There are several shelters opening up across much of the Carolinas and the WBTV-viewing area as hundreds of thousands of people evacuate the North Carolina and South Carolina coast ahead of Hurricane Florence.
The district made the announcement around noon Sunday, saying they assessed the county and decided to cancel class as a result of Florence, which left areas flooded, trees down and thousands without power.
One person was killed in a car crash in Union County Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the 6400 block of Smith Town in Marshville at 2:20 p.m. Officials say the car was found in a corn maze. The female victim was ejected from the car during the crash, officials confirmed.