Union County Juneteenth ceremony commemorates freedom and honors history.

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Union County celebrated Juneteenth with a ceremony led by Union County Chairwoman Kimberly Palmieri-Mouded and other officials. The event included special thanks to various members including student speaker Trecian Benjamin and performer Twanda Porterfield-Muslim. The Commissioner Board revealed a new monument honoring the lives lost to slavery and the struggle for freedom called "In Memoriam of the 1741 Project". The community expressed gratitude for being part of Union County.

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