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Oconee deputies looking for help finding missing police dog

Oconee County Sheriff's Office deputies called off a Thanksgiving Day search for missing police dog Jak. The Belgian Malinois has one eye, is 10 years old and is a reddish blond dog with some graying on the snout. Jak was discovered missing Thanksgiving morning around 8:30 a.m. He was last seen on O

ANDERSON INDEPENDENT-MAIL - 2017-11-24 07:50:51

Toddler dies after closing neck in window of Ford F-350

A Laurens County toddler was killed in a freak accident after the power window of a Ford F-350 closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, died in the hospital Wednesday night despite efforts to revive him, Addis said. McCarson's father had been

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 21:09:21

Toddler killed after power window of father's truck closes on his neck, coroner says

A toddler from Laurens County was killed when the power window of his father's work truck closed on his neck, Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said Friday. The incident, which happened Wednesday night in Seneca, was ruled an accident, Addis said. McCarson Allen Porter, 2, of Clinton, was pronounced

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

A tax plan from hell, or somewhere close to it

First, an announcement: My buddy Allen Senn and I have decided to drop the term "Redneck" from the name of our two-man think tank, as it doesn't seem like quite the right image for us. We were thinking maybe "Southern-Fried" would be better but have decided for the time-being just to call it the Pi

GREENVILLE NEWS - 2017-11-24 12:00:06

Holiday Hope Fund chasing daunting goal, again

The numbers don't lie. With a $100,000 goal to be met in just 31 days, there is a lot of work to be done. 3,600 toys need to be received or bought for children to open on Christmas morning. More than 1,200 names on 1,200 red tags are spread throughout Hamblen County on 10 trees. Most importantly, hu

CITIZEN TRIBUNE - 2017-11-24 16:57:00

Central police officers to get raises next month

CENTRAL - Effective Dec. 1, Central police officers will be getting a bump in salary that town officials hope will entice them to stay on board. Justice Town council approved a pay increase last week from $12.50 per hour to $13.50 per hour for uncertified officers, while certified officers will star

DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-11-25 05:49:13

Blue Ridge boys basketball team strong on offense

CASHIERS -- Blue Ridge Early College's boys basketball team has a new head coach this year -- Ben McCrickard -- but he has worked his way to the position serving as an assistant coach the previous two years. While last year's squad finished 4-19 overall and 2-4 in the Little Smoky Mountain Conferenc


Westminster native debuts in new MTV reality show

Last week, Codi Butts was just a 25-year-old Westminster native and former bartender going out hunting and fishing with his family and friends. On Nov. 27, however, that might change a bit when hundreds of thousands of viewers see him on MTV for the premiere of "Floribama Shore." Staying close to MT


Greenfield takes first Thanksgiving win in seven years over Turners Falls, 22-18

TURNERS FALLS, Mass. (WWLP) - Turners Falls hosted Greenfield in their historic Thanksgiving football rivalry. Greenfield fans are celebrating their first Thanksgiving football win in seven years. Thursday's game began at 10:30 Thursday morning at Turners Falls High School. Fans were excited for thi

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 02:14:26

Turkey Shepherd's Pie with Buckley Healthcare Center

Buckley HealthCare Center provides a full range of extended health care services designed to maximize the well-being and independence of their patients, and they also have a delicious restaurant for both residents and visitors! Buckley Healthcare Center's Seasons Restaurant Head Chef Mike Harrison s

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:41:04

Toy Fund donor remembers Christmas at Grammy’s

AMHERST — Glenn Meakim remembers that as a boy, eager to get to his grandmother’s home for Christmas,  he would run up the flight of stairs to her apartment over the A.J. Hastings store in Amherst. Stairs always seemed so big to him when he was a small child.  When he opened the door, the smell of f

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Area Religious Services, Nov. 25-26

ADAMS First Baptist: 15 Commercial St. Bible Classes at 9 a.m. Sunday; Sunday worship at 10:15 a.m.; Midweek worship at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.First Congregational: 42 Park St. Worship: 10:15 a.m. followed by coffee & fellowship; Sunday School: 10 a.m. Nursery. St.John Paul II Parish: 21 Maple St. Mass

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2017-11-24 16:45:19

Pet Project 2017: Animals available for adoption Nov. 24 in Massachusetts

Each week, MassLive showcases pets available for adoption at shelters at rescue organizations across Massachusetts. With the participation of the shelters listed below, many animals should be able to find a permanent home. Please contact the shelter directly if you are interested in an animal. Dakin

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-11-24 11:03:14

70 cats adopted during Dakin's Black fur-iday event

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Black Friday was also observed on Friday at the Dakin Humane Society Shelters in Springfield and Leverett. Dakin called the event "Black Fur-iday." Animal lovers were encouraged to pay just five dollars to adopt an adult cat to give these animals a good home. Adam Romania

WWLP 22NEWS - 2017-11-24 23:29:19

DAR recognizes Vietnam War veterans' spouses

Gail Cunningham looks at her certificate. DAVID DORE PHOTO For Elaine Perreault, organizing a Certificate of Honor Ceremony for the spouses of Vietnam War veterans had personal significance. "I've taken it on personally because my husband served one tour in Vietnam, and I'm fortunate that he came ba

LEOMINSTERCHAMP.COM - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Editorial: Time to prepare for recreational marijuana

“Winter is coming,” murmur House of Stark characters in “Game of Thrones.” So is recreational pot in Massachusetts. Has your community taken its measure? It’s an issue that should bring the same laser-focused attention for the Valley as the apprehensions about a harsh season bring to the fictional i

DAILY HAMPSHIRE GAZETTE - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Corsets and Used Pianos: Athens County holiday ads through the ages

Lest you think the modern holiday season is all about mindless consumerism, I present to you this Nelsonville advertisement from 1922: "All of next week we will emphasize a sale of corsets," the Nelsonville Dry Goods Company proudly announced. "Keep your figure young - because nature has bestowed up

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Hepatitis A On the Rise In Ky.

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky health officials say they are seeing a dramatic rise in hepatitis A cases compared to recent years. The Kentucky Department for Public Health has identified hepatitis A with cases in multiple counties in Kentucky. The office says 31 cases of acute hepatitis A have been


Local business owners prepare for Small Business Saturday

As shoppers take advantage of the annual big deals and consumer craziness that Black Friday has traditionally brought, a newer initiative is pre-occupying small business owners: Small Business Saturday. The initiative turns seven this year, and was originally started by American Express. However, it

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00

Food pantries call for donations during the holiday season and year-round

Giving back: it's an idea synonymous with the holiday season, and for many, that means giving to food pantries and similar organizations that help the local community. For food pantries, it's a balancing act, built on saving and planning. "We're a constant presence, not just when people are thinking

ATHENS MESSENGER - 2017-11-24 10:00:00