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Sep 7, 12:00 AM

Rural school district celebrates its first new schools in 40 years

Dillon schools Superintendent Ray Rogers gave a Midlands state senator a tour of J.V. Martin Junior High School a few years ago. They stood in mobile classrooms that trembled as a train rattled past, bringing lessons to a halt several times each day. They passed through a sauna-like gym, which did not have a heating-and-air-conditioning system; the darkened auditorium, condemned by the fire department; and a former church, built in 1896, that held classroom and office space.

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