The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

Local News

July 21, 2011

Old Central School building for sale by Stanly County Schools

Thursday, July 21, 2011 — Many new students will be attending Central Elementary School this fall, filling the building with children.

The building beside Central Elementary, however, could still be standing empty.

The old Central School building has been vacant for a few years.

“It’s been a little over three years since they moved into the new Central School,” Stanly County Schools (SCS) Maintenance Director Todd Bowers said.

The old building sits on close to two acres of land, and the building itself contains approximately 90,000 square feet, according to SCS Superintendent Dr. Samuel DePaul. The building is made up of two sections — an older section and a newer section.

The building and property are currently for sale by the school system.

“We didn’t put on an asking price, but it was assessed at $2.2 million in an assessment done three years ago,” DePaul said.

“When someone calls about it, we just ask them to make an offer.”

According to DePaul, potential buyers have considered the building for use as senior apartments and a senior daycare center.

One of the best features of the old school is its auditorium, DePaul said.

“The auditorium is a plus, and it’s in good shape,” DePaul said. “It’s a nice auditorium,” Bowers said.

The building is  at 206 N. Third St. in Albemarle. “It’s right in the community,” DePaul said.  “It would be nice if something could be done.”

For more information about the property, contact SCS at (704) 983-5151.

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