FLORENCE: Onslow County schools to reopen starting next week

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Students at one of the largest school systems here in Eastern Carolina will start to go back to class next week.

Onslow County estimates damage from Hurricane Florence will top $125 million.

The school system said this afternoon that 24 schools will resume operations next Wednesday, students at six more will go back to class on November 1st, and the remaining seven schools will reopen on November 5th.

Plans to have students relocating from heavily damaged schools to other facilities has been scrapped, according to educators. They say all students will return to the schools that they have been attending.

A complete academic calendar with makeup days is still being worked out, while the full reopening schedule is attached as a related document to this story.