The Charleston DPS uses a service called Nixle to send out text message and email alerts.  This service is free*.  After signing up you will receive information pertinent to our community such as weather alerts, school closings, road closures, etc. 

You can sign up two ways:

If you only want to receive text alerts, text our zip code 63834 to 888777

Instructions on how to register your cell phone for text alerts


 If you would like to receive e-mail and texst alerts, follow this link to register at The online registration will allow you to add multiple locations such as home and work.

A step by step guide is available here to get text and email alerts:  Nixle Instructional Flyer



* charges may still apply from your cellular provider.