Craig runway extension hits resident roadblock; Opponents of the plan say it will result in increased traffic, such as an air taxi charter service.

Proponents are calling the latest campaign to lengthen a runway at Craig Municipal Airport the "Craig Safety Initiative." But City Councilman Clay Yarborough isn't buying it. "Safety was clearly not the No. 1 priority," he said. "It was...


Planes from Craig fly directly over Beverly Garvin's Holly Oaks Lake Road home. She said aviation authority officials are trying their luck with the newly elected council.

"I don't know how many times I have to stand up in front of these gentlemen and say, 'No,'" she said. "The City Council has said that to them, but it's like they don't hear. They don't know what the word 'no' means."

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