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Don't make the front page next week


June 28, 2018

The top headline of the July 6, 2017 Tri-City Ledger read 'Fireworks explosions injure two'. We don't want to write that headline or worse next week or the week after.

During last year's Fourth of July weekend, 40-year old Grady Barnes Jr., and 17-year old Hunter White lost multiple fingers on their hands due to fireworks explosions in separate incidents.

We love fireworks. You can't celebrate the Fourth of July without them. Whether you go to see a fireworks show at Century, Jay, Poarch or East Brewton; it's as American as apple pie.

A lot of people will attend one or more of the public fi...

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