January 11, 2014

Public short-changed on rowing, sailing site

In 2007, Hilton Head Island Town Council hatched a smart plan. It offered to pay $1 million for a sailing and rowing center off Squire Pope Road -- if -- rowing and sailing groups that adamantly endorsed the project would kick in $500,000 for construction and another $1.5 million for an endowment to support operational costs.

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