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Barbecue boss Kenny Melear, 86, has passed

Kenny Melear (special photo)

Kenny Melear, one of Fayette’s most well-known community leaders, passed away Thursday morning. He was 86. A Fayetteville resident for more than half a century, Melear, a Newnan native, moved to town after establishing his already-successful Melear’s Barbecue restaurant. Melear and his barbecue house would become landmarks for the South Atlanta region. When national politicians… Continue reading Barbecue boss Kenny Melear, 86, has passed