Thu., March 28, 2013 9:02am
The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has refused to allow the organization that led the effort to build his monument on the National Mall to continue using his name.
Tue., September 11, 2012 2:51pm
From Rome to Savannah to Columbus and Augusta, Georgians have the events and victims of 9/11 on their mind. As early as Saturday, September 8th, cities, counties and civic groups gathered at 9/11 memorial events across the state.
Thu., April 26, 2012 2:43pm
Its soldiers fought in both world wars and in Vietnam, and now the Army's 47th Infantry Regiment is getting a stone monument placed outside the National Infantry Museum in west Georgia. A dedication ceremony was scheduled Thursday at the museum on Fort Benning. Veterans of the unit raised $22,000 to place the marker at the museum's outdoor Walk of Honor.
Wed., February 8, 2012 12:16am
About 100 people gathered near the Imperial Sugar refinery near Savannah to remember those who died at the plant on the same night four years ago. Fourteen people were killed because of a dust explosion at the facility on Feburary 7th, 2008. First responders, ministers and survivors gathered at a church near the blast site.
Wed., November 23, 2011 10:06am
A memorial service for Larry Munson, who was known by University of Georgia fans as the voice of the school's football team, will be held next month. The services are reported to be tentatively scheduled for Dec. 10 at Sanford Stadium. Officials said the time of the service will be announced later as arrangements are finalized.
Thu., July 14, 2011 12:01am
The city of Dalton dedicated a Civil War historical marker today. It honors Confederate General Patrick Cleburne, who urged southern states to emancipate slaves so that they could join the Confederate Army.
Fri., November 5, 2010 1:53pm
The monument has been in the planning stages for many years. But it was held up by historic preservation concerns. Now the "long overdue" dedication is coming. Film and TV actor James Cromwell is among the honored guests.
Wed., September 1, 2010 4:49pm
A Washington state military base Wednesday held a memorial service for a Georgia soldier. Joint Base Lewis-McChord honored 22-year-old Pfc. Jacob A. Dennis of Powder Springs, west of Atlanta.
Thu., August 19, 2010 3:40pm
A fallen soldier from Columbus is the latest to have a memorial tree planted in his honor at Fort Stewart. The Army post today dedicated an eastern redbud tree for Sgt. Johnny W. Lumpkin. He died July 2 in Iraq.