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GA Voice honored for website, news reporting in national journalism contest

The GA VoiceThe GA Voice won two second-place awards in this year's Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the National Newspaper Association.

Deputy Editor Dyana Bagby won second place in the category of Best Investigative or In-Depth Story or Series, Non-daily Division, circulation 6,000 - 9,999, for her article "Eddie Long scandal 'blows hinges off church's closet doors'."

"Difficult stories like this can follow many paths. Good coverage such as seen here informs the community while providing an opportunity for growth," the judges noted.

The GA Voice website www.thegavoice.com, spearheaded by Web Manager Ryan Watkins, won second place for Best Newspaper Web Site, Non-daily Division.