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Miami native hired as postmaster

caines | 5/2/2013, 5:30 a.m.

Valerie Stanley Myers became the first Black female postmaster of Dublin, Georgia. She was appointed to the position on March 9, 2013. Myers, a graduate of Miami Springs High School and Fort Valley State College, began her her career as a letter carrier in the streets of Miami in 1984. Hard work, dedication and parental support were the driving force behind her accomplishments. Myers a former member of Antioch Missionary Baptist Church of Brownsville is the daughter of Benjamin and Clara Stanley, the sister of Carol Olajide and the mother of Kadeijah Myers. In her own words: I feel honored and privileged to have been appointed as the first Black woman as postmaster of Dublin, Ga. Miami Times staff report