Not enough. Crudely put, the solution to the problem requires focused, coordinated action from all parties who care — local and state government, our great service organizations, the university community, the faith community, and so on.
Without being overly dramatic, for many citizens in the area, it is not just a matter of quality of life, it is a matter of life and, in too many cases, premature death due to readily treatable illnesses.
Go ahead. Take your own “eye test” if you must. After all, the use of the eyes implies vision. And, as it is written, “without vision, the people perish.”
Have a nice day.
Anderson resident Primus Mootry is a retired school teacher. His column appears Wednesdays in The Herald Bulletin.