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Delta Community Credit Union sponsors financial literacy program

Delta Community Credit Union sponsors financial literacy program

(WXIA) -- For the second year in a row, Delta Community Credit Union will sponsor the brass | Media Student Program, which brings financial literacy skills to classrooms across metro Atlanta.

Teachers can register for the program at studentprogram.com. Atlanta-based Delta Community's partnership with the Student Program has helped it reach more than 200,000 students in 159 schools.

One local educator -- Michael Young, a Career & Technical Education teacher at Collins Hill High School in Gwinnett County -- was the 3,000th teacher nationwide to sign up for the program. He said it has strengthened his students' understanding of money and possible career paths, and has helped them prepare for college.

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Krispy Kreme coffee now available in K-Cups

Krispy Kreme coffee now available in K-Cups

(WXIA) -- Krispy Kreme coffee isn't just for the doughnut shop anymore.

The company announced Monday it is now selling its signature Smooth and Decaf blends in K-Cup packs for Keurig coffee brewers.

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"We are delighted to partner with Keurig to deliver the great taste of Krispy Kreme coffee to our fans in fresh and convenient K-Cup packs," Krispy Kreme Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer Dwayne Chambers said in a statement.

The 12- and 24-count K-cup packs can be bought at Krispy Kreme locations, participating grocery stores and keurig.com.

Aimee Copeland to inspire Cobb executive women


MARIETTA, Ga. -- Aimee Copeland will raise money for her charity and inspire others as a guest of Cobb Executive Women on Tuesday, August 19 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Mansour Center on Roswell Road.

The eventis open to the Cobb County business community. Online registration has closed, but you can register at the door.

Missing Cobb woman found

Missing Cobb woman found

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- A missing Cobb County has been found.

Cobb County Police said 65-year-old Janice Kay Whitted left her home in the 3200 block of Pete Shaw Road in Marietta on Thursday.

Family members said they believed Whitted was on her way to Town Center Mall in nearby Kennesaw. However, her credit card was physically used as a gas station in Monticello, Ky., at 4 p.m. She then called some loved ones from Crossville, Tenn., east of Knoxville, shortly before 9 p.m.

A Mattie's Call for Whitted was issued Thursday night. It was canceled Friday but details about her reappearance, including how she ended up in Tennessee, were not immediately available.

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GDOT: Avoid I-285 this weekend

GDOT: Avoid I-285 this weekend

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Transportation has a strong word of warning for Atlanta-area drivers this weekend: avoid the Perimeter.

Crews will work on several I-285 projects, causing lane closures and heavy delays. Motorists are encouraged to take alternate routes where possible.

Some of the scheduled Perimeter work includes:

* 2 northbound right lanes will be closed between South Atlanta and Paces Ferry roads from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday for concrete slab replacement and interchange construction

* 2 southbound outside lanes will be closed between Washington Road and Old National Highway from 9 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Saturday for bridge joint repairs

* 3 southbound left lanes near Flat Shoals Road will be closed Saturday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. for paving

Work will continue in other parts of metro Atlanta as well.

Cobb Chamber mentoring program accepting applications

Cobb Chamber mentoring program accepting applications

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- The Cobb County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its Next Generation Mentoring Program.

The program is designed to build relationships between current and future business leaders in the county. Mentors will provide professionals in their 20's and 30's with the skills they need to grow their careers and achieve their business goals.

Applications must be submitted no later than Tuesday, Sept. 2.

More information, including an application link and a list of participating mentors, can be found at cobbchamber.org.

Bicyclist hit by car on Cobb Parkway

Bicyclist hit by car on Cobb Parkway

COBB COUNTY, Ga. -- A cyclist was hit and injured by a car in Cobb County Wednesday morning.

It happened at around 6:30 a.m. on Cobb Parkway near Franklin Road, in the southbound lanes.

Marietta Police Officer David Auld said the victim, 22-year-old Dorian Robert Stevens, was trying to cross Cobb Parkway on his bicycle when he crossed into the path of an Infiniti FX35.

Stevens was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital in serious but stable condition. The Infiniti driver, 54-year-old Patrice Jeter, was in stable condition after the crash, and was taken to the same hospital for observation.

Southbound lanes of Cobb Parkway were closed at the scene as crews investigated the crash. The road has since reopened.

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