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Kohl's donates $200,000 to tornado relief efforts

Kohl's donates $200,000 to tornado relief efforts

ATLANTA -- Kohl's Department Stores has announced a $200,000 cash donation in response to severe weather and tornadoes that caused widespread damage across the Midwest and Southeast.

The money will go to the American Red Cross, which is delivering much-needed emergency assistance throughout the affected areas.

"The destruction caused by the most recent severe weather in the Midwest and Southern regions is devastating and our thoughts are with those affected," said Julie Gardner, Kohl's executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "At such a difficult time, we are grateful to be in a position to give this financial donation to aid in the relief and rebuilding efforts.

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.

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Nominate an Outstanding Kid for Kohl's Cares Scholarship

Nominate an Outstanding Kid for Kohl's Cares Scholarship

ATLANTA -- Every year, the Kohl's Corporation make an effort to recognize young people who give their time and talent to help others.

The Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program rewards volunteers ages six to 18 who work hard to invest in the futures of their communities.

This year, the company plans to honor more than 2,100 kids nationwide on the store, regional and national levels.

Several Metro Atlanta Kohl's locations are participating, including:

* Acworth (3354 Cobb Parkway, 30101)

* Austell (1825 East-West Connector SW, 30106)

* Canton (2034 Cumming Highway, 30114)

* Cartersville (600 East Main Street, 30120)

* Douglasville (2989 Chap

Mail Service Improves for North Georgia

Mail Service Improves for North Georgia

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Postal Service reports that nearly 100% of North Georgia residents received their mail over the past several days.

This is in spite of some of the most challenging weather conditions to impact the region in over a decade.

"Thanks to the many hardworking and dedicated employees, and with some cooperation from the weather, we were able to make more than 99% of all deliveries in ZIP Codes 300, 301, 302, 303, 305 and 306 over the past several days," said Atlanta district manager Kate F. Wiley. "There are some isolated areas where ice has not melted sufficiently to make it safe for delivery employees, so we have not been able to reach everyone. However, those locations are very few, and that situation is improving each day."

Wiley says to help get delivery options back on track, Postal personnel are making deliveries throughout Metro Atlanta on Monday, Jan.