Hatton Elementary Closed Friday Due to Illness


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HATTON, Ala. (WHNT) – Hatton Elementary School will be closed Friday because a number of students are ill.

Lawrence County Superintendent Heath Grimes said several dozen students have a stomach bug/vomiting.  He said approximately 70 students were sick on Thursday, out of approximately 350 total at the school.

Grimes said the school’s staff wanted to use the three-day weekend to give everyone a chance to get better.

Friday’s closure only affects Hatton Elementary.   Grimes said all other Lawrence County schools are open.

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