Even as traditional environmentalism struggles, another movement is rising in its place, aligning consumers, producers, the media and even politicians. It’s the food movement, and if it continues to grow it may be able to create just the sort of political and social transformation that environmentalists have failed to achieve in recent years. That would mean not only changing the way Americans eat and the way they farm — away from industrialized, cheap calories and toward more organic, small-scale production, with plenty of fruits and vegetables — but also altering the way we work and relate to one another. To its most ardent adherents, the food movement isn’t just about reform — it’s about revolution.Food is something that affects everybody, and now that people are starting to realize that the mainstream food supply is poisoned: Continue reading
Quarterman Road in Hahira was paved within the last year.How did WCTV hear about this? They saw our neighbor Carolyn on YouTube: Continue reading
Some people who live there say people drive faster than the posted 35 miles per hour limit.
The Georgia Department of Transportation says this type of paving is safe for up to 45 miles per hour.
Lowndes County agreed to lower the speed limit to 35 miles per hour after they heard concerns from residents.
Since GDOT says the 45 mile per hour is acceptable, a posted speed limit of 35 can’t be enforced without approval.
Residents just want something done.
“We had drag racers out here a few weeks ago, two corvettes speed racing side by side up and down the road,” said Gretchen Quarterman who lives on the road. “It’s a neighborhood, we have 30 families that live on this road, they have small children.”