By Bobby Bordelon
The Greenbrier County Commission voted to purchase three acres from the Greenbrier County Board of Education for $240,000 and delayed action on a potential "right to farm" ordinance during its regular meeting on Tuesday, December 11.
According to Greenbrier County Commission President Woody Hanna, during his previous term as a commissioner, the commission asked the Board of Education to allow the purchase of land on the Maxwelton school property lot. The intention was to build what now resides on the property; the Greenbrier County 911 Center. The board did not agree to sell, however, and instead agreed to a lease, with rent coming to $1 per year for 15 years, with five year renewal periods. The commission is currently in the first year of the second five year renewal period.
Read more in the Wednesday, December 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.