Campaign for grocery store submits 600-plus signatures
Last updated 6/22/2022 at 10:02am
An elderly couple in their 90s drives from their home in the Olde Town Fountain area up Hwy. 85-87 to Walmart for groceries every week, despite consensus of neighbors that it was not safe for them to do so.
This example was just one of several presented by a large group at the June 14 Fountain City Council meeting to show support for development of a new grocery store in the downtown area.
Participants in a group called Let Everyone Access Fresh Food, or LEAFF, submitted 646 signatures that they had collected from area residents in support of the idea that this part of town needs a grocery...