Friday, November 30th

-As Georgia plays Alabama on Saturday for the SEC Championship and a possible spot in the national championship, Mark Richt has some great things to say about the priorities in his life and work. Read more

Simple Cooking - Corn Casserole

1 can cream corn
1 can whole kernel corn
1 stick butter
1 small container of sour cream
1 box jiffy cornbread mix

Melt butter in baking dish. Pour in corn and sour cream. Mix. Add cornbread mix. Bake 350 for 30 minutes or till set. Top with cheese if desired.

Submitted by Amy Rowell of Sylvania. If you have a quick and easy recipe to share, please send it to You'll get a thank-you gift if we use your recipe.

Wednesday, November 28th

-The #1 item on the Christmas wish list of kids ages 6-12 is an iPad. For those not wanting to spend the money and give an expensive gadget to a small child, see our list of iPad alternatives for kids.

Tuesday, November 27th

-Christmas Parades and Tree Lightings:
Augusta - Parade at 2 pm on Saturday along Broad Street; Tree Lighting at 5:55 pm at the Augusta Common
Columbia County - Parade at 2 pm on Sunday along North Belair Road; Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm on Saturday at Evans Towne Center Park

-In the Augusta/Aiken area, you helped pack 25,000 shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child this year. If you didn't get a chance to pack one, check the online Build a Box feature.

-Christmas Specials on TV: Click here for the list

-The "copyright" Facebook status is a hoax. Read more

Monday, November 26th

-Cheapie of the Week
Dewayne Jacobs of Graniteville correctly guessed that it is Carmex Healing Lotion. CVS has it on sale through Saturday for $4.99. You'll get back $3 in Extra Care Bucks when you use the store loyalty card. Also, print the $1 off coupon from Carmex's Facebook page, and it's like getting the lotion for $.99 plus tax.