LIST: Shelters opening in central Ga.

Be safe and ready with these five hurricane tips.

The American Red Cross announced Thursday afternoon that it would be opening the first two emergency evacuation shelters in Bibb County ahead of Hurricane Irma.

Thursday, September 7

East Macon Recreation Center at 3326 Ocmulgee East Blvd. beginning at 4 p.m.

Friday, September 8

Theron Ussery Recreation Center at 815 North Macon Park Dr. beginning at 10 a.m.


A pet shelter will open at the Macon State Farmers Market on Eisenhower Parkway at 4 p.m. Thursday.

This list will be updated as more information about shelters is available.

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