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Here's a list of school and public facility closures in the Mid-South during the icy weather

Several school and government facilities have closed due to the icy winter weather and slick roads.
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Due to the icy weather in the Mid-South this week, many area schools and facilities are closing for safety.

Here's a look at who's closing. This list will be updated as the latest closings come in.

Find more HERE.

City of Memphis 

City Court Clerk Office and City Municipal Courts are open Friday.

White Station-Poplar Branch will remain closed Friday and Saturday.


Due to inclement weather, Memphis City Court Clerk Office and Courts will remain closed Thursday, Feb 2.

Shelby County Clerk Offices said it will reopen and return to call-in system Friday, Feb. 3.

The Court and offices of Juvenile Court of Memphis and Shelby County will remain closed Friday, Feb 3.

Shelby County Circuit Courts and the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office will be closed Friday.

Shelby County Criminal Court Clerk's Office will be closed Friday.

Shelby County General Sessions Civil Courts will be closed Friday.

Shelby County General Sessions Criminal Courts will be closed on Friday.

The Collierville Courthouse will reopen Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. Rescheduled court dates are posted on colliervilletn.gov/court.

The Germantown Municipal Court will not hold juvenile court sessions on Thursday, February 2. All persons who are scheduled to appear, will be rescheduled for a later date. Court staff will send letters to the parents of the children that were scheduled to appear, notifying them of their child's new court date.  For more information about the Germantown Municipal Court, call (901) 757-7212 or email GermantownCourt@Germantown-TN.gov.

Shelby County Offices 

Shelby County Clerk Office are closed Thursday.

Most Shelby County Health Department’s offices and clinics delayed opening until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday. However, the Shelby County Health Department’s Environmental Health offices and the Shelby Crossing Public Health Clinic at 1826 Sycamore View Road are closed due to a power outage. All previously scheduled clinic appointments will be rescheduled and staff are reassigned to alternate work sites.

For more information about Shelby County Health Department services, go to https://www.shelbytnhealth.com/.

Memphis-Shelby County Schools

MSCS said due to ongoing hazardous conditions, power outages, internet loss, and downed trees, all district schools will remain closed on Friday, Feb. 3. All before/after-school activities are also postponed. School-based personnel should NOT report to work.

Central Office employees will work remotely. District administration buildings will be closed. Employees should contact their immediate supervisor with any questions.

Bartlett City Schools

Bartlett City Schools (BCS) will reopen Friday, Feb. 3.

Germantown Municipal Schools

The Germantown Municipal School District will remain reopen Friday, Feb. 3.

Millington Municipal Schools

In honor of Groundhog's Day, Superintendent Griffin says Millington Municipal Schools will repeat the last two days, and all MMSD schools and offices will remain closed Friday, Feb 3.

Arlington Community Schools

Arlington Community Schools will reopen Thursday, Feb. 3. 

Collierville School District

Collierville Schools will reopen Friday, Feb. 3. 

Power Center Academy Schools

All Power Center Academy School buildings will be closed on Friday, February 3, 2023.

Names of individual Power Center Academy Schools and addresses are listed below.

  • Power Center Academy Elementary School - Southeast (PCAES-SE) 8146 East Shelby Dr Memphis, TN 38125
  • Power Center Academy Middle School - Southeast (PCAMS-SE) 8146 East Shelby Dr Memphis, TN 38125
  • Power Center Academy Elementary School - Hickory Hill (PCAES-HH) 3540 S Mendenhall Memphis, TN 38115  
    Power Center Academy Middle School - Hickory Hill (PCAMS-HH) 5449 Winchester Road Memphis, TN 38115
  • Power Center Academy High School - Hickory Hill (PCAHS-HH) 5390 Mendenhall Mall Memphis, TN 38115

DeSoto County Schools

DeSoto County Schools will be closed Friday, Feb. 3rd.

University of Memphis  

The University of Memphis (UofM) Shelby County and Lambuth campus locations will resume normal operations on Friday, Feb. 3.

Southwest Tennessee Community College

Southwest Tennessee Community College (SWTCC) is closed Friday; Classes and operations shift to 100% virtual learning and work.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis will have delayed openings Friday for students. The school will open for students at 10 a.m. Staff and teachers must report to campuses by 9:45 a.m.

Dyer County Schools

All Dyer County and Dyersburg City Schools will be back in session today, Friday, February 3, 2023. Bus drivers will use their discretion in the few areas that may still be hazardous.   

The 2023 Daddy-Daughter dance has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 23 from 6-8 p.m. 

Dyersburg State Community College

DSCC will operate virtually by Zoom on Friday, February 3. Faculty and staff will work remotely. All classes will meet as scheduled via Zoom. Students: If you encounter any problems, please contact the Help Desk at 731-259-0700 or email helpdesk@dscc.edu.

