Floyd L. Griffin Jr., the first Black man elected to the Georgia State Senate from Milledgeville and the first Black man to serve as the city’s mayor is being honored.
Milledgeville Main Street is hosting an online Halloween costume contest during October on Facebook.
Milledgeville City Council voted last week to extend sidewalk dining at local restaurants and other eateries amid the ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
For the past several years, Ed Walker has led The Development Authority of Milledgeville and Baldwin County as board chairman. With another year approaching, Walker has stepped down from the position, but will stay on as a board member.
A number of firefighters with Baldwin County Fire Rescue and Milledgeville Fire Rescue joined officers from the Milledgeville Police Department and Georgia College Department of Public Safety to remember their fallen brothers and sisters of nearly 20 years ago.
The special weekend service honoring Lewis in Milledgeville was held outside Allen’s Market in the plaza of what used to be a thriving area for black businesses in the city.