Since the late Smiths Station Mayor Fred “Bubba” Copeland killed himself last Friday following reports of his transgender alter ego, left-wing media outlets and public officials have jumped to defend his behavior, often leaving out key details in the process.
On Friday afternoon, Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones confirmed that Smiths Station Mayor F.L. "Bubba" Copeland took his life.
Recently uncovered information shows Smiths Station Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland wrote erotic fiction about murdering a real-life local business owner to steal her life, as well as posting pictures of other locals with explicit commentary without their consent.
During Thursday's broadcast of the “Rick & Bubba Show,” hosts Bill "Bubba" Bussey and Rick Burgess reacted to 1819 News' reporting of Smiths Station Mayor F.L. "Bubba" Copeland, also a Baptist pastor, who has been posing as a transgender woman on social media.
While appearing in traditional male clothing, Smiths Station Mayor F.L. "Bubba" Copeland delivered the regular Wednesday night service and emphatically declared he had "nothing to be ashamed of" in his first public reaction since a report revealed he regularly posted graphic content online.
In 2016, when F.L. “Bubba” Copeland challenged incumbent Smiths Station Mayor LaFaye Dellinger, he ran with the vision of growing the Lee County hamlet between Opelika and Phenix City.