WRGC Radio has received notification that Swain County Schools will be on a two hour delay Thursday. That might change if conditions change early Thursday. WRGC will announce the weather closings when they are received.
ASHEBORO -- Three years in making, the North Carolina Zoo's new $8.5 million Polar Bear habitat opened for business Thursday, in Asheboro. Zoo spokesman Rod Hackney says the exhibit features an indoor gallery with more educational graphics and television screens, as well as glass viewing panels overlooking the exhibit, and an artificial ice cave.