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2008-07-03 18:00:17

By BETH REESE CRAVEY The developers of Highlands, the $2 billion, 5,000-home mega- development proposed for Clay Hill in rural Clay County, have canceled the project. Mitigation demands by Clay County, such as $148 million worth of transportation improvements including widening County Road 218, made the project financially unfeasible, said Daniel Crapps, who owns the Lake City-based development company behind Highlands and is an owner of the land. "It put more of a burden on the project...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.