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March 6, 2015

The Piedmont Journal


There were more empty seats than usual at Friday night’s annual Black History Program at the Bethune Center, but those who were there celebrated the event with enthusiasm. Most of those who usually attend were at the state basketball playoff games in Birmingham, including Mayor Bill Baker and Ebony Lewis, who was scheduled to be the master of ceremonies.

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Keith out-defenses Spring Garden girls

Throughout the season, Spring Garden’s goal was to keep opponents’ scores in the teens at the half and under 40 for the game. The Panthers got those numbers in the AHSAA Class 1A girls state championship game in Birmingham Friday morning yet Keith High, from the small Dallas County community of Orrville, won the game 38-25. At halftime, the Bears led 16-4.

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