Remembering George Smith's Legacy


A former local journalist who was loved by many has passed away. 84-year-old George Smith dedicated 42 years to being a Journalist and Columnist for The Anniston Star. Smith died of a heart attack Tuesday night. He was named one of TV24’s Pigskin Round-Up Legends as Smith was famously known for his coverage in sports around the area.

Smith was a member of the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and was inducted into the Calhoun County Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. In September of 2018, Smith was named one of the East Alabama Legends on TV24's Pigskin Roundup.

Jon Holder's full interview with Smith is in the featured video.

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