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Rename Confederate Memorial Day, Augusta lawmaker says

...proposing to rename Confederate Memorial Day, which Georgia traditionally celebrates...renaming the holiday "Georgia Memorial Day" to commemorate Georgians who...for Georgia to rename Confederate Memorial Day," the Democrat lawmaker said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-07-02/rename-confederate-memor
May's US sales beat forecasts

...sales were stronger than expected in May, boosted by Memorial Day promotions and strong demand for new SUVs.Sales rose...said sales to individual buyers jumped 7 percent over Memorial Day weekend, thanks in part to promotions like zero-percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-02/mays-us-sales-beat-forecas
Head of Atlanta NAACP chapter wants Confederate symbols taken off all Georgia state property

...and other banners from the city's seal.In Georgia, some lawmakers called for the state to eliminate Confederate Memorial Day and Confederate History Month.Gov. Nathan Deal said in June that he would seek a redesign of a Sons of Confederate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/head-atlanta-naacp-chapter-w
Memorial Day Events

MCCORMICK COUNTY MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES: 11 a.m. Saturday, park...freedom and those now servingAIKEN MEMORIAL DAY PARADE: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday...721-2531BELLEVUE MEMORIAL GARDENS MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION: 10 a.m. Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-21/memorial-day-events
Memorial Day services honor sacrifice

Memorial Day is very personal for Vietnam War veteran...recognized Monday at the Augusta-CSRA Memorial Day Observance at the All Wars Monument at...way of life."Earlier in the day, a Memorial Day ceremony was held at the Georgia War...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/memorial-day-services-honor-s
Memorial Day has room for the living service members along with the dead

...Aiken Jaycees are going to have a Memorial Day parade this Saturday, beginning...didn't come home, and that is what Memorial Day is about: honoring our war dead...left to honor our loved ones each Memorial Day.Just more than two years ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-17/memorial-day-has-room-living-
Expect higher traffic on the road and in the air for Memorial Day 2015

...little busier than normal this Memorial Day.AAA is predicting the highest...gallon is a dollar less than last Memorial Day. It's also the cheapest prices...gas often declines heading into Memorial Day weekend, said Mark Jenkins, a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-19/expect-higher-traffic-road-an
Woman showed disrespect

...as a triple veteran ? World War II, Korea and Vietnam ? I enjoyed The Augusta Chronicle's recent fine coverage of Memorial Day.I was disappointed, though, in Page 6A of the May 26 edition. It showed a picture of soldiers saluting during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-06-01/woman-showed-disrespect
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-08/us-house-moves-ban-confedera
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-22/you-remembered-broad-street-p