Today on THE News Now

Sonny Dixon here to tell you what's coming up today on THE News Now:

Just a couple of days 'til Thanksgiving - and that means holiday cooks are hitting the grocery stores to stock up on those must-have ingredients. Our Big John Wetherbee is checking out the mad food dash at Kroger in a LIVE report.

Once you're done shopping for food, it's time to turn your attention to the big sales coming up on Black Friday. Hundreds are expected to line up at area stores early Friday morning looking for great bargains. But before you push your way to the front of the line, Tim Guidera has some tips on how to be a courteous shopper.

Some students are sending holiday cheer to our troops serving overseas. They're making special cards for soldiers with the Georgia National Guard deployed in Afghanistan. We'll see how they're doing on their project.

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