Former Lowes Foods complex back on auction block

The former Lowes Foods complex in Newland is back up for online auction. The property is being auctioned by Iron Horse Auction Company. The previous winning bid was for $554,000 by an anonymous bidder. Avery County Manager Phillip Barrier said the bidder did not go through with the transaction. The auction is open until December 2 and the listing can be viewed by clicking to

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