July 21, 2011


Published 5:56pm Tuesday, July 12, 2011





By NEAL WAGNER / City Editor

Pelham officials must bring parts of Pelham City Park up to the standards of Americans With Disabilities Act, after the city recently settled a lawsuit brought by a Fairfield resident.


The lawsuit was filed in May 2010 in U.S. District Court by Fairfield resident D’Wanna Williams, and claimed several areas of City Park, which is b...

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