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Council undecided on new Parker's
Residents don't want Fair Road gas station; property owners threaten lawsuit if plan is denied
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For the second time in as many meetings, a vocal neighborhood association rallied at City Hall to urge that Statesboro City Council strike down requests allowing for a Parker’s convenience store and gas station on Fair Road. Also for a second time, both supporters and opponents of the project went home with no resolution. Tuesday, after a public hearing that lasted for more than an hour — giving both sides the chance to speak — Statesboro City Council tabled a decision, to allow themselves, and City Attorney Alvin Leaphart, two additional weeks to reach a verdict and adopt a resolution that backs it.
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