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Today's closings and delays

These are the closings and delays reported to The Augusta Chronicle.


01/11/11 - 2:00pm

Icy roads delaying some newspaper deliveries

Icy conditions are making it extremely hazardous for the carriers to deliver this morning's edition of The Augusta Chronicle.

01/11/11 - 9:13am

Ga. business gets suspicious package

Garden City police reopened Commerce Court at 2:45 p.m. Monday after employees at Vantage Freight Systems received a suspicious package. Employees of the freight company also went back to work Monday afternoon.

01/10/11 - 11:39pm

Atlanta mayor pleased with snow response

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he and his staff are working nonstop to coordinate efforts to deal with the snow and ice that have slowed down the city.

01/11/11 - 2:37pm

Southerners struggle to dig out from snow

Temperatures plummeted late Monday, turning slushy streets into sheets of ice across Southern states that are more accustomed to sunshine than snow. The wintry blast has grounded flights, cut power to thousands of homes and even forced Auburn University to cancel viewing parties for the national championship bowl game.

01/11/11 - 2:38pm

SC utilities ready for power outages

South Carolina prepared for extensive power outages Tuesday as the snow and freezing rain that iced the state's roads and gave students and workers a day off was expected to strain tree branches and transmission lines.

01/11/11 - 2:35pm

Deal has a busy first day as governor

Much of state government may have enjoyed a snow day of relaxation Monday, but Gov. Nathan Deal was busy working shortly after being sworn into office.

01/10/11 - 7:54pm

Augusta government offices closed Tuesday

Augusta government offices will be closed again Tuesday due to the winter storm.

01/10/11 - 11:52pm

Augusta records video of snow experiences

Augusta residents are sharing their snowy experiences with the world, courtesy of YouTube.

01/10/11 - 11:51pm

Aiken, Edgefield, Columbia, Richmond schools closed Tuesday

Classes in Aiken, Edgefield, Columbia and Richmond county schools will be canceled Tuesday, the systems announced Monday afternoon.

01/10/11 - 11:55pm
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