Opening set for Wilkinson County Elementary school

Wilkinson County’s Board of Education will open its new primary and elementary school on Ga. 57 Thursday evening.

The community is invited to the ceremony that begins at 5 p.m. in the gymnasium and features a ribbon cutting and presentations before the building is open for tours between 5:45 p.m. and 7:45 p.m., according to a news release.

Guests are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to the ceremony as a large crowd is expected.

The new school is just west of the Wilkinson County Board of Education and former elementary school campus.