Due to icy road conditions, Haywood County Schools are closed. It is an optional teacher work day. Other schools closed in the county include Bethel Christian Academy, Haywood Christian Academy and Haywood County Meals on Wheels.
Day classes at Haywood Community College have been cancelled and the campus is closed.
All Western Carolina University students are encouraged to check the school's website for information on weather-related announcements. For Friday, Jan. 25, all classes in Cullowhee and Biltmore Park have been cancelled.