11/13/2013 5:11 PM
by Rebecca Turco
BECKLEY - Plans are starting to move
forward to fix a vacant area in uptown Beckley known as the "hole."
A fire on New Year's day last year
destroyed several lots that were mostly owned by a local lawyer, as well as the
At Tuesday night's common council
meeting, officials presented a proposal for a city building to be created in
the portion that the city owns. It's scheduled to be put on the agenda for the
William Dixon, a local business owner,
hopes a decision is made soon because he believes the hole makes the area look
bad. He describes area as a “negative-looking spot.”
The next meeting is scheduled for November 26 at 7:30 p.m.
in City Hall.