STOKES COUNTY, N.C.-- Stokes County Schools confirm they have had problems transporting children home even after schools dismissed early.


Stokes County Schools' superintendent Brad Rice said school dismissed at 1:30pm Friday. He said some buses were out on routes when road conditions deteriorated making it unsafe for travel. Some buses stayed parked and parents were called to pick up their children.

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Bus drivers who weren't able to finish their routes went to nearby schools and called parents to pick up their children.

One bus driver and the students who were on the bus stopped and took shelter at Francisco Fire Station.

There have been no reports confirmed of buses sliding off the road or getting into accidents.