Differences in priorities in Logan

City officials and community members bumped heads in Harold O. Davis Memorial Baptist Church on Wednesday, Sept. 22. The event, led by Bishop Kermit L Newkirk, was yet another attempt to produce a clear solution to the multiple problems that the Logan area faces.

Crime, drugs, prostitution, illegal dumping, vermin and litter are among the issues brought up by concerned residents. None take precedence over a problem that has outraged community members for over 25 years: the 35 acres of vacant land that sit behind Newkirk’s church.

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