ATLANTA — A representative from Georgia House has introduced a bill to name a major thoroughfare in Midtown after the late Channel 2 presenter Jovita Moore.
Moore died in October 2021 after battling an aggressive form of brain cancer.
Last week, Rep. Park Cannon filed a resolution to name a portion of the Buford Spring Connector near WSB-TV headquarters after Moore.
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“While a staple of WSB-TV’s main office anchor since 2021, Ms. Moore was immensely cherished by friends and colleagues for her wonderful heart and charming mind,” the resolution read.
Park’s resolution also praises Moore’s accomplishments, including his Emmy Awards and induction into the Silver Circle.
“She inspired many people with her high ideals, morals and deep concern for her fellow citizens, and the dedication, patience and understanding she showed, her family and friends were admired by others,” reads -on in the resolution. “It is perfectly appropriate and appropriate that this be remarkable and distinguished.”
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19 Georgian is appropriately recognized by dedicating a road to her memory.
If the resolution passes, the portion of State Route 13 between Interstate 75/85 and Peachtree Road will be named Jovita Moore Memorial Highway.
A copy of the resolution was presented to Moore’s family and the Department of Transportation.
The resolution was presented on Friday. It is not known when it will be able to be voted on.
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