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Last day for Fentress Co. Boys & Girls Club

12:52 PM, Dec 18, 2012   |    comments
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After a Christmas party on Tuesday, the Fentress County Boys and Girls Club will close its doors, but its director hopes it won't be forever.

Edana Koger says they have no funds to continue operating the club, which is located at York Elementary School.  Normally, they would have stayed open while school was closed for the holidays, to give their kids a place to come during the day, but that's not an option this year.

Koger says she is still hopeful that the national Boys and Girls Club organization will help them out so they can reopen in the new year.

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Thousands of dollars in budget shortfall is set to close down an agency that's important to countless Tennessee children.

The Fentress County Boys and Girls Club says it will close its doors Tuesday. Officials say they needed $75,000 to keep things going, but they have not found that money.

The club currently uses space inside York Elementary School.

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