For  updates on weather closings and schedule changes, check DSCC email, the DSCC website at www.dscc.edu, the DSCC Facebook page, or call the Alert Hotline at 731-286-3303.

Lauderdale County School District

Due to lingering ice and the potential forecast of more winter weather, there will be no school for Lauderdale County School District on Friday, February 3, 2023. Stay safe!

Haywood County Schools

Due to icy driveways, walkways and possible freezing overnight, Haywood County Schools will remain CLOSED Friday, February 3, 2023.

North Panola School District

North Panola School District closed Friday, Feb. 3 due to power outages and poor road conditions.  

Tunica County School District

Tunica County School District will be closed Friday, February 3, 2023. 

City of Bartlett

All city offices and facilities will reopen Friday, Feb. 3. 

Trash pickup information can be found HERE.

City of Germantown

All trash, recycling and yard debris collection will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. Updates regarding solid waste collection will continue to be posted on the City’s website, social media pages and on Nextdoor.

For information about the Germantown Municipal Court, call (901) 757-7212 or email GermantownCourt@Germantown-TN.gov

MLGW response

MLGW has resumed regular operating hours. However, residents still experiencing electric outages due to icing on trees and impacts to power lines should call 901-544-6500. 

Customers should avoid contact with downed power lines even if their home or area has experienced a loss of power because the lines could still be energized.

Check for outages at https://www.mlgw.com/residential/outagemap.

Important MLGW contact information for customers:

  • Sign up for Text Alerts: mlgw.com/textalerts
  • Outage Reporting: 901-544-6500
  • Emergency: 901-528-4465
  • Customer Care Center: 901-544-MLGW (6549)

Warming Center

An emergency warming center has closed at Greenlaw Community Center at 190 Mill Ave

Openings are available at local shelters for anyone who requires a full-service shelter. Those seeking shelter accommodations are encouraged to seek assistance from the Union Mission (Men’s Shelter), 901-526-8403, The Salvation Army (Women or women and children), or call the 24-hour MIFA hotline at 901-529-4545 or 211.

Garbage Collections

The City of Memphis said collection of garbage and recycle carts may be delayed this week. Customers are asked to put out their carts on their scheduled collection day, and leave them their until the trash is collected. 

City and contractor crews will evaluate route conditions daily. If delayed, they said crews will work to restore services as soon as it can be done safely. That may mean delays through Saturday, Feb. 4, even if the weather clears up.

MATA schedule

MATA has returned to normal service operations. For winter weather/holiday schedule information, go to  https://www.matatransit.com/.

USPS post office retail locations 

Effective immediately, retail operations at the following post offices have resumed:

  • Atoka Post Office, 186 Atoka Munford Rd., Atoka, TN 38004
  • Cordova Post Office, 8255 Macon Rd., Cordova, TN 38018
  • Germantown Post Office, 7776 Farmington, Germantown, TN 38138
  • Munford Post Office, 25 Bass St., Munford, TN 38058
  • Springville Post Office, 7935 Highway 69S, Springville, TN 38256
  • Stanton Post Office, 6 N Main St, Stanton, TN 38069
  • Tipton Finance Post Office, 2520 Tipton Rd., Tipton, TN 38071
  • Wildersville Post Office, 115 Wildersville Rd., Wildersville, TN 38388

Retail operations at the below post offices remain temporarily suspended due to weather conditions.

  • Bartlett Post Office, 2966 Elmore Park Rd., Memphis, TN 38184
  • Burns Post Office, 2312 SR-96, Burns, TN 37029
  • Colonial Finance Station Post Office, 4695 Southern Avenue, Memphis, TN 38124
  • Crosstown Carrier Post Office, 1325 Autumn Ave., Memphis, TN 38104
  • Hacks Cross Finance Post Office, 7948 Winchester Rd., Ste. 12, Memphis, TN 38125
  • Highland Heights Post Office 680 National St., Memphis, TN 38122
  • Hollywood/Binghamton Post Office, 1283 Tunica St., Memphis, TN 38108
  • Lamar Finance Post Office, 1458 S Trezevant St., Memphis, TN 38114
  • Peabody Place Postal Retail Ctr, 100 Peabody Place, Memphis, TN 38103
  • Riverside Finance Post Office, 1035 Harbor Ave., Memphis, TN 38113
  • White Post Office, 5821 Park Ave., Memphis, TN 38119

USPS Service Alerts provide information to consumers, small businesses and business mailers about postal facility service disruptions due to weather-related and other natural disasters or events. Updated information is available at https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/.

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