The Triangle Land Conservancy purchased 40 acres of land off Benson Road, including a rare Christmas tree farm, to protect water and wildlife near Lake Benson. From left are Sandy Sweitzer, TLC’s executive director, Robert Liles, Leigh Ann Hammerbacher of the TLC and Martha Liles. The Liles family sold the land for $799,930, about $100,000 less than its appraised value.
The Triangle Land Conservancy purchased 40 acres of land off Benson Road, including a rare Christmas tree farm, to protect water and wildlife near Lake Benson. From left are Sandy Sweitzer, TLC’s executive director, Robert Liles, Leigh Ann Hammerbacher of the TLC and Martha Liles. The Liles family sold the land for $799,930, about $100,000 less than its appraised value. Josh Shaffer
The Triangle Land Conservancy purchased 40 acres of land off Benson Road, including a rare Christmas tree farm, to protect water and wildlife near Lake Benson. From left are Sandy Sweitzer, TLC’s executive director, Robert Liles, Leigh Ann Hammerbacher of the TLC and Martha Liles. The Liles family sold the land for $799,930, about $100,000 less than its appraised value. Josh Shaffer

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