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Growth in all forms discussed by public, city officials

‘Where do you want to live, Jasper or Jonesboro?’ asks mayor

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 “Where do you want to live, Jasper or Jonesboro?” Mayor, seated in middle with hand high, demands vote of those in attendance.

 

Pickens County needs more growth, slow growth, no growth. We’re falling behind or are just fine the way it is. All manner of opinions were put forth at the August 22nd Comprehensive Planning stakeholder meeting. 

Some of the thoughts on the community came as supportive suggestions, others  were lobbed like hand-grenades. Some views were left unchallenged while others dissected and elaborated on at length.

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