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Packers, Rodgers carve up Lions

DETROIT – Aaron Rodgers matched a career high with three touchdown passes and Green Bay beat the Detroit Lions 34-12 on Thursday, giving the Packers three straight wins and improving their playoff prospects. Detroit (2-9) lost its sixth straight game on Thanksgiving, setting a franchise record...

11/26/09 - 4:14pm

More than 3,000 served at Thanksgiving meal in Aiken

AIKEN - Brandy Davis knew few of the people sitting at the folded tables in the center of The Alley today, but she said something about them felt like family.

11/26/09 - 4:44pm

Some are opting to stay home for Thanksgiving

There's still family, turkey and football, but one Thanksgiving tradition is taking a hit this year. Millions of Americans are spending the holiday at home, saying the poor economy has made it unaffordable to hit the road or board a plane. "It's too expensive," said Benita Hall, 24, a nurse...

11/26/09 - 10:13am

Three arrested in Aiken slaying

AIKEN -- Three men were arrested early this morning in connection with Wednesday's fatal shooting of an Aiken man. According to a news bulletin from the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, the three charged with murder, armed robbery, and conspiracy to possess marijuana, are: * Derrick Valentin...

11/26/09 - 3:24pm

Missing stop sign may have led to accident that killed Ga. minister

Log truck may have knocked down stop sign, resulting in accident that killed Methodist official, the Rev. Joseph Roberson

11/26/09 - 3:24pm

Cubans arrested in big pot bust near Waycross

KINGSLAND, Ga. — A raid on a Ware County home has led to the seizure of more than 140 marijuana plants and the arrest of five Cuban nationals. Ware County Sheriff Randy Royal said Monday’s raid was the culmination of a month-long investigation with the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office ...

11/26/09 - 9:05am

Gov. Perdue asked to move dirt he dredged from his lake property

JACKSON, Ga. — Georgia Power says Gov. Sonny Perdue has been asked to remove the dirt dredged from near his vacation home and dumped into Lake Jackson last month. Perdue owns a vacation home on the lake. The Macon Telegraph newspaper reported that a neighbor spotted heavy equipment removing so...

11/26/09 - 9:00am

Metro Augusta unemployment rises to 9.5 percent in October

Metro Augusta’s unemployment rate rises to 9.5 percent in October

11/26/09 - 8:53am

Ga. plant to contest OSHA penalties

WASHINGTON, Ga. — An east Georgia horse bedding manufacturing company says it will dispute the violations and $41,700 in penalties levied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration last week. OSHA cited Callaway Farms Manufacturing in Wilkes County for 20 serious violations after inv...

11/26/09 - 8:13am

Ruff Landing: Atlanta airport opens new dog park

ATLANTA — Furry travelers now have a place to stretch their legs at Atlanta's airport. A new fenced-in dog park is part of the ground transportation center on the west end of the passenger terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The 1,000-square-foot park, which open...

11/26/09 - 8:11am

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