County-by-county road conditions

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ASHEVILLE Many roads in Western North Carolina counties adjoining the Tennessee state line are covered with snow and ice but conditions are better in counties in the southern and eastern parts of the region, ...
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1 - 10 of 10 Comments Last updated Oct 30, 2012
Frosty

Morganton, NC

#1 Feb 4, 2009
So, once again, will Buncombe County waitl til wee hours of the morning to call it?
Frosty

Morganton, NC

#2 Feb 4, 2009
...it is 13 degrees at my house at 12:23pm on Wed. I don't think we are going to experience a heat wave this afternoon or tonight, so Mr. Dodson, please announce it tonight.

Since: Nov 08

Spartanburg, SC

#3 Feb 4, 2009
Frosty wrote:
So, once again, will Buncombe County waitl til wee hours of the morning to call it?
Probably trying to avoid all the complaining from parents. Since the last time they called a 2 hour delay early then had to cancel in the morning. So now we will all have to wait til morning so those who always complain if they lose their babysitting teachers for a snow day won't have even more to gripe about.
CONCERNED PARENT

Lake Lure, NC

#4 Feb 4, 2009
I think they should make the decision at a reasonable time, some parents do have a job to go to. They act like it is just awful if they have to make up a school day for snow, well then don't give them so many teacher work days or every little holiday off.

“!!!!!ABSOLUTELY! !!!”

Since: Sep 08

Wilmington, NC

#5 Feb 4, 2009
It is snowing like a MOFO @ the Flat Creek exit...4:27pm...All the snow that melted is now ice and snow is now covering the ice....talk about dangerous......

“!!!!!ABSOLUTELY! !!!”

Since: Sep 08

Wilmington, NC

#6 Feb 4, 2009
Buncombe county schools are ALREADY CLOSED...4:44pm
http://www.wlos.com/newsroom/closings/school_...
moonlady

Leary, GA

#7 Feb 4, 2009
still snowing in nantahala...roads are iffy--icy..im hoping they will put out the salt early in the morning, surely the snow will have stopped by then!!!!!!!!!!
Tigger

United States

#8 Feb 4, 2009
CONCERNED PARENT wrote:
I think they should make the decision at a reasonable time, some parents do have a job to go to. They act like it is just awful if they have to make up a school day for snow, well then don't give them so many teacher work days or every little holiday off.
Every little holiday off? Let's see...we work on President's Day. We work on Memorial Day. We work on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Yeah, we had Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day off...but so do many, many others.
granny

AOL

#9 Feb 4, 2009
CONCERNED PARENT wrote:
I think they should make the decision at a reasonable time, some parents do have a job to go to. They act like it is just awful if they have to make up a school day for snow, well then don't give them so many teacher work days or every little holiday off.
Most of the teachers are parents also and I am sure they would like to know in advance when Buncombe County schools are closed. Why shouldn't they have days off when the schools are closed, you would complain if they went to work and didn't have any of your little darlings to teach and got paid for doing nothing? All state workers get these holidays off so why not teachers, I wouldn't be a teacher because most kids aren't taught any manners by their parents and give the teachers a hard time. Teachers are underpaid and should make twice as much as they do, it is a hard job trying to teach kids who have no respect for the teachers, parents or themselves.
madinfairview

Asheville, NC

#10 Oct 30, 2012
Teachers do not have ANY work days!!!!!! They have not had a work day since 2010.

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