by Sam Hieb
Where have we heard this before?
Rockingham County Manager Tom Robinson is ‘scrambling’ to cover an ‘unexpected’ budget shortfall for the Horse Park of the South.
Meanwhile, county commissioner Bobby Stanley underestimates the intelligence of his constituents when he says this revelation “will send shock waves through the community.” We’re a lot wiser than government thinks, because we’ve seen them run deficits on projects like these time and again.
It’s also not as if it wasn’t laid out officials, considering the fact they were using as their model a struggling equestrian center in Virginia that has helped raise property taxes on everyone.