Contracts approved for new elementary schools in Darlington County

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The Darlington County Board of Education approved the inspection and material testing services contracts for two new Darlington County schools Monday night.

The contracts, with Mead & Hunt, are for a school in the Lamar area and one in the Hartsville area. Each contract totals $159,934.75.

Board members Dr. Thelma Dawson, Connell Delaine, Secretary Charles Govan, Wanda Hassler, Warren Jeffords and Chairman Jamie Morphis voted ‘yes’ to the motion to approve the contract for the Lamar-area school, according to agenda details from the Darlington County School Board.

According to previous documents, the Darlington County School District proposed the construction of a new 83,000 square foot elementary school, to be constructed near the intersection of Highway 401, Windham Town Road, and Country Club Road in Lamar.

You can read more on that project here.

Previous documents suggested the school district also proposed the construction of a new 83,000 square foot elementary school, to be constructed near the intersection of SC Highway 151 (Bobo Newsome Highway) and Bay Road in Hartsville.

You can read more on that project here.

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