Property owner Tim Booras surveys the view looking west from the highest point, just over 700 feet above sea level, of a 1,800-acre megasite in western Chatham County, near the Randolph County line.  Booras is hoping to lure an automotive manufacturer to the site between U.S. 64 and U.S. 421 northwest of Siler City.
Property owner Tim Booras surveys the view looking west from the highest point, just over 700 feet above sea level, of a 1,800-acre megasite in western Chatham County, near the Randolph County line. Booras is hoping to lure an automotive manufacturer to the site between U.S. 64 and U.S. 421 northwest of Siler City. rwillett@newsobserver.com
Property owner Tim Booras surveys the view looking west from the highest point, just over 700 feet above sea level, of a 1,800-acre megasite in western Chatham County, near the Randolph County line. Booras is hoping to lure an automotive manufacturer to the site between U.S. 64 and U.S. 421 northwest of Siler City. rwillett@newsobserver.com

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