FLORENCE, S.C. – The Small Business Administration’s Disaster Business Center will be closed Wednesay, Dec. 5 for the National Day of Mourning due to the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.

That is the same day as the deadline for filing paperwork from Hurricane Florence damages.

Once the physical damage deadline of Dec. 5, has passed for applying with SBA Disaster, SBA is encouraging businesses, homeowners and renters to go to the SBA Disaster Business Center in their area and speak with the SBA staff there about submitting a late application.  In Darlington County, the closest BRC is located at:

Florence Area Small Business Development Center

Florence-Darlington Technical College

Building Ready – SC, Room 2

2715 W. Lucas St., Florence.

The hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. weekdays.