With more winter weather predicted this week, local governments and school districts are announcing closures and cancellations. Gov. Nathan Deal has announced a state of emergency for 45 counties in north Georgia, which now includes Fulton and DeKalb counties. Below is a round-up of announcements:
-Atlanta Public Schools will close schools and administrative offices Feb. 11-12. Only essential personnel should report for duty. All of Atlanta Public School’s scheduled extracurricular activities and events will be rescheduled. Check the school district’s website, www.atlantapublicschools.us, for updates.
-DeKalb County School District will close schools Feb. 11-12. District employees are not to report to work. All extra-curricular activities are cancelled Feb. 10. After-School extended day programs and tutorials will be dismissed at their normal times Feb 10.
-Fulton County Schools has cancelled classes Feb. 11-12. The school district is operating a normal school day Feb. 10. After-school activities will remain open until 6:30 p.m.; however, parents are encouraged to pick up their children as early as possible. Regular bus service will run as usual. Check www.fultonschools.org for updates.
-Dunwoody City Council has cancelled its work session and meeting scheduled for Feb. 10 due to the anticipated winter weather.
-Brookhaven City Council has cancelled its work session and meeting scheduled for Feb. 11 due to the anticipated winter weather.
-State Sen. Judson Hill, R – Marietta, who represents portions of Sandy Springs, has cancelled his town hall meeting scheduled for Feb. 10 at the Mountain View Regional Library because of the anticipated severe weather. The next town hall meeting will be held as scheduled at Walton High School on Feb. 19 at 7p.m.
-DeKalb County Commissioner Kathie Gannon has rescheduled her “Blueprint to Redefine DeKalb” meeting due to the inclement weather expected on Feb. 11. It will now be held at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Decatur Library.