September 2018

FAIRHOPE – CATALYST a Dirty Little Secret

The Fairhope City Council is an “at Large” elected Council. Each of the members of the Council is deeply connected to the machine named for now, Catalyst; some by blood. The present council was hand-picked…


DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS

This is the early edition of FREAKY FRIDAY, The evening edition will feature the change of government in Fairhope. It is Fairhope’s dirty little secret. The following is an opinion and commentary piece…by Pete Sims…


CITIZENS FIGHTING BACK

Baldwin County is changing, for the better, when it comes to public participation and citizens standing up to local municipal governments who have traditionally run roughshod over it’s own citizens. In the past small municipalities…


RE-RUN – DOING NOTHING

VICTORY VICTORY | THE RIPP REPORT / BALDWIN COUNTY LEGAL EAGLE Never Ever give up. The Ripp Report has been reporting, and going to court, related to the Publix project before the Mayor or any…


CROSS THE LINE

Mid-Term elections are less than 60 days away. Is Baldwin County going to elect the Catalyst good ole boy, who is bought and paid for, just because he is republican? That is doing the same…


FULL PLATE

Fairhope always has some political drama going on but the plate is getting full. First is the K-1 school site, closed and sitting idle for years, has now become a hotbed of controversy. Council Votes…


VICTORY

Never Ever give up. The Ripp Report has been reporting, and going to court, related to the Publix project before the Mayor or any of the Council were elected in Fairhope. The present council refused…


BACK STABBER

As predicted Mr Jack Burrell plans to make decisions for the whole community without a single public hearing. This is the after hours e-mail, 5:05 pm on a Friday, before a three day vacation. This…