WAYNESBORO — The City of Waynesboro Emergency Communications Center is now able to receive 911 emergency calls by text using a technology called Text-2-911.

In a situation where a voice call is not possible, individuals can report an emergency by texting 911, according to a release from the Waynesboro Department of Emergency Management.

Once the 911 dispatcher receives a text, they will be able to respond via text. All major carriers, including T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and their subsidiaries on cell towers that provide service in the city of Waynesboro, support the Text-2-911 feature according to the release… READ MORE

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