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Posted: January 11, 2011 12:57 p.m.

WEATHER UPDATE: I-20 reopens in Rockdale

Tharon Giddens/

Snow and sleet blanket the campus at Seney Hall at Oxford College.

One lane eastbound  of I-20 has been opened through Conyers. Westbound lanes are open as well.

Traffic at exit 80 (West Avenue) is being rerouted off of the interstate to re-enter the interstate at Sigman Road (exit 78) due to ice remaining on the roadway, according to city spokeswoman Jennifer Edwards.

 Newton County Schools are closed today, according to Newton County School Superintendent Dr. Gary Mathews. The closing applies to students and employees.

The swearing in of new board members and the board of education work session scheduled for Tuesday evening have been postponed.  

DeKalb Technical College's Newton campus also will remained closed for Tuesday, as will Social Circle schools.

United Bank by e-mail said that its branches would open at noon on Tuesday.

Georgia Perimeter College will open Wednesday. On-campus registration has been extended through 5 p.m. Friday, and you can register online through 5 p.m. Friday, according to the school website.

The high temperature today will be 37, according to the National Weather Service The low overnight will be near 22.

Check back to covnews.com for further updates.

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