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Schools put to use

Jan. 16, 2008 @ 11:58 PM

Many former schools in Cabell County have been given new life through government or other community organizations. Here are some examples:

Simms School: Senior apartments.

Huntington High School: Senior apartments, YMCA senior services, performing arts center for Arts Resources of the Tri-State (ARTS).

Huntington East High School: Cabell County Schools' central office, maintenance division and alternative school.

Cox Landing Junior High: Cabell County Public Libraries, Head Start.

Fetty School: Tri-State Fire Academy.

Greenbottom Elementary: Greenbottom Church.

Gallaher Elementary: The school was demolished, but the site is now home to emergency services, as the Mark E. King Memorial Station.

Merritts Creek Elementary: Bought by Free Will Baptist Church and is now a church camp.

Central School: Now a residential home.

Pleasantview School: Chestnut Grove Church's recreation center.

Harveytown School: Museum of Radio and Technology.

Balls Gap School: Now a residential home.

Johnston Elementary: Medical and assisted living facility.

Jefferson Elementary: Celebration Church.

Monroe Elementary: Head Start.

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