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Grundy, Va.--Buchanan County School has recalled thirty of fifty-one employees laid-off at the end of September.

Superintendent Larry Ashby tells WVVA ten teachers, fourteen aides, three clerical workers, and three custodians were called back last week.

Ashby says the school board used a $586, 000 surplus from the employee's Hospitalization Fund to finance their salaries.

He also went to the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors on Monday to try and get $176,000 in funding to recall additional laid-off employees. His request was denied.

Ashby admits he is concerned about next year's budget

 

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