Local Habitat group breaks ground for 19th home

WHITE STONE—The Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity on November 28 conducted a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of its 19th home.

The new home on Buttercup Lane in White Stone is a first time collaboration between Habitat and Chesapeake Homes in Kilmarnock who will place a modular building on the lot recently purchased for Tia Davenport and her family.

Once the foundation, shell and connections to utilities are in place using Chesapeake contractors, Habitat build volunteers will finish the interior this winter, reported vice president Bruce Craig…