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3 killed in Thanksgiving wrecks

Three people were killed in two related wrecks early Thanksgiving morning. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the first wreck happened about 3.15 a.m. on I-85 south at the Dry Pond exit. The second wreck happened a little later in the back-up from the first wreck. One person was killed in the

JACKSONHERALDTODAY.COM - 2017-11-23 18:37:15

Taste of Southern kicks off holiday season with food, drink and socializing

Q: What's new at Perry's Taste of Southern this year? A: There's always new food, and new restaurants are added each year. But this year for the first time we're adding "best of" awards. We'll award a "best of" for desserts, "best of" for savories and also a best presentation for the best booth. Q:

MACON TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-24 16:36:00

Thompson: Drain the swamp, indeed

It is hard to pinpoint exactly which set of accusations of sexual assault/harassment/misconduct against a man of power kicked off the "#metoo" movement because they're sadly becoming too many to keep up with. Maybe it was Harvey Weinstein. Maybe we can go back to Bill Cosby. Or maybe it was t

BARROWCOUNTYNEWS.COM - 2017-11-24 15:38:48

Almand: Should-a, could-a, would-a

The continuing theme that is threaded throughout my columns over the past decade is one of hope mixed with concern as it related to my fellow baby boomers' health. I've tried different avenues, diverse viewpoints, hoping that you, the reader, seeing the issue from this vantage point or that obser

BARROWJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-24 15:35:53

Arby's restaurant proposed off Friendship Road in Braselton in South Hall

Another fast-food choice may be coming Braselton's way. An Arby's restaurant is proposed off Friendship Road/Ga. 347 just west of Old Winder Highway/Ga. 211 in South Hall, near the Gwinnett County line. The 2,418-square-foot restaurant would sit on nearly three-fourths of an acre, close to several m

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-24 03:44:00

Thankful for chicken and dumplings

Everyone knows the things I am thankful for. I don't wait until November, the month of giving thanks, to share what I'm thankful for. I'm always writiing about, and talking about to my friends, the things I am thankful for. Everyone knows how important my faith, family and friends are to me. What

BANKSNEWSTODAY.COM - 2017-11-24 15:12:02

Epilepsy Awareness Month: Understanding epilepsy in dogs

Epilepsy, a disease that nearly 65 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with, has been well-researched and understood for decades now. Epilepsy among animals, however, is still largely misunderstood and inadequately described. A large part of providing care for pets and their owners is roote

RED AND BLACK - 2017-11-24 13:00:00

Volunteer effort helps get Thanksgiving meals to area residents

Four years ago, Martha Randolph planned to deliver Thanksgiving meals just to the homeless under the Queen City Parkway Bridge in Gainesville. "But then, when I got to looking into it, there's (a lot of) elderly people in need for food," said the owner of M & M Down Home Catering at 996 Athens St.,

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2017-11-24 03:35:00

Lodi Food Pantry Finds Community Support

Two years ago, community members in the Lodi area started a food pantry to help their friends and neighbors who struggle with food security. This year, those services expanded to include Thanksgiving Day boxes of non-perishable items, plus a plethora of fresh produce donated from local farms, and, o

ITHACA.COM - 2017-11-23 11:30:00

Gingerbread fundraiser to benefit Foodlink

Every decorated gingerbread cookie at Windmill Farm and Craft Market, 3900 state Route 14A, Penn Yan, through Dec 9 will mean brighter holidays for residents who rely on Foodlink to help put meals on the table. "We are beginning a gingerbread cookie decorating event which will run several weeks. Any

MPNNOW - 2017-11-24 14:40:52

S&S Auxiliary holding 'Lights May Shine' project

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, 418 N. Main St., Penn Yan, is sponsoring its "That Their Lights May Shine" project throughout the holiday season. Individuals can place an ornament on the hospital tree as a gift for family and friends, in honor or memory of someone they admire, in cel


Honoring Tompkins County's rural heritage

As a city grows into a bustling micro-metropolis by the day, it's sometimes easy to forget about the land around the city of Ithaca, its people, and the origins of this city rooted in the currency of the land beneath it. At one point in Tompkins County in the years after the white man came, the City


High-speed internet on its way to some rural Cayuga County towns

AUBURN - By the end of 2018, about 4,000 residents in seven rural Cayuga County municipalities will have access to high-speed broadband internet through 400 miles of fiber network from New Visions Communications. The $14.1 million project covers parts of the towns of Sterling, Victory, Montezuma, M


Homeowners insurance premiums expected to rise

Storms both locally and around the nation are at the root of the anticipated increases Daily Messenger news partner, News 10NBC ROCHESTER - Even if you've never made a claim, your homeowners insurance premiums will be going up next year. Agents are bracing for big increases from all insurers follow


Halftown announces new Cayuga Nation public safety head

SENECA FALLS - Retired New York State Police Captain Arthur Pierce has been named Commissioner of Public Safety for the Cayuga Indian Nation. Pierce's appointment was announced Wednesday by Clint Halftown, the tribe'e federally-recognized leader. Halftown and the Cayuga Nation Council he heads, at l

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-23 21:00:00

Mayor Myrick talks political aspirations, #fakenews and why he's hopeful for the future

Svante Myrick made history in 2012 when he became not only Ithaca's youngest mayor, but also its first mayor of color to be sworn into office. A term and a half later, Myrick has gained national name recognition, appearing in publications such as Forbes, Politico, Time Magazine and Rolling Stone. My

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2017-11-23 13:43:37

Police: Roseburg man dies after jumping off bridge

A Roseburg man is dead after police said he intentionally jumped from a bridge and into the river on Thursday morning. At approximately 7:25 a.m. emergency personnel responded to the bridge in the 300 block of SE Oak Street, Roseburg, after witnesses reported that a man climbed the railing, jumped

NRTODAY.COM - 2017-11-24 00:00:24

This Black Friday, record number of shoppers to cash in on deals

FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, file photo, shoppers shop in a Toys R Us store on Black Friday in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File) Americans are lining up for all the deals this Friday. An estimated 164 million people will shop over the Black Friday weekend, according to the National Retail F

KPIC - 2017-11-24 06:00:00

Thanksgiving fundraiser raises over $6,000 for Thomas Brown's Family

A line nearly out the door of folks showing up to donate and enjoy Thanksgiving food for a cause, makes for a special Thanksgiving day for Thomas Brown's family. "It's always overwhelming when you see this many people come out and be supportive," Thomas Brown's mother, Penny Meek said. In being over

KPIC - 2017-11-23 22:30:02

BottleDrop Center aims to make recycling in Roseburg easier

ROSEBURG, Ore. -- Returning empty cans and bottles can get to be a hassle. Now, there's a new BottleDrop Center in Roseburg that might make it easier. We went out to see how it works. Turning in those used cans and bottles at the local grocery store is slowly going away. Roseburg has joined a growin