Letters to the Editor

Lessons learned from Mobile Ballet

Editor: I must comment on the article concerning the lawsuit brought against individual members of the board and Mobile Ballet Inc. While not a plaintiff, I am both a former longtime employee and former Mobile Ballet board...

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One more legacy: curb appeal

Editor: Today, Saturday, Sept 16, my husband and I had to drive all the way to Fairhope to find a bench in the shade where we could enjoy a view of the bay. We just wanted to get away to be able to talk over some decisions we...

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Students gone wild

Editor: Ashley Trice was right on the mark when she said we need “better control” over alcohol and drug use on college campuses (“Change needed on America’s college campuses,” Sept. 21-27). Her idea to put “adult medical...

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Lesson Learned at the Saenger

As the Lagniappe is a well-known supporter of live music in the Bay City, I thought you might want the scoop on a really good deal for catching great shows in Mobile, on the cheap. If this gets you as excited about catching a...

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Go a step further

Editor: Countless low-income residents and lawful heirs lose untold revenues because of their lack of resources to clear title to rightfully owned properties, often which they have lived in for many years. Wills would help the...

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A waterfront reality

Editor: Thank you, Rob, for suggesting to the mayor that we should find a way to purchase or lease the University of South Alabama Foundation’s Brookley property for a public waterfront park (“Some legacy-building ideas for...

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Let’s get ahead of ourselves for once

Editor: First, your column, “Some legacy-building ideas for Stimpson” (Lagniappe, Sept. 14-20), was great. I always enjoy your insights. Secondly, you touched on something that may be worthy of consideration in a future article....

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Celebrating Oktoberfest with executions

Editor: October is a pleasant time of year to be in Alabama — especially if you love killing. Sure, happening times can be had in pumpkin patches and at the Kentuck, Cotton and Boll Weevil festivals — and Oktoberfest is always...

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What happened in Virginia

Editor: As someone who grew up in Virginia, I would like to let Ronald Francis David Hunt (Letters to the Editor, Aug. 24) know that when the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were commissioned in Charlottesville,...

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Slavery was just another cultural appropriation

Editor: You recently printed several letters relating to the removal of our Confederate monuments. This letter addresses only one element in those letters, African slavery. One writer related that an African-American person,...

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