Memorial service for Forrest set for Bell Auditorium

A memorial service for slain boxer Vernon Forrest will be held at 2 p.m. today at Bell Auditorium. Doors open at 1 p.m.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta will play host to a drop-in at the E.W. Hagler Unit at 1903 Division Street from 4-6 p.m. Saturday to accommodate those that wish to grieve in fellowship after the memorial service.

The funeral is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, just east of Atlanta. It will be open to the public.

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