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    Subtropical Storm Alberto to impact Atlanta

    Subtropical Storm Alberto to impact Atlanta

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-23 20:42:39 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:59 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:59:40 GMT
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

    After Subtropical Storm Alberto became the first tropical system of the 2018 season on Friday, impacts are expected in metro Atlanta.

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    After Subtropical Storm Alberto became the first tropical system of the 2018 season on Friday, impacts are expected in metro Atlanta.

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  • Homeowners say HOA board members refuse to give up seats even after election results

    Homeowners say HOA board members refuse to give up seats even after election results

    Monday, May 28 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:25:53 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:25 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:25:53 GMT
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL

    Residents at the Southland Community in Stone Mountain recently voted to remove their homeowners association's current board members, saying what they're doing is illegal and that they have the documentation to prove it. 

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    Residents at the Southland Community in Stone Mountain recently voted to remove their homeowners association's current board members, saying what they're doing is illegal and that they have the documentation to prove it. 

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  • Millions hit the roads for the holiday weekend

    Millions hit the roads for the holiday weekend

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:56:45 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-05-28 09:00:41 GMT
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL

    The Memorial Day holiday weekend is almost over and tens of millions are expected to return to metro Atlanta by way of the roads and airways.

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    The Memorial Day holiday weekend is almost over and tens of millions are expected to return to metro Atlanta by way of the roads and airways.

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  • Atlanta reservoirs continues to leak threatening water supplies

    Atlanta reservoirs continues to leak threatening water supplies

    Monday, May 28 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:50:28 GMT
    Monday, May 28 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:50:28 GMT
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL

    Atlanta watershed employees are still trying to figure out why one of the city's reservoirs is leaking. 

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    Atlanta watershed employees are still trying to figure out why one of the city's reservoirs is leaking. 

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  • BREAKING: Muscogee County Coroner on scene of pedestrian-involved collision

    BREAKING: Muscogee County Coroner on scene of pedestrian-involved collision

    Monday, May 28 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-28 08:02:03 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Coroner's Office has been called to the scene of a possible vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision in Columbus.  Columbus Police responded to the intersection of McKee Rd. and Macon Rd. just after 2:00 a.m. Monday morning. Muscogee County Deputy Coroner, Charles Newton, confirms to News Leader 9 that one person has died. Their identify is unknown at the time. Columbus Police are taking over the investigation. We do have a team on the way...More >>
    COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Coroner's Office has been called to the scene of a possible vehicle-versus-pedestrian collision in Columbus.  Columbus Police responded to the intersection of McKee Rd. and Macon Rd. just after 2:00 a.m. Monday morning. Muscogee County Deputy Coroner, Charles Newton, confirms to News Leader 9 that one person has died. Their identify is unknown at the time. Columbus Police are taking over the investigation. We do have a team on the way...More >>
  • Early Co. Fire Dept. concerned about trees uprooting due to weather

    Early Co. Fire Dept. concerned about trees uprooting due to weather

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:55 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:55:48 GMT
    Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area. (Source: WALB)Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area. (Source: WALB)
    Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area. (Source: WALB)Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area. (Source: WALB)

    Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area.  Saturation and projected high winds have officials concerned about trees uprooting.  

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    Early County Fire Officials says they're prepared to respond to fallen trees in their area.  Saturation and projected high winds have officials concerned about trees uprooting.  

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  • Baker Co. concerned with dirt roads during subtropical storm

    Baker Co. concerned with dirt roads during subtropical storm

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:52 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:52:01 GMT
    Sherry Bailey, Baker County EMA Director said they have been working hard to make sure county dirt roads don't flood over. (Source: WALB)Sherry Bailey, Baker County EMA Director said they have been working hard to make sure county dirt roads don't flood over. (Source: WALB)
    Sherry Bailey, Baker County EMA Director said they have been working hard to make sure county dirt roads don't flood over. (Source: WALB)Sherry Bailey, Baker County EMA Director said they have been working hard to make sure county dirt roads don't flood over. (Source: WALB)

    South Georgia is full of dirt roads and in Baker County officials are concerned with the amounts of expected rainfall.  "Anytime we have a rain event, we are definitely concerned about people in the county being able to travel the dirt roads," said Sherry Bailey, Baker Co. Manager and EMA Director.   

