Southwest Georgia schools announce closings ahead of thunderstorms

 

ALBANY, Ga. – Several school districts across southwest Georgia have already announced early closings or cancellations ahead of thunderstorms on Thursday.

The following school systems have already made announcements regarding closing and dismissals:

  • The Dougherty County School System will be dismissing students throughout Thursday afternoon, with elementary school students being released at 12:30 p.m. Middle Schools at 1:30 p.m. and high schools at 2:30 p.m. All after school activities have been cancelled as well. UPDATE: The Dougherty County School System has announced that all schools and administration will close by 2 P.M.
  • Terrell County Schools have announced on Facebook that they will be closed Thursday.
  • Colquitt County Schools have announced on Facebook that all schools will be dismissed by 12:30 p.m. at the latest.
  • The Lee and Worth County School systems have announced on Facebook that they are still monitoring the storm and have yet to make a decision.
  • The Turner County School System will begin dismissals at 12:30 p.m.
  • Irwin County schools have announced on Facebook that all students will be dismissed by 1:15 p.m.

This is a developing story and we’ll continue to update with more closings as they become available.

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