New park coming to town

Below is a rendering of the New Hope Baptist Church property. The area highlighted in green shows the general land in which a new City park will be designated - the area near South 2nd Street. IMAGE PROVIDED

At this month's city council meeting, council gave the City an OK to purchase 41,000 square feet of land from New Hope Baptist Church at 597 S. Front St., with intentions to turn the western vacant area behind the church building along South 2nd Street into a park.
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