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DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

DEALCHICKEN: $49 for $149 at ATA Martial Arts

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Get in shape and learn self-defense with this weekend's fantastic DealChicken Atlanta deal.

Through Sunday night, DealChicken members can take advantage of 10 classes at ATA Martial Arts. Choose from Krav Maga classes for adults or Karate for Kids; either way, pay only $49 for a package valued at $149.

The deal gets even sweeter with 50 percent off basic karate gear for DealChicken members.

This offer expires on May 13, 2012. ATA Martial Arts has 21 locations throughout Metro Atlanta:

* 3450 Cobb Parkway NW, Suite 190

* 5354 McGinnis Ferry Road, Suite 212
* 8465 Holcomb Bridge Road, Suite 530

* 1011 Tower Place

Save 50% off 10 Free Plays at My Gym Children's Fitness Center - Buckhead ($70 value)

Save 50% off 10 Free Plays at My Gym Children's Fitness Center - Buckhead ($70 value)

Get your kids out of the house and into some fitness fun! CLICK HERE TO SAVE 50% OFF 10 Visits for Drop In Free Play at My Gym – Buckhead ($70 value) No enrollment or reservations necessary!


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Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon

Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon


Expect road closures on Sunday as runners discover Atlanta one mile at a time at the Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 30, 2011. The 26.2 mile urban course starts and finishes at Atlantic Station taking participants on a tour of Atlanta past well-known Atlanta sites and neighborhoods such as Georgia Tech, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field, Grant Park, Oakland Cemetery, Martin Luther King Center, Piedmont Park, Buckhead and the famous Peachtree Road.

Below are some important resources for spectators and residents / businesses located along the course.

LOCAL PROFILE: NFL Linebacker Rennie Curran

LILBURN -- Former Brookwood High School football standout, Rennie Curran is patiently waiting for a new jersey. Over the past two years, Curran went from the University of Georgia to LP Field in Nashville and now he's back at home.

 Curran was released shortly after this year's NFL pre-season, despite leading the team in tackles during the pre-season. 

Since being cut, Curran has been training at Catalyst and other gyms to ensure that when he does get a call, he wont miss a step. Curran is pretty confident he'll be wearing someone's jersey soon.    

North Fulton Chamber to host annual golf tournament

North Fulton Chamber to host annual golf tournament

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce will host its annual golf tournament on Monday, Oct. 3 at the Alpharetta Athletic Club.

In addition to being one of the Chamber's biggest fundraiser, this event is among North Fulton's premier tournaments.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to register for the tournament, visit the Chamber's website or call 770-993-8806 ext. 306.

Alpharetta Athletic Club is located 3430 Highway 9.

Roswell 5th Grade White Hornets Sting Alpharetta Eagles

Roswell 5th Grade White Hornets Sting Alpharetta Eagles

 Saturday was a perfect day for football; with little wind and blue skies Roswell’s White Hornets took the field against Alpharetta’s Green Eagles, winning 28-7.

The hard hitting game yielded yet another win for the White Hornets fifth grade football team, which is expected to go all the way this year.

So far, in four games, the White Hornets have averaged 235 yards and 4 touch downs per game while holding their opponents to just one once touchdown each.

During this Saturday's game, Roswell’s Sam Antona - a first time player - blocked a punt against the Eagles. Antona work ethic and contribution has earn him the starting defensive end position.

Even though it’s his first year, Sam’s contribution has been substantial and his continual improvement has exemplified the White Hornets motto: Day by Day – Better and Better.


Top Tour Money Winners Help Make Big Moment

Top Tour Money Winners Help Make Big Moment

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. - Luke Donald and Charles Howell III are in the running for prize money running into the millions at the Tour Championship Presented by Coca Cola this week.

But before they hit the ball at Eastlake, they were a big hit earlier in the week with a young player just beginning competitive golf.  Donald, ranked number one in the world, and Howell were both in town a bit early for an outing on behalf of their club sponsor Mizuno. 

But they also took the time to share some thoughts with 12 year old Manny Wignall.  The young Atlantan just took up the game about a year ago. Mizuno and 11 Alive arranged to surprise Manny with a new set of clubs as a Random Act of Kindness.