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Longtime journalist and author Ed Lightsey dies

ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Longtime journalist, author, and TV newsman Ed Lightsey has died following a stroke.

Lightsey was a former news anchor at WALB who wrote a book on the history of the station celebrating the its 50th anniversary.

He also wrote for Georgia Trend Magazine. Lightsey was 69 years old.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, March 2nd at Henry's in Albany from 4 to 7 p.m.

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