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Union Rescue to Provide Update to City Today

October 4th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Pastor Davis Ziler, director of the Union Rescue Mission, is scheduled to provide an update to city officials Tuesday on plans to relocate to the North Centre Street area. The proposal is not without opposition as a number of residents from that part of town voiced concerns during the last meeting of the Cumberland Mayor and City Council. The mission is currently located downtown at 16 Queen City Pavement where it first opened in 1963- however the building is in disrepair and no longer adequate. As a result, Ziler has been negotiating with Lenny Kline, the owner of 710 N. Centre St. to obtain the building, which is currently the home of High Point Furniture Outlet. After hearing from any number of citizens with strong objections- including one man who said he would sell his home and move if the transaction goes through- Mayor Ray Morriss emphasized that nothing has  been finalized…