Action taken Tuesday by Bennettsville City Council paves the way for a million dollar construction project that will bring a new building and a public green space to the downtown area.
A majority of the council approved a letter of intent to provide economic incentives to Carolina Bank for the construction of a new bank building on East Main Street.
The incentives include the deed to the property that currently houses the Bennettsville Police Department and a $50,000 cash payment.
In turn, Carolina Bank will demolish the existing building, which is a former grocery store, and build a new state-of-the-art facility there. It will also demolish its current building next door and create a green space which will be open to the public.
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