LIST: Pine Belt schools early release for weather - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

LIST: Pine Belt schools early release for weather

Photo credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphi Photo credit: Raycom Image Bank School bus graphi
PINE BELT (WDAM) -

The following Pine Belt schools will be releasing early due to weather. If your school is not on this list, resume activities as normal or call the school district. 

  • Covington County Schools will release at noon on Friday, Jan. 6. 
  • Wayne County Schools will release one hour earlier than the normal scheduled time. 
  • Jones County elementary will release at 12:30, and 12:45 high schools
  • Greene County Schools will dismiss at noon 
  • Laurel Schools will release at 1:00 p.m. (elementary) 12:30 p.m. (middle) 12:45 p.m. (high school) 
  • Jefferson Davis Schools will release at 12:45 p.m. (elementary) and 1:00 p.m. (high school) 
  • Lamar County schools released 90 minutes early. All after school activities for Lamar County are canceled. 
  • Lamar Christian will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. today
  • West Jasper Schools will release at 1:00 p.m. today
  • Smith County will dismiss all schools at noon today
  • Petal elementary will release at 12:30 p.m. and secondary schools will dismiss at 2:00 p.m. All after school activities are canceled. 
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School will dismiss at 1 p.m. 
  • Lumberton schools will release at 1 p.m. 
  • Forrest County schools will release as followed: Rawls Springs Attendance Center 12:15 p.m. North Forrest Elementary School 1:00 p.m. North Forrest High School 1:10 p.m.Dixie Attendance Center 12:30 p.m. South Forrest Attendance Center 12:45 p.m. Earl Travillion Attendance Center 1:15 p.m. 
  • All Columbia schools will release at 12:30 p.m. 
  • Columbia Academy releases at 12:30 p.m.
  • Presbyterian Christian will release kindergarten- 4th grade at 12:45 p.m., 5th-6th at 1:00 p.m. and 7th-12th grade at 1:00 p.m. 
  • Laurel Christian School will release at 1:30 p.m. (elementary) and 2:00 p.m. (high schools)
  • TIDE school in Hattiesburg releases at 12:00 p.m. 
  • Marion County schools will dismiss at 12:30 p.m.
  • Hattiesburg School District schools will release at the following times: Burney S.T.E.A.M Academy and Mary Bethune at 1:00 p.m., N.R. Burger Middle School 1:15 p.m. All elementary schools 1:30 p.m. Hattiesburg High School 2:00 p.m. 
  • JCJC will close at 12:00 p.m.
  • Richton schools will release at 1:30 p.m. 
  • All East Jasper schools dismiss at 10:45 a.m. 
  • PRCC Hattiesburg campus will close at 3 p.m. today
  • USM will close at 1 p.m.

Copyright 2017 WDAM. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Council approves pay increase for HPD dispatchers

    Council approves pay increase for HPD dispatchers

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-07-18 04:00:59 GMT
    The Hattiesburg City Council voted to give dispatchers in Hattiesburg Police Department a pay increase. WDAM looked at the numbers and where the money is coming from. (Photo source: WDAM)The Hattiesburg City Council voted to give dispatchers in Hattiesburg Police Department a pay increase. WDAM looked at the numbers and where the money is coming from. (Photo source: WDAM)

    WDAM cameras inside council chambers Tuesday night as the Hattiesburg City Council cast their votes. The council voted yes, to giving dispatchers within the Hattiesburg Police Department a pay increase. WDAM looked at the numbers and where the money is coming from. Councilman Carter Carroll said, "Dispatcher is a very important position and it needs to be someone with experience." Right now, the Hattiesburg Police Department has an extremely high turnover rate in that spe...

    More >>

    WDAM cameras inside council chambers Tuesday night as the Hattiesburg City Council cast their votes. The council voted yes, to giving dispatchers within the Hattiesburg Police Department a pay increase. WDAM looked at the numbers and where the money is coming from. Councilman Carter Carroll said, "Dispatcher is a very important position and it needs to be someone with experience." Right now, the Hattiesburg Police Department has an extremely high turnover rate in that spe...

    More >>
  • Players of the Pine Belt - Lumberton senior C.K. Bowens

    Players of the Pine Belt - Lumberton senior C.K. Bowens

  • Players of the Pine Belt - Lumberton senior C.K. Bowens

    Players of the Pine Belt - Lumberton senior C.K. Bowens

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-07-18 03:43:33 GMT
    Lumberton senior C.K. Owens. Courtesy: WDAMLumberton senior C.K. Owens. Courtesy: WDAM
    Lumberton senior C.K. Owens. Courtesy: WDAMLumberton senior C.K. Owens. Courtesy: WDAM

    Currently, Lumberton High School senior safety C.K. Bowens acts as a de facto coach-on-the-field for Coach Zach Jones’ defense. And if Jones’ has his way, Bowens will become a coach on his staff some day in the future. “Somebody’s fired,” Jones said only half-kidding. “He has a job because I would hire him in a minute. He just has a way of getting his point across and people listen. He’s just a natural leader.”

    More >>

    Currently, Lumberton High School senior safety C.K. Bowens acts as a de facto coach-on-the-field for Coach Zach Jones’ defense. And if Jones’ has his way, Bowens will become a coach on his staff some day in the future. “Somebody’s fired,” Jones said only half-kidding. “He has a job because I would hire him in a minute. He just has a way of getting his point across and people listen. He’s just a natural leader.”

    More >>
Powered by Frankly