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Beehive discovery leads to Wednesday closure of Southern Hancock County elementary school

School officials said they determined to close Brandywine Elementary School Wednesday "out of an abundance of caution."
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GREENFIELD, Ind. — Southern Hancock County Schools has announced one of its elementary schools will be closed Wednesday after the discovery of a large beehive.

Wes Anderson, a school district spokesperson, said the beehive was found inside Brandywine Elementary School.

Anderson said the bees are contained and are not a threat to anyone in the area. The district opted to close the building Wednesday, May 26 "out of an abundance of caution." 

It will not be an e-learning day. 

Other schools in the district will be open and on a regular schedule Wednesday.

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