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story.lead_photo.caption Earth movers of Stan Excavating Company remove the remaining debris of the former Texarkana College annex, leaving the foundation. Eventually, the area will be converted to green space, according to a company representative. After that, it will be returned to the college. Photo by Junius Stone / Texarkana Gazette.

TEXARKANA, Texas — The demolition of the former Texarkana College Annex building can't get much lower than this.

The buildings have now been razed to the foundation and much of the debris has been removed. Work is being done by Stan Excavating Company of Texarkana, Texas.

According to a company representative, the property will be converted into "green space" for the college.

The board of Texarkana College voted to surplus the building in 2017, after trying for three years to find someone who wanted to use the building. But eventually, the decision was made in which TC deeded the building to Stan Excavating Company at "no cost."

The eventual green space not only will be available for faculty and students, but also for community use.

The now departed building played several roles in its history. It started life as a hospital. Later, TC used it for administration offices as well as dormitories.

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