Several Chattanooga area schools delay opening, close Tuesday

Several Chattanooga area schools delay opening, close Tuesday

December 10th, 2018 by Staff Report in Breaking News

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Hamilton County Schools will open on a two-hour delay again on Tuesday, Dec. 11, because of a possibility of black ice on the roads in the morning. An update will be provided by 6:30 a.m. if conditions change and cause the district to close schools, according to a Hamilton County Schools news release.

School-age child care will open at 8 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Because of possible icy road conditions, Catoosa County Transit routes will be delayed until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec.11. Transit's Wal-Mart Route will be canceled. 

Walker County Government offices, including the Walker County Health Department and Walker County Landfill will open to the public on a 2-hour delay Tuesday, Dec. 11. Walker County Transit will be closed all day on Tuesday.

Whitfield County Schools will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 11, for students and staff due to potential black ice on the roads. 

All campuses of Georgia Northwestern Technical College will delay opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, due to potential dangerous road conditions.

Due to the possibility of residual hazardous road conditions early on Tuesday, Dec. 11, Public Health Departments in Gilmer, Fannin and Pickens Counties will delay opening by two hours.

Georgia government offices also will open two hours late, per Gov. Nathan Deal.

Due to the possibility of slick roads and black ice developing overnight on roadways, all City of Dalton offices will be delaying opening until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11.  Dalton Public Works staff and public safety employees of the Dalton Police Department and Dalton Fire Department will be working through the night to keep Dalton's streets as clear and safe as possible.

The Riverpark Boat Ramp has been closed due to rising waters, the fishing piers remain open.

SCHOOL CLOSINGS AND DELAYS

TENNESSEE

  • Berean Academy & Daycare delayed 2 hours Tuesday; no morning childcare
  • Bledsoe County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Bowman Hills School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Boyd Buchanan opening at 10 a.m.Tuesday; no child care
  • Bradley County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Brainerd Baptist School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Bright School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Calvary Christian - Brainerd delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Candies Creek Academy delayed 2 hours delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Chattanooga Christian delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy delayed 1 hour Tuesday
  • Chattanooga Preparatory School delayed 1 hour Tuesday
  • Cleveland City Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Greater Collegedale Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Grundy County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Hamilton County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday; childcare opening at 8 a.m.
  • Hickory Valley Christian delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Marion County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Notre Dame delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • OLPH delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Orange Grove Center delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Polk County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Richard Hardy School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • RKSM delayed 2 hours
  • Sequatchie County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Silverdale Baptist Academy delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Skyuka Hall eldayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • St. Jude Catholic School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • St. Peter's Episcopal School delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Van Buren County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday

GEORGIA

  • Catoosa County Schools closed Tuesday
  • Chattooga County Schools delayed 3 hours Tuesday
  • Chickamauga City Schools closed Tuesday
  • Dade County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Dalton Public Schools closed Tuesday
  • Dalton State College delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Fannin County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • GA NW Tech - all: opening at 10 a.m.; all campuses of GNTC delaying opening until 10 a.m. Tuesday
  • Learning Tree Elementary closed Tuesday
  • Murray County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • North Georgia Tech, Blairsville, open at 10 a.m. Tuesday
  • Oakwood Christian Academy closed Tuesday
  • Trion City Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Union County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Walker County Schools closed Tuesday
  • Whitfield County Schools closed Tuesday

ALABAMA

  • Cornerstone Christian delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • DeKalb County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Fort Payne City Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday
  • Jackson County Schools delayed 2 hours Tuesday

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