The Transylvania Times -

By Mark Todd
Staff Writer" 

Residents Protest Animal Shelter Location


This Artist rendition shows what the new animal shelter could look like.(Courtesy of Daggett & Grigg of Charlottesville, Va.)

Plans for a new Transylvania County animal shelter are almost complete, but a proposal to locate the new building on county-owned land on Old Rosman Highway across from Excelsior Packaging is facing some neighborhood opposition.

Robin Crowe presented a petition to the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting Monday signed by some 170 people who are opposed to the plan. The residents are concerned that noise and odor could devalue their property.

In February, the Rosman Board of Aldermen also voiced its opposition to the animal shelter being located at the proposed site. The site is not...

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