Trinity Valley Community College and the City of Athens have reached an agreement for the college to purchase the property known as Central Park and the former National Guard Armory now being used as the City’s Development Services Center and Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The purchase was approved by the Athens City Council and by the TVCC Board of Trustees at their respective meetings held Monday, November 28.
After the decision Monday night, Athens Mayor Jerry Don Vaught said, “City Council is very pleased to have come to a fair agreement on the purchase of the Central Park property with TVCC. We feel strongly that the college will have the best use for the property with possible future expansion of college facilities. This will be a great benefit to the Athens community and the future prosperity and growth of Athens overall.”