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Starbucks' blood drive has low turnout
The American Red Cross hosted a blood drive in its blood mobile at Starbucks Friday afternoon with a goal of collecting 22 units.
Holiday shoppers flock to retailers Thanksgiving Day
Black Friday shoppers flooded the Belk store and other stores within the Milledgeville Mall Thursday night to take advantage of special bargains.
Andalusia names new director
The Flannery O’Connor-Andalusia Foundation Board of Directors recently announced Elizabeth Wylie as the new executive director at Andalusia.
River of Words display up at the Mary Vinson Library
The 2012 Georgia River of Words exhibition is open and available for viewing from now until early December at the Baldwin County public library’s headquarters.
Georgia College hosting Congressional Republican Primary Candidate Forum
Georgia College will hold a Community Choices, Your Voices forum for candidates running for the vacant 10th Congressional District seat on Tuesday, Dec. 3 in Magnolia Ballroom of the Student Activities Center at 7 p.m.
Families receive a free holiday bird
Local families in need were provided a free holiday bird at Flagg Chapel Baptist Church Wednesday during the ninth annual donation by Campus Crest Communities, Inc.
Thanksgiving burn safety tips
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that between 2009 and 2011, there were about 1,300 cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day alone compared to an average of 400 cooking fires per day during the same time period.
Local retailers ready for shoppers Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday
As families and friends across the country gather around the dining table to enjoy a hot Thanksgiving meal Thursday, a lot of eager holiday shoppers are mapping their strategies to take advantage of special Black Friday sales that are starting even earlier this year.
Thompson elected to Mercer Board of Trustees
Mercer University’s Board of Trustees at its annual meeting Friday elected the Honorable Hugh P. Thompson of Milledgeville to serve a five-year term on the institution’s governing body.
Major pileup on N. Columbia Tuesday evening
The first emergency call was placed at 6:28 p.m. Tuesday in what turned out to be a six-car accident on North Columbia Street near the lake.
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