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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky amusement park that once operated as a Six Flags has been sold to a company that operates family-oriented venues around the country including Dollywood in Tennessee and Silver Dollar City in Missouri.

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PEACHTREE CITY — The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing announced its official recognition as and transition to CAF Airbase Georgia on Feb. 18.

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ATLANTA — Legalizing pari-mutuel betting on horse racing in Georgia would generate commercial investment and create jobs without using tax dollars, state Sen. Brandon Beach said Tuesday.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a dusty pile of rubble on Wednesday.

NEW ORLEANS — Coronavirus-related limits on access to Bourbon Street, shuttered bars and frigid weather all prevented what New Orleans usually craves at the end of Mardi Gras season — streets and businesses jam-packed with revelers.

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The Griffin Downtown Council and Main Street Program hosted its second annual Chili Crawl on Saturday night in downtown Griffin. A total of 16 entries in the contest were available to be sampled at various merchants throughout the area. The winner was City Church for the second year in a row…

I find it ironic that Valentine’s Day occurs in February, a time of the year when we see very few plants blooming in the landscape. In addition to cards and candy, flowers are one of the most popular gifts during this annual celebration of love. In 2018, the Society of American Florists esti…

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  — Kevin James fancies himself an everyman in his comedic roles. He’s worked as a mall cop and delivery driver. An unlucky zoo keeper and a retired police officer.

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The Griffin-Spalding County Library — in partnership with the Griffin-Spalding County School System (GSCS) — will launch its National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program on March 1.

NEW YORK  — In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women and I know I failed.”

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“Crawl” around downtown Griffin Saturday evening to taste and judge 16 unique chili recipes as part of the city’s Second Saturday Chili Crawl.

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During a Rotary Club of Griffin virtual meeting Thursday, Atlanta Motor Speedway Executive Vice President and General Manager Brandon Hutchison updated the club on what the track is doing as far as community service, events, and business/tourism.

NEW YORK — Chick Corea, a towering jazz pianist with a staggering 23 Grammy Awards who pushed the boundaries of the genre and worked alongside Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, has died. He was 79.

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The board of directors of the Griffin Area Concert Association has decided to cancel the remaining concerts in the 2020-21 season.

Debby Daniel-Bryant, right, was recently welcomed into the membership of Griffin Daybreak Rotary by her sponsor and Daybreak Membership Chair Jackie Wilson.

ATLANTA — Supporters of legalizing casino gambling in Georgia have failed to make headway in the General Assembly year after year for the last decade amid intense opposition from religious conservatives.

It might not have seemed likely early in the pandemic, but the 55th Super Bowl Sunday is upon us yet again. Each year advertisers pull out all the stops to entertain the crowd of 100 million viewers expected to tune in to the CBS broadcast on Sunday. This year there are more than 20 newcomer…

The Weeknd may be known for his graphic music videos and performances featuring blood and violence, but the three-time Grammy winner says he will tone down his act during the Super Bowl halftime show.

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With the largest single-day, team-sports spectacle in the United States about to unfold amid the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many sports fans are wondering if it’s safe to host a traditional party this year when the defending champion and Patrick Mahomes-led Kansas City Chiefs…

NEW YORK — Chadwick Boseman received two posthumous nominations from the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards on Thursday, while the Korean American family drama “Minari” and Spike Lee's Vietnam veteran drama “Da 5 Bloods” were among the nominees for best ensemble.

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NEW DELHI — It took just one tweet from Rihanna to anger the Indian government and supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party. The pop star linked a news article in a tweet drawing attention to the massive farmer protests that have gripped India for more than two months.

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Camelot Theatre Company is presenting “Beauty and the Beast” this weekend. The production’s cast ranges in age from nine to around 50 years old along with five cast members new to Camelot — including new Griffin High School drama teacher Charles Ellerby. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, o…

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NEW YORK  — After a year where the pandemic nearly emptied movie theaters, Netflix dominated nominations to the 78ths Golden Globe Awards on Wednesday, with David Fincher's “Mank" leading film nominees with six nods and “The Crown” topping all television series.

NEW YORK — Whether anyone will attend the Golden Globes in person remains uncertain and improbable. But nominations to the 78th Globes will be announced Wednesday, nevertheless.