County students on 2-hour delay Wednesday

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Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools will operate on a 2-hour delay January 2.

Watauga County and Avery County school officials announced their districts will operate on a two-hour delay for the rest of the week due to the single digit temperatures and sub-zero wind chills.

Luten said that 81 buses wouldn't start this morning, but by 9 a.m. more than 70 had been fixed and were running. The complications delayed some buses, but there were no significant issues, Luten said.

Schools officials say it's because of the extreme cold weather.

One parent who spoke with CBS North Carolina said he thought the problems could have easily been avoided.

Weah wins Liberian presidential polls
She led the country from back-to-back civil wars and saw it through a deadly Ebola outbreak that killed almost 5,000 Liberians. Weah grew up in a Clara Town slum in Monrovia and went on to star for AC Milan, Paris St Germain and Chelsea.

ECP Early College students will not report back to school until January 3, the official said.

It is so cold outside that several schools are closed or delayed Tuesday morning.

Huntsville City Schools is delaying the starting of classes Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Buses will also be on a two-hour delay.

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