Georgians celebrate Veterans Day around metro area


From left, Erin Mohnkern (in pink), Hannah Bailey and Olivia Sears cheer the passing Riverside Academy cadets at the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade in Atlanta.

ATLANTA - Several events are under way in honor of  local veterans for their service to America.

Gwinnett County is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at the Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville.

The city of Smyrna is also hosting its own ceremony at Brinkley Park.

Douglas County's "Parade with a Purpose" will kick off Sunday night in Douglasville at 7 p.m.

Click here to check out photos of the 31st-annual Veterans Day events in and around the metro area.