North Augusta water park construction delayed by rain

...immediately return phone calls and an e-mail seeking confirmation. The project can still meet its projected opening date of Memorial Day, the spokesman said. "Everything is taken care of," he said. "This thing is going to take place."North Augusta...

Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...change Deal did institute by executive order in August when he decreed that the state would no longer observe Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee's birthday while keeping them unnamed holidays for state employees."This power should rest with...

Harvesting broadcast's fall crop of new shows

...it will again repeat itself, with a number of these two-dozen rookies gone by Christmas and many more canceled by Memorial Day.But what's different ? very different ? in the current TV universe: Broadcast TV's fall crop is only a portion...

Briarwood advances in the playoffs

...yards in the GISA playoffs.Briarwood plays host to Memorial Day on Friday. Flint River 0 6 0 14 ? 20Briarwood 6 26 8...18-125 2 TDs.Records: Briarwood 9-2. Next: Memorial Day at Briarwood, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Scuttle's Island water park crowds not expected to create traffic problem

...City officials estimate the water park alone will attract hundreds of thousands of people each season, roughly between Memorial Day in May and Labor Day in September, adding hundreds of cars to two already busy Edgefield Road interchanges at Interstate...

National parks draw in record crowds

...more people veer off established paths.Police had to shut down the road into Arches National Park in Utah over the Memorial Day holiday because so many people wanted to get in.The increase in visitors is due partly to the Park Service's "Find...

U.S. House moves to ban Confederate flag in federal cemeteries

...private groups to decorate the graves of southern soldiers with Confederate flags in states that commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. The cemeteries affected are the Andersonville and Vicksburg cemeteries in Georgia and Mississippi."The American...

Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

...Sen. Harold Jones said he expects a discussion during the next legislative session about discontinuing Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia after various calls from state leaders, and he said the conversation could broaden to Confederate monuments...

Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...Several Democratic members of the Georgia Legislature announced plans to end the state's celebration of Confederate Memorial Day on a date determined by the governor and Confederate History Month during a news conference Friday at the state Capitol...

You Remembered: Broad Street parades

...makes me guess this was probably a Memorial Day parade in 1948.? Richard Kohler...on Broad St. on Con fed erate Memorial Day May 1948.? Randy Smith As a...1948, during the Confederate Memorial Day parade. David Bell's father...