Schools dismissing early ahead of severe weather
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* CITY SCHOOLS
\ Hattiesburg: All schools dismissing half an hour earlier than normal.
\ Laurel: Oak Park and Mason dismissing at 11:45 a.m., Laurel Upper and Laurel Magnet dismissing at noon, Laurel Middle at 12:30 and Laurel High and 1:15.
\ Columbia: Dismissing at 1:45 p.m.
\ Petal: Elementary schools (PreK-6) will release today at 1 p.m. and secondary schools (7-12) at 2:30 p.m. All extra-curricular activities -- including clubs, tryouts, and any other events -- are canceled for today.
\ Richton: Dismissing at 1:30 p.m.
* COUNTY SCHOOLS
\ Covington County: Dismissing at noon
\ Forrest County: 10th, 11th and 12th grades are dismissing at 2:45 p.m.
\ Jones County: Dismissing at 1:30 p.m.
\ Lamar County: Oak Grove Elementary will release at 12:30 p.m., Oak Grove High and Middle at 2 p.m. Sumrall, Purvis, Baxterville, and Lumberton will release at 1:30 p.m.
\ Marion County School District: Dismissing at 1:30 p.m.
\ Perry County: Dismissing at 1:30 p.m.