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Columbus County declared a State of Emergency, effective at 9:30 am, Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Columbus County is anticipated to experience tropical storm force winds beginning at noon tomorrow. The sustained tropical storm force winds are anticipated to last approximately twelve (12) hours.
This 39th annual family event features midway rides and games, circus thrill acts, live music, magic shows, demolition derbies, a tractor pull, livestock shows, Old McDonald's Farm, community exhibits, contests and favorite fair food.
The Florida Baptist Association has set up a post in Columbus County to assist residents. At this time, they are assisting with clean up, cutting and removing downed trees, and installing tarps.
Columbus County is experiencing extreme flooding related to Hurricane Florence. Areas that did not flood during Matthew have experienced flooding during this storm.
All shelters are open and operational. Red Cross personal are stationed at each shelter. The shelter located at Edgewood Elementary School is at capacity.