Maywood Board Debates Proposed Popeyes Restaurant

Sunday, July 19, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Debate among Maywood Board of Trustees members over a proposed Popeyes Fried Chicken restaurant that developers want to build in a high-traffic area in the village got heated before the board ultimately voted in favor of moving the development process along. During a regular meeting on July 14, the Maywood […]

Maywood Old Timers Picnic Canceled

Sunday, July 19, 2020 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews  The annual Maywood Old Timers Picnic that’s typically held the second Saturday in August has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, members of the organizing committee recently announced. The picnic had been planned for Aug. 15. An annual fundraiser scheduled for earlier this year and that usually precedes the picnic […]

Area Lawmakers Pay Tribute To Late Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Sunday, July 19, 2020 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  Tributes from local lawmakers at various levels of government have been pouring in for John Lewis — the longtime Georgia Congressman who was a constant presence in the modern civil rights struggle. Lewis died on July 17 from pancreatic cancer. He was 80 years old. As a college student in […]