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    South Georgia is full of dirt roads and in Baker County officials are concerned with the amounts of expected rainfall.  "Anytime we have a rain event, we are definitely concerned about people in the county being able to travel the dirt roads," said Sherry Bailey, Baker Co. Manager and EMA Director.   

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  • Early County prepared for flash flood watch

    Early County prepared for flash flood watch

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:38:44 GMT
    Commissioner Jeffery Haynes said Early County is ready to respond in case weather get's worst. (Source: WALB)Commissioner Jeffery Haynes said Early County is ready to respond in case weather get's worst. (Source: WALB)
    Commissioner Jeffery Haynes said Early County is ready to respond in case weather get's worst. (Source: WALB)Commissioner Jeffery Haynes said Early County is ready to respond in case weather get's worst. (Source: WALB)

    County leaders Early County are keeping an eye on the flood watch...preparing for the worst.  The county's EMA Director has been watching the weather closely since Thursday in preparation for the storm.  

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    County leaders Early County are keeping an eye on the flood watch...preparing for the worst.  The county's EMA Director has been watching the weather closely since Thursday in preparation for the storm.  

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  • Bainbridge resident walks dog in shorts and isn't worried about Alberto

    Bainbridge resident walks dog in shorts and isn't worried about Alberto

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:38 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:38:29 GMT
    Joe Livingston and his dog, Peaches, walks down the street in shorts during potential severe weather. (Source: WALB)Joe Livingston and his dog, Peaches, walks down the street in shorts during potential severe weather. (Source: WALB)

    Steady rain has been falling in Decatur County, as well as the rest of Georgia, that could lead to potential flooding.  But some residents aren't worried about Alberto.  Joe Livingston of Bainbridge was seen walking his dog, Peaches, in shorts.  

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    Steady rain has been falling in Decatur County, as well as the rest of Georgia, that could lead to potential flooding.  But some residents aren't worried about Alberto.  Joe Livingston of Bainbridge was seen walking his dog, Peaches, in shorts.  

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  • Authorities arrest person of interest after Alma Merle Norman burns down

    Authorities arrest person of interest after Alma Merle Norman burns down

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-28 03:13:15 GMT
    James Lee Harrison (Source: Alma Police Department)James Lee Harrison (Source: Alma Police Department)

    A person of interest has been identified after the Merle Norman on S. Dixon Street in Alma burned down early Friday morning. 

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    A person of interest has been identified after the Merle Norman on S. Dixon Street in Alma burned down early Friday morning. 

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  • Tybee Island stays busy as Alberto looms

    Tybee Island stays busy as Alberto looms

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-28 02:55:34 GMT
    (Source: WTOC)(Source: WTOC)

    As subtropical storm Alberto approaches the Florida Panhandle, some beaches in the greater Chatham county area are beginning to see the effects of the storm, including Tybee Island. 

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    As subtropical storm Alberto approaches the Florida Panhandle, some beaches in the greater Chatham county area are beginning to see the effects of the storm, including Tybee Island. 

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  • FIRST ALERT: Subtropical Storm Alberto gets stronger

    FIRST ALERT: Subtropical Storm Alberto gets stronger

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-05-28 02:29:36 GMT
    Subtropical storm Alberto will bring rain to Southwest Georgia the rest of this week and into next week. (Source: WALB)Subtropical storm Alberto will bring rain to Southwest Georgia the rest of this week and into next week. (Source: WALB)

    As Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the Gulf coast, it has strengthened over the Gulf of Mexico. 

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    As Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the Gulf coast, it has strengthened over the Gulf of Mexico. 

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  • Thomas County prepares for heavy rains and flooding

    Thomas County prepares for heavy rains and flooding

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:25 PM EDT2018-05-28 02:25:33 GMT
    Thomas County Fire Dept., EMS and Sheriff's Office is preparing for heavy rains, flooding and the worse case scenario. (Source: WALB)Thomas County Fire Dept., EMS and Sheriff's Office is preparing for heavy rains, flooding and the worse case scenario. (Source: WALB)

    As the potential for heavy rains and isolated flooding increases, Thomas County emergency services have begun planning for a worse case scenario.  ..

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    As the potential for heavy rains and isolated flooding increases, Thomas County emergency services have begun planning for a worse case scenario.  ..

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  • Family set up Memorial Day monument in their yard to honor those who serve

    Family set up Memorial Day monument in their yard to honor those who serve

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:03 PM EDT2018-05-28 02:03:51 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    German Silva and his wife Billie live on Rowland Avenue. They have for almost a decade.

