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Fayette County Hosts Vibrant Juneteenth Celebrations

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The Town of Trilith in Fayetteville, Fayette County, will come alive this Saturday with its third Juneteenth celebration, blending historical reflection with lively performances and community activities. Starting at 4 p.m., the event will feature Grammy-nominated soul singer Anthony David, rapper K4C, and the Mass Affect Band, alongside other artists like poet Jamaica West and the Reigning Victory Dance Academy.

This community event will also offer food vendors and children’s activities, ensuring a day of family fun and cultural enrichment. In addition, Jonesboro and Stockbridge will commemorate Juneteenth on June 19 with free music celebrations. Jonesboro’s Lee Street Park will host a concert featuring the Jonesboro High School Majestic Marching Cardinals and DJ Maurice, starting at 5 p.m. Stockbridge’s Amphitheater will spotlight Grammy winner Karen Clark Sheard, with gospel singers B. Chase Williams and Shabach sharing the history of Black music.