Update 2023-01-29: Lowndes County nixes planned Dollar General –VDT 2023-01-26.
Much to the surprise of the several dozen opponents of the Dollar General rezoning, and even after the DG developer attorney attempted to tell his version of the Lowndes County Commission’s legal responsibilities, all the Commissioners voted to deny the rezoning.
The audience laughed at the Dollar General’s offer of an “enhanced facade,” as conveyed by County Planner JD Dillard. Even after Chairman Bill Slaughter limited each side to ten minutes, the opposition gave excellent summaries.
Heath Dawson, who is the nearest neighbor to the north and a commercial banker, attested Continue reading