New city council members share decade preparing to...
by Noreen Cochran
05:30 PM, Tuesday, November 24
Newly elected Stockbridge City Council members Elton Alexander, John Blount and Hernitha “Neat” Burdine Robinson each have about a decade of residence in the city. A widowed father of two and owner of Community Home Services, Alexander said he wil...

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