Vance County Schools and college are closed on Wednesday

Jan. 28, 2014 @ 09:39 PM

Vance County Schools and Vance-Granville Community College are closed on Wednesday.

Terri Hedrick, public information officer for the public school system, confirmed the decision to The Dispatch Tuesday evening. James Edwards, communications director for the college, confirmed the college's decision includes all four campuses.

Hedrick said the school system will make a decision on Thursday at some point on Wednesday.

Snow began to fall in Vance County Tuesday afternoon, finally getting into inner Henderson by dusk. Forecasts were calling for anywhere from 3 to 6 inches originally, though by Tuesday afternoon that was being tapered back to 1 to 4 inches.

Vance County Schools released students early on Tuesday at midday.

Vance-Granville closed at 2 p.m. on Tuesday. A decision on Thursday is expected to be made on Wednesday.