Long-time Centralia eyesore finally demolished

CENTRALIA — A long-time eyesore on the Centralia landscape has finally fallen to demolition crews, with the last portion of the 9b60d23171904719b4ff0b0165861999dilapidated building being brought down yesterday.

The City of Centralia announced in March that it was prepared to demolish the Holiday Motel on North Poplar.

The City Council approved a resolution in which the city would pay the $11,000 in back taxes owed on the property and then using City crews to demolish the motel.