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Fort Drum Soldiers Treated To Thanksgiving Dinner

From the turkey to the mashed potatoes all the way down to a piece of cake, there's a little bit of everything so soldiers on Fort Drum get a Thanksgiving meal. For some, it's the only one they'll have. "A lot of times on Thanksgiving a lot of the soldiers they don't get a chance to go home for Than


Despite Loss, Eliopoulos Family Is Still Thankful

It's been a rough few days for the family of Greg Eliopoulis, the Watertown city employee who died in a workplace accident earlier this week. But despite their tragic loss, they say they have a lot to be thankful for. "If someone called in the middle of the night from the plant and needed help, it d

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-25 03:38:00

On Black Friday, Brick & Mortar Still King

On Black Friday, it's all about the deals. "With the price cuts, you know, it's always better to spend money today than any other day," said Camren Conner, one of many shoppers at Watertown's Salmon Run Mall Friday. The National Retail Federation, or NRF, estimates that 164 million people will shop

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-25 01:11:00

Woman Helps Others With Vendor Fair

In the spirit of giving, a north country woman is raising money with a vendor fair for a family in need. An array of items were up for sale at Watertown's Hilton Garden Inn from more than 30 vendors Friday. It was the fifth "Sip, shop, and share" event organized by Jennifer Sparks. At each of her ev

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 23:11:00

Shoppers Pack Stores For Head Start On Black Friday

Black Friday is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year and shoppers got a head start Thanksgiving night to make sure they didn't miss a deal. "Everything will probably be gone tomorrow," said Anna Hoover, who was one of many who took to the Salmon Run Mall in Watertown. "Just wanted a he

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 14:05:00

For food insecure families, holidays may be more stressful than joyful

Holidays are a time of celebration for most Americans, but for those struggling to keep food on the table, it can be a time of great stress. Over 15 million American households struggled with food security in 2016, including 83.5 percent of those with children. Households with children were far mor

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

Students, school community at Case preparing 'Shrek Jr.: The Musical' for 4 shows

WATERTOWN - It's rare for a middle school to produce a musical, but Rebecca A. Rose has developed a winning formula over the years, which takes on a particular shine, or at least a tinge of green, this year. Mrs. Rose, general music and choral teacher at Case Middle School, brings together students,

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

Art Council's 'Best of Show" winner creates works that 'speak to self-identity'

WATERTOWN - Artistic power was found in powder by the winner of the Catherine Common Johnson Award of Excellence Best of Show at the North Country Art Council's 69th annual Juried Fall Art Show. Kristy L. (Askins) Hoover won the top prize with her graphite powder drawing of "Sicily," a nude female t

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 13:15:00

Burlington couple thankful after baby delivered on bathroom floor earlier this year

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- A Burlington couple was especially thankful this year after their child was delivered on their bathroom floor. Damien Moore's girlfriend, Judy Roman, went into labor in April. They couldn't make it to the hospital, so Moore started delivering the child with help from a dispatcher

MY FOX 8 - 2017-11-24 10:10:03

Burlington police win Kindness Ninja Challenge

The Burlington Police Department won the Kindness Ninja Challenge. The weeklong worldwide scavenger hunt was intended to spread happiness through random acts of kindness. Burlington police won first place out of 9,314 participants across 16 countries. "I wasn't expecting to come in first place," sai

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-23 17:35:00

Burlington city leaders consider youth task force to curb violence

BURLINGTON, N.C. -- If you drive down Vance Street in Burlington, you'll find a memorial set up. It has flowers and balloons, along with the grim reality of what happened there earlier this month. On Nov. 7, police found 17-year-old Travonte Compton shot inside of a car. He would later die on the sc


Woman killed in Alamance County crash

(Stock) ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. - A woman was killed in a crash in Alamance County Tuesday evening. According to troopers, the crash happened at 6:08 p.m. at the intersection of Highway 49 and Highway 62 in the Pleasant Grove area. Troopers say 41-year-old Jessica Patricia Lainez-Castro, of Burlington


Editorial: Thumbs up to the helpers and the givers

Thumbs up to Burlington lawyer Amy Berry, who just joined the U.S. Supreme Court bar, allowing her to argue before the nation's highest court. Thumbs up to the Elon Phoenix football team, which is headed into the playoffs this weekend. The winner advances to the second-round match at Wofford. Thumbs

TIMES-NEWS - 2017-11-25 07:01:00

The Joke's On You for 112417

Send your entries to jokesonyou@greensboro.com by noon Wednesday, 112917 Welcome to the News & Record's "Jokes on You" page. Here is this week's cartoon for your caption consideration, and last week's cartoon and entries for you amusement (see below). Feel free to post comments and ask questions. A

GREENSBORO.COM - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

Police Help Elderly Couple Spend Last Thanksgiving, Anniversary Together

"We've been here since the first part of August," said Rosie Roderick. 'Here' is the Golden Era Hotel in Lodi. The 73-year-old was kicked out of her long-time apartment amd moved to the hotel with almost nothing. Follow WFMY News 2 on Facebook and Twitter "I have my hotel family and my husband," sai

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2017-11-24 14:15:16

Two arrested in deadly 2012 shooting in Alamance County

Craig Williamson and Kevon Moore ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. - Two men have been arrested in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in Alamance County in 2012, according to a press release. On Oct. 8, 2012, deputies went to a home in the 5000 block of Lindley Mill Road in Graham in reference to a


Woodruff gets $500K for downtown parking, streetscaping

A new parking lot and streetscape project are planned for downtown Woodruff. The city has been awarded $500,000 through an S.C. Department of Commerce Community Development Block Grant for the construction. Woodruff City Manager Lee Bailey said the parking lot would be constructed next to City Hall

SPARTANBURG HERALD-JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 18:40:46

One injured after shooting, deputy says

One person was injured after a shooting on the 1400 block on Highway 221 near Enoree Thursday night, according to Master Deputy Darren Dukes with the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office. One person was taken to the hospital with injuries, Dukes said. The severity of their injuries is unknown, Dukes

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 01:20:00

SLED investigates 2nd Thanksgiving Day officer-involved shooting, officials say

South Carolina law enforcement officials are investigating two Thanksgiving Day officer-involved shootings in different counties. The most recent incident was reported about 4 p.m. Thursday in Rock Hill. Rock Hill Police Capt. Mark Bollinger said in a news release that officers responded to a repor

WYFF4.COM - 2017-11-24 17:45:00

Lovin' It: McDonald's accidental Black Friday tweet goes viral

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - McDonald's apparently sent an accidental tweet just before Black Friday, and Twitter is lovin' it. In what appears to be a placeholder, or reminder, to send an actual Black Friday tweet, the company sent this: It was posted at 10:00 p.m. Thanksgiving night and has since gone v

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-24 17:40:57