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Controversial giant cross could end up in Florence

FLORENCE, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A 110-foot cross that stirred up controversy in Brandon may end up in Florence.

Florence Mayor Pro Tem Bobby Moudy says the owner of Berry's Seafood Restaurant is building a new location next to Fred's on Highway 49. The restaurant's owner, Carroll Berry, approached the city's Board of Alderman with the idea. A representative from Crosses Across America was with him.

Moudy says Mayor Pam Clark and the Alderman all agreed on erecting the cross at the new Berry's Restaurant site. Now, city attorneys have to create an ordinance that will allow a structure of that size.

No vote has yet been taken. 

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