Tearing down Carver center is a consensus of residents

Cost of renovating old school not feasible; council has final say

By a show of hands Tuesday night about 50 Century residents said the best option of the Carver Community Center on West Jefferson Avenue, which was constructed in 1945 is to tear down the old building and build a new community center with the idea of preserving the old school's history.

Tuesday's meeting was a workshop to get community input on what to do with the old building. Another public hearing will be held at a later date before the town council votes.

Project Consultant Robin Phillips said the town received a $2.8 million Community Development Block Grant to address issues at the Carve...

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