Community icon to close barbershop after 39-year run (Marysville, CA)

For almost 40 years, it has been second only to church as the most popular meeting spot for black residents of Yuba-Sutter.

Mr. George’s barbershop — part fraternal order, part debate club, part black history museum and part volunteer clearing house — has helped keep an eye on the needs of the community from behind a tiny, unassuming store front on D Street in Marysville.

Terry Hammonds, a devoted client, jokes about the cozy informal atmosphere surrounding owner George Jones’ barber chair….

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