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Gov. Haley urges Atlantic Beach to end Bikefest after fatal shootings

...what we know as Bikefest," Haley urged the council in the wake of a rash of violence during this year's festival on Memorial Day weekend.But Mayor Jake Evans, who has repeatedly said the event won't end, told reporters that "there's nothing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-29/gov-haley-urges-atlantic-b
Thurmond Lake visitors, businesses enjoy full lake pool, good weather

...conditions."We just haven't seen as many people up here on the water," Hayes said.Because of cooler spring temperatures, Hayes said lake traffic didn't pick up until Memorial Day when boaters normally hit the water after Masters Week.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-30/thurmond-lake-visitors-busin
Memorial Day Events

The following Memorial Day events have been announced:All-American Memorial Day Concert: Augusta Concert Band, 7...military personnel and their families Memorial Day, May 26, through Labor Day, Sept...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/memorial-day-events
Remembering fallen heroes on Memorial Day

...one of many veterans who attended Memorial Day ceremonies around Augusta to honor...like these that the true spirit of Memorial Day is remembered," U.S. Air Force...country and that the true meaning of Memorial Day is often overlooked."I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-26/remembering-fallen-heroes-me
Aiken hosts annual Memorial Day parade

...up military units for Aiken's Memorial Day Parade.As restaurant owners along...though."Because of the meaning of Memorial Day; because unfortunately I know...Despite its celebratory nature, Memorial Day is a somber occasion, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-24/aiken-hosts-annual-memorial-
Memorial Day closings

The following closings have been announced for the Memorial Day holiday:AIKEN COUNTY? Aiken city offices, county offices, county landfill and drop-off centers, city garbage/recycling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-23/memorial-day-closings
Memorial Day weekend travel boom expected

...travel volume will reach a new post-recession high this Memorial Day weekend, with 36.1 million people heading at least...with highs in the mid-80s and warmer for most of the Memorial Day weekend.For those who find themselves celebrating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-20/memorial-day-weekend-travel-b
Rangers warn boaters to review rules for Memorial Day

...years, and state rangers in Georgia and South Carolina are warning families to review safe boating rules before the Memorial Day weekend.According to Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Law Enforcement Division there were 112 boating incidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-22/rangers-warn-boaters-review-
What it's all about

This Memorial Day, be safe, be happy and be free.And...and freedoms you enjoy.That's what Memorial Day is about.It's not about enjoying...was called Decoration Day.It became Memorial Day after World War I and evolved to honor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-26/what-its-all-about
Fallen service members remembered at Fort Gordon ceremony

Instead of attending a Memorial Day ceremony, Johnsell Christian should...Christian was remembered Thursday at a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Gordon.Christian...Americans to take a silent break from Memorial Day activities at 3 p.m. Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-22/fallen-service-members-rememb