Columbia County and McDuffie County Schools set to remain open

Columbia County and McDuffie County Schools set to remain open
Both the Columbia County School District and the McDuffie County School System are set to remain open this week amid Hurricane Dorian. (Source: WAFF)

CSRA (WFXG) - Both the Columbia County School District and the McDuffie County School System are set to remain open this week amid Hurricane Dorian.

The McDuffie County School System released a statement on Facebook stating, " Many people may be aware that the Richmond County School System is closed Tuesday-Thursday. This is to serve as an evacuation center as part of a mutual aid agreement with Savannah-Chatham County, which, unlike CSRA counties, has been ordered to evacuate. MCDUFFIE COUNTY SCHOOLS WILL BE OPEN THIS WEEK AS SCHEDULED. We look forward to seeing our students tomorrow morning."

Many people may be aware that the Richmond County School System is closed Tuesday-Thursday. This is to serve as an...

Posted by McDuffie County School System on Monday, September 2, 2019

While Abbigail Remkus, Director of Communication for the Columbia County School District stated in an email that, “We are closely watching the storm’s movement, but at this time we have no plans to close.”

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