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Auburn Pride at the Barbasol Championship

The RTJ Trail at Grand National isn't just home to the Barbasol Championship, but to many surrounding schools. One in particular being the Auburn University Women's Golf Team. The Lady Tigers are out at the course…

Millions of Americans are Color Blind

    Color blindness is not as uncommon as you might think. Now there is technology changing everything for color blind patients. "I have red/green color blindness and reds…

Barbasol Championship Do's and Don'ts

The paramedics on standby at the Barbasol Championship can't stress enough how important it is to fuel your body with all of the necessities before the tournament even gets started. “You don’t want to eat anything…

Staying Hot & Humid As We Approach the Weekend

There is a chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms this afternoon with highs in the low to mid 90s with the heat index pushing to the 100 degree mark. Tonight’s lows will stay mild in the low to mid 70s.…

Senator John McCain has Successful Surgery

    Senator John McCain is said to be recovering at home following minimally invasive surgery last week to remove a blood clot form above his left eye. There are concerns…

Isolated Thunderstorms Tuesday, Hotter Weather Coming

Isolated showers and thunderstorms remain in the forecast through tomorrow with highs in upper 80s to mid 90s and nighttime lows in the low to mid 70s. Daytime highs will steadily increase this week and could hit the 100 degree…

Helen Shirey wins Vergil Parks McKinley Award at Troy University

TROY – Helen Shirey, administrative secretary for TROY athletics, has won Troy University’s Vergil Parks McKinley Award. Shirey, who has been employed by the University since 1985, received the award from Dr. Jack Hawkins, Jr., Chancellor, during a ceremony on…

Veterinarians are Warning Pet Owners of the Dog Flu

Some Southern states, including Georgia, have seen cases of dog flu. It’s the same viral strain that killed five dogs in the Chicago area back in 2015. Veterinarians want all pet owners to be aware of symptoms of the disease…

Troy University Professors Receive NOAA RESTORE Science Program Grant

Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year, $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of…

Don't Mess With Those Yellow Jackets

Residents in the Callaway Lakes Subdivision in Albany, Georgia can not walk around their neighborhood without having to worry about getting stund by yellow jackets. Dale Richter , of The Buzz Fuzz , removed a large yellow jacket nest off…

Scattered Showers & Thunderstorms for the Weekend

There is a decent chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms through the weekend as a front pushes through the area and stalls on Sunday. Some storms could turn severe Saturday afternoon into Sunday morning with gusty, damaging winds, hail, frequent…

It's Too Hot to be Outside

As temperatures soar across the U-S this week, there are reminders to stay cool. Intense heat can cause anything from a harmless rash to more serious conditions like heat…

MMA Fighter's Blood Test Can Predict Brain Injury

A simple blood test could predict long-term brain injuries in professional fighters. Cleveland Clinic Researchers compared blood samples of active boxers and mixed martial arts fighters to samples from retired and non-fighters. They found active fighters had higher levels of…

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