A promise to fight poverty on the I-95 corridor

The Post and Courier's Robert Behre writes about the economically depressed I-95 corridor, and, namely Dillon.

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The town faces extremely high unemployment, a partly condemned junior high school, and low pay for teachers, but both U.S. Rep. Jim E. Clyburn and Barack Obama have promised to do much to help communities fight these problems and others.

Behre's story is the paper's first of four about what changes are coming to South Carolina's I-95 corridor, and this one mainly focusses on the problems and promises.

It's a worthy, in-depth read. Go read it. They also have a photo gallery that shows much of the poor conditions at the school.

No dates have been announced for future articles.