Aunt Fanny's building may return as restaurant

Plus, a preview of an arepa spectacular

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Plus, a preview of an arepa spectacular

The former Aunt Fanny’s Cabin may not have served its last meal, according to the cattle farmer who on Monday night was awarded ownership of the building which housed one of the South’s most notorious anti-Black restaurants for half a century.

In December 2021, the City of Smyrna announced it couldn’t afford necessary repairs to the onetime sharecroppers’ cabin and solicited proposals from parties interested in receiving the building in exchange for putting it somewhere else. Opponents of the plan accused the mayor and council of trying to hide shameful parts of the past.

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