The Howell Building is in much better shape than expected, according to Martinez.
“Relative to the rest of campus, it wouldn’t take much to turn it around. I could see them starting with one wing and moving on from there,” he said.
In addition to a potential tenant, Couch said Craig Dominy from the Georgia Film Commission visited Central State. An accompanying site director called the campus ‘a marvelous opportunity for the film industry.’
“Our intention is to get this campus certified as film ready,” the CSHLRA director said.
Also, the GED program helping soon-to-be jobless hospital employees attain their high school equivalency diplomas is about to graduate 64 out of 68 students from the first cohort.
Couch said 42 are in the next cohort and Central Georgia Technical College President Dr. Ivan Allen committed to fund a third group if necessary.
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