SR 839 - THE HERALD - commend

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A resolution recognizing and commending The Herald.

Johnson, Diane H (2nd) Johnson, Eric B (1st)
Status Summary HC: SC: LA: 03/19/98 S - Passed/Adopted
Page Numbers - 1
Senate Action House
3/19/98 Read 1st time
3/19/98 Passed/Adopted

SR 839                                              LC 9 9803 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Recognizing and commending THE HERALD; and for other 
  1- 2  purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, THE HERALD of Savannah is known throughout the 
  1- 4  State of Georgia for its outstanding journalism, its high 
  1- 5  standards, its insightful reporting, and its dedication to 
  1- 6  community service; and 
 
  1- 7  WHEREAS, founded by Floyd Adams, Sr., this family-owned 
  1- 8  business continues to be a vital organ of information to a 
  1- 9  large segment of the African-American community and to the 
  1-10  community in general; and 
 
  1-11  WHEREAS, this outstanding newspaper has played an important 
  1-12  role in the life of Savannah for over 50 years; and 
 
  1-13  WHEREAS, the commitment of the men and women who make this 
  1-14  newspaper an outstanding member of the print media has 
  1-15  ensured their place in the community and has led to many 
  1-16  avenues of community pride and progress. 
 
  1-17  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE that the 
  1-18  members of this body recognize and commend THE HERALD for 
  1-19  its more than 50 years of significant journalistic 
  1-20  achievements and for its many contributions to Savannah, 
  1-21  Chatham County, and the State of Georgia. 
 
  1-22  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Secretary of the Senate is 
  1-23  authorized and directed to transmit an appropriate copy of 
  1-24  this resolution to THE HERALD. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/20/98

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