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Scotty McCreery to perform after Braves game

Scotty McCreery to perform after Braves game

ATLANTA -- Scotty McCreery will give a free postgame concert at Turner Field after the Braves-Nationals game on Saturday, May 26.

McCreery, who took the crown during the 2011 season of "American Idol," is a native of Braves Country -- he lives in Garner, N.C. His debut single, "I Love You This Big," was the highest debuting single on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart since 1990, opening at No. 32.

McCreery's first album, Clear as Day, was certified Platinum in January. He will battle two fellow artists to win New Artist of the Year at the Academy of Country Music Awards on Apr. 1.

To buy tickets to the Braves-Nationals game, visit braves.com/tickets.

Upcoming races, from 5Ks to triathlons

Upcoming races, from 5Ks to triathlons

ATLANTA -- The winners of the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race participant lottery were announced Monday.

If you weren't chosen, you still have plenty of other opportunities to run, jog, walk and enjoy a race day in the next few months.

Cook Elementary students learn how veggies and fruits can make them Strong4Life

Cook Elementary students learn how veggies and fruits can make them Strong4Life

 

ATLANTA --  Today, Monday, March 26 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, students at Cook Elementary School will receive a Strong4Life passport, and each time they try a new fruit or veggie, they will receive a Strong4Life stamp in their passport. Students will also receive Strong4Life healthy tips and recipes to take home. 

 

Workforce Investment Act Board to Meet Thursday, March 29

Workforce Investment Act Board to Meet Thursday, March 29

 

The Fulton County Workforce Preparation and Employment System –Workforce Investment Act Board (FCWPES-WIA) will meet Thursday, March 29, 2012, beginning at 9:30 A.M.  The meeting will be held in the sixth floor conference room of the Central Fulton Library, One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, Georgia 30303.

The FCWPES-WIA Board oversees activities related to providing an environment that supports a skilled and trained workforce and to creating innovative programs that serve the changing needs of employers and the business community.

WIA helps Georgia move toward a comprehensive, customer-focused workforce investment system where Job Seeker and Employer customers alike can access a wide range of workforce-related tools and information they need to manage their work activities. Services are provided through a network of One-Stop Centers statewide.

Fulton County Youth Commission Wants Future Leaders

Fulton County Youth Commission Wants Future Leaders

2012 Recruitment Underway

Mattie's Call cancelled for missing 73-year-old

ATLANTA -- According to police, 73-year-old man Clinton Jones Sr. has returned home safely. 

Jones, who suffers from dementia went missing on Wednesday night.

He is described as 5 feet 9 inches tall, 210 pounds with grey hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a blue shirt, blue jeans and white sneakers when he disappeared.

Jones was believed to be driving a 2006 Bronze Chevy Impala with Georgia tag BIX4518.

AJC Peachtree Road Race registration ends Thursday

ATLANTA -- Thursday is the last day to register online for a chance to run the 2012 AJC Peachtree Road Race.

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Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. Thursday.

Visit ajc.com/peachtree to enter the runners' lottery. Entrants will find other whether they were selected on Monday, Mar. 26.