Closings & delays for Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Some school districts will have a delayed start or will be closed on Friday, December 8, 2017 due to the possibility of wintry weather conditions.

SCHOOLS

  • Adhiambo School in Jackson, MS is closed
  • Amite County School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Awakened Academy in Jackson is closed
  • Brookhaven School District closed.
  • Canton Academy closed
  • Canton Public School District is closed today
  • Central Hinds Academy will be closed Friday December 8th.
  • Clinton Public School District will be closed Friday December 8th.
  • Covington County Schools will have a delayed start.
    • Central Office Staff will report at 9:15 AM All school administrators, teachers and staff will report at 9:30 AM.Buses and car riders will report at 10:00 AM
    • Schools will be ready for operation by 10:00 AM and will dismiss at their regularly scheduled time.
    • Parents, students, and staff will be notified using the AIM phone call system
    • For more information you can contact Covington County School District Central Office at (601) 765-8247
  • Copiah County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • East Rankin Academy closed
  • Education Center School in Jackson, MS is closed
  • First Presbyterian Day School is closed on Friday, December 8
  • Forest High School ACT Test canceled. The rescheduled test date will be posted at http://www.actstudent.org
  • Forrest County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th
  • Good Shepherd Lutheran School in Flowood, MS is closed
  • Greene County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th
  • Hartfield Academy in Flowood will be closed on Friday December 8th
  • Hattiesburg Public Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Hazlehurst City School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Hinds County Schools and Central Office will be closed on today, December 8, 2017, due to inclement  weather.
  • Hillcrest Christian School is closed
  • Jackson Academy closed
  • Jackson Public Schools are closed
  • Jefferson County School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Jefferson Davis County Schools will observe at 10:00 AM start time.
  • Jones County Schools will be closed Friday December 8 due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • Kids Company/Harvard Christian Academy is closed
  • Lamar County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th
  • Laurel Christian School will also be closed tomorrow, Friday December 8th,due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • Laurel City Schools will be closed Friday December 8 due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • Lawrence County School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Lincoln County School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Little Samaritan Montessori Center in Jackson is closed
  • Lumberton Schools will be closed Friday.
  • Magnolia Speech School in Jackson is closed
  • The Montessori Academy of Jackson will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • The Natchez-Adams School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • New Hope Christian School in Jackson is closed
  • New Summit School in Jackson is closed
  • Park Place Christian Academy will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Pearl Public School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Pearl River County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Perry County School District will be closed.
  • Petal School District will be closed on Friday, December 8th.
  • Poplarville Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Rebul Academy in Learned is closed
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School will not have classes on Friday December 8th
  • Simpson County School District will be closed
  • Sister Thea Bowman Catholic School is closed
  • Smith County Schools closed
  • St. Joseph Catholic School in Madison is closed
  • St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is closed
  • The Rankin County School District will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • Wayne County Schools will be closed on Friday December 8th.

DAYCARES

  • Foundation First Daycare closed
  • Fresh Start Daycare in Pearl is closed
  • Golden Rules Daycare in Pearl will be closed on Friday, December 8th.
  • Hazlehurst United Methodist Church daycare will be closed on Friday December 8th.
  • K’s Kids Learning Center is closed on Friday, December 8
  • Kids Are Kids Too in Brandon, MS is closed
  • Kids Kingdom Daycare will also be closed on Friday, December 8th due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • RUMC Early Childhood Development Center in Raymond closed
  • St. Peter’s Daycare in Jackson, MS is closed
  • Summer LaDawn Kelley Sunshine Zoo Daycare will be closed on Friday, December 8
  • Time to Learn in Pearl is closed
  • Willowood Developmental Center in Jackson is closed on Friday, December 8

COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

  • Alcorn State (all campuses) delayed until 9 a.m. on Dec. 8, Fall Commencement Exercises delayed until 11 a.m.
  • Antonelli College will be closed in Hattiesburg.
  • Jackson State University has delayed opening until noon; Fall Commencement will begin at 2 p.m.
  • Jones County Junior College will close the main campus, Wayne County Center, and the Greene County Center.
  • Pearl River Community Colleges campuses will remain closed for the remainder of the day. Exams scheduled for today have been rescheduled for Monday at 8:00am and 10:00am.
  • William Carey University Hattiesburg Campus will not have classes on Friday December 8th
  • University of Southern Mississippi: Due to additional accumulation of snow, USM’s Hattiesburg operations will be closed on Friday, Dec. 8. The Commencement ceremonies now scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. will proceed. Volunteers who were scheduled to assist with Commencement are still needed if they are able to travel to campus safely. The University requests that participants and visitors for the 3 p.m. Commencement ceremony arrive no earlier than 1:30 p.m. to allow for traffic from the first ceremony to fully vacate the area around Reed Green Coliseum.

OFFICES AND BUSINESSES

  • Center for Education Innovation in Jackson closed
  • Fortinberry Physical Therapy in Summit closed
  • The Laurel Jones County Library System will also be closed on Friday December 8th
  • All Jones County facilities will be closed (with the exception of Emergency Services) on Friday, December 8th due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • Ellisville City Hall will be closed on Friday, December 8th due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • G.A. Carmichael Family Medical Center in Canton is closed
  • All Hinds County Human Resource Agency Head Start Centers and Neighborhood Service Centers will be closed today.  Central Office will open at noon.
  • Hinds County offices are delayed opening until 10 a.m.
  • Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center delayed opening until 10 a.m. on December 8.
  • Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration delays opening until 10 a.m.
  • Mississippi Highway Patrol offices in Pearl & Jackson will not open until 10 a.m.
  • Laurel City Hall and all City facilities (with the exception of Emergency Services) will be closed on Friday, December 8th due to traffic related weather concerns.
  • The Mississippi State Department of Health advises the public that the following counties will delay opening until 10 a.m. December 8: Clarke, Covington, Forrest, Green, Jasper, Jefferson Davis, Jones, Lamar, Lawrence, Lincoln, Marion, Perry, Simpson, Smith and Wayne.
  • Due to inclement weather, the Mississippi Highway Patrol Driver Services Offices in MHP districts in Meridian, Hattiesburg and Brookhaven will delay opening until noon Friday, December 8.

  • Peco Foods Processing Facility in Sebastopol will not work night shift. Workers will return to normal schedule on Monday
  •  Sanderson Farms Foods Division in Flowood no 2nd shift tonight; Sanderson Farms Hazlehurst Process will not run 2nd shift today
  • The following Hattiesburg offices will be closed: Hattiesburg City Hall, Public Works Office Staff (maintenance crews will continue operations), Water and Sewer Office Staff (maintenance crews will continue operations), Urban Development Office Staff (Mass Transit & Action Line employees will continue operations), Engineering, Municipal Court, Water Billing, Parks & Recreation (employees with community centers and events today will continue operations) All sworn personnel and dispatch for the Hattiesburg Police Department and Fire Department will continue operations.

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