Snow, ice send South’s flagship city reeling

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Richard Uzoma returns to his car after he lost control and abandoned it overnight along with other vehicles which couldn’t traverse the ice build up on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Norcross, Ga. Uzoma said it took him 12 hours to travel 10 miles last night then lost control less than a mile from his house. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Richard Uzoma returns to his car after he lost control and abandoned it overnight along with other vehicles which couldn’t traverse the ice build up on Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, in Norcross, Ga. Uzoma said it took him 12 hours to travel 10 miles last night then lost control less than a mile from his house. (AP Photo/John Amis)

North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics’ students Lucy Su, top, Gabrielle Beaudry, center, and Luckshume Ketheeswaran slide down a hill at the Hillsndale Golf Course in Durham N.C. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. A rare snowstorm left thousands across the U.S. South frozen in their tracks, with workers sleeping in their offices, students camping in their schools, and commuters abandoning cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches or even grocery stores. (AP Photo/The Herald-Sun, Bernard Thomas)

Cody Carpp, left, and Michael Gane, both of Mobile, Ala., walk through Bienville Square as ice covers downtown Mobile and temperatures remain below freezing on Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. The ice and snow storm that hit Alabama was wider and more severe than some officials expected. (AP Photo/AL.com, Sharon Steinmann) MAGS OUT

Iris Henry, left, runs from her sister Victoria Henry, center, as Olivia Henry, looks on, during a snow day in Durham, N.C. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. A rare snowstorm left thousands across the U.S. South frozen in their tracks, with workers sleeping in their offices, students camping in their schools, and commuters abandoning cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches or even grocery stores. (AP Photo/The Herald-Sun, Bernard Thomas)

Bridges are frozen and ice covers downtown Mobile, Ala., as temperatures remain below freezing on Wednesday Jan. 29, 2014. The ice and snow storm that hit Alabama was wider and more severe than some officials expected. (AP Photo/AL.com, Sharon Steinmann) MAGS OUT

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