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Chamblee Middle School: Lights Are On, No One's Home

District keeps lights and other utilities on at the school to protect the now-defunct building.


Taxpayers are paying to light a school in Dunwoody that's been closed for six years, 11Alive reports.

The DeKalb school district keeps the lights burning at Chamblee Middle School - even during the day - to ensure safety and protection.

District spokesman Walter Woods said that it was a "very minimal" cost to the district to keep some utilities running at the school, located on Chamblee Dunwoody Road. 

A reporter asked why the lights at the school weren't set on a timer so that they weren't on during the day. 

The district, which , hasn't decided what to do with the building. 

Leave us a comment. What should be done with Chamblee Middle School?

Dr. Jeff May 19, 2012 at 07:57 AM
It appears that the DeKalb County School District officials aren't the brightest bulbs on the "Holiday" tree.

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