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Almost 13,000 in Carroll still without power

Almost 13,000 in Carroll still without power

Carroll County still has nearly 13,000 without power -- including three schools -- as of 12:20 pm Thursday, following an ice storm Wednesday that at one point left almost half of the county without power and closed more than 100 county roadways.

The Carroll County Board of Education will host an emergency board meeting at 2:30 pm Thursday to discuss making up a snow day on Feb. 18, which is a scheduled day off for students and professional development day for teachers.

Carroll County Public Schools has used seven snow days this school year, one more than what had been built into its schedule.

While schools were closed Thursday, school offices, including the central...