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Public Hamilton Co. School Board meeting on Ooltewah assault lasts 5 minutes

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Wednesday night's Hamilton County School Board meeting follows the closed, Executive Session called after the December 22 assault of an Ooltewah High School basketball player in a Gatlinburg cabin during a basketball tournament.

Shortly before 6:30 p.m., Hamilton County School Board members left the private meeting with their attorney to begin the meeting scheduled with the public, to answer their questions. 

READ MORE | Hamilton County Superintendent Rick Smith's statement

The meeting was ended in about five minutes, following a prepared statement from a board member, saying that all questions from the public should be directed to the board's attorneys. 

READ MORE | Hamilton Co. School Board Chairman Dr. Jonathan Welch's statement

No questions were taken.

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