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A little bit of country?

By Carole Henry
Posted Thursday, July 20, 2006

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Chatham County, NC - I think that everyone who lives in Siler City and the surrounding area should trot on down to Rt 15-501, south of Pittsboro and take a glance at what will happen to you if this stone company is let in. It will destroy this part of Chatham as a rural farm, ag community.

So they think, strongly believe, pray, that there will be water, water every where if they are allowed in? I wonder what will happen to the water table in the wells of the people living in the surrounding area. What happens if this wonderful lake that they 'strongly' believe in, turns out to be not feasible? Oh well, sorry grape vines, a gravel pit, it will be and added to that a dusting of stone on the leaves.

Seem to remember a short time ago, when the overseers of the welfare of our community wanted to see a nuclear waste dump go in that very same area. Of course said they, it will be perfectly safe and it will be compacted. Like wow, if its compacted, its better, safer. Aand it will provide, ooooooohhhhhhhh jobs. Like, really, its still a danger to every living thing and they did not fool this community.

I seem to remember that when the whole group of us stood up and together yelled NO to the little group of govenment, we know whats better for you, then you do officials and a few experts of the nuclear waste group, they dropped that idea and away they ran like rats to their holes.

Its sad to watch the deteriation of this side of Chatham. With the winery and artist groups coming in, there was hope.

But greed and money have again come first to those in power in a beautiful rural ag community.

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