The Escambia County School District and the Santa Rosa County School District will return to their normal schedules Thursday, and all district offices will return to their normal work hours. Escambia County School District Superintendent Malcom Thomas said the district realizes that the families of some students evacuated, and excusing those students’ absences will be handled on a case-by-case basis. The University of West Florida and Pensacola State College, as well as Pensacola Christian Academy and Pensacola Christian College, will also return to normal operational hours today, however, UWF announced, that its Emerald Coast location in Fort Walton Beach will remain closed Thursday.

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