Feb 25, 2014 9:01 AM by AP (Photo courtesy MGN Online)
Downtown Alexandria has been chosen as the home of Central Louisiana Technical Community College's new main campus.
The $21 million-plus campus will replace the college's current Alexandria campus, located on South MacArthur Drive.
The Town Talk reports cilities Corporation chose downtown over a proposal by Louisiana State University of Alexandria. A specific site has not been designated.
The city already has nearly $2.3 million earmarked in its capital budget for the local match required for the community college project.