Greenway scores big win thanks to American & Efird

MOUNT HOLLY – Thread and yarn manufacturer American & Efird has given the town permission to build a greenway through the company’s property along the Catawba River.

The property provides “some of the most spectacular views of the Catawba River unhindered by development and construction,” a news release about the greenway said.

Construction for the greenway will be completed in stages, and the path will eventually reach from Tuck Park through the NC State Education Forest above Mountain Island Dam.

Officials are talking with Duke Energy to get permission to build a the greenway across the company’s property.

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