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Cathy Higgins

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Getting an open-air workout

A local facility offers outdoor, handicap-accessible exercise equipment designed for people 50 and over.

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Deck the halls

Southwest Georgia yards are bedecked with Yuletide finery to celebrate the Christmas season.

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'Raw Live' returns to Albany

"Raw Live" will feature former Olympian Mark Henry in a live version of the popular wrestling show this weekend.- Cathy higgins, features writer

Christmas with Grandparents to spread cheer

Monday's event will include Christmas food, fun and entertainment.

Chosen to Conquer hosts art fair Saturday

The event offers, a tour of the nonprofit organization and perusal of work from area artists.

'Perfect Blend' hair showcase set for Friday

Atlanta comedienne Robin Ann will host this weekend's hair show.

WWE returns to the Good Life City Saturday night

"Raw Live" will feature Mark Henry, Triple H., Legacy and a tag-team diva match.

Bringing Albany a 'Very Merry Christmas'

NewSong brings its annual Christmas tour to Albany, with Big Daddy Weave and Francesca Battistelli in tow.

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Albany man writes about life in the cotton mills

In "Mill Daddy," Bill Lightle details the life of Albany cotton mill worker Roy Davis.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

Thomasville presents 22nd annual Victorian Christmas

The two-day event will take Southwest Georgians back a century to celebrate the holidays.

Americus holiday tour this weekend

Saturday's tour features a glimpse of several historic homes decorated for Christmas.

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Theatre Albany rings in 'Christmas Belles'

The holiday comedy kicks off its two-weekend run Thursday night.

Two 'Peppermint Pops' performances set

The 18th annual holdiay concert features Leroy Bynum and the Albany Chorale.

'Nutcracker' dances into Thomasville

Southwest Georgians will have two chances to see the holiday classic this weekend.

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Civil Rights Institute gets new executive director

Historian and retired Albany State University professor Lee Formwalt hopes to draw travelers to the Albany museum.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

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Comedian White to perform in Albany

The "Blue Collar Comedy Tour" veteran will bring his "Behavioral Problems" tour to Albany Municipal Auditorium.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

Celebrate sounds of the season

A variety of new holiday CDs can help Southwest Georgians get into the Christmas spirit.

'Coppelia' dances into Good Life City

ALBANY -- Ballet Theatre South will present "Coppelia" this weekend.Performances will be held 7:30 p.m. today and 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.

Tifton Heritage Foundation to host Candlelight Tour

The event will include a look at festively decorated historic Tifton homes.

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Camellia Show to bloom in Albany

The 36th annual event will once again take root in the Good Life City.

LCHS to present 'Holly Follies'

The variety show will include a Christmas party at intermission.

ASU vocal groups to present concert

Sunday's performance will include "The Messiah" by George F. Handel.

Lee County High School 'Jingles' in the holidays

The school's football field will be the setting for live music, vendors and cow-patty bingo.

John Berry will bring Christmas concert back

The Georgia native recording artist will perform to benefit the Tift County High School Band.

Manhattan Transfer to roll into Thomasville

The multiple award-winning vocal group is celebrating its 40th year of performing is distinct blend of jazz and pop.

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Albany, Leesburg ready for parades

Leesburg's morning parade will usher in a day of festivity, while Albany's event takes place under the stars.- Cathy Higghins, features writer

Wild Adventures announces 2010 concerts

Artists coming to Southwest Georgia include Steven Curtis Chapman, Lynrd Skynrd, Chicago and Rodney Atkins.

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Albany native featured in 'The Blind Side' film

Beau Turpin worked both in front of and behind the camera of the Warner Bros. project that was filmed in Atlanta this summer.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

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Sherwood Academy to present 'Seven Brides' musical

The three-day production, which will be held at Darton College Theater, kicks off Thursday.

Carter National Historic Site hosts Cane Syrup Day

The event will give visitors a taste of how the former president grew up on his Plains farm.

'Twelve Angry Men' to storm into Americus

The Reginald Rose play that depicts how high emotions can run in a jury room hits the Rylander.

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Annual Holly Berry Market welcomes Christmas

Saturday's event will include shopping opportunities for gift items and leisurely refreshment.

Junior League to hold fashion show fundraiser

Thursday's event will feature looks from several Albany boutiques.

Fulfilling Christmas wishes

ALBANY -- With Christmas just around the corner, an Albany motorcyle club is revving up to take the holiday season to "Another Level."

Liberty House seeks Adopt-a-Family donors

The fifth annual program provides Christmas gifts to Southwest Georgia children impacted by domestic violence.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

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Liberty House seeks donors for Adopt-a-Family program

Liberty House of Albany is requesting assistance for its 5th annual Adopt-a-Family program. Participants will be asked to buy at least three gifts per child for families served by the domestic violence shelter.

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ASU Theatre to kick off fall play

The three-day production of "Crowns" depicts how the power of encouragement can change a life.

Sinatra Jr. to perform Tuesday

The veteran singer will sing many of his father's hits, including "Fly Me to the Moon."

Albany Museum to launch globally inspired exhibit

Artist Elisabeth Condon will give a talk about her work during the display's opening Thursday.

Thronateeska to hold Santa Bazaar and exhibit

Saturday's event will launch an afternoon event that will pair with the kickoff of its 5th annual holiday exhibit.

Albany ARC to laud 31 years with dinner

Sen. Renee Unterman will serve as the event's guest speaker.

'Purpose'-filled evening to benefit Cancer Society

The 40th annual event will feature a variety of performances from Southwest Georgia vocalists.

Madrigal Dinner returns

The annual dinner that celebrates the Elizabethan era heads back to Americus for the 21st time.

Calhoun County Harvest Festival returns

The 17th annual event will include activities and rides for all ages, as well as a parade and entertainment this Saturday.

Poker Run to roll into Ashburn Saturday

The event will benefit families in need this Thanksgiving holiday.

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Darton Players to present 'Gifts of the Magi'

The four-day run of the troupe's fall production is a musical adapted from the classic O. Henry story of a self-sacrificing couple.

ASU to present poetry festival

The 3rd annual event will feature readings and workshops with notable published poets.

Latin music focus of symphony concert

Saturday's concert will feature guest conductor Manfredo Schmiedt of Brasil and the works of Latin composers.

The Georgia Artists' Guild launches show

The yearly exhibit featuring the works of Southwest Georgia artists begins Thursday night.

Vigil to 'shine light on domestic violence'

Liberty House will host a candlelight vigil and walk to honor Southwest Georgia victims of domestic violence.