SYCAMORE, Ga. — Friends Carol Ray and Tammy Pate really like Christmas trees. That's likely why the two have put up more than 65 artificial trees in Ray's house.
The Tifton Gazette reports that Ray and Pate, who have been longtime friends, started putting up a handful of trees several years ago and each year the practice has grown. Last year Ray decided to open her house up during the Christmas season to show off her collection of trees.
The paper reports that Ray will do so this year on Dec. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at her home at 400, Georgia Highway 32 in Sycamore. Ray is asking visitors to bring either and unwrapped toy or a canned-food item which she plans to donate to people who are less fortunate.
Moultrie man to appear on game show Monday
MOULTRIE, Ga. — A Moultrie man got a shot at winning a million dollars on T.V. game show that aired Monday morning.
The Moultrie Observer reports that Shawn Sutherland, of Moultrie, was a contestant on the game show "Who Wants to Be A Millionaire" on Sept. 29, a show that is just now airing.
“It was a dream come true,” Sutherland said told the paper Saturday. “It was everything you’d expect being on a game show would be.”
You'll have to watch the show to see how much Sutherland was able to take home from the show.
Decatur County House burns
BAINBRIDGE, Ga. — Faulty electrical wiring is believed to have been the cause of a Friday morning fire that destroyed a Decatur County house.
The Bainbridge Post-Searchlight reports that a house at 3057 East River Road caught fire around 2 a.m. Friday morning and took nearly three hours to put out.
“The house had been used for storage for a while until recently, when some family members were trying to make it livable,” Captain Nick Godwin of the Decatur County Sheriff's Office told the paper. “From what I understand, it’s possible that some faulty electrical wiring caused the fire.