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From the Editor’s Desk: Follow the money — board not always wise in how money spent

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By Hugh Willett

There is no doubt that a lot of money that could have been used for the schools was wasted — on the schools.

In a recent discussion about why Roane County High School has not received a new roof it was explained that it makes no sense to put a new roof on a building if the building is going to be abandoned.

Fair enough. But tell me how it makes sense to put $800,000 into a band room of a building that is about to be abandoned or torn down?

Can we just all agree that schools money has not been spent wisely in the past.

Bad school board! Bad! Bad!


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