City park dispute escalates; ‘Band-Aid fix’ rejected

LCPD Sgt. Mike Lee speaks with Sylvester Warren and his brother, Michael Warren, after a tense exchange at a local park. Sylvester Warren gathered a group to block a public works employee from pressure washing benches, saying it would be a meaningless gesture that fails to improve the park in a meaningful way. (CARL MCKINNEY/Lake City Reporter)
Tensions between members of the black community and city officials spiked this week over a dispute centered on a park. When a public works employee came to pressure wash benches at Sallie Jerry park…

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