Emergency closings, shelters and information due to severe weather from Hurricane Ivan
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Dothan/Houston County EMA phone number is 334-794-9720
A Mandatory evacuation order has been issued for all mobile homes in Geneva County beginning 1 p.m. Tuesday. Everyone who lives in a mobile home must be out of their home by sundown Tuesday.
A mandatory evacutation order has been issued for all mobile homes in the City of Hartford.
Mandatory Evacuation for mobile homes within the City of Ozark set for Wednesday Noon. The first available shelter will be at Ridgecrest Baptist Church at 9AM Wednesday morning (774-5610). Garbage and trash service for City of Ozark has been cancelled Thursday, pickup on Friday;
The following Red Cross shelters are currently open:
First Baptist Church, Slocomb
First Baptist Church, Hartford
Hacoda Community Center, Kinston
Westside Methodist Church, Geneva
Hartford Baptist Church, Hartford
Westgate Park, Dothan
The following Red Cross shelters will open at 9:00 a.m. Wednesday:
1st Church of the Nazarene, Dothan
Assembly of God, Newton
Ozark Civic Center, Ozark
Calvary Baptist Church, Abbeville
Headland Baptist Church, Headland
IN DALEVILLE: Daleville National Guard Armory
IN DOTHAN: Cloverdale Baptist Church is now open for shelter. Bring sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, etc. 792-0059 for info. Located at 806 Dexter Street.
IN ENTERPRISE: Union Grove Baptist Church; College Street Church of Christ
IN OZARK: Ridgecrest Baptist Church
IN WASHINGTON COUNTY: Chipley High School; Vernon Middle School will open at 10am Thursday morning; The Special Needs Shelter in Washington County will be open at 2 PM Wednesday.
Dothan City Schools, Dothan Head Start Program, All Houston County Schools, Emanual ChristianSchool, Providence Christian School, Northside Methodist Academy, Daleville City Schools, Westgate Christian School closes at 12:30 Wednesday and all Day Thursday.
Ashford Academy School, Bay County Schools, Calhoun County Schools, Chipola College in Marianna, Dale County Christian School, Dale County Schools, Enterprise City Schools, Florala Head Start, Henry County Schools, Jackson County Schools, Ozark City Schools, Vivian B. Adams, Wallace College, Walton County Schools, Washington County Schools, Wiregrass Christian Academy closing noon Wednesday and all day Thursday.
The Vaughn-Blumberg Center will be closed Wednesday at 12:30 and all day Thursday.
Vivian B. Adams School in Ozark will be closed 11:30am Wednesday through Friday.
The Dorothy Quick Senior Center in Dothan closed until Monday 9/20.
Adult Day Care Centers in Dothan, Abbeville, Enterprise, Elba, and Slocomb closed Wednesday and Thursday.
Dale County Schools close at noon on Wednesday and re-open on Monday.
Ozark City School will be closed at 11:30am Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Enterprise City Schools will close Wednesday at 11:30am and will be closed all day Thursday.
All Henry County Schools close at 12:30pm on Wednesday and will be closed on Thursday.
Geneva County Schools: Will be OPEN until 12 Noon Wednesday, CLOSED Thursday (as of 9/15/04 @ 9AM)
Geneva City Schools closed at noon Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Fort Rucker Schools: Closed Wednesday and Thursday. An announcement will be made later as to whether schools will open Friday.
Pike County Schools will dismiss at 1145am Wednesday, NO SCHOOL Thursday.
GW Long Schools Closed Wednesday and Thursday.
OTHER SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Andalusia City Schools, Elba City Schools, Eufaula City Schools, Opp City Schools, Troy City Schools; Coffee County Schools, Covington County Schools, Crenshaw County Schools.
Enterprise-Ozark Community College: Closed noon on Tuesday, all day Wednesday and Thursday.
Wallace College at Dothan, Eufaula and Fort Rucker will close at 12:30 Wednesday and re-open on Monday.
Troy University will cancel classes at the Troy and Dothan campuses at noon on Wednesday. All students, faculty and non-emergency campus staff will be dismissed at that time and normal campus operations are scheduled to resume on Monday, Sept. 20. Classes at the Montgomery campus will be cancelled at 11 a.m. on Wednesday with normal campus operations scheduled to resume on Monday, Sept. 20.
OTHER COLLEGE CAMPUS CLOSINGS: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Lurleen B. Wallace Community College
Dale County Christian School will close at noon on Wednesday until Monday.
Providence Christian School, Dothan, will close at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and remain closed Thursday;
Coffee Springs Christian School closed at noon Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Abbeville Christian Academy Closed 1 PM Wednesday and all day Thursday.
The Childcare Network Incorporated in Dothan will be closed tomorrow (Wed) at 4pm and Thursday.
Wiregrass Christian Academy closes Wednesday at noon and will be closed all day Thursday.
Dothan's First United Methodist Church's daycare and preschool closes noon on Wednesday and will remain closed through Thursday.
First Presbyterian Church Early Childhood Community Ministries will be closing preschool at noon, childcare will close at 12:30 PM on
Wednesday, on Thursday preschool, childcare and office closed.