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    German Silva and his wife Billie live on Rowland Avenue. They have for almost a decade.

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  • Thomas Co. offers free sandbags to residents in low lying areas

    Thomas Co. offers free sandbags to residents in low lying areas

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:56 PM EDT2018-05-28 01:56:45 GMT
    Tomas County officials prepare sandbags for residents in low lying homes. (Source: WALB)Tomas County officials prepare sandbags for residents in low lying homes. (Source: WALB)
    Tomas County officials prepare sandbags for residents in low lying homes. (Source: WALB)Tomas County officials prepare sandbags for residents in low lying homes. (Source: WALB)

    Thomas County has been working all weekend to help community members prepare for the storm.  One way they're doing that is offering free sandbags for people who live in low lying areas that hold a lot of water.  

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    Thomas County has been working all weekend to help community members prepare for the storm.  One way they're doing that is offering free sandbags for people who live in low lying areas that hold a lot of water.  

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  • Early Co. summer feeding program postponed due to weather

    Early Co. summer feeding program postponed due to weather

    Sunday, May 27 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-28 00:43:10 GMT
    Early county Summer feeding program will start May 30 through July 20. (Source: WALB)Early county Summer feeding program will start May 30 through July 20. (Source: WALB)
    Early county Summer feeding program will start May 30 through July 20. (Source: WALB)Early county Summer feeding program will start May 30 through July 20. (Source: WALB)

    The Early county summer feeding program will be rescheduled due to weather conditions from Tropical Storm Alberto.  It was recently scheduled to start Tuesday, May 29 but will be postponed to Wednesday, May 30 through Friday, July 20.  

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    The Early county summer feeding program will be rescheduled due to weather conditions from Tropical Storm Alberto.  It was recently scheduled to start Tuesday, May 29 but will be postponed to Wednesday, May 30 through Friday, July 20.  

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  • Columbus State cruises to win in first World Series game

    Columbus State cruises to win in first World Series game

    Sunday, May 27 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-27 22:00:24 GMT
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)
    (Source: WTVM)(Source: WTVM)

    Columbus State head coach Greg Appleton stressed hitting to his team going into the NCAA Division 2 World Series.

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    Columbus State head coach Greg Appleton stressed hitting to his team going into the NCAA Division 2 World Series. It appears his team listened on Sunday in the first game against Mercyhurst. They scored eight runs to cruise to an 8-1 win, putting them in the winner’s bracket of the tournament. Two runs in th

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  • Memorial Day brings showers, possible thunderstorms

    Memorial Day brings showers, possible thunderstorms

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:50:13 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Deep, tropical moisture on the east side of Tropical Cyclone Alberto will spread into the region later Sunday and linger into the middle of next week, resulting in unsettled weather. 

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    Deep, tropical moisture on the east side of Tropical Cyclone Alberto will spread into the region later Sunday and linger into the middle of next week, resulting in unsettled weather. 

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  • Dougherty County's Emergency Operation Center now open

    Dougherty County's Emergency Operation Center now open

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:44:41 GMT
    Emergency Operation Center open in Dougherty County (Source: WALB)Emergency Operation Center open in Dougherty County (Source: WALB)
    Emergency Operation Center open in Dougherty County (Source: WALB)Emergency Operation Center open in Dougherty County (Source: WALB)

    Dougherty County's Emergency Operation Center or EOC is fully activated as of this morning. With wind speeds picking up, Emergency Management employees are on stand by.  

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    Dougherty County's Emergency Operation Center or EOC is fully activated as of this morning. With wind speeds picking up, Emergency Management employees are on stand by.  

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  • South GA mobile home residents prepare for storms

    South GA mobile home residents prepare for storms

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:36:51 GMT
    Mobile home residents speak on possible storms. (Source: WALB)Mobile home residents speak on possible storms. (Source: WALB)
    Mobile home residents speak on possible storms. (Source: WALB)Mobile home residents speak on possible storms. (Source: WALB)

    An increase in wind speeds for our area is causing some concerns at mobile home parks as potentially severe weather heads into the area. 

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    An increase in wind speeds for our area is causing some concerns at mobile home parks as potentially severe weather heads into the area. 

