Ohatchee High expansion to start in June
by Brian Anderson
banderson@annistonstar.com
09:32 PM, Thursday, April 24
Construction to expand Ohatchee High School is slated to begin in June, with plans to be ready for students returning to class by the 2015-16 school year.

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