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Demopolis Rotary raises more than $2,000 and 1,800 can of food

In spite of the chilly temperatures Wednesday morning, a dozen members of the Demopolis Rotary Club met at the Demopolis Food Bank to deliver a record-breaking number of non-perishable items donated during its annual food drive. Hunter Compton, co-chairman of the drive, said Rotarians and their par


Woman, child killed in Sumter County crash were not wearing seat belts

Livingston, Ala. (WTOK)- State troopers in Alabama say the victims killed in Wednesday night's crash on Interstate 59 in Sumter County near Livingston are from Gainesville, Georgia. The crash happened around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday on Interstate 59 near the 18 mile marker, approximately one mile north

WTOK-TV - 2017-11-23 22:11:00

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2017: Time, channel, livestream, lineup, floats and more

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - a traditional kickoff to the holiday season - is set for Thursday. The parade will start Nov. 23 at 9 a.m. ET (8 a.m. CT) and you can watch online at NBC.com/live or at youtube.com/verizon starting then. You can tune into NBC at 9 a.m. local time to see the telev


Two killed in Interstate 20/59 wreck

SUMTER CO., Ala. (WTOK) - Two people were killed in a wreck in Livingston Wednesday evening. It happened about 7:15 p.m. on Interstate 20/59 at the Livingston exit. Alabama State Trooper Reginal King says the two people involved in the wreck were both killed. The wreck has traffic moving very slow


Stars Pay Tribute To 1970s Teen Idol David Cassidy, Dead At 67

Tributes have been paid to former global teen pop idol David Cassidy who has died in hospital at the age of 67. David's death came after a period of ill health, which saw him hospitalised over the weekend. "Thank you for the abundance and support you have shown these many years", the statement read.

LAUREL LEADER-CALL - 2017-11-25 08:00:00

Alabama State's HoneyBeez plus-size dance team slays crowds

Since middle school, Quiana Reliford had wanted to attend a historically black college or university. But when the Kansas City, Kan., native found out that Alabama State University had a plus-size dance team - the adorably named HoneyBeez - she knew she'd found her school. "I'd been dancing all my l

AL.COM - 2017-11-23 14:00:00

Esteemed Alabama artist celebrated in new book

It's sometimes hard to be mindful. To be in the moment more often than not. Dale Kennington's paintings remind us of what that effort is worth. Her works of contemporary American realism draw from the very essence of everyday life--the in-between moments we so often overlook. A new book from The Uni


Trump Follows Through On Promise To Shut Down His Charity

While he "hoped" that his foundation was operating legally, there have been persistent questions about its ethics, between "self-dealing" on their IRS forms and potentially violating IRS rules by raising money for the Trump presidential campaign. New York's attorney general ordered the foundation to


25 Job Openings in Cumming Right Now

CUMMING, GA - Businesses across the region are looking for new employees and Patch has partnered with ZipRecruiter to provide you with our searchable jobs board. Here are some recent job postings in Cumming. See hundreds of openings at our Cumming jobs board. Dental Office Manager Sage Dental Cumm

PATCH - 2017-11-24 16:31:50

For Thanksgiving, Cumming Family Helps Homeless: Report

ATLANTA, GA - To celebrate Thanksgiving, a family from Forsyth County handed out coats, blankets and other pieces of cold weather gear to hundreds of homeless people in downtown Atlanta, according to a media report. The family of Ron Mowen started handing out goods to the homeless five years ago; on

PATCH - 2017-11-24 23:29:09

Nearly 700 join Cumming Elementary for Thanksgiving meal

On Monday afternoon, Cumming Elementary School was filled with students eating a meal and hanging out with their friends, teachers watching them and a full line of cafeteria workers handing out food. It was a scene similar to that seen on most school days. But on this particular day, school was out


Operation GroundHUG connects young and old

Fourteen-year-old Logan Cornelison cares about senior citizens. He cares so much, in fact, that he's started a non-profit organization that aims to inspire young people to get involved with folks on the other end of the age spectrum. Cornelison, a student at Cornerstone School in Cumming, founded O

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-24 22:38:00

Early voting for Post 1 runoff starts Monday

Early voting for the runoff race for Cumming City Council Post 1 will begin Monday. The only week of advance voting will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Cumming City Hall for the Dec. 5 runoff between Incumbent Chuck Welch and challenger Chad Crane, after the candidates each r

FORSYTH COUNTY NEWS - 2017-11-24 20:23:00

Teen Killed, Baby Snatched In Thanksgiving Shooting

CUMMING, GA - A Forsyth County juvenile is under arrest after sheriff's deputies say he shot and killed an 18 year old on Thursday, then fled the scene after snatching his two-week-old son. The shooting happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving at a house on Wondering Way in southeast Forsyth C

PATCH - 2017-11-24 17:28:45

Annual tree lighting honors Northside Hospital patients

For the last 29 years, thousands in the community have come together for the Celebration of Lights, an annual tradition that raises funds for cancer patients, celebrates patients and cancer survivors, honors caregivers and remembers loved ones who passed. On Dec. 1, four giant holiday trees atop Nor

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-24 23:00:00

Thoughts On Forsyth County Traffic? Share Them Now

CUMMING, GA - Forsyth County officials are asking for the public's input as they wrap up long-range planning to address transportation issues in the county. Forsyth is nearing the end of updating its comprehensive transportation plan, a guiding document that outlines the long-range vision for transp

PATCH - 2017-11-24 13:47:51

Alley Theatre reopens in downtown to sold-out crowd

HOUSTON - Alley Theatre re-opened its downtown stage with 'A Christmas Carol' Friday evening. The sellout audience gave it more than a 'bah hum bug.' Many donated to help the theatre recover from Hurricane Harvey. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner's countdown to the theatre's tree lighting before the p

KHOU - 2017-11-25 04:39:57

Realtor of the week: Reid passionate about meeting needs of her real estate clients

It does matter what agent you choose, for many reasons, such as dedication and passion. These are some of the attributes of Nathania Reid, a Realtor with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene. "My goal in any transaction, large or small, is to help my clients achieve their goals and dream

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 15:16:00

Pct. 4: Injured deputy constable released in time for Thanksgiving

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas- A Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constable who was shot by a suspect was released from rehab in time Thanksgiving. Pct. 4 shared the great news Wednesday evening in a tweet. Deputy Justin Gay who was shot 7 times earlier this month attempting to arrest a suspect has been relea


Montgomery County DWI enforcement increases for holidays

Montgomery County law enforcement agencies began conducting increased enforcement in hopes of sending a strong message to motorists that driving while intoxicated will not be tolerated during the holidays, officials said. The increased operations started Wednesday and will run through New Year's Day