Historic church concerned about plans for solar farm

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By Stephanie Jadrnicek

VAN WYCK – Concerns are mounting over the rezoning of a residential property to set up a solar farm on Old Hickory Road near Van Wyck.
The wooded parcel is located across from Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church and Old Waxhaw Cemetery, which date back to the mid-1700s. Waxhaw Solar has applied to rezone the 47-acre property from residential neighborhood to agricultural residential to build a 19-acre solar farm.
Representing the church, John Baker called the project an improper use of a residential area.

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