We moved to Lancaster less than a year ago. Obviously, we disagree with the CNN report, recognize it to be a negative to growth, but also think it makes some valid points. Lancaster is a great, quiet, cost-effective place to live.
But if you want 21st-century amenities, then you often need to leave town.
Local shopping is basically over-run by a Walmart, while we let Main Street and other shopping centers remain with excessive empty spaces.