Roanoke City School Board meeting Tuesday night to discuss purchasing Roanoke Times building

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ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – On Tuesday night, the Roanoke City School Board will be discussing the opportunity to purchase the Roanoke Times building located downtown.

According to the agenda, the building would be purchased at a cost of $5.8 million.

If the district buys the building, they could consolidate administrative and maintenance operations downtown

It would free up space for a community empowerment center, as well as a new technical school to be established in the northwestern part of the city.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 11.

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