The question posted Wednesday on The Herald-Mail's website was: What should the Washington County Commissioners do about the deteriorating Devil's Backbone Dam?
Repair it: 395 votes (49 percent)
Remove it: 274 votes (34 percent)
Partially breach it, leaving portions for historical perspective: 131 votes (16 percent)
"Tear it down and build up the embankment!"
"I voted to repair it. The newest National Geographic has a full issue on water and water is and will be important. But to get the money, sell the golf course, with deed restrictions if we must, keeping it a golf course forever, and take the sale proceeds to repair the dam. Everyone knows that the county-owned, county-subsidized golf course benefits only a few county residents so goodbye golf course, hello water resource."