NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – An abandoned car wash in Antioch has become a garbage dump and neighbors say that they can not get anyone to take responsibility.
Dora Gilley lives next to the car wash at the corner of Anderson Road and Old Smith Springs.
"It's disgusting. Look at this … see boxes of food, then look at it, this big bag is a person who comes here and throws boots on purpose, "she explained while walking on the property.
Garbage bags and a number of household items overflow trash cans, other garbage strewing the property and the dumpster filled to the brim with a television.
Not only is it a source of visual pollution for those driving, but the trash overflows into the yards of neighbors.
"When the wind blows, it comes to my side," said Gilley.
She has to clean it regularly
"It's everywhere and it's every day."
Delishia Porterfield also lives in the area.
"It's disgusting. It does not represent what our community stands for. We have been working for years to keep our community clean, so seeing something like this is very disheartening, "said Porterfield.
She says it's been a problem for about a month since the closure of the car wash.
"The car wash is being seized, so it's going to the bank, so the bank should be responsible for cleaning it up. is not a local bank, it is difficult to get them to invest in this process So, for the moment, our neighbors must contact the codes in order to clean them and the codes can go through the process of making contact with the bank and have the property cleaned. "
Gilley says that during the closure of the business, the water is still flowing, pushing people to continue using the facilities. She says that we have to close the trade and the business for the moment.
The commissioner of the subway beautification of the region told us that she planned to get in touch with the bank owner of the property.
Meanwhile, the neighbors are holding a cleaning of the property on Tuesday.