By Jesse Wood
April 4, 2013. Due to sleet and forecasted snow this afternoon, Avery County Schools Superintendent David Burleson announced that Newland Elementary is to dismiss at 12:45 p.m. while the rest of Avery County Schools are to close at 12:45 p.m. Faculty and staff may leave at 2 p.m.
As for Friday school, a decision hasn’t been made yet, although one is expected by 7 p.m. this afternoon.