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Two of the top three Christmas weekend movies filmed in Georgia

8:14 am Dec. 26, 2017

While “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” dominated the Christmas weekend box office, the two other films in the top three filmed in Georgia.

“Jedi” had a weekend haul topping $100 million, according to stats compiled by industry site Box Office Mojo. Next up were “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” and “Pitch Perfect 3.” (They were a pretty distant No. 2 and 3, ticket-sales wise; they did a combined $77 million at

Time announces Person of the Year

7:42 am Dec. 6, 2017

Time has announced its 2017 Person of the Year.

It’s not just one person.

The magazine is honoring those who broke the silence.

“The women and men who have broken their silence span all races, all income classes, all occupations and virtually all corners of the globe,” its article announcing the choice reads. “They might labor in California fields, or behind the front desk at New York City’s regal

Anthony Senerchia Jr., who inspired ice bucket challenge, has died

7:01 am Dec. 1, 2017

Anthony Senerchia Jr., credited with inspiring the “ice bucket challenge” that saw celebrities, sports figures, members of fire and police departments and others get doused in the name of charity, has died.

A high school football captain in his youth, Senerchia was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2003, shortly after he got married. He lived 10 years beyond what doctors initially feared, determined to share as much of

Rev. Al Sharpton at the NYC premiere of Maynard Jackson documentary

8:00 pm Nov. 16, 2017

NEW YORK – The Rev. Al Sharpton, who’s among the many prominent political, civil and cultural leaders interviewed for “Maynard,” about the late Maynard Jackson Jr., is here at the documentary’s premiere tonight.

Sharpton came in a few minutes after the screening began.

“Atlanta was the capital of the South,” Sharpton said during his interview for the film. “For him to win the capital of the South and to be able to