Barter Theatre Plan Passes in 3-2 Vote

March 2, 2018

The Mount Airy Board of Commissioners approved the Barter Theatre project at the former Spencer’s property downtown, on a 3-2 vote. “I think this is a historic day for the city of Mount Airy,” Commissioner Steve Yokeley said after the decision. “I have no doubt it’s the largest-single economic-development project ever in Mount Airy.” A 500-seat theatre is to be developed on the former Spencer’s industrial property bought by the city government in 2014.



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