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New route for Carrollton Christmas parade

Carrollton's Holiday Wishes Christmas Parade on Nov. 30 will be rerouted to bypass road construction at the Maple Street/Alabama Street intersection. The parade will begin on Bradley Street at Minden Place and continue through Adamson Square onto Rome Street. The parade will conclude at the Neva Lom


Local newspaper family's progenitor helped move stone to UWG

The Newnan Times-Herald James J. Thomasson Chief William McIntosh's stepping stone became a symbol of West Georgia College because of the efforts of a Carroll County newspaperman whose family now owns and runs The Newnan Times-Herald. James Jefferson Thomasson was editor of The Carroll County T

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:19:00

McIntosh descendant visits as stone moves back to Whitesburg park

Photos courtesy Gary Leftwich, University of West Georgia Daryl Johnson, McIntosh Reserve park manager, left, talks with Gary McIntosh, a descendant of Chief William McIntosh. Beyond them is the recreation of Chief McIntosh's 1820s residence. The stepping stone used by Chief William McIntosh and

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:35:00

Grab your cans, boxes, bags and wallet - Can-A-Thon is Tuesday

The Newnan Times-Herald Dr. David Gregory is gearing up for his first Can-A-Thon as director of the Coweta Community Food Pantry and One Roof. Thanksgiving has passed, and now folks at the Coweta Community Food Pantry and the Newnan Junior Service League are gearing up for the final stage of the

NEWNAN TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-24 16:13:00

Whitesburg churches serve more by combining as one

Eight Whitesburg churches with a common goal of providing more outreach opportunities have formed a coalition. And it started with a simple food pantry operated by the Methodist Church. The Whitesburg Area Christian Ministries is focusing on identifying the needs of area residents, and to provide op

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-24 04:59:00

Ready, set, shop: Countdown to Black Friday

Black Friday might have been diluted over the past few years due to online shopping and other factors, but its impact on retailers is still significant. Black Friday is so named because it was counted on the put retailers books in "the black" for the year. And to many shoppers, it remains a traditio

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 04:59:00

Local runners to compete at Foot Locker regional

Erin Fegans last cross country meet didn't exactly go as she had planned. Although the Douglasville native helped lead Landmark Christian to its fourth straight Class A private-school championship, the sophomore didn't have her best race. She will get a chance to atone for that this weekend at the p


Fifth suspected gang member arrested

Law enforcement have arrested the last of five suspected gang members accused of robbing people at an apartment complex near the University of West Georgia. Cameron Dalton-Harvey, 18, was arrested Monday, according to Carrollton police. Dalton-Harvey, a UWG student, is charged with two counts of rob


Long Island Soup Kitchen Serves Up Thanksgiving Meals With Side Of Compassion

TOWN OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) - Thanksgiving is the busiest day of the year for the largest soup kitchen on Long Island. Dozens of volunteers proudly served hundreds of meals with all the fixings inside the Mary Brennan Inn in the Town of Hempstead. For the 35th year in a row, the inn made it

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 22:16:44

Two people shot inside vehicle on Carter Avenue in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala (WKRG) - Mobile Police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday night in the 2600 block of Carter Avenue. According to police, two people say a vehicle pulled up and began firing inside their vehicle. Both people had multiple gunshot wounds and were taken to the hospital. Bot

WKRG - 2017-11-23 17:10:33

Mobile Police investigating Thanksgiving Eve shooting

Mobile Police are searching for information in a Wednesday night shooting that took place in the hours before Thanksgiving Day. At approximately 9:45 p.m. two victims who were inside a car report a vehicle pulled up to them on the 2600 block of Carter Avenue. Someone inside the unknown vehicle began

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 14:21:34

Boeing-Bombardier dispute offers mixed omens for new Mobile jet assembly plant

Bombardier would like to build jets in Mobile, but it's wrapped up in a trade dispute with Boeing that has generated some mixed omens for the company's Alabama plans. There's no firm timetable for the proposed Alabama assembly line. Boeing has gone so far as to say it'll probably never happen and th

AL.COM - 2017-11-24 17:47:18

Black Friday Shoppers Pull All-Nighter in Mobile

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - More than 100 people lined up outside the Academy Sports + Outdoors in the Festival Centre before the store opened at 5 a.m. for Black Friday deals. Many of the shoppers who spoke to News 5 said they never went to sleep. "I've been up since yesterday morning," Jessica Marion sa

WKRG - 2017-11-24 17:17:12

Mobile's Three Mile Creek Greenway: Path and promise for a neglected waterway

Recently the lights have come on, along a stretch of Three Mile Creek in Midtown Mobile. Seen in the evening from the opposite bank, they hang in the air, softly signaling the existence of a new path: An eight-foot-wide ribbon of new cement stretching from the east end of Tricentennial park westward

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

Mayor Stimpson Urges Mobile Residents to 'Shop Small' This Saturday

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) - Mayor Sandy Stimpson took to social media on Friday to give people in Mobile a friendly reminder about Small Business Saturday. The day after Black Friday has become a shopping holiday in its own right over the past few years. As the name implies, it's a chance for local brick

WKRG - 2017-11-24 18:27:50

Turkey Trot for Hope 2017 Takes Over Downtown Mobile

MOBILE, Alabama (WKRG) - Hundreds came out for the annual Turkey Trot for Hope in Downtown Mobile on Thanksgiving morning. The 5k/fun run benefits Camp Rap-A-Hope, a camp for children age 7-17 who are battling or have ever battled cancer. "It serves kids all along the Gulf Coast with cancer not just

WKRG - 2017-11-23 15:23:03

Mobile Police: "Don't go anywhere by yourselves" downtown

Mobile police are sharing a warning this holiday. Celebrating a break from work and school and being back home with family sometimes includes a little partying downtown, but police are encouraging everyone to use caution after no arrests have been made in a reported downtown rape. Mobile Police Chie

WKRG - 2017-11-23 04:06:54

Thanksgiving at Teaneck middle school shows family is more than relatives

TEANECK - With only 15 minutes left before the cafeteria doors of Thomas Jefferson Middle School would open, Principal Angela Davis was floating from table to table ensuring all her volunteers were in place, and forks and napkins were well stocked. Youthful water color paintings of pumpkins and slic

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-23 23:48:27

Puggle is 'fabulous' with kids

CLIFFSIDE PARK -- Summer is a 3-year-old puggle in the care of Bergen County Protect and Rescue. Her owner had a medical emergency and could no longer care for her. Volunteers say she is "fabulous with kids and adults," but Summer, who knows basic commands and is housetrained, must be an only-pet in

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Maywood class of stroke survivors speak through photography

Ken Albrecht studied the colors in a still life photograph of a bouquet of flowers broadcasted into his classroom on a high definition television screen. The photo depicted Kelly green stems and leaves, and bright orange, yellow and scarlet petals juxtaposed against a violet background. Albrecht tur

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-24 13:12:05