|Crazy Clean, Hwy 181|
"EYESORE" OR MUCH-NEEDED ADDITION?
The new 'Crazy Clean' coin-operated laundromat on S. Hwy 181 is nearing completion, machinery is now being installed.
Citizens seem divided about whether the metal building is an eyesore or a welcome addition, since there are no other ones in town (there were two at one time)
'TACKY' 181 CORRIDOR CONCERNS MOUNTING
|Monday's Town Hall|
Since most of Hwy 181 lies outside city limits and county residents have repeatedly refused to enact zoning which may reduce profitability should they decide to market their land, most of the corridor remains un-zoned -- but fully covered by city services such as police and fire protection.
|181 at Fairhope Ave.|
(Two current city leaders have already thrown in the towel and conceded to the Times privately more big box stores are "inevitable.")
Pulling back police and fire services to the city limits to encourage annexation has been discussed for many years, but dismissed as being too controversial.