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Harmony Jubilee brings hot air balloons to Fitzgerald

FITZGERALD - They prefer to be called "balloonists" not "ballooners." Katrina and Dale Pattyn have been ballooning together since 2010 when Dale got his balloon pilot license. Their balloon, Hyggelig, has a volume of 90,000 cubic feet and is as tall as a six story building. According to the Pattyns,

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Colquitt County native receives UGA Extension award

ATHENS, Ga. - A Colquitt County native - now superintendent of the University of Georgia's C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park in Camilla - was honored by the university earlier this month. UGA presented Calvin Perry with the 2017 D.W. Brooks Award for Excellence in Extension Nov. 7. Perry's wor

MOULTRIE OBSERVER - 2017-11-24 01:18:00

Tift Theatre to host A Christmas to Remember concert

TIFTON - Music from the students at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will help to usher in the spirit of the season with "A Christmas to Remember" at 7 p.m. on Dec. 5 at the Tift Theatre in downtown Tifton. This event is open to the public at no charge. Dr. Susan Roe, Head of the ABAC Departmen

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 23:00:00

Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to buy local

TIFTON - Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize small, local businesses for some of their seasonal shopping. "We want to encourage everyone to go out and shop locally and support your local independently owned businesses," s

TIFTON GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 18:00:00

Tifton dancers to perform in Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

TIFTON - Several dancers with Carolyn Ellis School of Dance will perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade. The parade will air 9 a.m.-noon on NBC. Macy's dancers include: Mallory Ward, Raylin Ward. Lydia Suggs, Emily Eason, Samantha Walker, Annabelle Branch, Caroline Clark, Isabelle Stallings, Becc

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Festival of Trees begins in Sycamore

The Festival of Christmas Trees began Friday in Sycamore. Their goal is to spread holiday cheer by giving back to the community. Trinity Baptist Church is hosting the festival where 165 different themed Christmas trees are featured. There are some pretty unique themes besides your normal snowmen and

WALB 10 - 2017-11-25 03:27:09

Historic home with uncertain future to be preserved in Turner Co.

A Turner County man has started work to preserve an historic home that once had an uncertain future. Chris NeSmith said Wednesday that he hopes to have the Thrasher House on Hudson Avenue in Ashburn moved sometime around January 2018. A bank owned the home and needed it gone. NeSmith said some peopl

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Sheriff: 1 man wounded in shooting at Ashburn Zaxby's

A man has been airlifted to the hospital after being shot at the Ashburn Zaxby's Wednesday night, according to Turner County Sheriff Andy Hester. Hester said that Ashburn police and the sheriff's office responded to a report of a man with a gun at the restaurant around 8:30 p.m. According to Hester,

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2 people injured in shooting at Willowbrook Mall in NW Houston, police say

No arrests have been made. Homicide investigators are at the scene. KPRC2 will provide further information as information becomes availble. No arrests have been made. Homicide investigators are at the scene. KPRC2 will provide further information as information becomes availble.

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-24 20:22:17

3 charged after teen rescued from prostitution at Houston motel, authorities say

HOUSTON - A 17-year-old girl was rescued from forced prostitution Thursday night, according to authorities. Officials with the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office said undercover and patrol deputies rescued the teen from the Express Inn motel in the 16700 block of North Freeway. The victim

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-24 20:32:11

Man shot multiple times on Thanksgiving at family barbecue in southwest Houston

HOUSTON - Shots rang out Thursday at a family barbecue in southwest Houston, leaving a man seriously injured. Police were called just after midnight to a home in the 3900 block of Dalmation for reports of the shooting. Investigators said a group of family and friends were gathered in the backyard

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-23 19:21:48

Fugitives sought by Greater Houston police (Nov. 24)

The Multi-County Crime Stoppers released a list Friday of their 10 featured fugitives of the week. Of the 10 fugitives, two are wanted on charges of burglary, one is wanted on a charge of aggravated sexual assault and another is wanted on a charge of possession/promotion of child pornography. Each p

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-25 00:48:00

One killed, two hospitalized after 18-wheeler runs red light, police say

A man was killed early Friday after police say an 18-wheeler truck ran a red light and hit his vehicle in Humble. Two other people - including one taken by Life Flight in serious condition -- were hospitalized, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies said. Officers were dispatched to F.M. 1960 near

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-24 12:21:00

Man killed in SW Houston shooting, police say

HOUSTON - A man was killed Friday in a shooting in southwest Houston, police said. The shooting was reported at 5:30 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Gessner Road. Police said the man was shot in a possible drive-by shooting. Police said the man died on the way to a hospital. The suspect fled. Po

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-25 01:21:07

Drive-by shooting kills one in SW Houston, police say

A person was fatally shot during a drive-by shooting in southwest Houston, according to the Houston Police Department. The shooting occurred around 5:15 p.m. in the 7100 block of South Gessner Road, police said. The victim was taken to the hospital but later died. A suspect apparently fled the scene

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2017-11-25 01:18:00

1 dead after fiery 3-vehicle crash in east Houston; westbound lanes of 1-10 East shut down

HOUSTON - One person is dead after a fiery crash in the westbound lanes of I-10 East at Holland Avenue/John Ralston Road, according to Houston police. Three vehicles are involved in the accident. The freeway is currently shut down westbound as the investigation continues, according to Houston poli

CLICK2HOUSTON.COM - 2017-11-24 17:22:26

Germantown mom opens up home to those without family on Thanksgiving

GERMANTOWN, Tenn. - A Germantown mom received a lot of praise this Thanksgiving for posting a welcoming message on social media. Janet Rast posted in a group on Facebook that her home was open with plenty of food if someone doesn't have family in town or any family to share Thanksgiving dinner with.

WREG - 2017-11-24 15:50:40

Three detained, two at large after Olive Branch carjacking

OLIVE BRANCH, Miss. - Authorities are searching for two suspects after they allegedly took part in a Mississippi carjacking Thursday morning. According to the Shelby County Sheriff's Office, a total of five suspects were involved in the incident at the Dodge's located in Olive Branch. A short time l

WREG - 2017-11-23 16:59:00

Thanksgiving To Some Is Just Another Day On The Job

MEMPHIS, Tenn (localmemphis.com) - While Thanksgiving is a day to sit back and eat with the family or start Christmas shopping, for many it's another day on the job. "We usually open at 5:00 every Thanksgiving," said Micahel Sanford, Assistant Manager at the Flying Saucer in Cordova, "We have some o

LOCALMEMPHIS.COM - 2017-11-24 04:23:24

Mother explains terrifying home invasion, thief makes off with five-year-old daughter's savings

MEMPHIS, Tenn.- This Thanksgiving eve a Cordova mother is thankful for her life after she says a man burst into her home and held her at gunpoint just minutes before her children made it home from school. The gunman got away with more than $2,000 the family was saving for a trip to Disney World. The

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