Holiday events to honor sacrifice

Here are Memorial Day events planned across the Augusta area Monday:

GEORGIA WAR VETERANS NURSING HOME SERVICE: 9 a.m. Monday, Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, 1101 15th St.; speaker Chief Warrant Officer Andrew Barr of the U.S. Army Signal Center; with the U.S. Army Signal Corps Band and color guard

BELLEVUE MEMORIAL GARDENS CEMETERY OBSERVANCE: 10 a.m. Monday, Wrightsboro Road, 4501 Wrightsboro Road, Grovetown; with the Fort Gordon color guard

CSRA VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY: 11 a.m. Monday, The Monument of All Wars, Broad Street at 4th St.; speaker Colonel John Dewey, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command capability manager for tactical radios; with the Fort Gordon color guard, the Signal Corps Band, the 116th Military Intelligence Brigade and the Navy Information Operations Command

WADE HAMPTON VETERANS PARK MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY: 11 a.m. Monday, Wade Hampton Veterans Park, Georgia Ave.; speaker Staff Sergeant Craig A. Showers, decorated hero of the War on Terror; conducted by American Legion Post 71; music by the Senior Adult Choir from North Augusta First Baptist Church



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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