Hamilton County commissioners voted this morning to buy property adjacent to the current Ganns Middle Valley Elementary School.
Commissioner Tim Boyd was the only commissioner who voted against the purchase, saying he couldn't support another transaction the school board isn't aware of in light of the commission's recent request for information about the East Brainerd Elementary School site.
School Superintendent Rick Smith said board members haven't been informed about the latest deal.
For more details read Thursday's Times Free Press.
Ansley Haman covers Hamilton County government. A native of Spring City, Tenn., she grew up reading the Chattanooga Times and Chattanooga Free Press, which sparked her passion for journalism. Ansley's happy to be home after a decade of adventures in more than 20 countries and 40 states. She gathered stories while living, working and studying in Swansea, Wales, Cape Town, South Africa, Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Ga., and Knoxville, Tenn. Along the way, she interned for ...