the trouble with Elkton

Brent Finnegan -- September 13th, 2006

The town of Elkton hasn’t been doing itself any favors in the news lately (or perhaps ever). The DNR has published story after story about how messed up Elkton is. Now the Elkton council is talking about terminating a third contract (this one a sewage engineering contract with Anderson).

Last week, the DNR ran this story about the former town manager suing the town for $30k for violation of employment contract. And today, news broke that Elkton mayor Wayne Printz is being sued by Vic Corbo (a former candidate for town council) for violating the Freedom of Information Act.

I’m glad I don’t live there. Either someone at the DNR hates Elkton, Elkton’s residents hate the council, or Elkton’s council needs to get it’s act together (I’m guessing it’s the latter). It somehow manages to get consistently bad press.


One Response to “the trouble with Elkton”

  1. finnegan says:

    As if Elkton needed more bad press, the DNR ran this today

    “In Rockingham County, only Elkton Middle School did not meet the state’s [SOL] required pass rate. The school fell 2 percent short of the 70 percent required for sixth- and seventh-grade math, which prompted a warning from the state.”

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