The Transylvania Times -

Community Wants Help With Trash Problem


Ann Parkhurst is fed up.

During the past year, the president of the See Off Homesteaders Community Center has seen an increase in illegal trash dumped on Becky Mountain Road.

Bagged and non-bagged trash is constantly scattered on the sides of the road, she said. In November, the "No Dumping" sign disappeared, and during the first week of this month a huge pile of broken glass and wood was dumped roadside.

Last week, a refrigerator was dropped down an incline.

On Monday, Parkhurst discovered a live guinea pig huddled in a plastic crate on the side of the road. The crate contained about 4 inc...

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