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Fresh-cut Christmas trees for sale at Pike Nurseries

Fresh-cut Christmas trees for sale at Pike Nurseries

DULUTH, Ga. -- Fresh Christmas trees have arrived at Pike Nurseries, and they're being sold for a great price.

The Duluth-based chain of nurseries is offering seven-foot, hand-cut Christmas trees from North Carolina for only $29.99. The trees were carefully carried, not dragged, out of their forests.

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Pike Nurseries is also offering a special Yuletide package -- a Fraser Fir tree, 24-inch mixed wreath and two poinsettias for $59.99.

Pike Nurseries locations include:

Acworth
* 3602 Cobb Parkway

Alpharetta
* 2955 Holcomb Bridge Road

Allstate to sponsor document shredding event

Allstate to sponsor document shredding event

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- The Alpharetta-based Deborah Daniel Allstate Insurance Agency has partnered with Shredderman Document Destruction Service to hold a shredding day for residents.

Anyone who has personal or business documents to shred is invited to come to the agency office from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

Allstate representatives will be on hand to answer questions about protection against identity theft.

The Deborah Daniel Allstate Insurance Agency is located at 1020 Cambridge Square, Suite B in Alpharetta.

DEALCHICKEN: $45 for $90 at Pat Alessi Hair Services

DEALCHICKEN: $45 for $90 at Pat Alessi Hair Services

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Spruce yourself up before the holidays with Monday's beautifying DealChicken Atlanta deal.

For one day only, DealChicken members can treat themselves to half-price highlights or lowlights from Pat Alessi Hair Services -- a $90 value for only $45. For a somewhat smoother experience, Pat is also offering a global keratin taming treatment, which leaves hair feeling silky for weeks afterward. This $330 service is a mere $89 for DealChicken subscribers only.

A former fixture of Roswell's Salon 1580, Pat now sees her clients at the new Solera Salon and Spa at 1655 Mansell Road in Alpharetta.

Learn more about Pat and her business at www.patalessihair.com.

It's not too late to help Operation Christmas Child

It's not too late to help Operation Christmas Child

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- Every year, Operation Christmas Child delivers shoe boxes full of toys, candy and other goodies to deserving children across the world.

The charity, which is sponsored by Samaritan's Purse, is accepting shoe box donations through Saturday, Dec. 10. They can be dropped off at 665 Raco Drive NW, Suite C in Lawrenceville or mailed to Operation Christmas Child Headquarters at 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607. Learn how to pack a shoe box for OCC.

Boxes can also be built online -- click here to give $35 and customize a box for a child in need.

Operation Christmas Child's Southeast regional office is located at 5755 North Point Parkway, Suite 66 in Alpharetta.

Where can I buy a Christmas tree near Lake Lanier?

Where can I buy a Christmas tree near Lake Lanier?

ATLANTA -- The Christmas shopping and decorating season is in full swing, and many Metro Atlanta families have begun searching for the perfect Christmas tree.


So where's the best place to find a live tree near Lake Lanier?


CommunityWalk Map - Where to buy a Christmas tree near Lake Lanier

Disney Stores to offer great Black Friday deals

Disney Stores to offer great Black Friday deals

ATLANTA -- Metro Atlanta Disney Stores are celebrating Black Friday (or "Magical Friday," as it's called in the Most Magical Place on Earth) with incredible deals on the season's hottest products.

Stores will open at midnight on Friday, Nov. 25, which is when all items, even previously discounted ones, will be 20 percent off. Certain toys, gifts and stocking stuffers will fall under $10, $15 and $20 price points.

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Some of the $10 steals include action figures from Cars 2 and Disney figurines. A mere $15 can score parents Disney sleep sets for their children, while $20 buys Cars 2 remote control cars and talking Toy Story action figures.

Ann Taylor offering 40 percent off purchases

Ann Taylor offering 40 percent off purchases

ATLANTA -- In honor of Black Friday and the upcoming holidays, five Metro Atlanta Ann Taylor stores will begin offering 40 percent off all purchases on Monday, Nov. 21.

Additionally, the stores will open at midnight on Friday, Nov. 25 to give customers a leg up on their Christmas shopping. More great deals will be found on Black Friday; the 40 percent off promotion is good both in stores and online.

Participating Ann Taylor locations include:

Alpharetta
* North Point Mall, 1180 North Point Circle

Atlanta
* Lenox Square, 3933 Peachtree Road, Buckhead

Buford
* Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive

Dunwoody
* Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody Road

Peachtree City
* The Avenue, 239 City Circle

For more information, visit www.anntaylor.com.