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Family announces passing of former First Lady Sandra Deal

Former Georgia First Lady Sandra Deal died from breast cancer than metastasized into brain cancer today at her home in Demorest, surrounded by Gov. Nathan Deal and their family. “We have lost a wife, mother and grandmother who loved us unconditionally, as we did her. She blessed us, taught us and enriched our lives,” the Deal family

Attorney Bobby Lee Cook Passes Away At Age 94

Famed Summerville attorney Bobby Lee Cook passed away on Friday at age 94. Cook was a notable defense attorney who had some flair for defending his clients. A notable anecdote from the Rome News-Tribune: Cook spoke of a murder trial in Scottsboro, Alabama, where Cook’s driver took members of the jury for a ride in

Georgia Mourns Loss of Civil Rights Leaders

Georgia lost two civil rights icons on the same day. Both Reverend C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis passed away on July 17th. Former Senator Johnny Isakson tweeted out the picture of him hugging his friend and colleague on the House floor expressing his sorrow for the passing of Congressman Lewis: I am terribly saddened