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Catastrophe Claims Center

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Insurance is hosting a Catastrophe Claims Center in Columbia, SC Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th to assist consumers with their insurance questions and claims resulting from the torrential rain and flood event over the past several days. “We hope that anyone that has experienced property damage from the storm will come out to the center so that we may assist them in their claims process and help them recover as quickly as possible,” said Ray Farmer, Director of the South Carolina Department of Insurance.

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Residents Who Evacuated May Return

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Residents who responded to FAPD and/or Nationl Guard entreaties to evacuate may return to their homes.  The threat of additional dam breaches appears to have passed (for now). 

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Forest Drive Bridge Over Gills Creek

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015

This bridge remains closed by the SCDOT.  Motorists are encouraged to avoid the intersection of Forest Drive and Trenholm Rd. if at all possible to avoid becoming ensnarled in traffic unawares of the necessity of turning away at the last moment.  SC DOT has advised the city that inspectors will soon be on site to determine what repairs are going to be necessary to return this important traffic artery to service.  Please check back periodically for more up to date news.   

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Forest Acres Curfew Modified

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015

In order to be consistent with other jurisdictions, Forest Acres will observe a modified curfew from 12 midnight until 6:00 am until further notice.

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Public Assistance for Residents

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Rd, is open and distributing the following from gym behind the church: water, food, personal hygiene items, pet food, baby items, and clothes. Tomorrow there will be a mobile kitchen set up in front of the church serving hot dogs all day. If you have questions, please call Rev. Dr. Mike Smith at 803-928-0348. 
 

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Water Distribution on Landmark

Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Water distribution on Landmark to resume at 8:30 this morning, 

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Garbage collection resumes

Posted Monday, October 5, 2015

The Public Works Department has begun collection of garbage on that's on the street for Monday's and Tuesday's routes. Thursday's and Friday's garbage and trash routes will resume as normal. 

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Forest Acres Farmers Market Cancelled for Wednesday, October 6th

Posted Monday, October 5, 2015

Market closed because of flooding event.  Hopefully will reopen next Wednesday.

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Public Water Distribution operational at Landmark Drive

Posted Monday, October 5, 2015

Bottled water is now available at Landmark Drive

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Rockyford Dam breeched

Posted Monday, October 5, 2015

The dam on Overcreek Rd (Rockyford Lake) has failed and discharged water downstream. Residents living downstream are encouraged to voluntarily evacuate out of the path of this water as it may also imperil damaged Forest Lake Dam. FAPD and the National Guard are assisting with evacuations. 

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City of Forest Acres

City Hall - 5209 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

Police & Court - 5205 North Trenholm Road, Forest Acres SC 29206

  • Main: (803) 782-9475 |
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