Knox County schools closed on Wednesday

Knox County schools closed on Wednesday


KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knox County Schools will be closed again on Wednesday, January 8, due to the ongoing record-breaking cold temperatures.

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A spokesperson for the school system says it is experiencing several weather related issues in a number of its school buildings. This includes issues with water pipes and heating systems.

The low temperatures have also left one-fourth of its school buses inoperable.

Officials say holding school would pose a potential safety risk to students and staff.

School administrators, custodial, maintenance, security personnel and central office employees should report to work at the normal time.

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