COVID-19 cases continue to surge around the country, so this year’s holiday season may be quieter than usual. Gone are the guests, but there are still plenty of seasonal things that can be troublesome for your pets. Human holiday traditions such as food, decorations and plants that may seem harmless can be dangerous and even life-threatening to dogs and cats.
The explosion in online shopping has led to porch pirates and stoop surfers swiping holiday packages from unsuspecting residents. The cops in one New Jersey city are trying to catch the thieves with some trickery of their own.
‘Twas two weeks ’til Christmas and all through the land, spirits were high and parties were being planned.
Bad poetry aside, chances are you have a gathering ahead. It may be a company do, a neighborhood open house, or a more intimate evening with friends or family. Whether you’re hosting or simply contributing one goodie to the spread, the holidays inspire us to try to make it special.
A Columbus legislator has filed a bill that would designate separate days to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate General Robert E. Lee.
Lucy Wilson stood in a line that easily stretched to double digits at the post office on Bluecutt Road Monday, chatting happily with the people around her at the beginning of the post office’s busiest week of the year.
Emergencies don’t always take Christmas off, which means the people whose job it is to respond to those emergencies can’t either.
The holidays represent the perfect opportunity for anyone who’s been thinking of taking a deep dive into their family history.
The way to stay healthy during the holidays isn’t so much to avoid fattening foods as it is focusing on a healthy lifestyle, local experts agree.
On the heels of a heated political season, make family peace a priority during the holidays.
The holiday shopping season is in full swing.
Stores are pushing deals and incentives like free shipping for the final week of the holiday shopping season, as new numbers show people are so far spending at a bit of a slower pace than last year.
Amid shopping, holiday parties and spending Christmas morning unwrapping gifts with loved ones, cheerful holiday-goers shouldn’t forget that, for those suffering from depressive symptoms, the holidays can be an extremely lonely time.
Diane Malone of Columbus arrived at the U.S. Post Office at about 3 p.m. Friday, easily moving through a short line to mail 60 Christmas cards, along with a gift for an old middle school friend in Aberdeen.
Each year, we are teased earlier and earlier of the impending holiday season.
Decorated homes and busy kitchens mark the holiday season for many families, but this time of year also brings an increased number of safety hazards.
Columbus Police Department will begin increasing patrols for the holidays beginning on Wednesday, Police Chief Oscar Lewis said Monday.
Small and independent retailers are strategizing to try to make the most of an uncertain holiday season.
As the Golden Triangle’s residents spend time with their families on Christmas Day, many fire, police and emergency personnel will work, as they do every other day of the year.
Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of redeyes, as they try to avoid delays while hauling millions of passengers from now through the Christmas weekend.