Oct. 16, 2013 —
The facility will be located on C.W. Stevens Boulevard near K-Mart and construction is tentatively scheduled to begin next February.
Magistrate Mary Ellen Greenhill summed up the thoughts of most in attendance, who conceded that there could be issues, but the potential benefits far outweigh the risks.
“Everything is not going to be perfect,” Greenhill said. “Nothing in life ever is. But we have to give these people an opportunity. It’s up to us to try to help them in any way that we can,” she said.
Joe Lewis can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 286-4201.