BECKLEY, WV (WNS) — Several schools in Raleigh County are closed because of the number of COVID-19 cases and the number of people in quarantine.

Superintendent David Price left a voicemail to parents on Thursday, September 2, 2021. He said Liberty High School, Beckley Stratton Middle Schools, Independence Middle School, Independence High School, and Ridgeview Elementary School will be closed Friday, September 3, 2021 and Tuesday, September 7, 2021. The schools will reopen on September 8, 2021.