The “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight to have a highway named after her in Atlanta

West Peachtree Street NW to become Gladys Knight Highway…… Yes that’s right the “Empress of Soul” Gladys Knight to have a highway named after her in Atlanta. Knight, was born in Atlanta and has several restaurants in the city.¬†She has won four Grammy Awards and is best known for her hits with Gladys Knight & the Pips

Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on dedicating part of Georgia State Route 9 in Knight’s name.¬†State Route 9 will be named Gladys Knight Highway from 14th Street to Peachtree Street NE in Atlanta. The road is currently known as West Peachtree Street NW.

 

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