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The ‘Lunch Bunch’ meets to celebrate

"Lunch Bunch" celebration were (back row L-R) Bebe Jemison, Jean Reid, Bettye Otey, Ann Wallace, Tina Wallace, Terry Utley, Margaret Thomas, Verlyn Williams (seated L-R) Geraldine Heath, Henryene White and Mai Olive Lusk

I just love people. Sometimes people gather to celebrate other people. Sometimes people gather and unknowingly start a tradition. Sometimes people gather, expecting nothing and gain new friends, new relationships and new insights. A few friends met at Swetts Restaurant…

Dorothy Smith celebrates 95th birthday

Friends, family, and church members gathered to celebrate the legacy of Dorothy Lee Smith on her 95th birthday on May 3. The mistress of ceremonies, Susie McFarland, led everyone into a program that began with a corsage presentation by the…

Lawson, Nash, Patton reunite in Nashville

Civil Rights leaders’ panel moderated by journalist John L. Seigenthaler Rev. James Lawson, Diane Nash and Earnest ‘Rip’ Patton, who, as leaders in the renowned Nashville Movement of the 1960s courageously employed nonviolent resistance against discrimination that ultimately ended legal…