A red rose is laid at the headstone. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wrong Body Buried After Crime Lab Mix-Up

A coroner says a mix-up at the state crime lab led an Augusta area family to bury the wrong body during a closed-casket funeral.


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Crews Discover Long-Forgotten Cemetery At Site Of Middle School

Officials say three gravesites that had been lost to history for more than two centuries have been discovered at the site of a former middle school in Glynn County, near Georgia’s coast.


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UGA Students Help Preserve Black Cemetary

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A University of Georgia landscape architecture class is trying to help preserve one of Athens’ historic black cemeteries. The Athens Banner-Herald reports (http://bit.ly/Ii14rV) that 10 students in the graduate-level Community in Place class […]


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Civil Rights Leaders Want Confederate Flags Removed

ATLANTA (WAOK/AP)-Black leaders want Confederate flags removed from an Atlanta cemetery where they recently buried the late president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. Protesters gathered outside of the Westview Cemetery Wednesday to call for […]