McDowell County Schools to close at 12:30

A look at downtown Marion shortly before noon on Friday from the City of Marion's webcam.

Due to the continuing snow fall, McDowell County Schools and McDowell Technical Community College will close at 12:30 p.m. today.

School Superintendent Mark Garrett announced that all public schools in McDowell County will dismiss at 12:30 p.m. today. Middle and high school buses should begin running around 1 p.m.

Student drivers will be released at 12:30 p.m.

Likewise, McDowell Tech is dismissing classes at 12:30 p.m. Evening classes will be canceled.

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