First Baptist Child Developement Center of Dothan closed at 12:30 Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Evergreen Presbyterian Pre-school and childcare closed at 1:00 Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Calvary Child Development Center in Dothan will be closed 1 PM Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Newton Child Development Center will follow the closing guidlines for Dale County Schools.
Honeysuckle Pre-school and daycare closed at 12:30 Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Girls, Inc. closed Wednesday at noon and all day Thursday.
Little Wisdom Campus closed Thursday.
Precious Cargo Preschool and Daycare closed Thursday.
First United Methodist Church Child Development in Ozark closed Wednesday noon and all day Thursday.
Abundance Reign Christian Daycare Academy will close at 3 PM Wednesday until further notice.
Sterling Education in Dothan closed Wednesday at 2:30. Will re-open Monday
Florida Head Start will be closed until Monday.
In Florida, Holmes, Walton, Calhoun, Washington and Bay County Schools will be closed Wednesday and Thursday. All Jackson County Schools will be closed Wednesday thru Friday.
Washington County Schools will be closed at 1 PM Tuesday, all day Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Okaloosa County Schools are closed.
Chipola College is closed until further notice.
OTHER COLLEGE CAMPUS CLOSINGS: Baptist College of Florida in Graceville, Okaloosa-Walton College campuses, Univ. West Florida in Marianna.
Child care centers closing in Washington County: Kids' World Learning Center, Washington County Christian School, Tiny Treasures, Imagination Station, ABC Preschool, Kiddie Kingdom, Tiny Tots.
Florala Head Start will be closed until Monday.
Garbage and trash service for City of Ozark has been cancelled Thursday, pickup on Friday.
The Houston County Sanitation Department will not be picking up garbage on Thursday, pickup will be made on Friday.
Headland is not collecting garbage on Thursday.
Malvern garbage pickup cancelled Thursday, will pick up on Friday.
The Wiregrass Model Railroad Show postponed;
The "One VA" outreach health fair scheduled for Lyster Army community Hospital on Saturday has been cancelled.
The Festival of Foods and Expo in Ozark has been cancelled...those who have already prepared menu items are encouraged to take them to evacuees at shelters in Ozark
The Dothan-Houston County Alabama Retirees Assoc. meeting postponed and is rescheduled for Sept. 23.
The Enterprise Punt, Pass and Kick competition rescheduled for 6:00 PM Sept. 29th at Warren Field.
The Ron White concert at Dothan Civic Center has been rescheduled for October 18th.
The Dothan Optimist Tri-Star soccer competition postponed until Sept. 29th.
The House of Ruth and the Houston County Task Force sexual abuse seminar Friday has been cancelled
Wiregrass Bridge Club, no game Thursday
Wednesday activities cancelled at Maple Avenue Baptist Church in
Geneva and Macedonia Baptist Church in Enterprise.
First Baptist Church of Dothan Wednesday night activities and service cancelled.
All activities at Covenant United Methodist Church for Wednesday night have been cancelled.
Enon Church of Christ in Webb activities will be cancelled Wednesday.
Selma Baptist church cancelled activities Wednesday.
Evergreen LOGOF program cancelled Wednesday
Southern Clinic closed Thursday.
Stringer Street AME church activities cancelled for Wednesday.
Harvest Church has cancelled all Wednesday activities. The church and its offices will be closed on Thursday also.
Hartford Baptist Church evening service and children's activities cancelled Wednesday.
Stringer Street AME Church bible study cancelled Wednesday.
Bluff Springs Baptist Church Services cancelled Wednesday.
Dothan Regional Airport closed Wednesday at 7PM, closed Thursday and reopen Friday at 7:30 AM.
Houston County Courthouse closing at noon Wednesday.
The Bank of Bonifay will be closing at 4 PM Tuesday and will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday.
All Washington County offices will be closed Wednesday and Thursday;
Washington County Courthouse will close Wednesday at noon and all day Thursday;
The Coffee County District Court will not be in session on Wednesday (9-15-2004) or Thursday (9-16-2004). All cases set will be continued. A new date will be issued through the mail.
Covington County Courthouse will be closed Wednesday & Thursday
The Brace Place Orthodontics closed Thursday.
Women's Healthcare of Dothan closed at noon Wednesday and all day
Second Chance Body Armor in Geneva closed Thursday and Friday.
Dothan Social Security Office closed noon Wednesday and all day Thursday.
All SouthTrust bank branches will close at 1:00 Wednesday and all Day Thursday.
Wiregrass Rehab Center in Dothan and Enterprise close Wednesday at 2 and closed Thursday.
Piney Grove Church in Webb are canceling services Wednesday.
Yoshickai Karate Classes Cancelled Wednesday and Thursday
Pemco, no second shift Wednesday and closed Thursday.
Alabama Telco will close at 2pm Wednesday and will remain closed Friday.
Toledo Molding & Die closing 7 PM Wednesday and all day Thursday.
Alfred Saliba Service Center closed Wednesday at 1230 pm and all day Thursday.