Roanoke votes for town to absorb Marshall Creek
Nov 8, 2007 | Posted by: A liberal dose | Full story: A liberal dose
“The vote shows the citizens have faith in our decision to pull Marshall Creek into Roanoke”
ROANOKE -- Marshall Creek's 24-year history will end after Roanoke residents voted overwhelmingly to allow their city to absorb the bankrupt town.
The measure passed Tuesday with 96.7 percent of the vote.
The consolidation will be final when the Roanoke City Council canvasses the votes Nov. 19.
Given Marshall Creek's finances, joining Roanoke was the best option, Marshall Creek Mayor James Macy-Simpson said.
'I'm very relieved,' he said. 'There was a lot of good will toward consolidation.' Read more
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