Closures & CancellationsPublished 12:50pm Saturday, October 27, 2012
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The following schools in the Roanoke-Chowan area are either closed or have delayed openings for Monday, Oct. 29:
Ahoskie Christian School and Daycare – Closed
Bertie County Public Schools – Delayed one hour
Bethel Assembly Christian Academy – Delayed one hour
College of the Albemarle - All campuses are closed
Elizabeth City State University – Closed
Gates County Public Schools – Closed (Community Center is also closed)
Hertford County Public Schools – Delayed two hours
Lawrence Academy – Closed
Tidewater Community College – Closed
CU volleyball postponed
MURFREESBORO- The Chowan University volleyball team has announced that Monday’s game against Virginia State University has been postponed due to a pending storm. A make-up date will be announced as soon as it is determined.
Ferry routes suspended
MOREHEAD CITY— The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has suspended several ferry operations ahead of Hurricane Sandy. Additional suspensions are likely as conditions deteriorate, particularly at high tides.
All operations have been suspended on the following routes:
The Swan Quarter-Ocracoke ferry will make its last departure at 4 p.m. Saturday. No additional ferries will depart from Swan Quarter until conditions improve.
The Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry is currently operating on a normal schedule, but will likely suspend operations as conditions continue to deteriorate.
The Southport-Fort Fisher and Bayview-Aurora routes will maintain normal operations as long as possible.
Travelers are encouraged to call each ferry terminal directly with questions about specific ferry routes or schedules.
NCDOT remains on alert and ready to activate emergency operations as needed. Operations will return to normal as soon as conditions are deemed safe.
For real-time travel information at any time, call 511, visit www.ncdot.gov/travel or follow NCDOT on Twitter at www.ncdot.gov/travel/twitter.