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  1. Business Portfolio July 5, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Albany Herald

    Joseph W. Dent, of Watson Spence LLP in Albany, has received the Ross Adams Award from the Young Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Georgia. The award was presented at the state bar's annual meeting June 19 at Stone Mountain

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  2. July 4 crowds ignore call toboycott Georgia park overConfederate flagRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lucianne.com

    STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.- Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott GeorgiaA s Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.

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  3. July 4 crowds ignore call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park over Confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Fourth of July holidaymakers ignored a call to boycott Georgia's Stone Mountain Park, known as the "Confederate Rushmore," over its display of the contentious Confederate flag. Hundreds of people had staked out spots at the 3,200-acre privately run park by noon on Saturday for nighttime laser and fireworks shows.

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  4. Stone Mountain prepares for 4th of July crowdsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTVM

    It's the Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park. The laser and fireworks show draws large crowds each year.

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  5. Large crowds turn out in Stone Mountain despite call for protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WALB-TV Albany

    Despite calls for a protest because of a controversial landmark many have turned out to celebrate the holiday at Stone Mountain Park in DeKalb County. In fact, the park officially shut the gates to traffic after reaching its full capacity at 6:15 p.m. Saturday.

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  6. Mrs. Rheba Keller: ObituaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Fetch Your News

    ... and daughter-in-law, Brian and Lea Keller, and son, Derek Keller, all of Hiawassee; sister: Jeannine Nash, of Stone Mountain, Georgia; brother: David Bryant of Union City, Georgia; and Paul Bryant of Zephyrhills, Florida; grandchildren, Courtney ...

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  7. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | MDJonline.com

    ... guests and thank them making the airport part of their travel plans. Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - DeKalb County police are investigating after a man was shot while walking with a woman and a child. WSB-TV reports ...

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  8. Polk County Ga. arrest report for July 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Examiner.com

    ... prior arrests report. Links to arrests prior to 2009 will not be included. Nathan Barrett Crenshaw, 32, of Stone Mountain was arrested on a warrant for probation violation. Crenshaw remains in custody at the time of this publication. See also ( ...

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  9. School supply drives under wayRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Cross Roads News

    ... information, email akimmya65@gmail.com or deb2sweet@att.net or call 404-717-5473 or 770-987-1426. The city of Stone Mountain is seeking contributions for its annual Back to School Bash on July 25 at the Pavilion. Checks should be made payable to the ...

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  10. Confederate flags to remain flying at Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | CBS News

    Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday. The law would have to be changed for the flags to be removed, said Bill Stephens, chief executive officer of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association.

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  11. Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Statesboro Herald

    A Confederate flag, at left, flies at the base of Stone Mountain next to variations of itself and an American flag Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Stone Mountain, Ga.

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  12. Terry Dickson: Recent events with flags have my enthusiasm, well, flaggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... battle flags. There already are demands to remove memorials and statues honoring Civil War soldiers. At Stone Mountain Park, the Stone Mountain Memorial Association is already being encouraged to remove the Confederate flags that fly there even ...

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  13. Stone Mountain boycott called over confederate flagRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A Georgia state representative is calling for a boycott of Stone Mountain Park because of the flying of confederate flags there. Park officials claim the flags are part of a museum, not a sign of hate, and are protected by Georgia state law.

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  14. Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone MountainRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Newsday

    This Tuesday, June 23, 2015 file photo shows a carving depicting confederates Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis, in Stone Mountain, Ga. The park is readying its "Fantastic Fourth Celebration" Thursday through Sunday, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountain's base.

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  15. Confederate flags will not come down at Stone MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | WPXI

    The array of Confederate flags flying at Stone Mountain, that most obvious of Georgia Confederate memorials, will continue to fly. Bill Stephens, who heads the Stone Mountain Memorial Association, said a few days ago that the park's operators were weighing different options for the three Confederate States of America banners and the Rebel war emblem that fly alongside Old Glory.

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  16. Doctors warn of sun exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | ABC 27

    At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain - where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan onc

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  17. What about those Confederate symbols lurking in our stamp albums?Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Linn's Stamp News

    ... the 4A gray (Scott 788) honored Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and "Stonewall" Jackson; - The 1970 6A Stone Mountain commemorative (Scott 1408), which shows the hillside monument depicting Lee, Jackson and Confederate president Jefferson Davis; ...

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  18. State rep: Skip Stone Mountain on July 4 - and until Confederate flags come downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Stone Mountain Park tends to draw a crowd for Independence Day festivities. But state Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, is urging citizens to skip the attraction's laser-light show and find another place to view fireworks.

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  19. Stone Mountain reconsiders Confederate flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain - where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and rebel battle flags still wave prominently - officials are considering what to do about those flags. The park, which now offers family-friendly fireworks and laser light shows, is readying its "Fantastic Fourth Celebration" Thursday through Sunday, and multiple Confederate flag varieties are still displayed at the mountain's base.

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  20. Douglas, south Fulton lawmaker asks public to 'avoid' Stone Mountain Park until flags removedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    A state lawmaker representing Douglas and south Fulton counties today asked residents to avoid Stone Mountain Park until it removes a historical display of Confederate flags in front of the carving of three Civil War generals on the side of the facility's centerpiece. District 62 State Rep. LaDawn Jones, D-Atlanta, said in a news release, "In light of recent activities surrounding the Confederate flag and the murder of innocent citizens at the Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., [she] strongly urges residents to not attend Stone Mountain Park until the Confederate flags come down."

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