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Parade, performances celebrate holidays

...the Kuumba African drum group, the Cutnodance Performing Ensemble, Carl Brown, singing and poetry by Alvin and Shirley Franklin and a discussion on the significance and history of the holiday by Dr. Shirley Lewis, Paine College president...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/17/ent_302080.shtml
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Historic Sand Hills neighborhood is ripe for revitalization

...integral part of the yearly celebration that is Augusta. Purpose Built's executive director, former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, came down in January to discuss opportunities already. We are the perfect fit. LET'S MAKE THIS happen, Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-20/historic-sand-hi
Ex-Atlanta schools superintendent surrenders to authorities

...that I was unapproachable and unresponsive to their concerns, I also apologize for that."Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, a longtime Hall supporter, wrote in a blog posting Tuesday that people should wait to pass judgment on Hall and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-04-02/ex-atlanta-schools-superi
Julius (Alonzo) Jordan (VAUCLUSE, S.C.)

VAUCLUSE, S.C. - Julius (Alonzo) Jordan, age 73, of Vaucluse, S.C., loving husband for 54 years to Shirley Franklin Jordan and son of the late Julius Luther (J.L.) Jordan and the late Mahala Altman Jordan, entered into eternal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-05-23/julius-alonzo-jordan-vaucluse
Across Georgia

...April ATLANTA - Atlanta fire chief Dennis Rubin is resigning. City council members were informed by Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin's office that the resignation will be effective in April. Chief Rubin, 54, is reportedly a candidate to serve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/08/met_119398.shtml
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Former Atlanta mayor to speak at ASU

A former Atlanta mayor will be speaking at Augusta State University for the Martin Luther King Day celebration. Shirley Franklin, mayor of Atlanta from 2002-2010, will lead the annual celebration sponsored by Augusta State, Augusta Technical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-13/former-atlanta-mayor-speak-a
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Atlanta reaches out for workers

...leaders now plan to draw on the strengths of the rest of the state in recruiting jobs. On Monday, Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, executives for Atlanta-based companies and members of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce repeatedly stressed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/15/met_92564.shtml
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Across Georgia

...the city council voted Monday to pull Atlanta's oldest firehouse off the budget chopping block. Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin warned Friday that she would reverse the council's decision, writing in a three-page letter that the city can't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/19/met_469952.shtml
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Atlanta expected to get 2005 NHL All-Star game

...in Atlanta. The Atlanta Thrashers called a news conference for Thursday, with general manager and Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin scheduled to make the announcement. It'll be the third All-Star game held in Atlanta in five years, joining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/02/05/hoc_403447.shtml
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Reed tops Norwood in Atlanta recount

...confirmed his slim margin of victory over opponent Mary Norwood, an Augusta native. His election to succeed Mayor Shirley Franklin extends a decades-long line of black mayors in the mostly black city. It came after a hard-fought race that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/10/met_558924.shtml
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