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Gift tips for the golfer in your life

Gift tips for the golfer in your life

 

Holiday Organizing Tip #21: Charge the Batteries

Holiday Organizing Tip #21: Charge the Batteries

Make sure your rechargeable batteries are charged and that you have  extra batteries on hand for all of your electronics. Don’t let that special moment pass you by because you are struggling to get your camera to work!

 

Twiggs County's Dennard makes All-America Squad

Twiggs County's Dennard makes All-America Squad

The honors continue to roll in for former Twiggs County high school standout Darqueze Dennard.

Dennard was named to ESPN's first team college All-America squad. He won the Jim Thorpe award last week, given to the country's top defensive back.

The senior finished 2013 with 59 tackles, 10 pass breakups and four interceptions. He also won the Big Ten's Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, as well as being named to the Walter Camp All-America team.

10 ways to prevent Christmas tree fires

10 ways to prevent Christmas tree fires

USA TODAY Network

Your beautifully decorated Christmas tree can also be a deadly fire hazard.

Christmas tree fires are infrequent, but when they do occur, they are serious, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

Fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires caused by Christmas trees each year from 2007-2011. The result was a yearly average of six deaths, 22 injuries and $18.3 million in property damage, the NFPA reported.

Robins Air Force Base sends holiday greetings to troops

Robins Air Force Base sends holiday greetings to troops

Home for the holidays: It's something many people from Robins Air Force Base will not be this season.

Holiday Organizing Tip #7 - Think of Others

Holiday Organizing Tip #7 - Think of Others

Think of others over the holiday season. Volunteer at soup kitchen. Buy gifts for a toy drive or angel tree. Send a care package to a soldier oversees (http://soldiersangels.org/).

 

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Parade routes through Central Georgia

Santa will have a busy weekend! He's coming to town in the parade.

Find out when and where to greet him in your neck of the woods on his parade route.

Macon: Sunday at 3 p.m. on Cherry Street

Warner Robins: Saturday at 10 a.m. down Watson Blvd. (Al Roker and his wife will grand marshal.)

Perry: Saturday, 4 p.m. on General Courtney Hodges Blvd.

Centerville: Lighted parade at 7 p.m. Saturday

Forsyth: Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

Rhine: Saturday at 3 p.m.

Bolingbroke: Saturday at 3 p.m. downtown

Milledgeville: 3 p.m. Sunday, downtown

Gray: Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

Byron: Saturday, 1 p.m.