School closings

Published 9:14 pm Thursday, February 20, 2020

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Southampton County Public Schools has announced that because of the snow and possibility of ice on secondary roads, all schools will be closed on Friday, Feb. 21.

This information comes from Dr. Gwendolyn Shannon, superintendent.



All Franklin City Public Schools will be closed on Friday, Feb. 21, also because of the hazardous weather conditions.

This information comes from the school website,



Due to the current forecast for winter weather on Thursday, all Isle of Wight County schools and offices will be closed on Friday, Feb. 21. This, according to spokeswoman Lynn Briggs, applies to all students and staff.

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