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FAYETTE CO. | Schools honor counselors during national celebration

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- Schools around Fayette County will be celebrating National School Counseling Week from February 6-10; the week is being sponsored by the American School Counseling Association. 

During the week, schools will hold different events to highlight the impact school counselors have on the lives of their students. 

"We are pleased and thankful for the efforts that our counselors make everyday. They are a vital support to our educational program here in Fayette," says Barbara Serapion, director of pupil personnel services.

The Fayette County School System employs 61 school counselors at the elementary, middle and high school levels. 

ATLANTA WEATHER | Storms move through, tornado watch cancelled

ATLANTA -- The tornado watch has been cancelled for all of north Georgia Monday afternoon.

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"Rain will continue to push off to the south east and leave behind a cool and cloudy day," 11Alive Meteorologist Mike Francis wrote on the Weather Information Zone blog. 

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Absentee ballots available beginning Sat., Jan. 21

ATLANTA (WXIA) -- With Super Tuesday just six weeks away, absentee voting begins in Georgia on Saturday. Voters can request an absentee ballot through Friday, March 2.

Absentee ballots must be returned to their county's election office by the close of the polls on March 6. Ballots cast by overseas and military voters must be postmarked on or before March 6, but will be accepted through the close of business on March 9, 2012.

Georgia voters are not required to provide a reason for requesting or casting an absentee ballot.

To obtain an absentee ballot request form, visit the Secretary of State's website.

Milton and McEachern top the Metro Atlanta Super 25

ATLANTA--The latest edition of the USA Today Super 25 high school basketball polls for metro Atlanta has the Milton Boys and the McEachern Girls on top.Miller Grove, Columbia, Douglas County, and Shiloh complete the boys top 5. Wesleyan, Norcross,Parkview, and Stephenson complete the Girls top 5.

PEACHTREE CITY | Piano prodigy plays Carnegie Hall, explains Einstein

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. -- He's a seven-year-old from Peachtree City who just played on what may be the world's most prestigious musical stage: Carnegie Hall.

And music's just the start of what makes Adrian Romoff unique.

Spend a little time with him, and you'll realize the piano prodigy is also a student of the legends.

One second, Adrian discusses Mozart; the next, he is referencing Vladimir Horowitz. And his favorite saying about Beethoven?

"You may be ready for Beethoven," says the seven-year-old, "but he is not ready for you."

And his favorite legend? Albert Einstein.

"Albert Einstein did get the Nobel Peace Prize," said Adrian. "Well, you don't have to admire them if they got the Nobel Peace Prize, but you can if you like."

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HAPEVILLE | Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

HAPEVILLE | Chick-fil-A to host Daddy-Daughter Date Night

ATLANTA -- Chick-fil-A's popular Daddy-Daughter Date Night will return in February, the Hapeville-based fast food chain announced Tuesday.

This special event encourages fathers and daughters to spend time together at Chick-fil-A, enjoying food, activities and each other.

All attendees will receive activity sheets with questions and conversation topics, as well as booklets called "Continuing the Conversation" that they can take home and use for future father-daughter outings.

"One of Chick-fil-A's goals is to promote community connections and enrich the lives of everyone we come in contact with," Robin Lomax, Chick-fil-A area marketing director, said in a statement. "We understand the importance of father-daughter relationships and want to encourage local dads to take a break from busy schedules, enjoy their daughters' company over a meal and have fun."