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Closings and Delays in Charleston


With wintry weather conditions expected to hit much of the state, a number of Lowcountry businesses and organizations will be closed beginning Wednesday.

An ice storm warning will be in effect from midnight through Thursday at 10 a.m. for several Lowcountry counties, including Dorchester, Berkeley, and Colleton counties. Areas closer towards the Midlands are expected to get the heaviest ice accumulation. 

Due to the possibility of hazardous roadways and dangerous conditions, the following schools and business have announced closures:

Schools and Colleges

Addlestone Hebrew School - Closed Wednesday

Ashley River Baptist Child Development Center - will open at 10 a.m.

Berkeley County School District - Closed Wednesday

Bishop England High School - Closed Wednesday

Carolina Bay Child Development Center - Closed Wednesday

Cathedral Academy and PreschoolAl - Closed Wednesday

Centura College - Closed Wednesday

Charleston Southern University - Close at 9 p.m. on Tuesday. Will be closed on Wednesday. Dining hall will remain open for residence hall students.

Charles Towne Montessori School - Closed Wednesday

Charleston Collegiate School - Closed Wednesday

Charleston Cosmetology Institute - Closed Wednesday

Charleston County School District - Closed Wednesday

Charleston Jewish Community Center - Closed Wednesday

Children's Center at Citadel Square - Closed Wednesday

Children's Development Center (Mt. Pleasant) - will open at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday

Children's Discovery Center - will open at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday

College of Charleston - Closed Wednesday

Colleton County School District - Closed Wednesday

Colleton Prep Academy - Closed Wednesday

Dorchester Academy - Closed Wednesday

Dorchester Children's Center - Closed Wednesday

Dorchester School District 2 - Closed Wednesday

Dorchester School District 4 - Closed Wednesday

Faith Christian School and Daycare - Closed Wednesday

First Baptist School (Downtown) - Closed Wednesday

Florence School District 5 - Closed Wednesday

Georgetown County School District - Closed Wednesday

Greater Goodwill Child Development Center (Mt. Pleasant) - Closed Wednesday

Horry County Schools - Closed Wednesday

Israel Child Development and Christian School - Closed Wednesday

James Island Christian School - Closed Wednesday

James Island Presbyterian Preschool - Closed Wednesday

Live Oak Little Schools - Closed Wednesday (James & Johns Island)

Loving and Learning Center - will open at 9 a.m. (Summerville)

Loving and Learning Center - will open at 9 a.m. (Park Forest) 

Lowcountry Progressive Day School - Closed Wednesday

Magic Kingdom Childcare Development Center - Closed Wednesday

Mason Preparatory School - Closed Wednesday

Medical University of South Carolina - All classes and academic activities canceled, and all offices closed on Wednesday (hospitals and clinics remain open, under normal schedule)

Metro North School - Closed Wednesday

Miller-Motte Technical College - Classes canceled Wednesday (Staff to report at 10 a.m.)

New Life Christian Academy - Closed Wednesday

Northwood Academy - All campuses will be closed Wednesday

North Walterboro Christian Academy - Closed Wednesday

Orangeburg Consolidated School District 3 - Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Orangeburg Consolidated School District 4 - Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College - Tuesday evening classes canceled and campus will close at 5 p.m. Closed Wednesday

Owens Christian Academy - Closed Wednesday

Palmetto Christian Academy - Closed Wednesday

Park West Preschool (Mt. Pleasant) - Closed Wednesday

Pinewood Preparatory School - Closed Wednesday.

Ridge Christian Academy - Closed Wednesday

Ruby's Academy (Mt. Pleasant) - Closed Wednesday

SC State University - University closed Wednesday and Thursday.

St. Johns Christian Academy in Moncks Corner - Closed on Wednesday.

St. Luke's Children Center in Summerville - Closed Wednesday.

Summerville Baptist Preschool - Closed Wednesday

The Sunshine House - Closed Wednesday

Trident Academy - Closed Wednesday

Trident Literacy - Closed Wednesday

Trident Technical College - Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester County campuses are closed Wednesday. The QuickJobs site and Summerville Site at Trolley Road will also be closed Wednesday.

Trinity Montessori School in West Ashley - Closed Wednesday

USC Salkehatchie - The Walterboro and Allendale campuses will be closed Wednesday

Williamsburg County School District - Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Williamsburg Technical College in Kingstree - Will close Tuesday at 4 p.m. and remain closed Wednesday


Berkeley Seniors, Inc, Senior Centers - Closed Wednesday

Berkeley Industries Adult Day Program - Closed Wednesday

Curious Minds Day School - Closed Wednesday

East Cooper Adult Rehab Center - Closed Wednesday

Palmetto Primary Care Physicians - Officials recommending patients call their local office for operating hours on Wednesday.

Pediatric Rehab Center at East Cooper - Closed Wednesday

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center in Goose Creek - Will open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Santee Cooper Credit Union (Moncks Corner) - Will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday

South Carolina Federal Credit Union (All locations) - Will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday


Berkeley County Government Offices - Closed Wednesday

Charleston County Government Offices - Closed Wednesday (Includes libraries, the judicial center, and the Charleston Center)

Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission - All parks and facilities closed Wednesday 

Charleston City Government Offices - Will open at 10 a.m. Wednesday

Dorchester County Government Offices and Courts
 - Closed Wednesday

Joint Base Charleston - Joint Base Charleston will delay reporting until 10 a.m. on Wednesday.

Mt. Pleasant Municipal Court - Proceedings canceled on Wednesday.

Orangeburg County - offices closed on Wednesday, this does not include detention center, Sheriff Department, Emergency Services and Public Works as they have their own operating procedures for severe weather.

SC Works Centers (Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties) - Closed Wednesday

St. George - Town offices closed on Wednesday.

Williamsburg County - Government offices closed on Wednesday, delayed on Thursday.

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