VA: Board approves permit for controversial campground

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ROANOKE, Va. — The board of supervisors authorized a special-use permit for a controversial campground and RV park in Union Hall.

The board voted 5-1 with one abstention to approve the permit. Camicia voted no and Carter abstained from the vote because some of the applicants were friends and longtime customers of his business.

South Lake Motor Sports LLC sought to build Camp Reel Simple, envisioned as an attraction for vacationers that would include 28 RV sites and 14 cabins on 14.25 acres on Old Salem School Road.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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