Two local school districts have announced closures for Thursday as Category 4 Hurricane Michael makes landfall in Florida on Wednesday and is expected to move northwest toward South Carolina.
Horry County Schools and offices will be closed Thursday due to possible high winds and strong gusts, including the possibility of tornadoes. Georgetown County School District announced school will be closed on Thursday.
HSC plans to reopen Friday, pending “the availability of power and the outcome of damage assessments of our schools and facilities,” according to a release. The potential make-up day will be discussed next semester, the release said.
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