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Sen. Donzella James Dedicates Douglas County Bridge in Honor of Fallen Vietnam Solider

ATLANTA (June 10, 2014)  |  Today, Sen. Donzella James (D-Atlanta) held a commemorative ceremony to honor Private First Class Melvin Johnson, the first African American solider from Douglas County to lose his life in the Vietnam War.  She was joined by members of his family has they dedicated the bridge on state Route 166 over Anneewakee Creek to be renamed in his honor. (more…)