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January 29, 2014

Officials: Stay off roads

Although the sun is shining brightly and the snow has stopped falling, officials are still urging motorists to stay off slick roads that remain treacherous.

Claude Craig, Whitfield County Emergency Management director, said roads are still icy and dangerous. People are encouraged to stay home today. Officials in Whitfield and Murray counties have reported numerous vehicle accidents.

Area closings today include:

• Dalton Public, Murray County and Whitfield County schools

• Dalton State College

• Whitfield County Courthouse and all other non-emergency county administrative buildings

• Whitfield County Transit

• Whitfield County Health Department

• All four Dalton-Whitfield Solid Waste Authority sites

• Murray County government offices

• Georgia Department of Labor offices

Temperatures are expected to remain at or below freezing for much of the day. The high is expected to be 31 degrees.


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