Saturday, May 25 2013 11:37 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:37:45 GMT
Albany Panther's first ever beer fest just wrapped up tonight. For 25 bucks beer lovers sampled more than 20 types of beer at the Civic Center and there was plenty of entertainment. Musical acts, suchMore >>
Albany Panther's held their first ever beer fest Saturday night. More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 11:33 PM EDT2013-05-26 03:33:38 GMT
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event. Musical artists from around south Georgia performed at the Albany Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon.More >>
Albany Police held a gospel concert to raise money for their annual community picnic event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 10:30 PM EDT2013-05-26 02:30:39 GMT
A Turner County man is now in custody after he had a standoff with deputies for about two hours Saturday evening. Sheriff Andy Hester says deputies were called to the home of Ricky Nelson on CoverdaleMore >>
A man had a standoff with Turner County deputies for about two hours Saturday evening.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 6:27 PM EDT2013-05-25 22:27:57 GMT
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event. This may seem like a regularMore >>
Supporters of a 6-year-old Albany boy battling a serious brain disorder are coming together once more to help with his medical bills. This time, with a Vegas style event.More >>
Saturday, May 25 2013 4:52 PM EDT2013-05-25 20:52:02 GMT
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times. It happened around 3:15pm Saturday, near the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 19. Officials say John Earley wasMore >>
A woman is recovering after her SUV was struck by another vehicle, flipping it several times.More >>
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -
The countdown to Christmas is on. Shoppers are out trying to get those last minute gifts to put under the tree, and with the big crowds flocking to the shopping malls it can get crazy.
The people definitely showed up at Parkway Place Mall in Huntsville on Friday. Shoppers filled the stores to get those last minute gifts, and the traffic inside and outside was massive.
"It looks busy and it's packed the way it is on Black Friday, but as far as hustle and bustle and personalities, people seem to be in really good spirits," said Group Marketing Director Jana Kunar. "At this time of the year, it always gets really busy, and with this weekend having an extra weekend before Christmas it's even busier."
A busy time that can make the joy of giving not so joyful for shoppers like Sonya Ott.
"There was sickness in our family, so that slowed me down," she said. "I normally don't like to wait this long because it's kind of stressful. I've been struggling, but I've got it done now."
Not everyone is in the Christmas spirit, but shoppers like Keith Norrie say people should just chill out.
"They really need to remember some of the things that are going on in the world at the moment and just put it into perspective," he said.
As the countdown to Christmas nears and buyers dash through the stores for deals, Ott has this holiday advice.
"Just remember the reason for the season," she said. "The stress is not worth it. Just enjoy the time while you have it because another year is already over."