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Get Our 2020 Thanksgiving Guide From 97.3 The Eagle!

  We’ve got you covered for the holiday with all the info you need to know and some fun activities too! Grocery Stores that are open on Thanksgiving.  Click here. Fast Food Restaurants open on Thanksgiving.  Click here. Get a list of local holiday markets happening on Small Business Saturday.  Click here. Holiday Light Displays in Hampton Roads. …

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2021 Grammy Nominations: Luke Combs Snubbed, Alex Trebek Honored

Nominations for the 2021 Grammys were announced on Nov. 24th with lots of snubs and surprises. Beyoncé leads the nominations with nine. Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Rich follow with six nominations each. Alex Trebek’s audiobook is nominated for best-spoken word album. Ken Jennings, who helped narrate the memoir, would accept the award if…

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Shop Local and Support Small Businesses at These Local Outdoor Events

Shopping for the holidays will look a little different this year with businesses spreading out Black Friday sales to cut back on crowds. Many local businesses need your help this holiday season and are offering outdoor pop-up markets where you can shop safely. Old Beach Farm & Art and Eco Market join together for Small…

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Hal Ketchum Has Died at the Age of 67

Hal Ketchum has died after a battle with dementia. According to a post on his official Facebook page on Tuesday (Nov. 24),  he passed away on Monday evening (Nov. 23). “With great sadness and grief we announce that Hal passed away peacefully last night at home due to complications of Dementia,” the post from Kethcum’s wife, Andrea,…

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16 Fast Food Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving If You Don’t Feel Like Cooking This Year

Don’t feel like cooking this Thanksgiving?  Keeping it small and saying at home?  Here are 18 Fast Food Restaurants open on Thanksgiving. Boston Market – Order their premade Thanksgiving Dinner a la carte or the whole spread. Burger King – Allow they don’t have a thanksgiving feast, you can order a family bundle of burgers.…

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Chris Young and Kane Brown Talk “Famous Friends” in New Duet {LISTEN}

Chris Young is returning to his roots in Rutherford County, Tenn., for his latest track, “Famous Friends.” The new single, featuring Kane Brown, celebrates his own real-life friends back home in Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn. I’ve got some famous friends you’ve probably never heard of But back in Rutherford County our crowd is second to none You might not know ‘em…

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All the Grocery Stores That Will Be Open on Thanksgiving Day [LIST]

Thanksgiving may not look the same this year but if you’re cooking a large meal or a small for just a few friends or family members, there will be a few stores open on Thanksgiving for your last minute needs. Via Delish.com Grocery Stores That Are Open On Thanksgiving Acme Markets: Most stores open 7 a.m.…

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Dan + Shay, Blake Shelton, Kane Brown and More Win Big at the 2020 AMAs

The 2020 American Music Awards were Sunday, Nov. 24th with Dan + Shay one of the big winners of the night! They took home Collaboration of the Year with Justin Beiber and performed as well! COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion, “WAP” DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar” WINNER: Dan + Shay…

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Did You Catch Morgan Wallen’s AMA Performance? Watch It Now!

Morgan Wallen gave a bonus performance of his song “More Than My Hometown” ahead of last night’s “American Music Awards”. Before his performance, he sat down for Xfinity’s Behind The Performance segment on-demand, where he revealed that the first album he ever purchased and the first concert he ever attended was Eric Church.

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Jon Pardi Marries Fiancé Summer Duncan in Tennessee {PICS}

Jon Pardi and his lovely bride Summer Duncan are OFFICIALLY Married! The couple tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in Tennessee as reported by PEOPLE Magazine. Pardi and Duncan told PEOPLE, “There’s never a right time in 2020 to get married, so after all the planning and replanning we’re happy we got to do…

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Furry Friday: Brooklyn is up for adoption at Portsmouth Humane Society. 

