This year a new memorial stands in Grady County honoring mothers who have sacrificed a loved one for our freedom.
The Cairo Veterans of Foreign Wars group helped place the Gold Star Mothers Memorial Monument on the courthouse lawn.
Members of that group said "to these mothers and their family members, Memorial Day is every day after losing a loved one,"
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On Monday, close to 100 people filled the streets of downtown Thomasville for a march in response to what the GBI said was a fatal deputy-involved shooting last week.
The efforts of a South Georgia Public Works employee after back-to-back storms earlier this year has gained state-wide attention.
A group of the most dedicated storm volunteers, who helped remove hundreds of root-balls in unincorporated Dougherty County, were recognized for their efforts.
Many people watched Monday afternoon as the moon passed over the sun, in awe at what they saw.
Hundreds of students stood outside on the campus of Valdosta State University to catch a glimpse of the solar eclipse on Monday.