Well, if it’s really costing over a million dollars a year to maintain and only brings in $200,000, I suppose you should. But it’s a pretty historic building. He also wants to demolish Legion Field, presumably after the Birmingdome is built. So Legion Field will outlast the Pyramids.
Langford mentioned several other possible initiatives during his Rotary Club address at the Harbert Center, including a proposal to tear down Legion Field, talks with a developer to build a large mall in the city, and a move to bring bingo or a lottery to town to support health care.
That’s our Larry! Bingo or a lottery! I can’t imagine that Bob Riley or Troy King would put a stop to that. Not to mention Roy Moore. And I know that I want to do all my mall shopping where the sales taxes are highest, don’t you?