Ceremony set for Capt. Herb Emory memorial

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April 15, 2014 Douglasville: Chris Canady, who wrote a special message on the back of his truck, pulls into the visitation for Cpt. Herb Emory Tuesday afternoon April 15, 2014 in Douglasville. BEN GRAY / BGRAY@AJC.COM

A ceremony to mark the dedication of the Ga. 400-Interstate 85 interchange as the “Captain Herb Emory Flyover Ramp” will be held at 1 p.m. July 22 at the state Capitol.

April 15, 2014 Douglasville: Chris Canady, who wrote a special message on the back of his truck, pulls into the visitation for Cpt. Herb Emory Tuesday afternoon April 15, 2014 in Douglasville.  BEN GRAY / BGRAY@AJC.COM

April 15, 2014 Douglasville: Chris Canady, who wrote a special message on the back of his truck, pulls into the visitation for Cpt. Herb Emory Tuesday afternoon April 15, 2014 in Douglasville. BEN GRAY / BGRAY@AJC.COM

co-sponsored Senate Resolution 296 to name the interchange after him.

The state Legislature also passed House Resolution 398, sponsored by Rep. Micah Gravely, R-Douglasville, earlier this year, which dedicates the Lee Road bridge over Interstate 20 as the “Captain Herb Emory Memorial Bridge.”


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