New rules for dogs on St. Simons Island are drawing both cheers and jeers from dog lovers. On the one hand, Glynn County officials are banning dogs on the island's beach this summer when the sand is most popular, during the day. On the other hand, they're giving dog owners the discretion to unleash their dogs and let them roam free in the mornings and evenings.
Communities around the state held ceremonies to honor those who have served the country in battle. Over the weekend in Marietta, there was a ceremony that named four of the unknown soliders buried in the city’s National Cemetery.
The Georgia Public Safety Department is going into the Memorial Day travel period with fewer state troopers than the agency says it needs. But officials are promising vigorous traffic enforcement and a return to normal staffing levels. Troopers say, drivers shouldn't take risks because of the shortage.