Saturday October 10th, 2015 2:23PM

Another Independence Day tradition in Gainesville

By Jerry Gunn Reporter
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GAINESVILLE - There's another Fourth of July weekend tradition in Gainesville besides fireworks and cook outs; it's the annual Memorial Park Funeral Home bar-b-que to honor Public safety officers.

It was the 17th year for the big feeding on the grounds; Memorial Park owner Jack Frost expected over 6,000 people to come and eat bar-b-que pork and chicken in an event that's also popular with the public. Frost said he wanted to honor the people who protect the people.

Hall County Sheriff Steve Cronic said heâ
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