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Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday

Richland County Opening Shelter, County Offices Closed Monday

Baker County School District is also closely monitoring Hurricane Irma.

Richland County leaders made that announcement Friday afternoon. "It is our priority in these situations to ensure the safety of our students and staff".

Lee County schools wills be closed through Thursday.

All Anderson County schools will be closed on Monday, according to the school district's Facebook page.

These closings affect all students and staff in the Lexington Three attendance area and are also applicable to all after-school programs, scheduled athletic practices or games, and classes/events at the Lifelong Learning Center. The University of Georgia has cancelled all classes and activities on Monday.

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White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert speaks during the daily press briefing, Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017, in Washington . Trump , who visited Texas on Tuesday, is planning a return trip this weekend with first lady Melania Trump .

Florida Gulf Coast University will be closed through Wednesday. Our team and campus security are in continuous contact with local, state and federal agencies regarding Irma's progress.

Meanwhile, The Florida Department of Education is coordinating with school districts, public colleges and universities to monitor the storm.

University of Florida in Gainesville said it's expecting to know more later on Tuesday, but has not yet gotten back to News4Jax with details.

"We hope we have your understanding that we are erring on the side of caution early so that our families and staff can just focus this weekend on preparing their homes and making arrangements for their children", the post said. No decision has been made yet on public schools. The university has chose to move UCF's football game against the University of Memphis to 6:30 p.m. Friday.

The Wakulla County School District will be closed through Wednesday, 9/13.

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