Consolidated Publishing publisher Josephine Ayers remembers the late Dr. Gerald Woodruff, a family friend and pediatrician who worked with Anniston's children for decades, who passed away this week. 

No one can legitimately suggest that the names and likenesses of Samuel Noble or C.T. Quintard should be stripped from Anniston’s public spaces, writes Phillip Tutor, but they do illustrate the moving target that is America’s current debate over the removal of public memorials. 

With JSU discussing a possible name change for Bibb Graves Hall, The Star's Phillip Tutor writes that the stone monument in Jacksonville’s public square is dedicated to the “gallant Confederate soldiers of Calhoun County” — soldiers who, had they prevailed, would have allowed white people in Jacksonville to continue owning black laborers.

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