A coastal-area food bank is raising money to replace its freezer. America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia lost its freezer when the roof collapsed during a Labor Day weekend storm. The expense comes at a hard time for the food bank and the needy clients it serves.
After three days of cold, wet weather, Georgians can look forward to sunny and slightly warmer conditions throughout Thanksgiving and the weekend. “It will do nothing but improve from now to then,” said National Weather Service meteorologist George Wetzel on Wednesday afternoon. Wetzel says the winds will start dying down on Wednesday night, leading to cooler temperatures on Thursday morning. Despite a morning temperature drop into the lower 20s, Thursday afternoon will be sunny and clear, with a high near 52 degrees. That’s good news for last-minute travelers.
Flu activity in Georgia is low right now. But after a spike in illnesses last year after Thanksgiving, state public health workers are on alert. They want more Georgians to get their flu shot so activity stays low.
Nearly 240 soldiers returned to Hunter Army Airfield just in time for Thanksgiving. While those soldiers returned home, another group of Hunter soldiers worked to prepare a holiday meal at the Ranger Dining Facility. Annually, that facility competes against four dining halls at Fort Stewart to provide soldiers with the best Thanksgiving feast.