The truth is, chilling facts are in the headlines regarding our local "rails to trails" project ~ The Swamp Rabbit Trail.
With litigation also looming over property rights and civil matters … can we really afford this taxpayer headache?
The headlines should have you concerned about bringing the same to Pickens County via the Doodle Trail.
Headlines taken from WYFF.COM website from the past 75 days:
Minivan lands on Swamp Rabbit Trail June 24, 2013
A minivan landed right in the middle of the trail over the weekend.
Coroner: Man shot to death near Swamp Rabbit Trail August 14, 2013
A man found dead near the Swamp Rabbit Trail was the victim of homicide.
Bicyclists: Shots fired along Swamp Rabbit Trail August 22, 2013
The Greenville County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of shots fired near bicyclists on the Swamp Rabbit Trail.
Downtown security to increase after robbery August 25, 2013
A late-night armed robbery of a teenage bicyclist earlier this month just off the Swamp Rabbit Trail in Falls Park.
Second incident of gunfire reported on Swamp Rabbit Trail August 26, 2013
For the second time in less than a week, shots were fired at a popular Upstate bike trail, according to the Greenville County Sheriff's Office.
Police: Woman assaulted on Swamp Rabbit Trail, suspect on loose September 06, 2013
Greenville police are looking for a man who they say assaulted a woman Thursday morning.