Public Service Announcement: September 15, 2017
Contact: Dhwani Patel
State of Emergency and curfew lifted
GLYNN COUNTY, Ga.- Glynn County, the City of Brunswick, and Jekyll Island will lift the State of Emergency starting at 6 p.m. today, Friday, September 15. The curfew has been lifted as well.
Governor Deal toured areas impacted by Hurricane Irma yesterday. At a press conference at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport, he stated that storm debris removal will be handled by the state. We are currently waiting on further direction and details.
Blythe Island Regional Park will be closed until further notice pending damage assessment and recovery. Staff is working diligently to assess the damage and bring it back to safe standards. The marina is also closed.
Glynn County schools will reopen on Monday, September 18, 2017.
All water and sewer service systems are now active for Brunswick and St. Simons Island. For the most up to date information on JWSC, please visit http://www.bgjwsc.org/news/.
Republic Services has begun picking up solid waste today, Friday, September 15. They will pick up the regularly scheduled Thursday’s garbage on Friday and the regularly scheduled Friday’s garbage on Saturday. They will begin their normal schedule starting Monday, September 18. In addition, residents have the option of utilizing their recycling bins to dispose of garbage for the next two weeks. Yard waste and regular recycling service will not be picked up until October 2 to accommodate the increase of household garbage. Additional bags left outside a bin will not be picked up; however, household garbage can be dropped off at the drop off centers free of charge for the next two weeks. The drop off locations are located at 550 Young Lane in Brunswick and behind the farmers market on St. Simons Island.