Sullivan's Island wants old warehouse, dock

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SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (AP) - The town of Sullivan's Island is considering a swap with the state of South Carolina to acquire an old warehouse and dock on the Intracoastal Waterway.

The half-acre property includes a 10,500-square-foot brick warehouse and 13,400-square-foot wharf with a small house.

The state plans to auction the property March 21. The minimum bid is nearly $800,000.

Sullivan's Island is considering a proposal to offer to take over maintenance of some state roads in exchange for the property.

Sullivan's Island is interested in the warehouse as a possible location for a new town hall. The old facility was closed because of mold problems.

State officials expect two groups to bid for the property.

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