Stone Mountain Newswire (Page 9)

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  1. Stacey Abrams promises 'unapologetically Democratic' campaign at Cobb eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | MDJonline.com

    ... the faces of Confederate leaders - Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson - to be removed from Stone Mountain. Abrams has received both kudos and kickback for the call, but said after the speech that she stands by her decision. "If you ...

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  2. Maine museum preserves Native American canoe from 1700sRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    ... the bark is so fragile. Police are searching for three men who shot and killed a disabled Marine veteran in Stone Mountain, Georgia, early Friday. Police said that Phillip Lamar Davis, 47, was getting ready to take his wife to work around 6 a.m. ...

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  3. Military veteran ambushed, killed by masked men inside his garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WPXI

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - Police are searching for three men who shot and killed a disabled Marine veteran in Stone Mountain, Georgia, early ...

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  4. Clooney depicts American dream as nightmare in 'Suburbicon'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2017 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    ... Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. Police are searching for three men who shot and killed a disabled Marine veteran in Stone Mountain, Georgia, early Friday. Police said that Phillip Lamar Davis, 47, was getting ready to take his wife to work around 6 a.m. ...

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  5. Dick Yarbrough: Getting back in action after too long an absenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | MDJonline.com

    ... the nation's capital (Cornwallisville?) Then there is the notion of sandblasting the Confederate carvings off Stone Mountain, which will take the approval of the Legislature. Don't hold your breath. Amid all the cacophony, civil rights icon Andrew ...

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  6. $1k reward after 14 rabbits abandoned in Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | MyFoxAtlanta

    It's not every day a shelter is brought more than a dozen rabbits at once, but that's where Jennifer McGee found herself Thursday, after receiving a frantic phone call from a woman in Stone Mountain. "She came home to find a box with fourteen rabbits in a breezeway in her apartment complex.

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  7. Your Turn: Sept. 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | MySanAntonio.com

    Confederate figures Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis are carved onto the face of Stone Mountain, Ga. With all the talk of removing Confederate monuments, a reader wonders if Stone Mountain will be next.

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  8. Former Marine shot and killed during DeKalb County home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Detectives are trying to figure out who shot and killed a man Friday morning, moments after he opened the garage door of his home to send his wife off to work. The shooting happened at about 6 a.m. on Mountain Oaks Parkway located in the Mountain Oaks subdivision near Stone Mountain.

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  9. Man shot and killed during DeKalb County home invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    The shooting happened around 6 a.m. at the home on the 500 block of Mountain Oaks Parkway in Stone Mountain. DeKalb County PD Public Information officer Shiera Campbell says the man heard a noise and when he went outside to investigate, he was fatally shot.

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  10. Thurmond over Confederate symbolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The historically all-white Stone Mountain Memorial Association, which governs Stone Mountain Park and the world's largest Confederate monument, now has its first black member - DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond. Thurmond, who lives in Stone Mountain with his wife Zola, is the first African-American member to serve on the state board that oversees the operation of Stone Mountain Park.

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  11. The Georgia Manufacturing Alliance Promotes Events in Celebration of National Manufacturing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... and hot dogs and refreshments are provided. TSI SOLUTIONS PLANT TOUR - October 6 - 2220 Centre Park Ct a Stone Mountain, GA 30087 Open to the public/free to attend (1pm -5pm) Register: TSI Solutions will ...

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  12. 'Don't say I didn't warn you': White lawmaker tells black...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | National Post

    Republican Jason Spencer said the people who want the statues gone 'will go missing in the Okefenokee,' referring to a swamp and national wildlife refuge near his hometown This June 23, 2015 file photo shows the carving depicting Confederate Civil war figures Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, in Stone Mountain, Ga. 'Don't say I didn't warn you': White lawmaker tells black attorney she may 'go missing' if Confederate statues are threatened LaDawn Jones is a black Democrat from Atlanta.

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  13. Thurmond appointed to board overseeig Stone Mountain Confederate MonumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Cross Roads News

    The historically all-white board Stone Mountain Memorial Association, which governs Stone Mountain Park and the world's largest Confederate monument now has its first black member - DeKalb County CEO Michael Thurmond. Thurmond, who lives in Stone Mountain with his wife Zola, is the first African-American member to serve on Stone Mountain Memorial Association, the state board that oversees the operation of Stone Mountain Park.

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  14. Georgia lawmaker tells former colleague she could 'go...Read the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | ThinkProgress

    John Estes, of Hapeville, Ga., carries a Confederate flag as supporters hike to the top of Stone Mountain during a rally Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Stone Mountain, Ga. The rally was organized in response to a proposal to place a monument dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr. at the top of the mountain.

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  15. Editor's Note: Statues and statisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Connect Savannah

    ... sculpture in the world: the portrayal of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis on the side of Stone Mountain. Hewn from solid granite over the course of decades, the Stone Mountain carving - while objectively quite impressive as an ...

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  16. After two successful years, head coach Sean West not returning to Savannah BananasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | SavannahNow

    ... The team advanced to the postseason in 2017, falling in the West Division Championship Series. Sean West, a Stone Mountain native, is the assistant baseball coach and head men's cross country coach at NCAA Division III University of Texas-Dallas. He ...

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  17. Re-purpose statues to teach real American historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    ... president, Alexander Stephens. Such thoughts do not merit statues or monuments. If one cannot be moved, like Stone Mountain in Georgia, it should be admired for the engineering feat that it is with clear information given on the racist beliefs ...

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  18. Shock: NPR Touts Civil Rights Activist Who Opposes Destroying Confederate MemorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | NewsBusters.org

    ... undercutting most of the progress we made ." Journalist Ailsa Chang zeroed in on the Confederate sculpture on Stone Mountain in Georgia and pointed out that "a lot of Black Lives Matter activists would probably disagree with you." Chang first ...

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  19. Letter: Shame on you bothRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    ... Civil War and dub the words into the dialog at the appropriate places. That leaves the problem of places like Stone Mountain in Georgia. That, however is not really as difficult as it might seem. The Taliban in Afganistan set a wonderful non-secular ...

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  20. Former Georgia governor says Confederate symbols need to be put in historical contextRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | SavannahNow

    ... street associated with slavery and suppression." But he said the Confederate generals carved into the side of Stone Mountain "shouldn't be blown off the side of Stone Mountain, but there should be a telling of the story in truthful terms and not the ...

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