I attended opening arguments in the compensation trial in which it will be decided how much the Town of Lexington must pay Carolina Water Services (now Blue Granite Water) for property the Town has taken via eminent domain. Continue reading “I, Steve MacDougall, Do Solemnly Swear”
My son called me that morning.
“Dad! Have you seen what happened?”
“Turn on the TV!” Continue reading “Forget? Not Me! Not EVER!”
Timing, as has been said, is everything.
Lake and Main started looking at the Town of Lexington problems with Carolina Water Services/Bue Granite Water in the Spring. A FOIA request was submitted and fulfilled in May and a series of clarifying questions were forwarded to the Town Administrator, Mr. Britt Poole. Mr. Poole was hesitant to answer those questions because of pending litigation, presumably the condemnation hearings regarding Blue Granite’s I-20 wastewater treatment plant. He did offer to discuss them “off the record, but L&M decided that not having anything quotable was not useful. Continue reading “Is Lexington Flushing Taxpayer Money?”
The Town of Lexington is trying to condemn (acquire through eminent domain) a wastewater facility from the company Blue Granite Water (BGW) (formerly Carolina Water Service). As one might expect given the subject and the participants, it’s a messy, stinky process with the Town, apparently, using it’s all-too-common practices of executive decision. Continue reading “Lexington Jumps Into The Eminent Domain Sewer Again”
Some members of the Lexington County Council are trying to ensure that the quality of life here will be optimized for residents. Yet, there are others that don’t consider that a priority. Continue reading “Community First: Slamming the Brakes on Development”
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, LAWYERS, LOBBYISTS AND AN IRRELEVANT LEGISLATURE ENDANGER OUR DAILY LIVES. WE NEED TOUGH LAWS TO PROTECT US. Continue reading “Raise the Wages of Sin”