At last night’s meeting, the Rockingham Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny the rezoning request to make way for a truck stop in Mauzy.
Congratulations to all those who worked hard against this project on the grounds of its size and wrong location.
The Rockingham County Board of Supervisors must hear that county residents are opposed to a rezoning to make way for a truck stop!
Regional transportation planners are working on a long range transportation plan that looks at transportation needs 25 years out.
Disappointingly, the Rockingham County Planning Commission voted 3-2 to recommend approval of a rezoning request to make way for a truck stop in Mauzy.
Rockingham County officials are considering an application to rezone more than 30 acres of Agricultural Reserve to make way for a large-scale truck stop in Mauzy near Smith Creek.
Perhaps the post on the Farm Choice Facebook page five years ago when the store went solar best summed it all up: “We have a new crop. We are harvesting solar energy.”
How can one protect a viewshed, not only for today and tomorrow, but forever? Enter the land protection tool known as the conservation easement.
This year, we honored the late John Adamson with our first North Star recognition. In his words: Anything is possible with patience, politeness and persistence.
We applaud the county supervisors’ decision to restore funding for county-level land protection in 2021 that opened the door for the state’s matching funds received this year.