North Carolina: (877) 511-4662
Georgia: (888) 635-8287
Tennessee: (877) 244-0065
You can also call 511 from any phone or visit your state’s link below:
CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
Below are the schools that report to WKRK. “No Report” means school is on regular schedule until we hear otherwise from a school official. We usually reset this page by noon to prepare for the following day.
*** Check back later for updates. ***
FOR UPCOMING SCHOOL DAY
|Cherokee County Schools (NC)||No report|
|Clay County Schools (NC)||No report|
|Fannin County Schools (GA)||No report|
|Graham County Schools (NC)||Saturday classes cancelled / Opt Workday|
|Nantahala School (NC)||No report|
|North Georgia Technical College||No report|
|Polk County Schools (TN)||No report|
|Southwestern Community College||No report|
|The Learning Center Charter School||No report|
|TCCC (Peachtree/Marble)||No report|
|TCCC (Graham County)||No report|
|Towns County Schools (GA)||No report|
|Tri-County Early College||No report|
|Union County Schools (GA)||No report|
|Young Harris College||No report|
You may also want to check your school’s website or social media page for updates: http://www.1320am.com/school-websites/
None at this time
We do not report on business closings or openings. There’s just too much to keep track of on hectic winter weather mornings.
You may wish to call ahead or check websites/social media pages for banks, libraries, churches, government offices, medical offices, etc. to see if they are open prior to driving. If you do not have a phone book handy, a quick Google Search will give you the phone number you are looking for.
For local Library Closings, CLICK HERE or call before you drive: Andrews Public Library (321-5956), Graham County Public Library (479-8796), Moss Memorial Library (389-8401), Murphy Public Library (837-2417).
TO REPORT POWER OUTAGES
– Blue Ridge Mountain EMC – Call (706) 379-3121 or visit http://www.brmemc.com/webOMS/
– Duke Energy – Call (800) 769-3766 or visit http://www.duke-energy.com/north-carolina/service.asp
– Murphy Electric Power Board – Call (828) 837-2211
– Tri-State EMC – Call (706) 492-3251
– 911 should not be used to report power outages, but should be called if there is a life-threatening emergency.
Should this page ever experience technical issues, please remember that we also announce school closings via our other outlets:
1) On 1320 AM on radio and Cherokee County Cable TV Channel 25
2) On the WKRK Smartphone App (if you are subscribed to Targeted Alerts)
3) On our ForecastPhone at (828) 835-3200.
4) On the WKRK Facebook page (should this page fail)
It’s always good to have a backup plan to get school closings info.
Download the WKRK Smartphone App from Google Play or iTunes!
To get the app, go to Google Play or AppStore, search for WKRK, download and install. You’re all set. It works on MOST modern iPhone and Android devices. The folks at No Contract Cellular are happy to help you if you need assistance installing. Below are some screenshots of what to expect.
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