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IN THE SUPREME COURT OF NORTH CAROLINA

No. 506A02

FILED: 2 MAY 2003

IN THE MATTER OF THE APPEAL OF:

THE MAHARISHI SPIRITUAL CENTER OF AMERICA
639 WHISPERING HILLS ROAD, SUITE 112
BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA 28607

From the listing and taxation of the herein described property by Watauga County for 1999

    Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S. § 7A-30(2) from the decision of a divided panel of the Court of Appeals, 152 N.C. App. 269, 569 S.E.2d 3 (2002), reversing in part and remanding in part a final decision entered 27 December 2000 by the North Carolina Property Tax Commission. Heard in the Supreme Court 7 April 2003.
    Moore & Van Allen, PLLC, by Charles H. Mercer, Jr.; John S. Hughes; and Reed J. Hollander, for appellee taxpayer.

    Parker, Poe, Adams & Bernstein, by Charles C. Meeker and John J. Butler; and Jeffery M. Hedrick, Watauga County Attorney, for appellant Watauga County.

    PER CURIAM.

    For the reasons stated in the dissenting opinion, we reverse the decision of the Court of Appeals.
    REVERSED.

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