Usually when a Wal-Mart comes to town it’s cause for celebration? Well not in this West Virginia town.
Putnam County regulators voted last night 3-1 to approve construction of a new Neighborhood Market along route 34 in Teays Valley. But people are pissed.
Opponents have said repeatedly that the store would increase traffic on an already congested road.
“We will not be able to get in and out of our neighborhoods,” one resident told the Charleston Gazette. “We can barely get in and out of them now.”
Regulators put several stipulations on the project, however, and Wal-Mart still has to decide if they want to build the store.
Either way, Wal-Mart remains the largest private employer in West Virginia.