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Krispy Kreme offering a second dozen donuts for 76¢

Krispy Kreme offering a second dozen donuts for 76¢

(WXIA) -- In honor of its 76th birthday, Krispy Kreme is offering a second dozen glazed donuts for 76¢ to customers who purchase a dozen at regular price.

The offer is good on Saturday, July 13 at all Krispy Kreme locations in Georgia. No coupon is required.

"When you hear people talk about having a 'Krispy Kreme,' they are most often referring to our signature treat -- the original glazed donut," Krispy Kreme chief marketing officer Dwayne Chambers said in a statement. "We're excited to celebrate 76 years of sharing delicious treats and creating fond memories by giving our fans an opportunity to try and share the donut that has become famous worldwide."

Find your nearest Krispy Kreme at krispykreme.com.

9 Kroger employees to compete in 'Bag-Off'

9 Kroger employees to compete in 'Bag-Off'

SUGAR HILL, Ga. -- Nine Kroger employees from across Georgia are gearing up to participate in this year's division Bag-Off.

The annual event pits young grocery baggers against each other as they compete for scholarships and the chance to represent Kroger at the statewide Georgia Food Industry Association Bag-Off.

"Baggers from all over the state work hard to prepare for this unique action-packed competition," Glynn Jenkins, director of communications and public relations for Kroger's Atlanta division, said in a statement. "The spirit and enthusiasm displayed by our contestants is what makes this a must-see event year after year."

The Kroger Bag-Off will be held Thursday, June 27 at the store on Cumming Highway in Sugar Hill. Contestants will be judged on their bagging speed, technique, weight distribution, appearance and overall style.

Krispy Kreme offering free doughnuts on June 7

Krispy Kreme offering free doughnuts on June 7

(WXIA) -- June 7 is National Doughnut Day, and Krispy Kreme is celebrating by offering one free doughnut to every customer.

Krispy Kreme customers can choose a free doughnut of any variety.

National Doughnut Day is held the first Friday in June. It was established by the Salvation Army in 1938 to raise money for Americans hit hard by the Great Depression. Learn more at nationaldoughnutday2013.com.

Find your nearest Krispy Kreme at krispykreme.com.

9 Ga. Lottery players statewide win $1M, $10K prizes

9 Ga. Lottery players statewide win $1M, $10K prizes

ATLANTA – Georgia Lottery players statewide won big from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing.

Winning tickets worth $1 million were sold at the QuikTrip at 1350 S. Cobb Drive SE in Marietta and the Publix at 2715 Loganville Highway SW in Loganville.

Two of seven winning tickets worth $10,000 were sold in Savannah with the others sold in Brunswick, Carrollton, Columbus, Dalton and Lawrenceville.

Winning numbers from Wednesday’s Powerball drawing were: 2-11-26-34-41 and the Powerball was 32.

Saturday’s jackpot is at an estimated $475 million to a single annuity winner.

Powerball tickets are $2 per play. Players can add the Power Play feature for an additional $1 per play.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia.

Four Metro Atlanta Caribou Coffee stores closing April 14

Four Metro Atlanta Caribou Coffee stores closing April 14

ATLANTA -- Coffee retailer Caribou Coffee said Monday they were closing four locations in metro Atlanta on April 14 as part of a larger set of store closings.

The company said it will close 80 locations nationally, and convert another 88 locations to Peet's Coffee locations, including the company's remaining nine stores in metro Atlanta.

The local stores that will be closing will be the locations on North Druid Hills Road, the Norcross store on Peachtree Parkway, and both Marietta locations -- on Powers Ferry Road and on Johnson Ferry Road.

The chain, America's second largest coffee chain behind Starbucks, was acquired in December 2012 by Joh. A. Benckiser, the German company which also recently acquired the West Coast coffee chain Peet's.

Pike Nurseries celebrates spring with Happy Flower Hours

Pike Nurseries celebrates spring with Happy Flower Hours

ATLANTA -- All Atlanta-area Pike Nurseries locations will kick off the spring planting season with Happy Flower Hours next week.

From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 22, Pike customers can enjoy store-wide discounts on plants, gardening accessories, patio furniture and more. Williamson Brothers Bar-B-Q will provide complimentary food, and guests will have the opportunity to win discounts and a free landscape design. The first 100 customers will also receive a free reusable tote.

Happy Flower Hours are free to attend.

Visit pikenursery.com to learn more and find your nearest Pike location.

Gigi's Cupcakes offering Valentine's specials

Gigi's Cupcakes offering Valentine's specials

ATLANTA -- There's still time to place a special Valentine's Day order with Gigi's Cupcakes.

The popular cupcake shop, which has stores throughout metro Atlanta, is offering a number of specials, perfect for those you love.

Customers can choose between the Love Box, which features four full-size Valentine cupcakes, and the Smooch Box, which has a dozen mini cupcakes specially decorated for the holiday.

Gigi's Sweetheart Special includes a Love Box and a dozen roses. There's also a gluten-free Love Box option.

Visit gigiscupcakesusa.com to find a store or place an order.