October 24, 2012
A broken gate at one of the “Olde Towne Morrow” houses is symbolic of vandalism found around the development site. City officials spent $13 million in taxpayer funds from 2007 until 2009 to build the development, which has been shuttered since 2010.
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Taxpayer-funded development falling into disrepair
Morrow police have filed three reports of property destruction at Olde Towne Morrow in the last 14 months and they were expected to file a fourth report Thursday after Clayton News Daily discovered severe damage at the property this week.
A $13 million taxpayer-funded commercial development that was suppossed to draw tourists and shoppers to Morrow is instead attracting vandals and falling into ruin.