Meriwether County and Troup County Schools closed - WRBL

Meriwether County and Troup County Schools closed

By Tammy Terry

LaGrange, GA – Due to last night’s inclement weather and the damage sustained, all schools in the Troup County School System will be closed for students and teachers today, Thursday, April 28, 2011.  All 240-day employees and administrators will report after a two-hour delay.  Other employees should contact their supervisor for instructions.  All school activities are cancelled today as well. 


In Meriwether County, Assistant Superintendent Byron Jones says classes have been cancelled today. School officials will have an emergency meeting to assess the damage and decide on any future cancellations. Mountain View Elementary in Manchester was hit by the storms. Meriwether Schools Superintendent Carol Lane says the roofs at the school are destroyed. The cafeteria, the library and the school's gym are also heavily damaged. About 800 students attend the school.

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