Furry Friday: Brooklyn is up for adoption at Portsmouth Humane Society. She is a six-year-old spayed female who has lots of energy and lots of love to give! She loves people, other dogs and her snacks (as you can see) She has a bit of weight to lose, but that just means more to love!…

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Jimmie Allen Took Out a Massive Loan to Help His Band and Crew

If you like JIMMIE ALLEN, this will make you like him even more.  He did a round table discussion on ABC’s “20/20” along with Darius Rucker, Charlie Worsham, and Ashley McBryde. They talked about how the pandemic halted touring and left their crew and bands without work and money.  And then Jimmie opened up about the HUGE thing he did for…

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Florida Georgia Line Address Break Up Rumors

Good news FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE fans, they are NOT breaking up. Last week it was reported that Tyler unfollowed bandmate Brian Kelly on Instagram and then later refollowed him, leading to rumors that the group was breaking up. Tyler cleared it up in a recent interview.  Quote, “I unfollowed [Brian] for a few days in the…

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CDC Urges Americans Not to Travel for Thanksgiving Amid Rise in COVID-19 Cases

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control on Thursday released new guidance on traveling amid the coronavirus pandemic. Officials with the agency said during a press briefing that traveling could increase someone’s chances of getting or spreading COVID-19. “We understand that people want to see their family and relatives and do it as they’ve always done it. But this…

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Dolly Parton To Receive the Hitmaker Award at 2020 Billboard Women in Music Event

It’s been an incredible couple of months for Dolly Parton. She released a new Christmas album, has a Netflix Christmas movie on the way, and she helped fund a vaccine for COVID-19 too. Now she is being honored for her work as a songwriter at the 2020 Billboard Women in Music event. The honor recognizes a…

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You Can Win a Double Date with Jason and Brittany Aldean! Here’s How:

Want to go on a double date with Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany? Here’s your chance. The couple is auctioning off a socially distanced double date for a great cause. Proceeds from the auction will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. A socially distanced dinner double-date with Jason and @BrittanyAldean at @ChophouseE3 could…

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Luke Combs Shares Viral Fan Video of Proposal {WATCH}

TikTok user Emily shared a video of her and boyfriend Devin visiting her grandfather for the first time in three years.  She says Grandpa has not been doing well so she rushed to visit him and introduce Devin. @emilyjuneeI love this memory even more though 🥺❤️ #grandpa #memories #xyzbca #gonnaknow #fyp #iloveyou #reaction ♬ original…

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Carrie Underwood’s HBO Special Will Debut Next Month and Feature Her Son Isaiah!

CARRIE UNDERWOOD announced the details of her Christmas special.  It’s called “My Gift: A Christmas Special From Carrie Underwood” and it’ll air December 3rd on HBO Max. It includes a duet with JOHN LEGEND on their song “Hallelujah” . . . and a behind-the-scenes look at Carrie and her five-year-old son Isaiah recording “Little Drummer Boy”.  Both songs are on her Christmas album “My…

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Lee Brice Says He Is One of the Lucky Ones After Recovering from COVID-19

Lee Brice revealed that he tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago and talked to “People“ about his symptoms saying that in the beginning had a fever and body aches, and he didn’t get much sleep. “I literally woke up all wet.  I wasn’t shivering and I don’t think the fever got high, but I did wake…

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Garth Brooks Steps in To Guest Host on Ellen DeGeneres Shows

Garth Brooks stepped in to host the Ellen DeGeneres Show last week. While hosting the show Garth had some fun adding some of his own merchandise to Ellen’s line. He sang to an audience member. He revealed a huge surprise for firefighter Steve and wife Misty from Southern California. and reminisced on this moment.

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Dolly Parton’s $1 Million COVID-19 Research Donation Helped Fund One of the Leading Vaccine Candidates

In the spring of 2020, Dolly Parton made a $1 million donation to COVID-19 research at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Center. According to the New England Medical Journal, the research done at Vanderbilt helped the biotechnology company Moderna develop its COVID-19 vaccine, which has proven to be 94.5 percent effective against the virus. At the time of the donation,…

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Gwen Stefani Gives First Look at Stunning Engagement Ring from Blake Shelton!

Gwen Stefani shared the first glimpse of her diamond engagement ring from Blake Shelton on her Instagram Story Sunday. Gwen and Blake were in the car on the way to the People’s Choice Awards where Blake won for Top Country Artist. In the video, Gwen said that Blake was going inside for the awards while…

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Tim McGraw to Release Seven-Year Compilation Album McGraw Machine Hits Album

Surprise! TIM MCGRAW is releasing a greatest hits album this Friday.  It’s called “McGraw Machine Hits: 2013-2019” and it includes a new collaboration with MIDLAND on a cover of the Bellamy Brothers’ hit “Redneck Girl”. The new #McGrawMachineHits is coming next Friday, November 20th. Pre-order now to get an instant download of the BRAND NEW track “Redneck Girl” with our friends,…

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Chase Rice To Perform Three-Part Livestream Series to Benefit His Band and Crew

