Valdosta Main Street unveils this year’s Christmas ornament

The Valdosta Main Street office has released its 29th edition in the series of the Downtown Valdosta Christmas ornaments. These local collectibles celebrate historic downtown landmarks and can be used as holiday gifts. The orange ornament was designed by the Main Street staff

Christmas Lights Extravaganza returns to Downtown Macon

MACON — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Georgia’s cities and towns will start twinkling with Christmas lights beginning this week. In Downtown Macon, the Main Street Christmas Lights Extravaganza is returning Friday, November 26. The event starts at

Tips to keep COVID and the flu away during the holidays

As the holiday season kicks off the Georgia Department of Health is offering tips and guidance for how to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and the flu during holiday gatherings with friends and family. The COVID vaccine has helped make celebrating upcoming

Will the backlog at the Port of Savannah be a holiday Scrooge?

The backlog of ships and cargo in the Port of Savannah remains high due to a shortage of truck drivers, equipment and warehouse workers. Lee Beckman, manager of governmental affairs for the Georgia Ports Authority, painted a dim picture of the situation

Georgia judge banishes Elf on the Shelf

Some parents in Cobb County may be rejoicing after a judge issued a tongue-in-cheek ban on the popular Elf on the Shelf throughout the county. Judge Rob Leonard posted the mock order on Twitter last week and said he would gladly take

The Sunrise Report: News you missed during Christmas

We’ve now entered the last week of the year. For some, that means another week of vacation and for others it means a return to work until New Year’s. Here is a quick rundown of stories and headlines you probably missed while

When will it snow in Georgia today?

Rain and thunderstorms today will give way to snow flurries as the afternoon turns to evening Christmas Eve. Residents in north and central Georgia can expect snow flurries as the day ends and temperatures drop, but for most Georgians, the flurries will

Will it snow in Georgia on Christmas Eve?

Snow on Christmas in the holy grail of Georgia residents. In the Peach State, snow is usually relegated to the beginning of the year and rarely occurs late enough that there would still be snow on the ground Christmas Day. Weather forecasts

How to keep your holiday plants healthy all year

As vibrant holiday plants begin to adorn the shelves of hardware stores, grocery stores and garden centers, consumers are attracted to the pinks, reds and whites atop deep green foliage, which add festive pops of color in winter homes. The appearance of

Need some quick holiday snack ideas?

(Family Features) The holidays are filled with delicious food – from indulgent breakfasts to decadent desserts – but snacks can get overlooked. Spice up this holiday season with festive snacks that are perfect for a quick on-the-go bite or a taste of

The Bremen Santa Parade has been rescheduled

BREMEN — The City of Bremen’s Santa Parade — originally scheduled for tonight — has been rescheduled to Monday night due to rain in the forecast. The city is asking residents who live on a dead end street to come to a