County and city schools delayed 3 hours

road in the ice in winter

ASHEBORO — After strong winds, snow and power outages caused school cancellations across Randolph County on Monday, the first school of of the new year, the second school day of 2022 will also start with a delay.

Randolph County Schools and Asheboro City Schools will both operate on a three-hour delay Tuesday.

In a statement announcing the delay, the county school system said the delay was “due to concerns about road conditions in the early morning hours.” The city schools said their delay was “out of an abundance of caution.”

Randolph Community College, which also closed Monday, will delay the start of its day until 11 am on Tuesday. After power outages impacted the school on Monday, a press release said Tuesday’s delay was “due to black ice concerns.”

Uwharrie Charter is still on winter break and begins classes on Wednesday.

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