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Free, come get: Flat Rock seeks bids for removing buildings

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FLAT ROCK — The Village of Flat Rock is seeking bids for someone to remove two buildings from its new park property at the former Highland Lake Golf Club.   Read Story »

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Village at odds over park priorities

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FLAT ROCK — One day before the Flat Rock takes possession of its new 67-acre park land, the Village Council decided that it needed to hold a workshop to order priorities for park development.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock | Flat Rock Village Council | Highland Lake Golf Course | parks and recreation | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee

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Flat Rock wins $475,000 grant for park purchase

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The Village of Flat Rock has won a $475,000 grant that will cover just under half the purchase price of the town's new  park.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock | Flat Rock Village Council | Highland Lake Golf Course | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee

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Village budget allocates $824,000 for work on park

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FLAT ROCK — The Village of Flat Rock plans to spend up to $1.3 million in its upcoming fiscal year to buy and begin development of its new park. It won't raise taxes to do it.   Read Story »

Tags: Village of Flat Rock | Flat Rock Village Council | Highland Lake Golf Course | parks and recreation | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee

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Flat Rock to buy golf course land for $1.15 million

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council has agreed to buy the Highland Lake Golf Club property for $1.15 million in a sale that is expected to close by June 30.   Read Story »

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LIGHTNING EDITORIAL: Village can make park work

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Some people said yippee and others said oh no when the Flat Rock Village Council voted last week to buy the Highland Lake golf course and develop it as a park.   Read Story »

Tags: Flat Rock Village Council | Highland Lake Golf Course | parks and recreation | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee | Lightning editorials

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VILLAGE COUNCIL SAYS YES TO PARK

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council voted unanimously Thursday morning to move forward with negotiations to buy Highland Lake Golf Course and develop it as a passive park.   Read Story »

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Flat Rock sets Monday night meeting for park comments

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council will hold a special meeting from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Village Hall Assembly Room to obtain public input on the village's proposed purchase of the Highland Lake Golf Course for development as a municipal park primarily for passive recreational uses.   Read Story »

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Park opponents urge Village referendum

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FLAT ROCK — For the first time since it has been publicly debated, a proposed Flat Rock park received a mostly thumbs down from residents who feared the result will be a longterm financial burden and a property tax increase to cover operating and maintenance cost.   Read Story »

Tags: Village of Flat Rock | Flat Rock Village Council | Highland Lake Golf Course | parks and recreation | Highland Lake Park Exploratory Committee

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Village Council meets on park today

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Village Council wants details on yearly park cost

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council, in its first public discussion reacting to a proposed park at the Highland Lake Golf Course property, indicated conditional support of the idea while raising questions about the yearly maintenance cost.   Read Story »

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Park panel makes appeal for endorsements

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FLAT ROCK — Representatives of Flat Rock homeowners associations and other organizations heard about plans for a proposed Highland Lake Park and took back information to their boards for possible endorsements.   Read Story »

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Highland Lake park cost rises to $2.5 million

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FLAT ROCK — The projected cost to buy the land and develop a proposed Highland Lake Park rose to $2.5 million as an advisory panel began to fix rough cost estimates on its recommended improvements.   Read Story »

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PARK GLANCE: Proposed Highland Lake Park

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Highland Lake Park (proposed)   Read Story »

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Flat Rock residents mostly supportive of Highland Lake park

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FLAT ROCK — Speakers invited to express their opinion about a proposed Flat Rock park on the Highland Lake Golf Club property came out mostly in support of the idea Thursday night.   Read Story »

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Flat Rock panel seeks input on park

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FLAT ROCK — A committee exploring a Flat Rock park is inviting residents to comment on the proposal during an open meeting on Thursday night. The meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the parish hall of St. John in the Wilderness Episcopal Church on Rutledge Road at Greenville Highway.   Read Story »

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Flat Rock tiptoes into park discussion

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FLAT ROCK — The Flat Rock Village Council is looking at a possible town park.   Read Story »

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