UPDATE: Eufaula City Schools and Quitman County schools closed Nov. 8 following social media threat

UPDATE: Eufaula City Schools and Quitman County schools closed Nov. 8 following social media threat

EUFAULA, AL (WTVM) - All Eufaula City Schools and schools in Quitman County will be closed Thursday, Nov. 8 following social media threats made toward schools in those districts.

Schools are closed for all students and staff, with the exception of 12-month employees. Law enforcement officials are still investigating the threat.

The Eufaula City School District released the following statement:

Due to the threat on social media, school will be closed tomorrow (November 8, 2018) for all students and staff (with the exception of 12 month employees). Law enforcement officials are still investigating the threat. The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority.

In addition to Eufaula City Schools and schools in Quitman County, there will also be the following closures and delays:

  • Lakeside School - closed
  • Parkview Christian School- Closed
  • Wallace Community College- Sparks Campus and all scheduled campus activities cancelled

Stay with News Leader 9 for updates.

Copyright 2018 WTVM. All rights reserved.