List: Warming stations opening up across South Georgia
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - As frigid temperatures are expected across the Peach State starting Friday, a number of warming stations are opening up across south Georgia.
On Wednesday, Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency ahead of the frigid temperatures.
Here is a list of warming stations opening up across south Georgia:
The Albany Rescue Mission is opening its doors to those that are homeless to get out of the cold weather. Starting Wednesday at 8 p.m., the rescue mission’s chapel will be open until Monday, Dec. 26.
On Friday, the city will launch its Operation Safe Place initiative, which city leaders said is to “give people a place to stay warm as temperatures begin to drop across the Good Life City.”
Below are the warming stations that will be open:
- Bill Miller Community Center, 312 Vick Street, Open: Friday-Monday, Hours: 8 p.m.-noon
- Driskell Community Center, 1023 S. McKinley Street, Open: Friday-Monday, Hours: 8 p.m.-noon
The Foundation of Rescue will open a shelter at 612 E. Clay Street. For more information, call (229) 201-3776.
Lowndes Associated Ministries to People, or LAMP, will offer shelter starting Friday, Dec. 23, starting at 4 p.m. The shelter will be on Charlton Street.
In Georgia, a number of state parks will be opening warming stations for public use.
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