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Alleged racial slur lands Lumpkin in the spotlight

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From the July 23, 2014 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   The Lumpkin City Council has been featured on area television news programs recently and not in a good way, as charges of a racial slur have led to calls for the resignation of a council member.
    Council member Deborah Stone was accused of using the "n-word" in reference to Mayor Charles Gibson. It is a charge that she, through a friend, has denied.
   That alleged use of the slur led Rev. Alfonza Seldon, who is president of the Stewart County NAACP, to ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.