Category: Obits

December 11, 2020

CLARKSTON–Clarkston’s former Mayor Lee Swaney, who served two terms from 2002 to 2009, passed awayON DEC. 10. In his 2001 first run for the mayoral seat on Clarkston’s City Council, Swaney touted himself as “a champion for Old Clarkston.”  During his tenure as Mayor, the City continued to welcome an increasing number of refugees—making Clarkston […]

October 27, 2020

STONECREST—The city of Stonecrest will name its small business COVID-19 relief program in memory of the late Aaron Matthew Allen. Allen, the son of Mattie and businessman Lecester “Bill” Allen, passed away after illness on Oct. 18. He was 43 years old. The City Council approved Mayor Jason Lary’s request at its meeting on Oct. […]

July 31, 2020

     John Lewis Feb. 21, 1940- July 17, 2020 ATLANTA—A crowd of spectators gathered outside of the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church as Georgia’s Congressman John Robert Lewis’ casket arrived for his 11 a.m. homegoing celebration on Thursday, July 30. Nine soldiers from the nation’s four military branches carried the casket inside the church, where […]

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