UCS move to online learning day as temperatures drop


Union County Schools will be utilizing online learning today, Tuesday, February 16, 2021. The air temperatures are below freezing and are predicted to drop throughout the morning. Additionally, the roads are very wet and their surface temperatures have been decreasing throughout the early morning hours; therefore, icy roadways are likely. Keeping student and staff safety in mind, Union County Schools will be utilizing online learning for today. Students, please log in to your Google Classrooms and complete your assignments to be counted present for the day.

At 8 a.m., road problems were yet to be reported but temperatures continue dropping 30 degrees in Blairsville with a 37-degree road temperature. On Neals Gap, the temperature was 28 degrees a road temperature of 32 degrees.

Courthouse offices and state offices are closed until 10 a.m.

All District 2 Health Departments, Environmental Health Offices, Children with Special Needs, and District Office will observe a 2-hour delayed opening.

Offices will open at 10:00 am, including ALL Covid-19 vaccination clinics. Persons with appointments scheduled before 10:00 am tomorrow to receive the Covid-19 vaccination will still be vaccinated tomorrow. People with early appointments (before 10:00 am) should come to the clinic when they feel it is safe for travel to receive their vaccination.

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