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Ribbon cutting held for West Virginia's first inter-county school; classes begin Aug. 13


LINN, West Virginia — School officials are preparing to open West Virginia's first inter-county school.

Leading Creek Elementary School is located in Linn near the Gilmer-Lewis county line. The $10 million school consolidates Alum Bridge Elementary School in Lewis County and Troy Elementary School in Gilmer County.

WBOY-TV (http://bit.ly/1eNqpMz ) reports that a ribbon cutting was held on Saturday. There also was an open house to allow the public to see the new school.

Leading Creek principal Kim Freeland says she looks forward to bringing the communities together and creating a new school family.

Classes begin Aug. 13. Leading Creek will have about 240 students.

Information from: WBOY-TV, http://www.wboy.com

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