Letter writer: Stop littering roads with signs

Graphic by Lori Deaton

Asheville is starting to look like “Trashville” with all the nonlegal, nongovernment signs along the roads. The reason we have newspapers and magazines and the internet is to voice our own personal opinions.

Please, I beg you, stop littering our roads with signs. What must visitors to our beautiful city think when they see all those ugly signs? Visitors come to see our scenic views and live plants. They help provide all the things we like about our city — jobs, awesome restaurants, wonderful music and unique mountain adventures.

Oh, and by the way, start obeying the laws so the government doesn’t have to put out so many signs.

Thank you.

— Mary Ann Durand


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3 thoughts on “Letter writer: Stop littering roads with signs

  1. Deplorable Infidel

    miscellaneous signs and litter are indicative of the regional collective IQ … how about a sign that reads:

    ‘If you can READ, throw your trash in YOUR trashcan’ and I have others that would offend snowflakes so I will abstain.

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