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Newton County schools closed Wednesday and Thursday

COVINGTON — Newton County schools will be closed Wednesday and Thursday due to the expected inclement weather that could bring as much as 2 to 3 inches of snow and ice. According to Sherri Davis-Viniard, public relations director for the Newton County School System, the school system will make a decision about further closings after a weather briefing that is scheduled for Thursday afternoon.

Davis-Viniard also said that the Winter Break that is scheduled for Feb. 19 to 21 will take place as planned.

“Information about student make-up days will be provided at a later date,” she said.