Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will operate on a normal schedule on Friday for students and staff, but many other districts around the region have delayed their start times. And a few districts, particularly those in western North Carolina, are closed.
A handful of districts in the area, including Cabarrus County, Kannapolis City and Newton-Conover schools, decided early Friday to close for the day because of icy conditions on some roads. The districts had initially announced a delayed start time.
Here’s a list of area closings and delays:
• Alexander County Schools: closed, optional teacher workday
• Avery County Schools: closed
• Burke County Schools: 3-hour delay
• Caldwell County Schools: closed.
• Cabarrus County Schools: closed.
• Catawba County Schools: closed for students, with 3-hour delay and optional workday for staff
• Catawba College: opening at 10 a.m.
• Catawba Valley Community College: opening at 10 a.m.
• Central Piedmont Community College: open
• Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools: normal schedule on Friday
• Cleveland County Schools: 3-hour delay
• Covenant Classical School Concord: 2-hour delay
• Gaston County Schools: 2-hour delay
• Hickory Christian Academy: 2-hour delay
• Hickory Day School: 2-hour delay
• Hickory City Schools: closed for students, with 3-hour optional workday for teachers and staff
• Iredell-Statesville Schools: 2-hour delay
• Kannapolis City Schools: closed
• Lees-McRae College: closed
• Lincoln County Schools: 2-hour delay for scheduled teacher workday
• Mitchell County Schools: closed
• Mooresville Graded Schools: 2-hour delay
• Morganton Day School: 2-hour delay
• Newton-Conover Schools: closed for students, 3-hour delay and optional workday for teachers and staff
• Rowan-Salisbury Schools System: closed, 1-hour delay for 11- and 12-month employees
• St. Stephens Lutheran School Hickory: open at 11 a.m.
• Union County Schools: normal schedule
• Watauga County Schools: closed
• Western Piedmont Community College: 3-hour delay
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