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

Frequent rains ground fall leaves before they turn

First, the brilliant fall colors were running behind schedule, but then before they got a chance to shine, rain pushed them to the ground.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

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

Mayor says office needs $27,000

Augusta Mayor Hardie Da­vis sent a no-apologies statement defending his office's spending and saying he needs $27,000 more to finish the fiscal year. 
By Susan McCord

Panel defers adding holiday bus service

An Augusta Commission committee held off Tuesday on a request to add city bus service on one or more holidays.
By Susan McCord

Use care around fire on Thanksgiving

"It's very important for people to use common sense," said Dee Griffin, spokeswoman for the Augusta Fire Department.
By Doug Stutsman

Child seat checks offered at safety event

Each of the hundreds who attended Tuesday's Fall Safety Festival at Daniel Field left with something, whether it was the opportunity to sit on Santa's lap, a plate of traditional Thanksgiving food or the reassurance that children were strapped in safely.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

Lights of the South flips a few switches

The lights are on at Lights of the South - all 5 million-plus bulbs. The popular holiday attraction opened Nov. 20 with a few changes.
By Charmain Z. Brackett

Soldiers' Angels help veterans

The national Soldiers Angels organization offers support to deployed soldiers.
By Lisa Kaylor
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At Rhinehart's one evening, a nice man shook my hand and thanked me for my service when he noticed that I am a WWII combat veteran. After he left, the server told me the man had paid for my meal. I would love to thank him, but I don't know his name. This is my thank you to him and others who appreciate veterans.
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Karin Calloway

Slow Cooker Chicken Barbacoa adds spice after Thanksgiving

A few days after Thanksgiving I’m craving something different and this week’s Slow Cooker Chicken Barbacoa is perfect for a Sunday-after-Thanksgiving change of pace.

Kirby offers holiday stress reliever

I dream of painting and then I paint my dream. - Vincent Van Gogh Thanksgiving Day can be a stressful time. It's not supposed be, but many of us will be trying very hard to make this annual "Family Day" holiday the best Thursday of All Time.
By Bill Kirby

Where you live: Pumped for Border Bowl

DeAndre Ryan from Strom Thurmond High School takes part in the recording of a promotional video for the Border Bowl III.
By Todd Bennett

Social Security changes needed, Sen. Perdue says

Later retirement and benefits restricted to the needy are two ways Sen. David Perdue says Social Security needs to be reformed.
By Walter C. Jones

Sheriff in Savannah dies

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Chatham County Sheriff Al St Lawrence, who had been battling cancer, died Tuesday night.
By Jan Skutch

Ga. newsman Coffey dead at 92

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Thomas F. "Tom" Coffey Jr., a veteran Georgia newspaper editor and Savannah community leader, died Sunday at 92.
By Jan Skutch
TOPIC: Palmetto Pipeline

Opponents: Spills a warning

Nearly a year after a petroleum spill by a company that wants to build a pipeline through the area, cleanup is far from finished.
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