Fight Against Proposed Union County Store: Wal-Mart opponents win round in court

Sep 4, 2007 Full story:

“This is just one battle that we've won.”

The N.C. Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Marvin-area residents who are fighting Wal-Mart's plans for a new store.

The appeals court upheld a Superior Court ruling that said the Union County Board of Adjustment didn't follow proper procedure when it gave Wal-Mart permission to build a 206,000-square-foot Supercenter at Rea and Tom Short roads.

The appeals court ruling was filed Tuesday. It says the residents were denied due process in the Union County zoning proceedings and that they had the right to appeal the decision, something Wal-Mart had disputed. Read more

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Not a Yankee

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#1 Oct 26, 2007
I have eight Harris Teeters within four miles of my house, but I do my grocery shopping at Wal-Mart. Why, because HT is a big rip-off. I'm buying groceries, not ambience. It is a known fact that HT prices will drop 15% or more once WM moves in. You opposers are idiots, whose mini-mansions reflect your maxed-out gluttonous SUV drivin lifestyles. Go dig a well and water your lawns or go the hell back to whatever Yankeeland suburb you crawled out from. Waaaa waaa waaa

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