The Pelion Police get a new home

The members of the Pelion Police Department have a new home.

PELION (WACH) â?? The Pelion Police Department has a new home thanks in no small amount, to the community.

Over 100 community members, law enforcement officers, and elected officials were on hand for the ribbon cutting in the new building for the 12 man police force. Among the speakers at the dedication, Pelion Mayor Charlie Haggard, Rep. Joe Wilson, and Chief Chris Garner.

â??We are going from about 600 feet to just under 3000 feet,â?? says Chief Garner of the new building. Garner explained that the building was a former doctorâ??s office that the town had taken possession of. â??A lot of work on the inside was done by the officers,â?? he pointed out, including many donations of equipment from the community.

The new Pelion Police Department is located at 611 Pelion Road.