“Water, water everywhere . . . .” Except Cleveland County, that is. And Cleveland’s attempt to increase its water supply is an ongoing effort (and battle) that I’ve been watching out of the corner of my eye for a few years. It’s not that I’m interested in Cleveland County. It’s that Cleveland’s troubles are played
Fixing a Screwed up City
I live in a city that’s pretty screwed up. In many ways. But last month a cavalry rode into town with sabers drawn and bugle blaring, and our salvation may be at hand.
In land use planning there is no official category termed “screwed up city” but it fits.
I grew up – and returned…
Solar Farms – In the News Again
My June 9 post on solar farms (“Destroying the Environment to Save It”) discussed the world’s largest solar farm – a 3,600 acre project in the Mojave Desert. Little did I suspect that two weeks later the place I live – Guilford County – would be a “finalist” for one even larger.
I say “finalist”…
Death of a Hero
He never served in the military. He set no athletic records. He didn’t write best-sellers, and he wasn’t a rock star.
Max Heller was my hero because, almost single-handedly, he envisioned and spearheaded the rebuilding of a city in decline. He died this week at age 92. The city is Greenville, South Carolina, a city…