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Fulton County Schedules Information Session on How to Prevent Foreclosure

Fulton County Schedules Information Session on How to Prevent Foreclosure

FULTON COUNTY -- Fulton County residents can take advantage of a free information session on how to save their homes from foreclosure.  An information workshop will be held Tuesday, October 23, at North Fulton Community Charities from 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday was the last day to register to vote in November

Tuesday was the last day to register to vote in November

ATLANTA -- Tuesday was the deadline for Georgians to register to vote if they want to participate in the general election on Nov. 6.

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Anyone can confirm their voter registration status through the Georgia secretary of state's website. The site also provides access to applications, instructions and information about where counties will host early voting sites.

Aside from the presidential race, Georgia has 14 state Senate and 43 state House seats on the ballot in contested elections.

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Foodies, celebrity chefs, secret ingredients flock to Taste of Atlanta

ATLANTA -- The annual Taste of Atlanta took its 11th anniversary festival to downtown Atlanta on Saturday and Sunday, October 6, 7.

Over 90 Atlanta Metropolitan eateries set up in Tech Square to share local favorites with thousands of food lovers from Atlanta, and other areas.  Each vendor provided smaller portions, just a couple bites as samples for everyone to try.

There were also local wines and craft beers, demonstrations from local celebrity chefs, and entertainment for families. While there was plenty to do over the weekend, the food was the star of the show.

PHOTOS | 2012 Taste of Atlanta

Atlanta local Nan Fischer came to Taste of Atlanta with two friends to explore what food choices would be offered at the fest from various parts of the city.

Taste of Atlanta takes over 90 top restaurants to Tech Square

ATLANTA -- The 11th annual three-day Taste of Atlanta will return to Tech Square beginning Friday night and continuing through Sunday, October 5-7.

At Taste of Atlanta, guests can sample various dishes, and taste wines, craft beers and original cocktails. Local celebrity chefs hold food demos while attendees explore dining within Atlanta.

The Big Grill: Grills Gone Wild will kick off the weekend on Friday night at 7:30 - 10:30. The festival follows on Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

11Alive.com wants photos from Taste of Atlanta. For those planning to go, please send pictures to photos@11alive.com.

Tech Square is located at 5th Street from Techwood to West Peachtree Street, and Spring Stret from Biltmore Place to Armstead Place.

Disney's Haunted Mansion replica for sale near Atlanta

DULUTH, Ga. -- Theme Park Connection is selling a home in Duluth that mirrors Disney's Haunted Mansion from Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.

Theme Park Connection is a re-seller of Disney items. The home is over 10,000-square-feet, according to a Theme Park Connection spokesperson. It is located within a gated community, with seven bedrooms and six bathrooms.

PHOTOS | Disney's Haunted Mansion replica for sale

Designed in 1996, the mansion's owner set the dimensions and architectural structure to match that of Disney. He used the same foundry that Walt Disney used for the gate entrance, with identical four white pillars and four faux smokestacks.

Local man could become Fruit of the Loom model

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Princeton Jones of Johns Creek has been selected as a finalist in Fruit of the Loom's Next Big Move contest.

According to a spokesperson for Fruit of the Loom, the winner is decided by public votes, which can be submitted on Facebook through October 10. The winner will be announced on October 16.

Fruit of the Loom has held auditions for their upcoming commercial in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas. Princeton was selected into the finalist pool from "So You Think You Can Dance's Season 6 judge, Legacy.

For more information on Fruit of the Loom's contest check out The Next Big Move online.  

Voter registration deadline one week away

ATLANTA -- All Fulton County residents who wish to participate in the November 6 general election must register to vote before Tuesday, October 9.

In addition, all registered voters are urged to make sure their current information is updated, such as an address change or name change.

According to the Fulton County Government, those qualified to register to vote must be a U.S. Citizen, a legal resident of Georgia and of the county where they wish to vote, and be at least 18-years-old by Election Day.

Three County offices are providing voter registration forms, including the Fulton County Government Center of 130 Peachtree Street SW, the North Fulton County Service Center at 7741 Roswell Road, and the Fulton County South Service Center at 5600 Stonewall Tell Road.

The form can also be downloaded online.