Freaky Friday

BOONE-DOGGLE

Well if you read the wonderful Wednesday this week, BIT DOGS BARK FIRST Well folks if you were watching football this last Monday night and have no idea what is going on with the Fairhope…


FAIRHOPE “CITIZENS CITIZENS CITIZENS”

FAIRHOPE “CITIZENS CITIZENS CITIZENS” WAKE UP! Mayor Wilson told Jack Burrell, Council President, Airport Authority Board member and liaison to the city, and who also sits on the committee to select bids for the Authority:…


Hi-JACK-ed

The Ripp Report closes out 2016 with congratulations to John Sharp Al.com. Sparks fly in Fairhope: New mayor, council president dispute airport finances, personnel changes Mayor Karin Wilson and Council President Jack Burrell dispute the…



GREEN ACRES ON ACID

In Baldwin County, the incentive to run for office and become a public servant is that there is no accountability and “conflict of interest” is just a pesky term. Many of our elected officials are…


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A Time for Reflection – Goobers on Notice

Facebook is sending users a personalized “2016 Year in Review” on their news feeds. It has certainly been a year worth reflecting on. Much has happened in American politics this year. However, like former U.S….



YOU DON’T KNOW JACK

I have followed four Fairhope city councils and one thing I can tell you is with each new council several things became abundantly clear. The new members of the council are usually influenced by longer…


DON’T THROW ROCKS IF YOU LIVE IN A GLASS HOUSE

Fairhope celebrated the election of the first woman Mayor of Fairhope with a fantastic swearing in ceremony. Hundreds attended and the atmosphere was positive. Mayor Wilson addressed the attendees and promised to represent them to…


EXIT AND ENTER

  The City of Fairhope has three days before it swears in a new Mayor and begins another chapter in its history. It is past due time to turn the page. In the recent City…