Investigation determines no threat to Covington, Alleghany County schools

Both districts cancelled school on Friday

Covington High School is among the schools in Covington and Alleghany County closed on Feb. 7, 2020, due to a social media threat.
Covington High School is among the schools in Covington and Alleghany County closed on Feb. 7, 2020, due to a social media threat. (WSLS)

ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. – Covington City and Alleghany County Public Schools will be opened on Monday.


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Authorities have concluded that there is no threat to any Covington or Alleghany County schools.

After closing schools in both districts on Friday, the Covington Police Department announced on Friday afternoon that “there is no threat to any of the school systems in our area.”

10 News has reached out to the Police Department to see if schools will be open on Monday and we are waiting for a response.


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