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The Definition Of Community


Last updated 7/9/2020 at 10:31am

In Monday’s paper we ran a story entitled, “Powell Town Rallies Around The River.” The story epitomizes the combined definitions of community as “a group of people living in the same locality” as well as “a group of people having common interests.”

Due to severe flooding in April, a group of trees had fallen into the East Fork River, forcing the river to make a hard turn to the left. The redirected flow of the river could have caused severe erosion and property damage if left alone.

But as David Whitmire wrote, Bruce Whitmire allowed access through this property for the wor...

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