The Sandy Springs police department on Aug. 15 issued a traffic advisory for Tuesday Aug. 16 warning commuters about traffic stemming from the funeral of Braves Hall of Fame announcer Ernie Johnson.

“Funeral Services for Atlanta Braves Hall of Fame Announcer Ernie Johnson Sr. will be held tomorrow at St. Jude Church on Glenridge and Spalding Drives,” the police department warned. “More than 2,000 people are expected to attend. This event, along with normal school activity will result in heavy traffic between 10 a.m and 2 p.m. Expect delays in this area.”

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