Nov
23

Some Welcome Prosperity Jafza Could Bring; Others Say It Will Hurt Tourism

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– The Times & Democrat

Santee residents are divided in their opinions on the coming of Jafza. While some think the project will give an economic boost to the area, others worry about its impact on Santee as an “Oasis of Recreation.”

Mary Shriner, executive director of Santee Cooper Country Promotions and a member of the Accommodations Tax Board, voiced an opinion shared by many residents.

“Santee will never, ever be the same,” she said. “But completion of the Jafza project is so far down the road, its effects will be gradual.”

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