Powhatan board will vote on Walmart Thursday night

Posted by Iva Radman – email

POWHATAN COUNTY, VA (WWBT) - A heated debate may finally come to an end in Powhatan County.

The Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote tonight on Walmart's rezoning application.

The big box store wants to set up shop along US Route 60 near Page Road.

Supporters say the store would generate tax revenue and create new jobs. Opponents say a Walmart will bring more traffic, crime, and put mom and pops out of business.

The board meeting is Thursday night at 7pm at Powhatan High School.

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