A public hearing will be held at the next Altavista Town Council meeting on August 13, 7 p.m. in a process to have ownership of the 50 acre Dearing Ford Business and Manufacturing Center business park transferred to the town in exchange for a $1 million flat fee to the county. Campbell County Board of Supervisors had a unanimous vote of approval for this transfer at the August 6 meeting. The park is made up of 28 acres next to Walmart and an additional 21.75 acres on Dearing Ford Road off U.S. 29.