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Creative ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to end when you pass out on the couch from too much food. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has some ideas for what to do with all of those leftovers.

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

Thanksgiving: A time to celebrate family dysfunction?

By Sharon Jayson, USA TODAY

Getting together for Thanksgiving may bring to mind turkey, football and of course, giving thanks.

But Thanksgiving in the USA also seems to have become a time to celebrate (and vent about) our dysfunctional families.

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

Central Georgia Christmas tree farms to open

It's almost that time of year again: Christmas tree time!

Make a day of it with the family and head out to a local Christmas tree farm to pick out the perfect addition for your holiday decor.

Roberts Christmas Tree Farm in Byron:
Opens Nov. 25- Dec. 22
10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. daily
located at 9247 Peach Parkway on Hwy 49.
478-956-5325

Double B Farms in Lizella:
Opens Thanksgiving Day-Dec. 24
10 a.m. - dark
located at 8511 Knoxville Road, Lizella.
478-935-8742

Community health fair offers free screenings

Community health fair offers free screenings

The health fair offers free screenings involving vision screens, blood pressure checks, hearing tests as well as reduced price labs.

That's on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from 8 a.m. until noon at Central Georgia Technical College in the Health Services Building on 54 Hwy 22 West Milledgeville.

"Hunger Games" inspires children and teens to Georgia archery programs

"Hunger Games" inspires children and teens to Georgia archery programs

The second installment of the "Hunger Games", called "Catching Fire", hits theaters at midnight Friday.

The blockbuster movies are not only selling tickets. They're persuading kids to pick up a hobby, that got its start in prehistoric times.

The archery bug bit Mark Swords and Jennifer Pittman long ago.

Pittman said, "I grew up hunting and fishing my entire life."

DNR aims to increase quail population

DNR aims to increase quail population

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says they hope a partnership with numerous organizations in the state will boost the quail population.

Earlier this evening several groups signed the Georgia Bobwhite Quail Technical Team Memorandum of Agreement.

It's a mouthful, but what it means is that, DNR will provide free help to farmers or land owners that want to tailor their landscape to make it more quail friendly.

Vince Dooley to visit Gray

Vince Dooley to visit Gray

Vince Dooley will speak in Gray Wednesday, December 4 at 11:30 for Rotary Luncheon.

The event is at Gray United Methodist Church.