Chase Rice is helping out his longtime band and crew who have been out of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. He is teaming up with Jack Daniel’s for a three-part virtual concert called “Live From Twin Eagles Creek Farm.” The event will take place at Chase’s Nashville-area property, where he’ll film the series on November 29th, December…

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Carrie Underwood Asks Fans for Videos of Singing and Dancing to New Christmas Song

CARRIE UNDERWOOD shared a video on Twitter asking fans to record themselves singing her new song “Favorite Time of Year” on their Ring Video Doorbell. Sing and dance along to my new holiday song #FavoriteTimeOfYear on @AmazonMusic into your Ring Video Doorbell and tag me, @Ring and #DoorbellSeason. I can’t wait to see what you got! pic.twitter.com/xpSeImMAyU — Carrie Underwood…

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Here’s How to Order a Santa Claus Frappuccino From the Starbucks Secret Menu

‘Tis the Season for holiday drinks and if a Starbucks Peppermint Mocha isn’t enough for you you can try the Santa Claus Frappuccino from the Starbucks Secret Menu. This concoction was dreamed up by the geniuses over at Totally The Bomb and all you have to do is ask for a vanilla bean Frappuccino to start, then…

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Jason Aldean’s Wife Brittany Pranks Him Over His Fear of Spiders {WATCH}

JASON ALDEAN is afraid of spiders, and his wife Brittany enjoys torturing him about it. She posted a video featuring two different clips of her taking advantage of his arachnophobia. The first one is just the threat of a spider, and in the second one, she has him open a ring box that has a…

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Dolly Parton, Brett Young and More To Appear on Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will be mostly virtual this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced in September it will “Not be a live parade but something that will really give us that warmth and that great feeling we have on Thanksgiving Day.” This year’s parade will…

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Carrie Underwood’s Wink Started a Debate on Twitter After the 2020 CMA Awards.

Carrie Underwood was in attendance at the 2020 CMA Awards where she was nominated for Entertainer of the Year, which ultimately went to Eric Church. As he walked to the stage to accept his award, the camera caught Carrie giving a wink…but to who? Eric Church emotional while winning EOTY and Carrie giving him the…

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Chris Stapleton’s “A Very COVID Christmas” Parody is the Laugh You Need Today {WATCH}

Chris Stapleton has a new album, “Starting Over,” out on Friday, Nov. 12th but he appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live Nov. 11th in a skit for another new album, “A Very COVID Christmas.” The parody included remakes of Christmas classics like “Coughing Around the Christmas Tree” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Lost His Sense of…

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Luke Combs Reacts to Being Named Most Likely to Cry at the 2020 CMA Awards

The 54th Annual CMA Awards aired Wednesday, Nov. 11th and prior to the show hosts Reba McEntire and Darius Rucker predicted to E! News that Luke Combs would be the most likely to cry during an acceptance speech. After winning Male Vocalist and Album of the Year, E! asked about the prediction and Luke said: “I feel like that’s…

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Watch the Best Performances From The 2020 CMA Awards

The 54th Annual CMA Awards started off with a tribute to Charlie Daniels from Dierks Bentley, Jason Aldean, The Brothers Osborne and Ashley McBryde. Dan + Shay and Justin Beiber gave their first live performance together of “10,000 Hours” Gabby Barrett and Charlie Puth also performed together for the first time (with Gabby in her…

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CMA Awards 2020 Winners: The Complete List

Entertainer of the Year WINNER: Eric Church Luke Combs Miranda Lambert Carrie Underwood Keith Urban   Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert Ashley McBryde WINNER: Maren Morris Kacey Musgraves Carrie Underwood   Male Vocalist of the Year Eric Church WINNER: Luke Combs Thomas Rhett Chris Stapleton Keith Urban   Single of the Year “10,000…

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Lady A Pulls Out of the CMA Awards Due to COVID-19 Exposure.

Lady A dropped out of the 2020 CMA Awards ceremony after a family member tested positive for COVID-19. They released a statement saying, “So far, the three of us continue to test negative, and out of caution and love for everyone involved with the CMAs, we’ve decided to stay home from the awards tonight. We’ll be…

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Thomas Rhett Debuts New Single: “What’s Your Country Song?” {LISTEN}

Thomas Rhett debuted a new single called “What’s Your Country Song.” Thomas says of the song, “I noticed that whether I was in Los Angeles or New York, or Seattle or Nashville, or anywhere in between, I noticed that everybody had some country in them, you know? Whether you live in the city or wherever…

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