The Dalton Public, Whitfield County and Murray County school systems will dismiss early today because of expected winter weather this afternoon.
In Dalton, Dalton Middle School dismissed at 11:15 a.m. and elementary and high schools dismissed at noon.
In Whitfield County, elementary schools dismissed at 11:15 a.m.; middle and high schools dismissed at 12:15 p.m.
In Murray County, all schools dismissed at 11:15 a.m.
All afternoon activities in the three systems have been canceled.
The decision to dismiss early was made "to ensure student and community safety with the prediction of bad weather," according to a news release from the Whitfield County School System.
Christian Heritage School closed at 11:30 a.m. and planned to make a decision later today on Wednesday's schedule.