The Mitchell County School system is closed today because of an online threat.
According to a press release from Superintendent Robert Adams, the school system is working with law enforcement and regular operations are expected to resume on Monday.
Here is a copy of the notice that was sent out early Friday morning:
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MITCHELL COUNTY SCHOOLS
The Mitchell County School System (MCSS) will be closed on Friday, April 6th due to safety concerns because of a recent threat posted on the internet. School Administration is working with law enforcement and school is expected to resume on Monday, April 9th at the regular time. Notification will be sent via of local news, school website and our school alert system. MCSS faculty and staff will not report to school.