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‘Vinnie’ Williams

Mar 1, 2020

Vivian Marie “Vinnie” Ahlsweh Williams, 99, of Watkinsville, Georgia, died January 17, 2020. She was an award-winning novelist, reporter, editor and newspaper publisher. She is survived by ...

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‘Bob’ Smith III

Mar 1, 2020

Former Lebanon (Missouri) Daily Record publisher R.B. “Bob’’ Smith III died Thursday, January 16, 2020, in Lebanon. He was 80. Smith was publisher from 1988 to 1994.

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‘Bill’ Williams

Mar 1, 2020

Retired Post-Intelligencer editor and publisher and longtime community service advocate William Bryant “Bill” Williams Jr., 85, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at American Health Communities (AHC) ...

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Obituaries are big news, but you wouldn’t know that from newspapers

Mar 1, 2020

The most valuable lesson I learned in eight years as a newspaper editor was the lesson I learned after my paper — one of two competing city weeklies in Pittsburgh at the time — was abruptly ...

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Rachel Reeves remembered by her community

Mar 1, 2020

In Miami-Dade, very few people can say they empowered people with knowledge, agency and self-worth day in and day out, while also serving as a community watchdog. For the black community, such a person ...

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Legacy.com acquires iPublish Media

Feb 1, 2020

CHICAGO, Illinois – Legacy.com Inc., the leading provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S., has acquired iPublish Media Solutions, the most widely used self-serve platform for placement of ...

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Margaret Kincaid Look

Dec 1, 2019

Margaret K. Look, affectionately known to her family as “Meema,” died Oct. 21, 2019, in Billings, Montana, at the age of 103. Margaret was born Aug. 5, 1916, in Bristol, Virginia, to Samuel ...

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James 'Jim' Watie Mayo

Nov 1, 2019

Funeral services for James “Jim” Watie Mayo, 77, of Sallisaw, were held October 11, 2019 at the First Presbyterian Church in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. Mayo was born on July 17, 1942, in Fort ...

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Paul Findley (1921-2019)

Sep 1, 2019

Shortly thereafter, the couple moved to Pittsfield, where Congressman Findley became president of the Pike Press.

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