The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
Music=Change fundraiser for Mission Change to feature ‘American Idol’ Phillip Phillips
“American Idol” Phillip Phillips will put his star power and his talent to good use next weekend when he returns to Albany to headline the Music=Change Benefit Concert for Mission:Change.
The fifth single from his 'Crash My Party' album will hit airwaves July 14
The Leesburg native’s new video was shot at Panama City, Fla., and features a song written by two Southwest Georgians, Cole Swindell of Bronwood and Michael Carter of Sylvester.
The Leesburg native wins for videos with Lionel Richie and Florida Georgia Line
Leesburg native Luke Bryan says he was “speechless” to share the stage and an award with music legend Lionel Richie.
Luke Bryan nabs the top two spots on the Billboard Country Airplay chart
Leesburg’s Luke Bryan is up for four awards and Bronwood’s Cole Swindell is up for breakthrough video at the fan-voted CMT Music Awards next week.
Phillip Phillips presents the Billboard country artist award to fellow Leesburg native Luke Bryan
Luke Bryan continues to rack up the awards, taking the top country artist award Sunday night at the annual Billboard Music Awards show at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
Phillip Phillips' 'Behind the Light' to drop May 19
Albany native and former American Idol Phillip Phillips will release the much-anticipated follow up to his platinum selling debut album next month.
A former employee of the restaurant sued Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, in a suit settled last year
Deen family says Earl "Bubba" Hiers closed Uncle Bubba’s to explore development of the waterfront property on which it is located in Savannah.
Two Albany icons -- one a former restaurant, the other a world-famous restaurateur -- top this weeks list.
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Celebrity Chef and Albany native drops in town for a meet and greet showing off her new furniture line
After a trying summer of 2013, Albany native Paula Deen has rebounded big with a new consolidation of her businesses under Paula Deen Ventures and plans for a $20 million restaurant and retail center at Dollywood.
Luke Bryan is in Rolling Stone, Paula Deen is in People and Phillip Phillips returns for Idol performance
Phillip Phillips will release “Raging Fire” Monday, a week before Luke Bryan’s new spring break EP.
Paula Deen to open eatery near Dollywood
The first major enterprise in celebrity chef Paula Deen's comeback is Paula Deen's Family Kitchen, a $20 million restaurant and retail operation in Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
The Albany native offers another apology at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
The founder of the Miami event says Paula Deen, who recently restructured her business as Paula Deen Ventures, will always be welcome at the event.
Najafi Media is partnering with Paula Deen on the new Paula Deen Ventures that will be an umbrella for her companies
Steven Nanula, who has led development of Paula Deen Food Company for the past two years, will be chief executive officer of the new enterprise Paula Deen Ventures.
CELEBRITY WATCH: Phillip Phillips getting ready for Canada tour
Alex Kendrick will hit the big screen in May in a movie starring Patricia Heaton, while Paula Deen takes her cokking show on the road to New York state.