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African diaspora gives back from afar

African diaspora gives back from afar

The idea came to TMS Ruge one evening in September while at home in New York, skimming Twitter for stories on Ebola. A native of Uganda who grew up in East Africa and the U.S., Ruge was struck that much of the coverage depicted Africans only as victims. Little mention was made of their potential role in wiping out the deadly epidemic.

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Door to door: Following one food donation, from giver to receiver

Door to door: Following one food donation, from giver to receiver

   Correction: The byline in the print version of this article said the author was Kimberly Curtis. The article's author is actually Lane Anderson. The editor apologizes for this mistake and hopes to avoid future occurrences of inaccuracy.

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Updated: dec. 14, 2014 11:59 p.m.
A cemetery apart

A cemetery apart

    “The Colored Folks Cemetery,” as a deed from 1903 describes it, is a smaller, privately maintained cemetery behind the city of Statesboro’s publicly maintained Eastside Cemetery.

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Updated: dec. 14, 2014 11:08 p.m.
Avoid the approaching 'Holiday Overwhelm'

Avoid the approaching 'Holiday Overwhelm'

In the human version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” Jim Carrey as the Grinch shares these symbolic stresses in his busy holiday schedule: “Even if I wanted to go, my schedule wouldn't allow it. Four o'clock, wallow in self-pity; 4:30, stare into the abyss; 5:00, solve world hunger, tell no one. 5:30, Jazzercize. 6:30, dinner with me. I can't cancel that again. 7:00, wrestle with my self-loathing; I'm booked. Of course, if I bump the loathing to 9 I could still be done in time to lay in bed, stare ...

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Updated: dec. 07, 2014 11:59 p.m.
How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

How holiday shoppers are getting smarter

    NEW YORK — Shoppers are getting smarter.

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Updated: dec. 07, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Legacy of the land

Legacy of the land

    Sleek cattle graze contentedly in well-kept pastures. Dust rises in clouds as tractors till the fields, Grandchildren hunt, fish and ride horses on property that has been in Portal farmer Jimmy Skrine’s family for decades, and the 73-year-old takes an active role in operating the farm that has been his life for over 60 years.

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Updated: dec. 07, 2014 10:19 p.m.
And the last Thanksgiving thank-you goes to: helium

And the last Thanksgiving thank-you goes to: helium

    NEW YORK — It'll never rank up there with turkey and pumpkin pie, but for millions of Americans the Thanksgiving experience just wouldn't be the same without ... helium.

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Updated: nov. 30, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Sad music may help winter blues

Sad music may help winter blues

     BERLIN, Germany — Listening to sad music while feeling down may seem like it could make matters worse, but it actually elicits positive emotions, according to a recent study.

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Updated: nov. 30, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Winter is coming. Be prepared.

Winter is coming. Be prepared.

Mention winterizing a house to most homeowners and the knee jerk responses are bound to begin flying: Time consuming, expensive, unnecessary.

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Updated: nov. 30, 2014 11:59 p.m.
Club celebrates 55 years of community, conversation — and coffee

Club celebrates 55 years of community, conversation — and coffee

    With the median age of this group of distinguished gentlemen teetering around 75, the “10:30 Coffee Club” just celebrated 55 years of togetherness.

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Updated: nov. 30, 2014 10:54 p.m.
'Prayers  from Fiji'

'Prayers from Fiji'

       The Murkisons’ story began on a regular December night in 2011.

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Updated: nov. 23, 2014 10:29 p.m.


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

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