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Valdosta releases plan for purchased land

January 16, 2008

Valdosta - A proposed park to honor south Georgia veterans now has a location.

Wednesday night, the city of Valdosta released details of its participation in an historic land auction last week.

10% of the vacant land in Valdosta, more than 22-hundred acres went on the auction block.

The city spent $2-million to buy 462 of those acres on Perimeter Road and US Highway 84.

The city plans to use the land to build a Veterans Park, a well field for the water system and a fire station.

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