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Lee recommends schools close for rest of year

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 3:09 pm

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday that he is recommending schools be closed for the remainder of the school year.

Gov. Bill Lee

The decision is ultimately left up to local districts.

Moore County Schools announced its schools would close for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year, but that a graduation would take place for 2020 seniors — either May 15 as scheduled or June 19.

Director of Schools Chad Moorehead also said a plan was being formulated to hold prom.