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March 02, 2024

Schools go virtual due to flooding Nov. 12-13

Due to flooding and dangerous road conditions, Alexander County Schools will have a virtual learning day on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. Neither students nor staff will report to school buildings.

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Alexander County Schools also held a virtual learning day. Students did not report to school buildings. A delayed opening (10 a.m.) was in effect for all staff choosing to report to buildings.

Flooding prompts rescues, Court cancellation—

Alexander County experienced major flooding during the recent storm. Multiple roadways flooded and multiple water rescues were completed, said Gary L. Herman, Public Information Officer for Alexander County Govt./EDC. Citizens are advised to use extreme caution if they must drive, and to never drive through standing water.

Chief District Court Judge L.D. Graham cancelled court in Alexander County for November 12, 2020.

Alexander County Emergency Services opened a shelter for those affected by the flooding at East Taylorsville Baptist Church.

In addition, Alexander County Government offices operated on a two-hour delay Nov. 12.

If you require assistance, call (828) 632-9336 for non-emergencies or 9-1-1 for emergencies.

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