Hamilton County Schools Closed Friday; Other Openings And Closings

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Hamilton County Schools will be closed Friday.  Childcare will be closed and extracurricular activities cancelled.  Central Office and employees who accrue vacation should report by 10 a.m. Maintenance employees are asked to report at regular time. 

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy will be on a two-hour delay.  Chattooga County Schools and Dayton City Schools will also be on a two-hour delay. 

Hamilton County General Sessions Court will be open Friday.

All campuses of Georgia Northwestern Technical College will open at 9 a.m. on Friday. 

All Erlanger medical practices will open on time Friday, with the following exceptions: General Pediatrics, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Psychology, and Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine will all open at 10 a.m. Friday.  Additionally, OrthoSouth at Erlanger will open on time.  University Orthopedics at Erlanger will open on time.

Here are other school closings announced for Friday:

Athens City Schools 

Berean Academy - two-hour delay

Bledsoe County Schools 

Bradley County Schools - closed (regular classes resume Tuesday)

Cleveland City Schools

Dade County Schools

Dalton State College will run normal hours on Friday

Etowah City Schools

Marion County Schools

McMinn County Schools 

Meigs County Schools 

Murray County Schools

Oakwood Christian Academy - two-hour delay

Rhea County Schools 

Sequatchie County Schools 

St. Jude School - delayed two hours

Sweetwater City Schools - closed (teachers report 10 a.m. for in-service)

Whitfield County Schools

Union County - two-hour delay



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