Superintendent Tina Nolan said the Joel E. Barber school district, named after the man who donated the land, didn't exist when the original boundary lines were drawn.
, who took the job a couple of years ago, said she
was contacted by parents from that area who wanted to enroll students in the K-8 district.
"They're only five to six miles from our school," she
"There are monetary gains involved in this but for me, the bottom line is that this is in the best interest of students," Nolan