WB aldermen approve change, students to attend class in church - WSFX - FOX Wilmington, NC

WB aldermen approve change, students to attend class in church

Posted: Updated:
A vote by aldermen in Wrightsville Beach means some students will go to class in a nearby church A vote by aldermen in Wrightsville Beach means some students will go to class in a nearby church

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WECT) – Aldermen in Wrightsville Beach approved changing a zoning ordinance which will give the local elementary school a little more room.

The ordinance change will allow students to attend class at a church, to help ease the overcrowded conditions at Wrightsville Beach Elementary School. School officials came to an agreement to lease two classrooms at the Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church, but needed the zoning ordinance change to make it happen.

Aldermen only approved the change for one year, not the requested two years. Mayor David Cignotti says if the school system wants to lease the church space for a second school year, officials will have to make another request.

Copyright 2012 WECT. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSFX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
FCC Public File
Email: publicfile@wsfx.com
Phone: 910-343-8826
EEO Report
Closed Captioning