Sold! How the old state prison was unloaded for just $1 At first blush, the shuttered state prison in Waynesville looks more like a military barracks or summer camp bunkhouse than a prison — except perhaps for the concertina wire around the perimeter and guardhouse at the entrance. But for Continue reading →
MAGGIE VALLEY — The Maggie Valley governing board adopted a policy on charitable donations, appointed Town Manager Nathan Clark as the tax collector and voted to become a bronze sponsor by donating $3,000 to the Haywood Pathways Center.
Thanks to Guaranteed Rate’s Ultimate Neighborhood Giveback Challenge, Haywood County’s effort to turn an abandoned prison into a homeless shelter, soup kitchen and halfway house will be closer to reality as of Sept. 25.
County residents learned Friday the Haywood Pathways Center entry in the Guaranteed Rate/Ty Pennington Ultimate Neighborhood Giveback Challenge took top honors, fetching $50,000 for the community and a visit from Pennington.
A group planning to revamp the long-closed Hazelwood prison to serve as transitional housing and a soup kitchen was advanced Monday when Haywood County Board of Commissioners approved a lease agreement with the Haywood Christian Emergency Shelter for a Continue reading →
Haywood County’s project to turn a former state prison into a halfway house, emergency shelter and soup kitchen is now a semi-finalist in the Guaranteed Rate/Ty Pennington Ultimate Neighborhood Giveback Challenge.