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Jones County School District released a statement regarding the impending storm projected to impact our area.

"Due to the forecasted effects of what is to be a Tropical Storm when it reaches the Pine Belt, the Jones County Schools will release school early on tomorrow, Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Elementary Schools will release at 1:30 pm and Secondary Schools, grades seven through twelve, will release at 12:30 pm. All after school activities on Tuesday will be canceled."

The Jones County Schools will also contact parents via their emergency alert system should plans need to be adjusted due this ongoing weather event.

The email also added that a decision will be made for school on Wednesday based on the after effects of the storm.

The Jones County School District anticipates at least a 2-hour delay for Wednesday, or a possible school closure, depending on the impact of the storm.

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