Russell County, AL media leader Roy Greene dies at 99

One of many accomplishments for which Roy Greene will be remembered is giving Phenix City and Russell County, Ala., their own media services in an area otherwise dominated by news and entertainment from larger cities such as Columbus, Opelika and Montgomery.

The World War II veteran, attorney and entrepreneur died

Mandela’s lawyer, anti-apartheid activist George Bizos dies

JOHANNESBURG — Anti-apartheid campaigner and Nelson Mandela’s personal lawyer George Bizos has died at 92, his family said Wednesday.

He died peacefully at his home of natural causes, the family said.

Bizos, who came to South Africa as a 13-year-old fleeing the Nazi occupation of Greece, played a key role