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Franklin Co. to discuss 2018 budget

MALONE - The Franklin County Legislature will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Nov. 28, to discuss the tentative 2018 budget. The full board will review the spending plan beginning at 10 a.m. and hold a call to order at 11 a.m. to conduct any other business that comes before its membership. The meeti

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-24 14:39:38

Retailers gear up for Small-Business Saturday

TUPPER LAKE - Ann Hoag of Cabin Fever Floral and Gifts is excited to see campaigns like this weekend's Small-Business Saturday get behind owners like her. American Express and local chambers of commerce sponsor the annual event, which focuses consumer attention on their neighbors and friends who mak

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-11-23 19:49:18

Escapee David Sweat transferred to Attica prison

David Sweat shows up for a court date in August 2015. (Photo provided - Jason Cerone) David Sweat, a cop killer who broke out of Dannemora's maximum-security state prison with another murderer and spent three weeks on the run in 2015, has been transferred to the state prison in Attica. Since his r


NJ Woman Carjacked, Killed Right After Thanksgiving Dinner

A New Jersey woman was carjacked and killed while returning home from a Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, authorities said. The 40-year-old was a victim in one of two murders in the same New Jersey town on Thanksgiving night. The incident happened shortly before 11 p.m. when Newark officers were disp

PATCH - 2017-11-24 12:54:06

2 detained, 1 sought after woman is fatally shot during carjacking on Thanksgiving: NJ officials

NEWARK, N.J. - Two people are in custody and at least one is being sought Friday after a woman was shot and killed during a carjacking on Thanksgiving, New Jersey officials said. Shuri Henry was fatally shot during a carjacking in Newark on Thanksgiving in 2017, according to police. (Facebook) Shuri

PIX11.COM - 2017-11-24 17:43:20

Woman carjacked, shot to death on Thanksgiving

A woman shot during an apparent carjacking was one of two people killed in the Newark on Thanksgiving, authorities confirmed. Sharie Henry, 40, of Newark, was shot shortly before 11 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of South 20th Street, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino and Newark Public S

NJ.COM - 2017-11-24 13:47:30

Police in Newark looking for man accused of making threats

The incident took place around 4:45 p.m. while the victim was walking on South 19th Street. The woman had never spoken to the man before he threatened her, she told police. Anyone with information is asked to call the 24-hour Crime Stoppers' tip line at 877 NWK-TIPS (877 695-8477) or NWK-GUNS (877 6

NJ.COM - 2017-11-23 22:03:18

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade brings new balloons and a protest for undocumented immigrants

Millions of people began their Thanksgiving marveling at soaring balloons and star-studded floats at the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on Thursday. This year's new balloons included the lovable Olaf from the animated film "Frozen," which had kids giggling and shrieking with delight. But cl

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:18:39

Photos: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, security

Subscribed, but don't have a login? None Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of the character Olaf from "Frozen" is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glit

LOHUD.COM - 2017-11-23 15:04:23

PHOTOS: 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeCharlie Brown balloon at the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: 1010 WINS) PHOTOS: 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day ParadeReporter Juliet Papa at the 91st Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (cr

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-23 12:49:42

Police search for man in connection with attempted rape

Police are seeking the public's help Thursday identifying a suspect wanted for questioning in connection to an attempted rape in Brooklyn. They say the incident happened around 3 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Authorities say a man snuck up behind a 36-year-old woman, pushed her to the ground and attempte

NEWS 12 - 2017-11-23 15:48:00

Certificate of Need Approved For Lee County Medical Center

Georgia Department of Community Health approves new 60-bed hospital to expand localhealthcare access in Southwest Georgia LEESBURG, Ga. (Nov. 15, 2017) - The Lee County Commissioners announced today that the Georgia Department of Community Health (Department) has approved the Certificate of Need (CO


Kelvin Pless Defeats Shirley Green-Reese

In a hard fought campaign to elect the councilperson for the 5th District, Kelvin Pless was victorious. He was able to capture 197 votes (66 %) to her 102 votes (34%). The incumbent, Shirley Reese was soundly defeated by Pless. Reese has served a very controversial term. She and the White councilper


Luke Bryan, Phillip Phillips benefit concert still on, organizers look at 2018 dates

Right after the devastating, back-to-back tornadoes that swept across Southwest Georgia in January, country singer Luke Bryan, a Leesburg native, expressed his desire to help in the recovery. Music star Phillip Phillips from Albany and country singer Cole Swindell from Bronwood quickly stepped up to


Grocery stores packed ahead of holiday

Grocery stores across South Georgia were packed on Wednesday, as people stocked up on food for their Thanksgiving feasts. Harvey's stores are among them. The parking lot of the store on Old Dawson was full all day. Regional Vice President Ken Wicker said all the stores have been busy the past week,


Area nonprofits receive 200 free turkeys

One area supermarket is making sure area families don't go without this Thanksgiving. Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Harvey's Supermarket, donated 2,400 turkeys to families across the Southeast, including Albany. On Tuesday, November 21, the Harvey's Supermarket on Old Dawson Road donat


Supermarkets brace for last minute shoppers

Many of us may be heading into the kitchen soon to begin cooking their Thanksgiving feast, but if you still need to do your grocery shopping, you won't be alone. Supermarkets across South Georgia are gearing up to see a lot of last minute grocery shoppers. Kodi Flowers, the store manager at the Harv


Man arrested after leading police in standoff on south side

Police were at the scene of a standoff situation Thursday afternoon near South Union Street and Leland Avenue in Des Moines. Authorities surrounded a house just after 3:30 p.m. in the 6100 block of South Union Street after someone inside called 911. Des Moines police Sgt. Paul Parizek said the call

KCCI.COM - 2017-11-23 23:11:00

3,400 free Thanksgiving meals served at Chuck's Restaurant in Des Moines

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The line of cars waiting to pick up and deliver free Thanksgiving meals stretched around the block of Chuck's Restaurant early Thursday. More than 3,400 meals were either delivered, picked up or eaten inside on the sunny and warm Thanksgiving day. Meals were serv

DES MOINES REGISTER - 2017-11-23 19:59:41

Des Moines Woman Remembered at Annual Thanksgiving Dinner

DES MOINES, Iowa- Thursday marked another successful year at Chucks Restaurant. More than 3,600 people were served a free Thanksgiving meal. This year's event also served to carry on the legacy of Linda Tullis, the woman who first made it happen "She was a very likeable person and her husband is ver

WHO-TV - 2017-11-23 21:53:15