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Weather prompts early dismissal in local schools

By COREY DAVIS

Staff Writer

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Edgecombe County Public Schools officials announced that schools will close three hours early today for all students and staff members because of the threat of inclement weather.

Kristian Herring, public information officer, said Edgecombe County Public Schools will operate on normal school schedule Thursday. At about 1:50 p.m., Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools notified parents that most schools were closing early at 2 p.m. The Early College will dismiss at 4 p.m.

Rocky Mount Academy has cancelled all after-school events and practices. The After School Enrichment program will dismiss at 3 p.m.