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We've hit the stores on Black Friday and wore out our credit cards on Cyber Monday but are you ready now for Giving Tues...
12/03/2019
GIVING TUESDAY: Albany-area charities to support this #GivingTuesday

We've hit the stores on Black Friday and wore out our credit cards on Cyber Monday but are you ready now for Giving Tuesday? Now that you have saved money, it's time to give back. Here are some local charities (and those who help locally) who would love your support: #GivingTuesday

Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is set aside to concentrate on charitable giving.

The Golden Rams lost in Palm Beach, come support them tonight against  Tuskegee at ASU West! Tip-off is 7:30 tonight!
12/02/2019
Albany State basketball falls to Palm Beach Atlantic

The Golden Rams lost in Palm Beach, come support them tonight against Tuskegee at ASU West! Tip-off is 7:30 tonight!

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.– The Albany State University men's basketball team resumed play after Thanksgiving break with a game in the road against Palm Beach Atlantic.

Enter for a chance to win tickets to this year's Festival of Lights at Chehaw Park and Zoo! http://bit.ly/2P4RHm5
12/02/2019

Enter for a chance to win tickets to this year's Festival of Lights at Chehaw Park and Zoo! http://bit.ly/2P4RHm5

"Rosario is one of my all-time favorite characters," Morrison said in a biography released by her agent. "She reminds me...
12/02/2019
Shelley Morrison, actress who played maid on 'Will & Grace,' dies at 83

"Rosario is one of my all-time favorite characters," Morrison said in a biography released by her agent. "She reminds me a lot of my own mother, who loved animals and children, but she would not suffer fools."

Shelley Morrison, a character actress best known for playing the feisty maid Rosario Salazar on "Will & Grace," has died, publicist Lori DeWaal tells CNN.

It's that time of year again. Time to start looking for gift ideas for co-workers, friends, and family. This is the firs...
12/02/2019
GIFT GUIDE: 5 gift ideas for kids this holiday season

It's that time of year again. Time to start looking for gift ideas for co-workers, friends, and family. This is the first in a series of gift idea suggestions before Christmas Day.

Part 1 of a 9-part series showcasing gift ideas over the next few weeks leading up to Christmas Day.

Auburn Heisman winner Pat Sullivan has passed away at age 69.
12/01/2019
Auburn great Pat Sullivan passes away

Auburn Heisman winner Pat Sullivan has passed away at age 69.

AUBURN, Ala.—Pat Sullivan, Auburn’s first Heisman Trophy winner and one of the program’s all-time greats, passed away Sunday at the age of 69.

Westover, Dougherty get their first wins of the season!
12/01/2019
Westover sweeps Northside, Dougherty tops Hardaway

Westover, Dougherty get their first wins of the season!

The Westover Patriots swept two games from Northside of Columbus Saturday night for their first basketball wins of the season and after three close losses sixth-ranked Dougherty got into the

Within the first few exchanges, the 49-year-old at the time, asked “Lizzie” her age and was told she was only 14 years o...
12/01/2019
Former Georgia youth umpire pleads guilty to child sex charge

Within the first few exchanges, the 49-year-old at the time, asked “Lizzie” her age and was told she was only 14 years old and attended a school in Georgia.

MACON — A former youth softball umpire arrested during “Operation End Game,” a multi-agency effort targeting and arresting adult perpetrators seeking sex with children, entered a guilty plea in federal

A few photos from Friday night's game in Leesburg against top-ranked Dacula.
12/01/2019
PHOTOS: Lee County falls to Dacula

A few photos from Friday night's game in Leesburg against top-ranked Dacula.

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Auburn wins a WILD Iron Bowl over Alabama!
12/01/2019
No. 15 Auburn wins wild Iron Bowl over No. 5 Alabama

Auburn wins a WILD Iron Bowl over Alabama!

Running back Shaun Shivers bulled his way for the decisive 11-yard touchdown on his only carry of the afternoon as No. 15 Auburn dealt a fatal blow to fifth-ranked Alabama's

Oh George, why? Just why?
12/01/2019
Georgia WR Pickens gets costly suspension for fighting

Oh George, why? Just why?

Georgia wide receiver George Pickens, who was ejected in the third quarter against Georgia Tech, will be suspended for the first half of next week's SEC championship game against LSU.

The Pelham Hornets are heading into the state semifinal against Marion County next Friday night!
11/30/2019
State Playoffs head into semi-final round

The Pelham Hornets are heading into the state semifinal against Marion County next Friday night!

With the elimination of the Lee County Trojans and the Mitchell County Eagles, the Pelham Hornets are now the only Albany-area team that remains in the high school football picture,

Sherwood Christian Eagles sweep the tournament!
11/30/2019
Sherwood Christian sweeps Dothan tournament

Sherwood Christian Eagles sweep the tournament!

