Madison County Schools delayed Wednesday because of freezing temperatures

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Madison County Schools will have a delayed start for students on Wednesday, January 3, due to extreme cold temperatures.

The Norris School in Southampton is just one of several schools in the region where students will be arriving two hours later than normal.

The breakfast program is canceled on school days when a 2-hour delay occurs.

HCS also asks that any family that needs gloves and/or hats to contact the school Family Resource Youth Services Center.

Pence neighbors in Aspen hang 'Make America Gay Again' banner
The Pence family arrived in the area Tuesday by motorcade from Eagle County Airport and is expected to leave Aspen Monday. President Donald Trump has also joked that Pence "wants to hang" all gay people, according to The New Yorker .

If there is another delay for Wake County schools this week, it will not be due to bus issues, Luten said.

WCPSS spokeswoman Lisa Luten said drivers came in early to get a head start on any problems the cold weather might cause for the buses' diesel engines, but, in all, 81 buses didn't start.

"We need the additional time from the delay for evaluating and thawing of buses".

DeKalb County students will be on a two-hour delay when they return to school this week following the Christmas break.

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