H. Brandt "Brandy" Ayers

Anniston native H. Brandt "Brandy" Ayers (1935-2020) had a lengthy career with the Anniston Star, the award-winning, independent newspaper founded by his father, Harry Ayers, in 1912. Brandy Ayers became editor of the newspaper in 1965 and rose to become the chair of its parent company, Consolidated Publishing.

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