January 2019

STEPPING UP

I do not want the Ripp Report readers thinking I am getting soft for complimenting some of the Baldwin County Mayors, but they deserve it. Fairhope definitely is on the right track and may be…


STATE OF THE CITY – 2019

Congratulations to the Mayor, Department heads, employees and the production staff who produced the 2019 State of the City booklet. The State of the City was presented by the Mayor last night in the civic…


TICK-TOCK

The two most photographed places in Fairhope, are the Pier and the Downtown Clock. The Clock and adjoining patio are subjects of photography by tourists and locals daily. It is not only an iconic location,…


BOILING FROG

“The boiling frog is a fable describing a frog being slowly boiled alive. The premise is that if a frog is put suddenly into boiling water, it will jump out, but if the frog is…


SHOVEL READY

Here we go again, a lot of hot air and no results. Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance, BCEDA, sounds important doesn’t it? The CEO Lee Lawson sure can blow smoke when it comes to the…


Jack Burrell Fairhope

CAPTAIN JACK

Fairhope Airport Authority recently held a special meeting, Jan 8th to discuss a “notice of availability”. The notice covers many issues and the final draft, particularly the issue of leases, bidding procedures and fuel farms,…


CONSEQUENCES

“According to court records filed Friday, State Rep. Randy Davis of Daphne is attempting to avoid prosecution from federal conspiracy and bribery charges through pretrial diversion regarding an indictment unsealed in Montgomery last year.” Former…


CONGRATULATIONS FAIRHOPE

After many years, countless meetings, most very boring, perseverance, and well written proposals, Fairhope will finally see serious BP money. All Fairhope BP ‘RESTORE’ Projects Approved All Fairhope BP ‘RESTORE’ Projects Approved News and information…


EXPOSURE

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