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North Central schools closed Tuesday due to freezing weather
Some schools lose power as others on two-hour delay
The white of ice coats trees in Rectory Square on Tuesday morning following freezing overnight rain. Temperatures, power outages, icy conditions, and fallen trees and tree limbs forced the Kershaw County School District to close all North Central area schools Tuesday while keeping other schools on a two-hour delay for both students and teachers. The city of Camden and other electric suppliers worked throughout the day to restore power to customers across the northern portion of the county. - photo by Jim Tatum
Students in the North Central area of the county did not attend school Tuesday after conditions from freezing rain caused an area-wide power outage. The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) made the decision around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, citing “downed trees in the roadways and a loss of electricity in parts of the North Central area.” Closed schools included Baron DeKalb, Bethune, Midway and Mt.