Danville Public Schools announced that it will be closed on Friday due to the Hurricane Florence's potential impact on the region.

“It is still undetermined how this storm will affect our area; however, we take the safety and security or our students and staff very seriously,” said Anne Moore-Sparks, the community outreach and business partnership specialist for Danville Public Schools in an email on Thursday morning.

According to Pittsylvania County Schools' website, schools will dismiss at 1 p.m. Friday and all afternoon activities will be canceled.

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Halle Parker reports for the Danville Register & Bee. Contact her at hparker@registerbee.com or (434) 791-7981.

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