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New Chatham Co. high school named

CHATHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The new high school in Chatham County is still under construction, but now it has a new name. 

In an eight-to-one vote taken at the Savannah Chatham school board meeting on Wednesday, they chose the name New Hampstead High School. The board decided to keep with a traditional name like other high schools in the district. 

New Hampstead is named after the family who previously owned the land in that area.

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