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China Grove planning board pushed back

CHINA GROVE — A China Grove Planning Board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday will have to wait a week.

During the meeting, the planning board was scheduled to review a first draft of the town’s first-ever land use plan.

Rowan County Planner Franklin Gover, who is contracted with China Grove, said the meeting was pushed back because of personal conflicts. The planning board meeting will now be Thursday, Jan. 15.

Among other things, the land use plan includes five objectives for the town, which are: maintaining downtown as the community’s focal point, providing safe and convenient mobility for China Grove residents of all ages and abilities, ensuring a variety of housing options are available, providing adequate recreational facilities and promoting China Grove as an attractive place to live.

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