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Gaines Chapel hosts Emancipation Proclamation celebration
By SHERRY DIGMON News Staff Writer The Emancipation Proclamation celebration at Gaines Chapel AME Church Sunday afternoon, January 6, was indeed a celebration of the proclamation’s signing and the abolishment of slavery. But this service was also a time of gratitude for God’s great grace and mercy. And it was a time for the guest speaker to challenge those in attendance, especially the young people. Theresa White presided over the…