Area schools, businesses close after Georgia Gov. Deal declares state of emergency

Area schools, businesses close after Georgia Gov. Deal declares state of emergency

September 10th, 2017 by Rosana Hughes in Breaking News

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A number of Georgia schools and businesses are closing after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal declared a state of emergency across the state with the threat of damage caused by hurricane Irma.

Heavy rains and strong winds are expected, along with potential flooding in parts of Georgia. State government will be closed Monday and Tuesday for all employees except essential personnel, a news release stated.

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