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.