Council honors former resident

The family of Pearl Young received a proclamation honoring her memory during the Sept. 13 Fayette City Council meeting. Shown from left, front: Sharon Morgan (cousin), Ann Whitson (sister), Bishop Mary Craig (sister), Pamela Young Pritchett (daughter), Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, Jacqueline Wright (niece) and Emmett Morgan (cousin). Back: Council members Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Virettia Whiteside, Tommy Williams, Jerry Nichols and Eddy Campbell.

The Fayette City Council issued a proclamation during its Sept. 13 meeting, honoring the life and legacy of former Fayette resident Pearl Young. Young was killed in a senseless act of violence during the mass shooting at the Tops Market in Buffalo, N.Y. on May 14. All council members were present for the meeting. At the beginning of the meeting, Emmett Morgan, a cousin to Young, led the council in prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.


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