Reconnecting McDowell will take some ...

Reconnecting McDowell will take some doing

There are 72 comments on the Charleston Daily Mail story from Oct 11, 2012, titled Reconnecting McDowell will take some doing. In it, Charleston Daily Mail reports that:

McDowell County is West Virginia's poorest and most challenged. The decline of the coal industry left McDowell County with virtually no economy, a broken infrastructure and little hope that things will get better.

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#62 Feb 19, 2013
Lost wrote:
A large percent of the citizen's don't want change.
They want the County to stay as is.
I feel sorry for that percent.
Yeah, it is called being "Hooked on Stupid"!!
Lost

Princeton, WV

#63 Feb 20, 2013
McDowell County put it's future in coal. Coal is "NO" longer King.

McDowell is the poorest County in America.

It looks like a large percent of it's citizen's likes it that way.

I feel sorry for the County.
And I live in McDowell County.
County of McDowell

Princeton, WV

#64 Feb 27, 2013
02.27.2013

I still don't see anything that's been altered in the County.

It still looks the same.
And I live in the County!
My Home County

Princeton, WV

#65 Mar 6, 2013
03.07.2013

I still haven't seen anything that's been altered/improved.

What are the Mayor's of the small towns doing?
Looks like they would work together and make the County a better place.
The County

Bluefield, WV

#66 Apr 10, 2013
When is the reconnecting McDowell gonna start?

Since: Jan 10

Charleston, WV

#67 Apr 10, 2013
McDowell has always been an armpit, even when coal boomed. Now it is a polluted trash dump with no economy, a corrupt government and a haven for trailer trapped drug addicts.
Trailer Trapped

Bluefield, WV

#68 Apr 10, 2013
naturalwonder wrote:
McDowell has always been an armpit, even when coal boomed. Now it is a polluted trash dump with no economy, a corrupt government and a haven for trailer trapped drug addicts.
Trailer Trapped Drug Addicts...I like That!
SomeWhere In Welch

Princeton, WV

#69 Apr 15, 2013
McDowell County has many problems.

Driving around the County taking picture's of all the abandon Real Estate doesn't help the Reconnecting McDowell.

Why doesn't the State/County tear them down?
County Citizen

Bluefield, WV

#70 Apr 22, 2013
The County needs a "Makeover" real bad.
Breaking News

Princeton, WV

#71 Apr 26, 2013
I still haven't seen anything that's been reconnected in the County.

Is the reconnecting project just Talk or a Joke?

I would really like to see the County get back on track with the rest of our Country.
Just saying

Princeton, WV

#72 Apr 28, 2013
The problem is when people here that wants to work has to leave the county because of out of staters and out of county people being hired here.
West Virginia

Princeton, WV

#73 Apr 28, 2013
Just saying wrote:
The problem is when people here that wants to work has to leave the county because of out of staters and out of county people being hired here.
Most work a short time until they get on the taxpayers funded program's.

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