Staff in schools ‘exhausted’ as COVID surges

By Andrea Kelley
Courtesy The Journal

COUNTY — The School District of Pickens County reported 402 positive COVID-19 cases on Friday, with more than 1,500 students and staff in quarantine.

Though classes remain in person, district spokesman Darian Byrd said the district is “trying to fight through and praying for lots of snow.”

“I’ll be honest — if there was no threat of inclement weather next week, I think (virtual learning) would be a real discussion,”

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