The boys’ and girls’ varsity basketball teams spent the beginning of their Thanksgiving break competing in the Northside Methodist Academy Thanksgiving Basketball tournament in Dothan, AL. Both teams showed up

Your health is intimately tied to your financial well-being
11/29/2019
Your health is intimately tied to your financial well-being

Your health is intimately tied to your financial well-being

Wellness is a trending topic, and rightfully so, but wellness isn’t limited to hitting the gym, getting in your three miles and cutting the sugar, fat and simple carbs out

The only Thanksgiving leftovers guide you need
11/29/2019
The only Thanksgiving leftovers guide you need

The only Thanksgiving leftovers guide you need

Like an inbox filled with emails about Black Friday sales, the one thing you can count on the day after Thanksgiving is a fridge packed with leftovers.

4 myths about PC technology small businesses need to reject
11/29/2019
4 myths about PC technology small businesses need to reject

4 myths about PC technology small businesses need to reject

(BPT) - The PCs you choose to power your small business can dramatically impact your company's productivity and competitiveness. However, many small businesses fall for common myths about computers, leading

Trubisky rallies Bears to Thanksgiving win over Lions
11/28/2019
Trubisky rallies Bears to Thanksgiving win over Lions

Trubisky rallies Bears to Thanksgiving win over Lions

Mitchell Trubisky passed for 338 yards and three touchdowns, including the go-ahead, 3-yard score to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, and the Chicago Bears spoiled a surprisingly strong NFL debut

CREEDE HINSHAW: Viewing 2019 through the lessons of the Pilgrims
11/28/2019
CREEDE HINSHAW: Viewing 2019 through the lessons of the Pilgrims

CREEDE HINSHAW: Viewing 2019 through the lessons of the Pilgrims

Inevitably one’s thoughts this week turn to the Pilgrims. I pulled off my shelf “Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and War” (2006) by award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick, who recounts

Are you planning to shop tonight or tomorrow for Black Friday? Here are the stores that are open and when they will open...
11/28/2019
PHOTOS: Who opens when on Thanksgiving, Black Friday

Are you planning to shop tonight or tomorrow for Black Friday? Here are the stores that are open and when they will open their doors.

After Thanksgiving dinners are finished up this week, shoppers will be heading out to look for deals on Thursday night and on Black Friday.

Albany man charged in Thanksgiving Day murder
11/28/2019
Albany man charged in Thanksgiving Day murder

Albany man charged in Thanksgiving Day murder

ALBANY -- A violent Thanksgiving Day has resulted in the death of one Albany woman and the shooting of another victim in the face, Albany police reported in a number

They are looking ready to defend that state title! Go Lady Cats!
11/28/2019
Westwood's Lady Cats open with big wins

They are looking ready to defend that state title! Go Lady Cats!

The Westwood Lady Cats opened their season this week in the Brookwood Thanksgiving Tournament in Thomasville and breezed to two big wins. In the first game they blasted Chattahoochee County

Way to go Brantley!
11/28/2019
Brantley Michlig wins Top Gun baseball showcase

Way to go Brantley!

Leesburg’s Brantley Michlig, 12, won a 50-player baseball showcase called the Top 40 presented by Top Gun Baseball at Bazement Park in Garden City, Ga. this past weekend. The event

Before you start shopping for the holidays, be sure to protect yourself first.
11/28/2019
4 ways to protect yourself from ID theft this holiday season

Before you start shopping for the holidays, be sure to protect yourself first.

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping. When making purchases online, be sure to protect yourself from becoming a victim of identity theft -- it’s more common than you may think.

Tech seniors' ride comes to an end Saturday: 'A lot to handle'
11/28/2019
Tech seniors' ride comes to an end Saturday: 'A lot to handle'

Tech seniors' ride comes to an end Saturday: 'A lot to handle'

With no bowl game, Saturday's Georgia Tech-Georgia game will be the final time that the Yellow Jackets' eight seniors will play in their college careers, for some the last time

Hurricane season winds down with 18 named storms
11/28/2019
Hurricane season winds down with 18 names storms

Hurricane season winds down with 18 named storms

MIAMI -- The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, which ends on Saturday, was marked by tropical activity that churned busily from mid-August through October.

Communities thrive when their citizens shop local
11/28/2019
Communities thrive when their citizens shop local

Communities thrive when their citizens shop local

ALBANY -- Saturday, in case you haven't caught the frequent reminders, will be Small Business Saturday. In its 10th year of celebrating small businesses, the special day has become something

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