Guntersville City Schools will be on a two-hour delay Wednesday through Friday. High school classes will start at 10:30 a.m. with doors open at 9:30 a.m. for drop off. The remaining buses were taken out of service for repairs. The complications delayed some buses, but there were no significant issues, Luten said.
Recent icy temperatures that have gripped most of MS have forced officials at Madison County Schools to act.
ECP Early College students will not report back to school until January 3, the official said.
Riverside Christian Academy was scheduled to return to session Thursday, Jan. 4, but that has also been delayed to Monday, Jan. 8, due to moderate cases of the flu and frigid temperatures.
Brent Campbell with Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools said the buses were a deciding factor when delaying school for Wednesday morning.
The district has 77 buses, and about 50 percent of the buses were having problems with gearshifts sticking Tuesday morning, Phipps said. The buses have also been sitting for two weeks due to the holidays.