A proposed branch of Booker Dairy Road would run behind the Walmart shopping center before connecting with Ava Gardner Boulevard.
A proposed branch of Booker Dairy Road would run behind the Walmart shopping center before connecting with Ava Gardner Boulevard. TOWN OF SMITHFIELD
A proposed branch of Booker Dairy Road would run behind the Walmart shopping center before connecting with Ava Gardner Boulevard. TOWN OF SMITHFIELD

Application seeks to rezone Smithfield’s ‘next commercial growth area’

February 16, 2015 10:10 AM

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