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Atlanta Heights Charter School holds admissions lottery tonight

Atlanta Heights Charter School holds admissions lottery tonight

ATLANTA - 125 children have applied for 80 available Kindergarten seats in the K-7 public charter school, Atlanta Heights Charter.  There are NO seats available in grades 1-3 or in grades 6 and 7.   In compliance with lottery guidelines, this is a live electronic drawing infront of the public and to be independently monitored. 

More than 230 parents and several board members are expected to attend.  

National Black Arts Festival holds Art + Fashion event w/ Zac Posen on 3/15

National Black Arts Festival holds Art + Fashion event w/ Zac Posen on 3/15


NBAF, presenters of the National Black Arts Festival, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the celebration of the arts of the African Diaspora and Neiman Marcus, premiere retailer of high-end luxury merchandise, are excited to announce Zac Posen as the Guest of Honor for the extraordinary sixth annual charitable event and fashion show on Thursday, March 15, 2012, at Neiman Marcus in Lenox Square from 6 until 9 in the evening.

As one of today’s most talked about and sought-after designers, Posen continues to be a New York Fashion Week and Red Carpet favorite. His collections are found in top retailers all over the world including, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Harvey Nichols, Holt Renfrew and Vakko. “We are simply elated to have Zac Posen attend this year’s event. To have one of the most coveted names in fashion attend our Fine Art + Fashion is exciting to say the least,” shares Su Longman, event Co-Chair.

Cee Lo to perform for President Obama in Friday's fundraiser at Tyler Perry's Studio

Cee Lo to perform for President Obama in Friday's fundraiser at Tyler Perry's Studio

ATLANTA --  According to the Sunlight Foundation's website, NBC's "The Voice" and Atlanta native, Cee Lo Green will be in town later this week to perform for President Obama during a fundraiser event at Tyler Perry's Studio near College Park.

Here are the details from Party Time:

Obama hopes to Cee 'mo Green

On the heels of news that President Obama has held or hosted more fundraisers than any president since Jimmy Carter, he's getting ready for another one that will be hard to forget.

SW ATLANTA | Shooting victims drive themselves to help

ATLANTA -- One man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting in southwest Atlanta.

The shooting happened some time before 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Police said, after being shot, the two men drove to a service station on Sylvan Road to get help. One of the men died at the scene. The other victim was rushed to Grady Hospital in critical condition.

No arrests have been made.

The location of the shooting is not known.

Atlanta Weather | 6:45 Radar Update

Atlanta Weather | 6:45 Radar Update

The storms that fired up just north of the metro area earlier that dropped some small hail in Buckhead and Decatur is moving SE at around 25mph... There are still some pockets of small hail in this storm as it heads towards Rockdale county. Nothing is severe.


Atlanta Weather | Here Come the 80's!!

Atlanta Weather | Here Come the 80's!!

Well, we thought it was warm this winter just wait for this week as we are going to be heading into the 80's big time!! Seriously, we are going to be a good 15 degrees above the normal all week long!

Short Term

The gorgeous weather we have had in place all day will remain tonight as well. There will be a stray shower or two mainly south of the metro area through the evening hours, then skies will go to mostly cloudy. Temps this evening will remain in the lower 70's through around 8pm then slowly fall off into the upper 50's overnight. Tomorrow morning will start mostly cloudy with temps in the upper 50's with a light breeze from the SW. 

Mid Range

Publix recalls beef stew mix

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- According to the Food & Drug Administration, Publix is recalling packets of Publix Beef Stew Mix because it may contain milk not listed on the label.

People who are allergic to dairy products may run the risk of an allergic reaction to this product.

The 1.45 ounce containers have a UPC code of 41415-03608, and a date code of BEST BY DEC 09 13 H. The product was distributed in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Tennessee and South Carolina.

The product can be returned to their local Publix store for a full refund.

Any questions can be directed to the Publix consumer relations department at 1-800-242-1227.