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By Garth Meyer
Gazette Reporter 

School construction in home stretch


August 29, 2019

As the number of vehicles parked outside have increased, the number of workers inside Colfax Junior-Senior High School has also as construction enters the final stretch before students return for a late start of Sept. 9.

An estimated 35 subcontractors were on site Monday; drywall, flooring, cabinets, HVAC, electrical and the piercing sound of concrete cutters.

“A little bit behind,” said District Superintendent Jerry Pugh. “But not anything that would stop us from getting school started.”

Classrooms now have finished walls and floors, with exposed beams and HVAC pipes above, includ...

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