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  • How to check your home before the rain

    How to check your home before the rain

    Sunday, May 27 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-27 21:33:40 GMT
    Jud Savelle, President of Bishop Clean Care. (Source: WALB)Jud Savelle, President of Bishop Clean Care. (Source: WALB)
    Jud Savelle. (Source: WALB)Jud Savelle. (Source: WALB)

    With the possibility of flooding in the area, one local business said it's important for homeowners to fix any existing issues. They said many people don't find out they have problems with their roof or drainage around their homes, until after a heavy rain season.

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    With the possibility of flooding in the area, one local business said it's important for homeowners to fix any existing issues. They said many people don't find out they have problems with their roof or drainage around their homes, until after a heavy rain season.

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  • Residents concerned about gas prices following storms

    Residents concerned about gas prices following storms

    Sunday, May 27 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-27 20:24:04 GMT
    A man fills up his gas tank before the storms roll in (Source: WALB)A man fills up his gas tank before the storms roll in (Source: WALB)
    A man fills up his gas tank before the storms roll in (Source: WALB)A man fills up his gas tank before the storms roll in (Source: WALB)

    Drivers are preparing for the possible inclement weather by filling up their gas tanks as soon as possible. 

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    Drivers are preparing for the possible inclement weather by filling up their gas tanks as soon as possible. 

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  • Albany Utilities prepares for storm

    Albany Utilities prepares for storm

    Sunday, May 27 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-05-27 20:15:41 GMT
    Crews have also cut back branches near power lines (Source: WALB)Crews have also cut back branches near power lines (Source: WALB)

    Albany Utilities has been preparing all week for the possible severe weather. 

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    Albany Utilities has been preparing all week for the possible severe weather. 

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  • Man shot multiple times by police, GBI investigating

    Man shot multiple times by police, GBI investigating

    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:17:38 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:20:50 GMT
    Source: WGCLSource: WGCL

    Officers were responding to a shots fired call in the early Sunday morning in the 2700 block of Luther Drive, according to the GBI.

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    Officers were responding to a shots fired call in the early Sunday morning in the 2700 block of Luther Drive, according to the GBI.

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  • Person of interest sought after fatal Sandy Springs fire

    Person of interest sought after fatal Sandy Springs fire

    Saturday, May 26 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-26 22:21:31 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:23:07 GMT
    (Source: Sandy Springs Police Department)(Source: Sandy Springs Police Department)

    Police say they're looking for a person of interest after a fire in Sandy Springs that killed a person Saturday.

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    Police say they're looking for a person of interest after a fire in Sandy Springs that killed a person Saturday.

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  • Another inmate found dead in Rockdale Jail

    Another inmate found dead in Rockdale Jail

    Sunday, May 27 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-05-27 14:30:24 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-27 16:06:57 GMT
    (Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)

    Authorities say Jamie Henry was found unresponsive at 8:26 p.m. during a routine cell check on Saturday.

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    Authorities say Jamie Henry was found unresponsive at 8:26 p.m. during a routine cell check on Saturday.

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  • Rockdale inmate cause of death remains unknown

    Rockdale inmate cause of death remains unknown

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:59 PM EDT2018-05-23 23:59:39 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:50:16 GMT
    (Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Rockdale County Sheriff's Office)

    An autopsy has unveiled injuries sustained by Rockdale County Jail inmate Shali Tilson who was found dead in his cell March 12.

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    An autopsy has unveiled injuries sustained by Rockdale County Jail inmate Shali Tilson who was found dead in his cell March 12.

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  • Radium Springs resident wants to see residential improvements after 2017 storms

    Radium Springs resident wants to see residential improvements after 2017 storms

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:09:43 GMT
    Every morning when Chris Reetz walks out her front door she sees this broken trees and destroyed houses that were once homes for families. (Source: WALB)Every morning when Chris Reetz walks out her front door she sees this broken trees and destroyed houses that were once homes for families. (Source: WALB)

    It's been 16 months since the January 2017 tornado ripped thorough Southwest Georgia.

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    It's been 16 months since the January 2017 tornado ripped thorough Southwest Georgia.

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  • Thousands of flags placed at the graves of veterans

    Thousands of flags placed at the graves of veterans

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:35:13 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:35:13 GMT
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)
    (Source: WGCL)(Source: WGCL)

    More than 1,400 people filled Marietta National Cemetery on Saturday morning to pay their respects to those who served.

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    More than 1,400 people filled Marietta National Cemetery on Saturday morning to pay their respects to those who served.

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