Lowndes County School District to privatize cafeterias

Source: Katelyn Patterson, WTVA, June 28, 2016

Tuesday night the Lowndes County School Board voted 4-1 in privatizing the food services. Starting in the fall Sodexo Operations will be under contract and provide all of their cafeteria needs. Two weeks ago the board voted on this issue and it didn’t pass. … The recommendations from parents and the faculty were presented Tuesday to the school board. Dr. Ballard explains the benefits of having this new food service. … The privatizing of their food services will also offer a variety of healthier options. …