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King Day services to be held

A pair of services will be held locally on Sunday and Monday in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the slain civil rights leader who would have turned 91 years old yesterday. The Mathews chapter of the NAACP will hold its service at 3 p.m. Sunday at Zion Baptist Church, Cardinal. Air Force Capt. Tisha J. Yates, a public affairs officer for Air Combat Command at Langley AFB, will be the guest speaker. At 4 p.m. Monday, which is the official observance of King Day, the Gloucester Union Relief Association will hold its annual service at the First United Baptist Church, White Marsh. The Rev. Dr. John Boyd, pastor of Trinity Baptist Church in King William, will be the guest speaker at the Gloucester service. Boyd received his early education in the public schools of Elizabeth City, Camden County, North Carolina, and received a bachelor’s degree in political science from Norfolk State University, a master’s in economic practices from the University of Kentucky, his Jurist Doctorate from ...

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