In the small town of Chicora just south of Mulberry, residents have put signs in their yards against their potential new neighbor.
“It’s going to look like a prison camp I think,” resident Kenny Caroll told News Channel 8.
Many, like Carroll, have concerns about the impact a proposed 400 acre solar plant will have on their community.
“I think it’s going to bring the value of our homes down. Also it’s interfering with the travel of our wildlife,” Carroll said.
The solar panels would be built on the property of citrus grower Mike Wynn. [click for full article]