Due to the potential effects of Hurricane Florence, Richland County offices will close Friday, Sept. 14 and Monday, Sept. 17.
The closing does not apply to essential personnel.
Emergency officials continue to monitor the storm and want to give employees and residents ample time to prepare for and respond to any impacts to the area.
The County will resume normal operating hours and activities Tuesday, Sept. 18.
Residents who live in areas prone to flooding and may need assistance evacuating are asked to call the Emergency Operation Center ahead of the storm at 803-576-3439, which is also the number for residents to call for general inquires related to the storm.
Employees and residents are urged to stay tuned to local news media and social media for weather information. For the latest updates from Richland County, follow Richland County on Facebook (/RichlandSC) and Twitter (@RichlandSC).