Project Say Something’s request to relocate the Confederate monument at the Lauderdale County Courthouse to the Soldier’s Rest section of the Florence Cemetery is a reasonable compromise, fair to all parties.

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(2) comments

David Rau

The confederate state to traitors should have never been there to begin with. It's way past time for it to go.

Johnny W. Riley

Leave the statue where it is. Hardly intimidating . You can find something wrong with anything if you want to.

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