To native Americans land was sacred. Land provided animals and plants for food, clothing, and shelter. No one could own the land.
Then along came colonists who pushed the Indians aside and divided up the land for sale. Some made fortunes.
Not much has changed. Rape the land and the sea for profit. Pollute the Okatie, the Gulf, etc. Kill the goose that lays the golden egg. So much for progress.
"Horne said he is eager to move forward with development, although he would consider again trying to sell the property if a buyer "wanted to pay us a lot of money."
"Hardeeville city manager Ted Felder said he is confident development will come to the tract. "The bottom line is that property is going to be developed by somebody," Felder said. "It's going to be a great thing for the city of Hardeeville and Jasper County."
Arrogant, isn’t it?