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View all stories in the July 24, 2013 newspaper.

Marion County economy to get ray of sun
From the July 24, 2013 newspaper
By Richard Harris
It has been an awfully rainy summer, but a ray of sun is about to shine on the Marion County economy.
Inman Solar will soon build two solar farms on 30 acres of land just south of the Buena Vista City Limits (the Pineville Road/Firetower Road area). County commissioners opened the door for the development in their recent monthly meeting by rezoning the property from agricultural to commercial.
There were a number of reasons we chose Marion County for this project, said Ryan Sanders. The

Commission rezones land to allow Inman Solar to develop solar farms
area has good sun, the county is business friendly, and we work well with timber companies in the area.
Inman Solar purchased the land, which was recently cleared, from Mike L. Moon Enterprises. They hope to have the solar farm up by the end of August.
The solar company will pay annual taxes on the value of the solar panels, which will ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.