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Commissioners Vote 3-2 To Buy Property - Brevard NC


Last updated 12/4/2018 at 8:52am

By a 3-2 vote, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners voted to buy the roughly 55 acres of property behind the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club off Gallimore Road in Brevard, with the possibility of turning it into a recreational park and for it to be a catalyst for economic development.

During a meeting Thursday, Commissioners Larry Chapman, Mike Hawkins and Page Lemel voted to buy the property for $440,000 from Brevard College. Commissioners Jason Chappell and Kelvin Phillips voted against.

The property was formerly part of the late Charles Pickelsimer's estate and was used pr...

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