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DeKalb spring sports registration opens

DeKalb spring sports registration opens

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Registration for one adult and two youth sports in DeKalb County is now open.

Youth Soccer

Soccer is for children ages 4-14. The season includes eight games. Registration ranges in price from $45 to $85 per child and closes Monday, Feb. 16.

DeKalb County Interim CEO Lee May said the county's soccer program is designed to instill skill development, fitness and team training drills.

Sign up at any DeKalb recreation center or dekalbcountyga.gov.

Adult Softball

DeKalb County offers both men's and co-ed softball leagues. The season begins in March and includes 10 regular games. Registration closes Monday, Feb. 23.

The cost is $420 per team. An additional $20 will be added for each non-DeKalb County resident.

Police say Gayla Walker acted erratically before being struck

DUNWOODY, GA (WXIA) -- Just a little over an hour before Gayla Joyce Walker was struck and killed on I-285 on January 22, police say she was at an Exxon Gas station on Ashford Dunwoody Road near Perimeter Mall.


The manager called police at 5:08 a.m. saying Walker was acting erratically inside the adjacent convenience store. "She made some statements someone had stolen her money and passport but the officer found no factual basis," said Dunwoody Police Spokesman Tim Fecht.

Andrea Sneiderman wants a new trial

Andrea Sneiderman wants a new trial

ATLANTA -- Andrea Sneiderman's attorneys filed a motion for a new trial just two days after lawyers for her husband's killer argued before the Georgia Supreme Court for a new trial in his case.

Weekend roadwork: Sign structure and bridge repairs

Weekend roadwork: Sign structure and bridge repairs

(WXIA) -- Drivers in the Atlanta area are asked to avoid the southwest side of Interstate 285 this weekend, as construction crews will complete road projects in the area.

Weekend roadwork will take place on several other stretches of highway and interstate throughout metro Atlanta as well. The rainy weather may delay some projects.

Planned work includes:

Coweta County
* 1 northbound lane of I-85 will be closed between two miles north of Highway 34 and McCollum-Sharpsburg Road from 8 a.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sweeping.

$5 Blueberry Crunchcakes at J. Christopher's

$5 Blueberry Crunchcakes at J. Christopher's

(WXIA) -- Wednesday, Jan. 28 is National Blueberry Pancake Day. All Atlanta-area J. Christopher's restaurants will celebrate the beloved holiday with a special on the chain's signature Blueberry Crunchcakes.

From Jan. 26-30, J. Christopher's will offer a short stack of Blueberry Crunchcakes for only $5.

Blueberry Crunchcakes are blueberry pancakes topped with fortified granola and more blueberries.

Visit jchristophers.com to find a location.

Georgia's Supreme Court to hear Neuman appeal Tuesday

ATLANTA (WXIA) – On Tuesday, the Georgia Supreme Court will consider whether convicted killer Hemy Neuman should get a new trial.


Neuman is the former GE executive who shot and killed Rusty Sneiderman outside a Dunwoody daycare in November 2010.

The prosecution made Sniederman's widow Andrea and her testimony a huge part of their case against Neuman, saying the two were having an affair.

That was something even Neuman's lawyers conceded to -- saying she drove Neuman to a point that he couldn't distinguish right from wrong.

The weekend roadwork is spreading

The weekend roadwork is spreading

(WXIA) -- As 2015 rolls on, Georgia Department of Transportation crews will roll too -- to sites across metro Atlanta, where they will work on weekend road projects. (At least it will be sunny!)

This weekend, drivers are encouraged to avoid travel on the west side of Interstate 20 and the east side of I-285, if possible. Delays and lane closures are expected in both areas. All work is weather permitting.

Some of the scheduled projects include:

Cobb County
* 2 eastbound lanes of I-285 will be closed at I-75 Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. for bridge joint repairs.

DeKalb/Fulton counties
* 3 northbound lanes of I-285 will be closed between I-20 and Ga. 400 from 7 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for sign structure work.