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Dunwoody boy plays tennis with President Obama


WASHINGTON -- A Dunwoody boy played tennis with President Barack Obama.

Harrison Carter, 7, got to swing a rack with President Obama Monday during the White House's annual Easter Egg Roll.

It was all part of this year's theme: "Hop Into Healthy, Swing Into Shape."

More than 30,000 people assembled on the south lawn to join in the festivities.

This was the 138th year of the tradition.

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Andrea Sneiderman tentatively granted parole in June


DECATUR, Ga. -- Georgia's State Board of Pardons and Paroles has decided to extend Andrea Sneiderman's parole eligibility another 2 months. She was eligible for consideration April 22, after serving one-third of her sentence. The board ruled today that Sneiderman be granted a tentative parole month of June.

Sneiderman is serving a 5-year prison sentence. She was convicted on perjury charges after being accused of lying to investigators about the death of her husband. Rusty Sneiderman was shot outside of a Dunwoody daycare in November 2010.

Sneiderman's former boss, Hemy Neuman, is serving a life sentence after being found guilty but insane in the death of Rusty Sneiderman. Investigators allege that Sneiderman was having an affair with Neuman and lied during his murder trial about their relationship. Andrea Sneiderman has denied romantic involvement with Neuman.

DeKalb schools among best in Georgia

DeKalb schools among best in Georgia

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- A number of DeKalb County public schools fared very well on this year's College & Career Ready Performance Index.

The rankings, made public Monday, revealed that DeKalb Early College Academy is the highest performing high school in Georgia, and the DeKalb School of the Arts is among the state's top five high schools. DeKalb County School District is Georgia's only district to have two high schools in the top five.

Three DeKalb elementary schools -- Austin, Kittredge and Wadsworth -- are among Georgia's top 25 elementary schools, according to the index.

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

Shane's Rib Shack to celebrate summer with free ribs

(WXIA) -- Few foods say "summer" like baby back ribs, and Shane's Rib Shack wants to celebrate the change in seasons with free summertime food.

On Saturday, May 17, participating Shane's Rib Shack locations will give away a free half-rack of baby back ribs and a 20-ounce drink to the first 100 customers. The lucky diners will also receive rib giveaway T-shirts.

"Our fifth annual rib giveaway provides us the opportunity to say thank you to all of our loyal customers and fans who have made Shane's Rib Shack what it is today," chain founder and president Shane Thompson said in a release.

Shane's Rib Shack opened its first location 12 years ago in McDonough and now has 70 restaurants in 12 states.

Visit shanesribshack.com for more information.

Weekend roadwork lessens for Easter weekend

Weekend roadwork lessens for Easter weekend

(WXIA) -- Only one major daytime closure will affect drivers on Atlanta's highways this weekend.

The leftmost lane on I-285 north will be closed between I-20 and Ga. 400 on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Crews must close the lane to remove a barrier wall.

"With only that one closure on I-285, everyone should have an easier time getting to their destination," Georgia Department of Transportation District Construction Engineer Shun Pringle said in a statement.

Nighttime closures will still occur in a handful of locations.

Three right lanes of I-20 west between Wesley Chapel and Candler roads will be closed for striping every night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Two left lanes of I-285 north between I-20 and Peachtree Dunwoody Road will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Crews will work to replace a barrier wall in that location.

Other scheduled closures for sweeping, drain cleaning and slab replacement include:

Dunwoody armed robbery suspect arrested at Greenbriar Mall

Dunwoody armed robbery suspect arrested at Greenbriar Mall


DUNWOODY, Ga. -- A man accused of robbing at least two victims was arrested Monday at Greenbriar Mall.

Marquez Hodge, 21, was taken into custody by Atlanta Police.

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Dunwoody Police believe Hodge is one of three suspects accused of robbing a woman at gunpoint Sunday night at the Chateau at Dunwoody apartment complex on Tilly Mil Road. The victim's purse and car were taken, according to Dunwoody Police Officer Tim Fecht

Hodge is also accused of a Sunday evening carjacking in Sandy Springs. Fecht said police found two handguns and stolen items from both robberies in Hodge's possession when he was arrested.

Homeowners question proposed treatment center


Dunwoody, GA-- The Dunwoody Homeowners Association is now joining the growing number of those questioning a proposed treatment center for girls battling eating disorders.

Neighbors who live on and around Manget Way say there are plans to turn a recently sold $1.2 million home into a treatment center for girls battling eating disorders. They've hired an attorney, Linda Dunlavy, to look into the company behind the project and delve into zoning laws.

"Those children would be receiving medical and psychological treatment in this home. They would not be leaving for any of those services. That's way more than a treatment center, that's a medically facility. It has no business being in a neighborhood," said Dunlavy.