Robeson Co. schools closed on Friday; other updates

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(WBTW) – The Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed on Friday.

“Due to flooding, road conditions, power outages and high winds, the Public Schools of Robeson County will be closed for students and staff on Friday, February 7, 2020,” the district said. “All after-school activities will be canceled as well. We apologize for any inconvenience.”

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Conway Recreation Center – Will close at 6:00 pm. Thursday. There will be no fitness classes, swim lessons, practices, or other activities.

Horry County Planning Commission Meeting – Canceled and will be rescheduled.

Horry Georgetown Technical College – Closed operations at 6 p.m. on Thursday, and evening classes were canceled; operations and classes to resume Friday as normal

Coastal Carolina University: All evening classes and academic activities that begin at 6 p.m. at Coastal Carolina University were canceled on Thursday.

Francis Marion University – Canceling all evening activities, including classes, after 5 p.m on Thursday. FMU will resume its normal schedule Friday morning.

Horry County Schools – All after school events on Thursday were canceled, including extracurricular activities, clubs, and athletics. After-school child care will operate as normal.

Florence 1 Schools – Will close early Thursday. Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:10 p.m. Middle and high school students will be dismissed at 1:30 p.m.

Florence School District 3 – will dismiss students one hour early Thursday. The district says their concern is that high winds could impact school buses on their routes. Schools will release at the following times, according to the district:

  • Alternative Center for Education – 2:30 p.m.
  • Panther Pride Academy, Lake City Early Childhood Center and Scranton Elementary – 1:30 p.m.
  • Olanta Elementary – 1:40 p.m.
  • J. C. Lynch Elementary and Main Street Elementary – 1:45 p.m.
  • J. Paul Truluck Magnet and Ronald E. McNair School – 2:25 p.m.
  • Lake City High – 2:56 p.m.

Darlington County School District – Schools will continue to operate on a normal schedule, but all after-school activities were canceled on Thursday.

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