Smyrna will use $450,000 to install lights at Smyrna Middle School's multisport turf field. (Pexels)

Smyrna to spend $450,000 in COVID funds to light turf field

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

A Smyrna School District’s board decision to use the district’s $450,000 in pandemic relief and more to install lighting at its middle school’s turf field didn’t pass without debate. The proposal touched off a flurry of comments about whether that is the best use of the one-time federal money. The district has $80 million in deferred maintenance, according to Roger …