Update 2023-05-06: Dollar General developer and property owner sue Lowndes County about rezoning denial –VDT 2023-05-03.
Thank you, Lowndes County Commission, and all the opposition speakers and writers, for this win written up in the local newspaper of record.
This win keeps some trash out of the Withlacoochee River, upstream from Valdosta and Florida, while stopping a foothold for further development too close to the river, avoiding clearcutting, impervious surface, and the flooding that would have caused.
Malia Thomas, Valdosta Daily Times, January 26, 2023, County nixes planned Dollar General,
VALDOSTA — Lowndes County residents felt heard as a contentious zoning request for a rural Dollar General was denied by the Lowndes County Commission.
Hearing, Location, Withlacoochee River
Teramore Development, the retail real estate company behind the request, petitioned to rezone three acres of the 35-acre property from Estate Agricultural to Crossroads Commercial.Continue reading