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By Richard Harris
The Marion County Board of Education is working with volunteers and donors to turn a large portion of the Marion County Middle-High School campus into a living classroom worth hundreds of thousands of dollars (with almost no cost whatsoever to local taxpayers). Last Thursday volunteers gathered behind the school to begin the construction of a pavilion/outdoor classroom that will serve as the anchor point of the project.
The supervising agency for the massive project is the Pine Mountain Soil & Water Conservation District, with local residents and district officers Sam Rigdon (chairman) and Joey Wells (treasurer) taking the lead.
Volunteer Gene Rosinbaum designed the pavilion for the outdoor classroom, which will be roughly ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.