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Print out your Cold Weather Checklist

11:46 PM, Jan 23, 2014

Metro Atlanta is headed for the coldest temperatures in the region since 1985. 11Alive has gathered information from experts in our area to help you with last minute preparations. PRINT the list off and check them off tonight!

Billing and interest rates top credit card complaints

7:18 PM, Jan 14, 2014

If you have a credit card with Capital One, Citibank, Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase or GE Capital Retail, chances are you may have had a problem with them.

Fighting the Flu: Answering your questions

9:00 PM, Jan 10, 2014

Flu deaths in Georgia have more than doubled to 19 as of January 4. 11Alive's Jon Shirek and Bill Liss take a look at the situation here and answer your questions.

Help Desk: Property protection in wintry weather

6:26 PM, Jan 2, 2014

The New Year is off to a chilly start and the coldest air in four years expected to make its way to North Georgia by the end of the week. Freezing temperatures bring the potential for household and property damages.

Help Desk: MARTA Job Fair on January 4

5:15 PM, Dec 30, 2013

Have you been searching for a full-time job? The New Year could bring you a new career at MARTA. On Saturday, January 4, MARTA will host a job fair to hire full-time bus operators.

Air travel changes coming in 2014

11:24 PM, Dec 20, 2013

Friday night kicks off the busy Christmas/New Year's holiday travel season, and passengers passing through the world's busiest airport should allow for extra time, both in getting to the airport, as well as for getting through security.

Help Desk: Arrive on time this holiday season

5:58 PM, Dec 20, 2013

The holiday season is upon us and that means many metro-Atlanta residents will be hitting the road, or having to contend with those visiting from out of town. The 11Alive Help Desk wants travelers to arrive safely and on time.

Help Desk: 'Tis the season to be scammed

6:13 PM, Dec 19, 2013

The Grinch isn't the only one stealing Christmas this year, scammers are in on it too. The Help Desk wants you to know the major holiday scams to avoid this year. 

Help Desk steps in after football star home ransacked

8:18 PM, Dec 16, 2013

It was a big night at the Georgia Dome for Griffin High School's Jacquez Parks. Parks is the quarterback of the Griffin High School football team.

Help Desk: Foster Mom overwhelmed with donations

11:31 PM, Dec 4, 2013

Being a foster parent and providing tender loving care around-the-clock is enough of a responsibility -- imagine adding a lot more to it. Well, one foster mom, Misty Barry, is doing just that.

Help Desk: Volunteer your time this holiday season

6:40 PM, Nov 18, 2013

The season for giving is ramping up and the 11Alive Help Desk found many Atlanta-area organizations searching for a lending hand.

Atlanta Job Fair spotlights "Hiring our Heroes"

7:42 PM, Nov 14, 2013

With 44,000 Georgia troops currently out of work, that's an unemployment rate nearing 11%, job fairs and the Internet hold the key to getting our Heroes back into the workplace. On the front lines are "Hiring our Heroes" job fairs.

Puddles is Atlanta's sad clown with a golden voice

A 7-foot clown walks into a circus-themed corn dog restaurant and is mostly ignored. They don't know what's about to happen. I do. 

8:42 PM, Nov 26, 2013

Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta

We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Farmers Markets in Metro Atlanta for foodies, organic food enthusiasts and people looking for something to do.

7:59 AM, Apr 16, 2011

Could using bug repellent be worse than getting bug bites?

With bug-biting season in full swing, there's good reason to be bugged by insect repellent.

8:41 AM, Aug 14, 2013

Donna Lowry

Donna Lowry is the state of Georgia's only full time Education Reporter. She created both the CLASSNOTES and award-winning CLASS ACT segments that are regular features on 11Alive News.

10:46 AM, Dec 4, 2013

Atlanta Arab Festival

Bring the family to the 9th annual Atlanta Arab Festival.

1:14 PM, Apr 24, 2014

Ga.'s largest movie studio could open by summer

A development being built along Interstate 85 will soon be the fourth largest movie studio lot in the nation.

8:34 AM, Jan 10, 2014

Dumb and Dumber sequel rolls through Marietta

Hundreds of fans came out to Marietta Square Monday to stargaze, and they weren't disappointed. Dumb and Dumber's two stars shot scenes right in front of their fans.  

6:26 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Sinkhole swallows 8 classic cars at National Corvette Museum

A 40-foot sink hole at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY, swallowed eight of the sports cars on display inside the facility's iconic Sky Dome Wednesday morning, said executive director Wendell Strode.

5:40 PM, Feb 12, 2014

AquaGuard Foundation Solutions

It's only April but so far this year we've endured just about everything mother nature has to give.

1:08 PM, Apr 21, 2014

Paulding school officials investigate social media threats

Officials are investigating reports of threats involving East Paulding High School that were posted on social media Tuesday night.  The school system says it has idenfied four students involved. No weapons were found on campus and the school was never on lockdown.

11:33 PM, Mar 13, 2013

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