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High water closes school

Posted on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6:42 am


Franklin County schools will be closed  today due to flash flooding. Extended School Programs will be open at Clark Memorial, Rock Creek, and Sewanee. There will be no administrative meetings at the central office. Heavy rain continued Wednesday night into Thursday morning causing flooding, as depicted here at a Cherry Cemetery Road residence in Decherd. Flood warnings were issued for Franklin and surrounding counties. The high water  resulted in closures at Post Oak Road, near Glause Lane, and at Rutledge Ford, Modena and Blue Creek roads.

—Staff Photo by Seth Byrd