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Ceremony will honor Confederate soldier

...Benson's life as a Confederate soldier. Confed erate re-enactors will be present, and a new flagpole at Benson's grave site will be dedicated, Wright said.Benson, born Feb. 9, 1843, in Hamburg, S.C., gained notoriety during the Civil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-07/ceremony-will-honor-confedera
Georgians revist Leo Frank case 100 years later

...the Ku Klux Klan.But they all shared the same destination ? the tombstone of Mary Phagan.It's the most visited grave site in Marietta, according to old-timers in the city.On this particular day, the number of living souls making their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-04-29/georgians-revist-leo-frank-case-100
Cottage Cemetery receives award for historic preservation

...give new life to a south Augusta cemetery more than 200 years old.On two acres on Marvin Griffin Road, about 120 grave sites at Cottage Cemetery hold the remains of notable men and women who lived and worked in Augusta during the 18th and 19th...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-23/cottage-cemetery-receives-awa
Upkeep at Cedar Grove Cemetery criticized

...visits his parents at Cedar Grove Cemetery often. The plot is kept nice by his frequent visits, but a few feet from the grave site, the tall pile of dirt has been threatening."I have been trying to get this fixed for years," Pinkerton said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-25/upkeep-cedar-grove-cemetery-c
Paine College celebrates homecoming week

...homecoming parade Saturday.Other events include the Paine College Reunion, a Greek Step Show and a pilgrimage to the grave site of the school's founders.Carter said the school is holding an invitation-only President's Club dinner Thurs day...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2013-02-05/paine-college-celebrates-
Westover Memorial Park observes 100 years

...boundaries with Augusta National Golf Club and Augusta Country Club, the 10th hole of which can be seen by visitors to some grave sites."It's a happy accident that we have such prestigious neighbors and the fact that the land itself and the old trees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-05-18/westover-memorial-park-observ
Veteran's widow finds peace at Fort Jackson National Cemetery

...days, the carefully groomed Bermuda grass and little details such as raking over tire tracks in the dirt service roads."This is a national shrine," he said. While the grounds cover 585 acres, "our service starts at the grave site."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-05-27/veterans-widow-finds-peace-fo
Judge rules Georgia Power can't cut trees at King Cemetery

...company could not do anything to disturb the families' abilities to use and enjoy the cemetery."There's more to a grave site than a place to deposit a body," Annis said. "It means something. It's the totality of the setting.Annis said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-23/judge-rules-georgia-power-can
Old reporters' mail never dies

...Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the California Raisins,Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies and Captain Crunch.The grave site was piled high with flours. Aunt Jemima delivered the eulogy and lovingly described Doughboy as a man who never knew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-02-28/old-reporters-mail-never-dies
Group remembers Gen. Longstreet today

...Veterans Camp 1860, Blue Ridge Rifles is planning an annual memorial service today at Longstreet's Alta Vista Cemetery grave site.If it rains, the service will be held at the cemetery's mausoleum."We have years when 100 or so folks show up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-01-16/group-remembers-gen-longstre
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