Published Wednesday, July 29, 2009 7:00 am

by Sommer Brokaw>

Residents of the Rogers Road-Eubanks community, a neighborhood just outside the limits of Chapel Hill but within its jurisdiction, say broken promises characterize a 37-year battle for basic infrastructure.

“We were promised that we’d be connected to public water and sewer service in 1972 after they opened the landfill, and we were promised again in 1985, 1995 and 2000,” said the Rev. Robert Campbell of the Roger-Eubanks Neighborhood Association. “Those promises were made and those promises were never kept.” (read more here)