Construction set to begin soon at Pearl River County school
CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Groundbreaking ceremonies have been held for expansion at a Mississippi elementary school.
Pearl River County School District officials say pending construction at Pearl River Central Elementary is a result of county voters passing an $18.5 billion school bond issue last November.
WLOX-TV reports the officials on Thursday held a ceremonial turning of the dirt at the school site. Officials say the school needs 24 more classrooms and a bigger cafeteria to accommodate between 1,400 and 1,500 students on campus.
There's no word on when construction will actually start.
Information from: WLOX-TV, http://www.wlox.com