UPDATE: Richmond County Schools will return to school on Monday, Sept. 9

UPDATE: Richmond County Schools will return to school on Monday, Sept. 9
Richmond County Schools closed through Thursday amid Hurricane Dorian (Source: wfxg)

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - The Richmond County School System will return to school on regular schedule on Monday, Sept. 9.

Schools will remain closed on Friday, Sept. 6 in order to clean and sanitize facilities. Varsity football games for Friday night will be played as scheduled.

The Richmond County School System will be closed Tuesday, Sept 3 through Friday, Sept. 6 in an effort to support evacuees from Savannah-Chatham County affected by Hurricane Dorian.

The Richmond County School System will received medical evacuees today with the general population scheduled to arrive tomorrow.

The school system says, all extracurricular events are canceled, including middle school and junior varsity football games.

At this time, any decision on make-up days will be made by the RCBOE at a later date.

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