Schools Dismissed Safely; Flooded Roads; Power Outages

March 31, 2009

School officials tells us that all area schools dismissed safely this afternoon after some minor delays due to flooded roads.

Transportation officials tell us that all North Escambia students from Ernest Ward and Northview that ride buses have been delivered to their homes.

Many area roads are flooded. Do not drive through standing water.  A flash flood warning is in effect.

Scattered power outages are being reported across the area. A large scale outage that included Walnut Hill, Bratt and Davisville has been mostly restored.


6 Responses to “Schools Dismissed Safely; Flooded Roads; Power Outages”

  1. Hello? on April 1st, 2009 5:57 am

    You guys are missing her point. Sounds to me like she is trying to say they gave false info that all the bus routes were completely done dropping off the kids. That would be impossible if her kid just got off the bus and it was still half full!! That would make me mad too. Nobody said anything about the Northend drivers.

  2. me on April 1st, 2009 5:52 am


  3. WGS on March 31st, 2009 10:39 pm

    The bus drivers on the north end , did a great job, under adverse conditions, considering some of the routes they travel. I agree with Lilly, you should be glad your family is home safe. If it was that important for you to have them home quicker, you should have gotten out in the storm and picked your child up from school yourself. You had a choice, and you chose to stay home. The bus drivers didn’t have a choice, they did their jobs and got your child home safely. So just be thankful.

  4. Thankful Parent on March 31st, 2009 10:03 pm

    I think to NORTH END bus drivers done a GREAT JOB getting our kids home safe !!!!! They where out driving our kids home in the storm when most of us would have just stayed home. So I say THANK YOU to all the bus drivers in the NORTH END !!!!!

  5. Lilly on March 31st, 2009 5:49 pm

    OMG…fed up……….just be glad your family is home and is safe!

  6. fed up on March 31st, 2009 5:00 pm

    That was awfully fast for them to tell you that since my daughter just got off her bus, 5 minutes ago, and her bus was still half full.

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