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Bobby Deen to sign copies of new book in Albany

Bobby Deen will meet fans, sign his latest bestseller and enjoy a homecoming Nov. 2 when he comes to the downtown Albany Welcome Center.

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Luke Bryan album goes platinum

In just six weeks, Crash My Party has been certified platinum, the second album by country music superstar Luke Bryan to attain that designation.

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Deen blackmailer gets 2 years in federal prison

former Savannah businessman on Monday was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for attempting to extort $200,000 from embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen to keep quiet about damaging testimony he said would “sink her ship before it left the dock” in a pending civil case.

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Bryan's latest album 'crashes' the sales charts

Leesburg’s Luke Bryan climbs both the Top 200 and country music charts with more than a half-million in first-week album sales.

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Luke Bryan wants to take country out of the country

Country singer Luke Bryan’s latest album, “Crash My Party,” released on Tuesday and expected to land near the top of U.S. charts, is just his latest step in taking a quintessential American music genre to the rest of the world.

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Luke Bryan to perform on 'Today' show

Leesburg native and country music star Luke Bryan will perform on 'Today' Friday.

Leesburg native and country music star Luke Bryan will perform on NBC’s “Today” show on Friday.

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Paula Deen wins partial victory in law suit

Celebrity chef Paula Deen won a partial victory on Monday when a U.S. judge dismissed the racial discrimination portion of a lawsuit that has already cost the Southern culinary star a big chunk of her multimillion-dollar enterprise.

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Oprah comments on Paula Deen scandal

Oprah Winfrey has finally weighed in on the Paula Deen N-word scandal, and the media mogul knows that Deen is not alone.

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Initial steps taken on Deen museum

A local committee is considering several possible site locations for a museum to honor a hometown celebrity.

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Luke Bryan sets fall Farm Tour dates

Farm Tour tickets go on sale to the public on Friday. Luke Bryan's fourth album, "Crash My Party," is set to hit stores Aug. 13.

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Paula Deen butter campaign spreads across the Internet

Paula Deen fans are looking to stick it to the companies who have severed ties with the embattled celebrity chef. Or perhaps they’re trying to butter them up.

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Paula Deen hires new legal team for discrimination suit

Celebrity chef Paula Deen has hired new lawyers from an internationally known firm to defend her in a well publicized employment discrimination lawsuit, according to court filings.

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Comic to detail Deen’s rise, fall

Celebrity chef Paula Deen, who lost book deals, contracts and her television cooking show on The Food Network after she admitted using a racial slur, is set to be a comic book star of female empowerment, a publisher said on Wednesday.

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Actions against Deen based on finances, not morals

Letter to the editor

The controversy over Paula Deen is one that should cause us to consider one another for what we are — now — not what we were many years ago. I do not know Paula Deen and, to the best of my knowledge, have never used any of the items that I understand she sells.

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Plans for Paula Deen museum move ahead

Controversy from her past use of a racial epithet has not hampered ongoing museum efforts.