Art and Design (effective August 31st)
  • Savannah State University campus closed for Tuesday. Online classes will be held.
  • Georgia Southern University – Armstrong, Statesboro, and Liberty campuses – will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday
  • East Georgia State College’s Statesboro location as well as classes held at GSU are cancelled Tuesday and Wednesday. Swainsboro and Augusta to remain as usual.
Stay tuned to the Bulloch VOAD site, Bulloch VOAD Facebook Page and Grice Connect for Dorian Information.