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Kum & Go asking for second Conway location

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CONWAY (Log Cabin) - A couple of months after gaining approval for a Kum & Go convenience store near the campus of the University of Central Arkansas, company officials are coming back with a proposal for a second location.

Kum & Go will ask for rezoning on the Southeast corner of Meadowlake Road and Donaghey Avenue in order to place another convenience store with a fuel station at the next Conway Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the District Court Building. The current zoning in the area is residential (R-1), and the proposal will be for neighborhood commercial (C-2). A conditional use permit will also be proposed in order to add the fuel pumps.

The first Kum & Go store took a few months to be approved by the Conway City Council. Following several public hearings, the last proposal for the convenience store passed 5-3 in July. Voting for the rezoning were Aldermen Andy Hawkins, David Grimes, Mark Vaught, Shelley Mehl and Mary Smith. Voting no were Aldermen Theo Jones, Jim Rhodes and Sheila Whitmore.

Click here for more on this story from the Log Cabin Democrat.