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Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

Chattahoochee Tech graduation is June 16

ATLANTA -- Chattahoochee Technical College is gearing up for its spring graduation ceremony.

Approximately 1,200 students will graduate at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 16 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

This year's featured speaker will be Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

WEEKEND EVENTS: Wakeboard Tour, Imagination Movers and Farmer's Markets

MARIETTA, Ga. -- There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Marietta City Council has been approved to add another day onto their weekly Farmer’s Market schedule. In addition to the regularly scheduled market on Saturday mornings, the market will now be open Sundays – rain or shine – from 12:30 until 3:30 p.m. The Farmers Market is located on the Marietta Square.

Tour the Crumby Hall and Gardens and learn about historic preservation in Marietta as a part of Historic Preservation Month. Brumby Hall was built in 1851 by Colonel Arnoldus Brumby and the building was used as a living quarters for doctors from GMI, the hospital, at the time. Brumby Hall is located at 500 Powder Springs Street in Marietta.

 Come out to the MasterCraft ProWakeboard Tour at Dallas Landing in Acworth.

Colliers International to host job fair in Cherokee County

Colliers International to host job fair in Cherokee County

HOLLY SPRINGS, Ga. -- Colliers International, in conjunction with the city of Holly Springs, will host a job fair on Thursday, May 19.

The event will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, Taste of East Cobb and Marietta Plant Sale

WEEKEND EVENTS: BBQ Festival, Taste of East Cobb and Marietta Plant Sale

WOODSTOCK, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

The Woodstock Market and Show will feature an outdoor market and antique show on Saturday, May 7. The show will include antiques, vintage things, arts and crafts, furniture, produce and vendor items. The show was created to have the feel of an “Old World Outdoor Street Market”. The market is located at 9464 Main Street in Woodstock.

This weekend, North Cobb will present their 2nd Annual Smoke on the Lake BBQ Festival. This festival is held by The Rotary Club of North Cobb and the City of Acworth; it’s a non-sanctioned BBQ competition open to anyone who loves to cook. The event will be held on Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7 at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth. This year, the festival will host free concerts.

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

Happy indeed: Half-price Frappuccinos during Starbucks Happy Hour

ATLANTA -- Happy Friday! Celebrate the start of the weekend with a half-price however-you-want-it Frappuccino from Starbucks.

On May 6, participating Starbucks stores will hold the first Frappuccino Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. All flavors and sizes of the popular blended coffee drink are half-price during Happy Hour.

Starbucks is also bringing back two coconut drinks for summer.

The Mocha Coconut Frappuccino is a signature flavor in the chain's Hawaii stores.

Public invited to Cherokee School District meetings

Public invited to Cherokee School District meetings

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga.

11Alive morning team gives teachers 'Our Favorite Things'

11Alive morning team gives teachers 'Our Favorite Things'

ATLANTA -- 11Alive's morning team rolled out the red carpet Monday morning to honor Metro Atlanta's "Class Act" teachers. The 31 men and women were nominated by their peers and students for special recognition for their committment to their classes and students.


On Monday, the 31 educators, their principals and some family and friends joined the 11Alive morning team as a live studio audience.


For a Random Act of Kindness, they all received some of our anchors' favorite things:


From Chesley and Men's Warehouse: a stylish matching tie and pocket square.


From Karyn and Spa Sydell: a gift certificate for much-deserved pampering.