Friday, April 05, 2013
General Assembly Helps King School of Medicine
The Virginia Gen. Assembly has provided a quarter million dollars in planning money for the King School of Medicine in Abingdon. The cash is to be used by the Town of Abingdon in the coming fiscal year to support detailed planning of construction of the proposed academic medical facility. The King School of Medicine has been promised $25 million from the Virginia tobacco commission and recently was advanced $50,000 from the Abingdon’s will and winter promised 7 1/2-million dollars match in cash and land to the tobacco grant. The planned med school would be located in Abingdon's Stone Mill Business and Technology Park if plans work out.