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Released Oct. 4, 2016
Updated Oct. 7, 2016

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Gamma Gamma Lambda Chapter
P. O. Box 5244
Greenville, South Carolina 29607

Alpha Phi Alpha Greenville Foundation
P.O. Box 5263
Greenville, SC 29606-9998
(864) 735-0880

Contact: Kevin Branch, Bobby Clark
Telephone: (864) 441-9067

SCAlpha District Conference is postponed until Jan. 20
State of Emergency has been declared today for the Costal areas of South Carolina

Florence, South Carolina - Due to the State of Emergency with Hurricane Matthew that has been declared, we will be postponing our Conference that was scheduled for this weekend. We are currently discussing alternate dates with both the facility and hotels. We will communicate additional information as it becomes available. The new dates for the confernece are now January 20-21, 2017 in Florence, South Carolina.


Governor Nikki Haley Urges Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Matthew

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Governor Nikki Haley today issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency and asked residents to prepare for a potential evacuation of the South Carolina coast in advance of any impact from Hurricane Matthew.

As state officials continue to monitor weather conditions, the governor will update residents about preparations for Hurricane Matthew, including the need for an evacuation of coastal areas, during a news conference tomorrow, Wednesday, October 5, at 9:00 AM.

Schools and county and state government offices in the following counties will be closed starting Wednesday, October 5, 2016: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Berkeley, Beaufort, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Lee, Lexington, Marlboro, Marion, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, and Williamsburg counties.

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