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Atlanta-area Simon Malls Raise Over $100,000 for Simon Youth Foundation Educational Initiatives

Atlanta-area Simon Malls Raise Over $100,000 for Simon Youth Foundation Educational Initiatives

 

Atlanta-area Simon Malls Raise More Than $100,000 for Simon Youth Foundation in Annual Bowling for Education Event

Generous donations from J.J. Morley, Dixie Electric, Cannon Roofing and others help raise funds to support students’ continuing public education

 

Someone in Georgia could become a millionaire

Someone in Georgia could become a millionaire

ATLANTA -- Saturday's Powerball drawing could net one person an estimated $105 million.

Powerball tickets are $1 each.

Winners receive two payment options -- a cash option of about $65 million or the jackpot paid over 29 years in 30 graduated payments.

The largest Powerball jackpot in history was $365 million, paid to a Nebraska winner on Feb. 18, 2006.

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Giving blood is scary at Six Flags Fright Fest

Giving blood is scary at Six Flags Fright Fest

AUSTELL, Ga. -- What's even more terrifying than Six Flags Over Georgia's Fright Fest? A blood shortage -- something that Metro Atlanta is facing.

Now, the Southeast's largest regional theme park has teamed up with LifeSouth Community Blood Centers and will offer free admission to anyone who gives blood during a drive on Thursday, Oct. 13.

To receive a free Six Flags ticket, make a reservation on LifeSouth's website, linked above.

Dunwoody Hallmark reopens

Dunwoody Hallmark reopens

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Nancy's Hallmark Shop has returned to Dunwoody.

The Dunwoody Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 30. Nancy's was packed with customers who were eager to welcome the store back to town.

"Businesses such as Nancy's are an important cog in the wheel for Dunwoody," Mayor Pro-Tem Denny Shortal said.

Prakash Morjaria, owner of the shop, agreed.

"Come shop!" Morjaria said. "We appreciate everyone and the support they are showing us. I know Dunwoody is the right city for us and I look forward to meeting my customers and expanding."

Nancy's is located at 4494 Chamblee Dunwoody Road. For more information, visit www.hallmark.com.

Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

Coca-Cola Freestyle coming to Five Guys

ATLANTA -- Five Guys has become the largest restaurant chain to sign up for the Coca-Cola Freestyle dispenser system.

The burger chain will begin installing two Coca-Cola Freestyle fountains in all company-owned restaurant locations across the country next month.

Five Guys has about 875 restaurants across the United States and Canada. It began testing Coke's Freestyle system in the Atlanta market, home to 24 of its restaurant locations, in 2010.

The touch screen-operated Freestyle lets consumers create their own personal and customized drinks, dispensing more than 100 sparkling and still beverage brands from one machine.

Firehouse Subs also recently adopted the Freestyle for its restaurants.

That's a "lotto" dough: Mega Millions surpasses $100 million

That's a "lotto" dough: Mega Millions surpasses $100 million

ATLANTA -- Georgia Lottery players have the opportunity to collect a hefty prize from Friday's Mega Millions drawing.

It only takes $1 to try for an estimated $113 million jackpot, which will go to a single annuity winner.

Any lucky Mega Millions player who matches all five white ball numbers and the Mega Ball number could win about $4.3 million for 26 years or a single payment of approximately $82 million.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions benefit education in the state.

Tim Gunn to bring his sense of style to Perimeter Mall

Tim Gunn to bring his sense of style to Perimeter Mall

DUNWOODY, Ga. -- Fans of "Project Runway" and its fashion-forward host, Tim Gunn, now have a chance to work the runway in a fashion show hosted by the man himself.

On Thursday, Nov. 10, Lucky Brand representatives will be at Perimeter Mall in Dunwoody, searching for locals to participate in the "Lucky You Runway Contest." Candidates will work with sales associates at the mall's Lucky Brand store to find the perfect outfit and be photographed for consideration for the show. Men and women of all sizes will be considered.

The casting call will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The runway show itself will be on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 1 p.m. in the lower level of the mall's Dillard's wing.

Gunn will host the show and then speak to mall guests about the importance of style, proportion and fit.