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County schools cost-cutting proposal would close four campuses

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Columbus County commissioners, school board members and other officials watch a presentation during a special called board of education meeting Wednesday night as Superintendent Deanne Meadows explains a cost cutting proposal that would close four campuses. Staff photo by Justin Smith.
By The News Reporter info@nrcolumbus.com

Posted on: 12.18.2019 at 08:12 p.m. |

Columbus County Schools Superintendent Deanne Meadows Wednesday night presented the board of education with a cost-cutting measure that would close four campuses. The plan would help offset an enrollment decline of 684 students over the last 7 years that has resulted in a loss of $5.8 million in revenue.

While no vote was

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