(WTXL) — Georgia Governor Brian Kemp has expanded a state of emergency to include nine more counties, including Clinch and Echols counties.
Wednesday morning, Gov. Kemp issued an Executive Order expanding the State of Emergency declared on August 29 to nine more Georgia counties.
Those counties include Appling, Bacon, Bulloch, Clinch, Echols, Evans, Screven, Tattnall, and Ware Counties.
Currently, there are twenty-one Georgia counties under a State of Emergency declaration. Those are Appling, Bacon, Brantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Clinch, Echols, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Screven, Tattnall, Ware, and Wayne counties.
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