Sheriff Tyler Hatfield warns local drivers on Thursday that Moore County roads, especially the secondary roads, remain icy and dangerous after the snow.
DREMC utility trucks and linemen are in the Ledford Mill community Thursday morning working to get power restored. According to DREMC, around 250 local homes remain without power.
As the clean up from Monday’s storm continues, Moore County residents and first responders brace for potential second round of snow, sleet, freezing rain, and ice.
As of early Tuesday morning, nearly 1,100 Moore County residents remained without power. DREMC linemen were forced to stop repair attempts Monday night when road conditions and falling trees made it dangerous to continue.
According to Metro EMA Director Jason Deal, the National Weather Service increased the predicted amount of ice and snow accumulation for Moore County to a half inch on Sunday at their 1 p.m. briefing.
Moore County property owners have until before Sunday, February 28 to pay their 2020 tax bill without interest.
At Monday night’s meeting, the Metro Board of Education unanimously approved a new fall sports option in 2021, girls volleyball.
On Monday night, the Metro Board of Education approved a one-time bonus for Moore County teachers funded with state dollars.
The Metro Board of Education will meet on Monday, February 8 in a virtual meeting at 6 p.m.
Lynchburg Youth Baseball will return in 2021 and signups will take place on three separate days in February with try outs happening on March 6.