City Hall can be saved, experts say

Standing before a packed gallery of Whitley Building supporters at Whiteville City Council Tuesday, Jeff Adolphson of the State Historic Preservation Office said Whiteville’s City Hall can and should be saved.

“It’s a beautiful building and certainly worth preserving,” Adolphson said.

The preservation specialist came to council Tuesday with Cathleen Turner of Preservation North Carolina, a non-profit group that specializes in preserving and reusing historic properties across the state. Adolphson also introduced Hannah Beckman, the county’s representative with the State Historic Preservation Office.

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(The News Reporter, 7/29/2016)