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Carl Jackson slices steamship round as he prepares a meal at a Fort Gordon dining facility. Three facilities will be serving more than 7,000 soldiers, their families and retired service members for three hours Thursday.

Fort Gordon prepares to feed 7,000 on Thanksgiving

In all, Fort Gordon dining facilities No. 2, No. 4 and No. 6 will prepare 1,380 pounds of turkey, 920 pounds of ham, 520 pounds of shrimp and 400 pounds of prime rib for Thanksgiving.
By Travis Highfield

Slideshow: Latest Columbia County bookings

Review mugshots and criminal charges from the Columbia County Detention Center Nov. 16-23

2015 Thanksgiving events

From meals to storytime, there are many Thanksgiving events.

Thanksgiving holiday closings

Know before you go -- some offices will be closed to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
Black Friday

Early shopping trend grows

Black Friday signals the start of the hectic holiday shopping season for many, but for Ashley Fehrman, it marks a satisfying and stress-free conclusion.

Woman kills would-be robber

A woman shot and killed a man who tried to rob her Wednesday when she showed up at a meeting to buy a car that had been advertised on Craigslist.

Equine therapy helps addiction treatment

There is a simplicity to it in that horses have “no agenda,” Phillips said. “They are just being horses. People look at them and they don’t see them as threatening.”
By Tom Corwin

Children find man hanged in park

Columbia County officials said the death of a 20-year-old man who was discovered Monday afternoon hanged in a tree at Evans Towne Center Park was a suicide.

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8 traditions to introduce this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a very stressful time of year. During the chaos of cooking, organizing and decorating, creating new traditions and celebrating the season can easily be overlooked in the disarray.

Busch's road to the Sprint Cup title was a bumpy one

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Now that he's won the Sprint Cup Series championship, Kyle Busch has been able to admit the difficulties - and doubt - that came with the injuries.

Sports Scores

Stay up-to-date on your favorite teams.

Airplanes wait longer on ground

NEW YORK - On a recent morning, Delta Air Lines Flight 435 pushed back early from the gate at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. Passengers watched the safety video and settled in ...
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