community center to casino?

community center to casino?

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boyer

Homer, GA

#1 Jun 20, 2014
I just thought of a great idea about how to get this county out of the doldrums. On a trip through Murphy I saw the construction underway for the new gambling casino. What a boon that is going to be for one of the most depressed areas in North Carolina. 15 million to be spent on just the first phase.

Why can’t we take our new mansion on the hill and turn it into a casino? We already have a loan of five and a half-million and by the time we payoff the loan several million more invested. Think of the jobs that would create?

We would have to start building houses again, property values would go up, more taxes, more people. We could sell the golf course land and build luxury rental units to accommodate the people that come Union County to gamble. Think of that, we would get rid of that golf course that makes no money every year, new taxable land and if it would work right, we could receive enough revenue from the casino so none of the local people would have to pay any taxes.

Our Commissioner could do that all he has to do is sign it into law. Heck-we already have a casino style poker table on-site.

But maybe the women might balk at playing poker in the men’s room better think some more.
just the way it is

Jefferson, GA

#2 Jun 20, 2014
great idea
Just a Thought

Jefferson, GA

#3 Jun 20, 2014
boyer wrote:
I just thought of a great idea about how to get this county out of the doldrums. On a trip through Murphy I saw the construction underway for the new gambling casino. What a boon that is going to be for one of the most depressed areas in North Carolina. 15 million to be spent on just the first phase.
Why can’t we take our new mansion on the hill and turn it into a casino? We already have a loan of five and a half-million and by the time we payoff the loan several million more invested. Think of the jobs that would create?
We would have to start building houses again, property values would go up, more taxes, more people. We could sell the golf course land and build luxury rental units to accommodate the people that come Union County to gamble. Think of that, we would get rid of that golf course that makes no money every year, new taxable land and if it would work right, we could receive enough revenue from the casino so none of the local people would have to pay any taxes.
Our Commissioner could do that all he has to do is sign it into law. Heck-we already have a casino style poker table on-site.
But maybe the women might balk at playing poker in the men’s room better think some more.
Now that is a sensible idea. We would have a little bit of a problem with the manager of the golf course though. He likes to go to Cherokee so he would end up in the Casino all the time. I am assuming that Garrett is still the manager.

“Dont care how you did it in FL”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#4 Jun 20, 2014
boyer wrote:
I just thought of a great idea about how to get this county out of the doldrums. On a trip through Murphy I saw the construction underway for the new gambling casino. What a boon that is going to be for one of the most depressed areas in North Carolina. 15 million to be spent on just the first phase.
Why can’t we take our new mansion on the hill and turn it into a casino? We already have a loan of five and a half-million and by the time we payoff the loan several million more invested. Think of the jobs that would create?
We would have to start building houses again, property values would go up, more taxes, more people. We could sell the golf course land and build luxury rental units to accommodate the people that come Union County to gamble. Think of that, we would get rid of that golf course that makes no money every year, new taxable land and if it would work right, we could receive enough revenue from the casino so none of the local people would have to pay any taxes.
Our Commissioner could do that all he has to do is sign it into law. Heck-we already have a casino style poker table on-site.
But maybe the women might balk at playing poker in the men’s room better think some more.
Because it's against the law! duh! You floridiots try to shove your evil down our throats.
just the way it is

Jefferson, GA

#5 Jun 20, 2014
Timmy_ wrote:
<quoted text> Because it's against the law! duh! You floridiots try to shove your evil down our throats.
you missed the point, something needs to be done to find away to pay for all lamars buildings
the floridians came up to relax in the mountains. not have giddy up parks, water parks, bb gun ranges most of all the higher taxes that will go with the spending. if we wanted all that would have stayed in florida
boyer

Homer, GA

#6 Jun 20, 2014
Timmy_ wrote:
<quoted text> Because it's against the law! duh! You floridiots try to shove your evil down our throats.
A sole commissioner can write the law in case you haven't noticed.

“Dont care how you did it in FL”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#7 Jun 22, 2014
boyer wrote:
<quoted text>
A sole commissioner can write the law in case you haven't noticed.
Yes but he can't override state law. I might agree to a casino opening as long as floridiots are only allowed and they lose a ton of money everytime they go in there.
Just me

Jefferson, GA

#8 Jun 22, 2014
Timmy_ wrote:
<quoted text> Yes but he can't override state law. I might agree to a casino opening as long as floridiots are only allowed and they lose a ton of money everytime they go in there.
He overrides State law almost daily. Union County is known as the lawless west.
Retired Rich Golfer

Bryson City, NC

#9 Jun 22, 2014
just the way it is wrote:
<quoted text>

the floridians came up to relax in the mountains. not have giddy up parks, water parks, bb gun ranges most of all the higher taxes that will go with the spending. if we wanted all that would have stayed in florida
I wish you had stayed in Florida. Relax all you want. You DO NOT need to participate in any of the recreational amenities.

Life in the mountains isn't just about Floridians.
That is the mistake y'all make thinking we give a shit what the Floridians want. The local people deserve to have some fun, water parks, gun range, riding stable, and more.
Retired Rich Golfer

Bryson City, NC

#10 Jun 22, 2014
Local people pay taxes, too.
The mistake Floridians make is thinking other people are neanderthals
with nothing going on for themselves. Wrong, buddy. Union County roots run deeper than move-ins will ever know. We are the foundation of this community.
just the way it is

Jefferson, GA

#11 Jun 22, 2014
Retired Rich Golfer wrote:
Local people pay taxes, too.
The mistake Floridians make is thinking other people are neanderthals
with nothing going on for themselves. Wrong, buddy. Union County roots run deeper than move-ins will ever know. We are the foundation of this community.
all good things come to a end

“Dont care how you did it in FL”

Since: Oct 11

Location hidden

#12 Jun 22, 2014
Retired Rich Golfer wrote:
<quoted text>
I wish you had stayed in Florida. Relax all you want. You DO NOT need to participate in any of the recreational amenities.
Life in the mountains isn't just about Floridians.
That is the mistake y'all make thinking we give a shit what the Floridians want. The local people deserve to have some fun, water parks, gun range, riding stable, and more.
Good Post!
commenting

Blairsville, GA

#13 Jun 22, 2014
Just me wrote:
<quoted text> He overrides State law almost daily. Union County is known as the lawless west.
Why not? He's just imitating his idol, Obama, who overrides Federal laws almost daily. Both from the same cut of cloth.

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