Several area schools delaying start Wednesday due to inclement weather
ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Several area schools have delayed the start of school on Wednesday, Jan. 25 due to inclement weather.
Griffin-Spalding County Schools will delay the start of school by three hours Wednesday due to high winds and rain. The delay comes from “an abundance of caution.”
High schools will begin at 10:40 a.m., middle schools will begin at 11:30 a.m., and elementary schools will begin at 11 a.m. The school district says no students should be at their bus stops before 9 a.m.
Central office staff, maintenance staff, school principals, and morning custodians should report to work at 8:30 a.m. All other employees should report at 9:30 a.m.
The area is still recovering from the severe weather north Georgia experienced on Jan. 12. Multiple tornadoes touched down in the county.
Henry County Schools will delay opening by two hours. Elementary schools will start at 9:35 a.m., middle schools will start at 11 a.m., and high schools will start at 10:15 a.m. Bus routes will also adjust to reflect the two-hour delay.
Meriwether County Schools will delay opening until 10 a.m. All buses will run two hours behind to match the schedule.
Pickens County Schools will be opening with a two-hour delay. Schools officials say road conditions must be assessed once the sun rises.
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