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Restaurateur and Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher, right, said farewell to regular customers like Willie Greer of Dawson on Sunday with a special deal on meals at BJ’s II restaurant at 2004 Oglethorpe Blvd. Fletcher has sold the eatery to New Beginnings Church Pastor Solomon Loud, who will re-open the establishment on Dec. 1 as Flossie’s Soul Food Restaurant. “Our new restaurant (BJ’s III on South Slappey) is doing well, and we’re about to bring steaks and a carving station back to BJ’s (on Dawson Road), so I decided to make the deal with Pastor Loud,” Fletcher said. “He’s been in my life for a long time now, and I believe he has a true vision. This was almost like a match made in heaven for both of us.”

ALBANY -- Restaurateur and Albany City Commissioner B.J. Fletcher said farewell to regular customers like Willie Greer of Dawson on Sunday with a special deal on meals at BJ's II restaurant at 2004 Oglethorpe Blvd. Fletcher has sold the eatery to New Beginnings Church Pastor Solomon Loud, who will re-open the establishment on Dec. 1 as Flossie's Soul Food Restaurant. "Our new restaurant (BJ's III on South Slappey) is doing well, and we're about to bring steaks and a carving station back to BJ's (on Dawson Road), so I decided to make the deal with Pastor Loud," Fletcher said. "He's been in my life for a long time now, and I believe he has a true vision. This was almost like a match made in heaven for both of us."

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