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Why don't you have a Cake Ball by Nikki ?

 Why don't you have a Cake Ball by Nikki ?

It is always the journey, which gets us to our final destination.

Cake Balls by Nikki is definitely not your average dessert. The talented Nikki Grant started this business opportunity one year ago. Grant came to Downtown Atlanta 10 years ago to start a career in fashion.  As her journey began it eventually placed her inside of a kitchen and thus the start of her empire. Cooking for co-workers and family members has always been a passion of hers, and now she is making an entity of her passionate business plan.  She works out of an industrial kitchen in Kennesaw.

Cake Balls are great for everyone, from health consciences people to desert queens and kings. You can have a treat after a great workout or if you have a sweet tooth that needs to be filled. The holidays are here and these cake balls are great for parting gifts for holiday’s parties and gatherings.

Deal appoints new Ga. EPD director

Deal appoints new Ga. EPD director

ATLANTA -- Jud Turner has been appointed director of the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.

The DNR board made the appointment official this week after Gov. Nathan Deal nominated Turner for the post.

Turner replaces F. Allen Barnes, who is leaving to work in the private sector.

Turner is a founding partner in the law firm Turner, Bachman & Garrett LLC and public affairs firm Georgia360 LLC. He was former Gov. Sonny Perdue's lead attorney and represented the governor during negotiations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service during the state's severe drought.

Turner has also served as general counsel to the Georgia Department of Education.

Fulton guest principals to share their experiences

Fulton guest principals to share their experiences

ATLANTA -- What's it like to be a principal in Fulton County?

More than 60 residents got the opportunity to learn the answer to this question when they were selected to be "Principal for a Day" at schools throughout the district. They will reflect upon their experiences during a recap session at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at the school system's Administrative Center near East Point.

Now in its fourth year, the Principal for a Day program allows local business leaders to step into the role of school administrator and discover the challenges and rewards such a job presents. A list of participants can be found on the Fulton schools website.

Atlanta Teens Travel to Freedom Awards Gala in Memphis to Honor Mentor

Atlanta Teens Travel to Freedom Awards Gala in Memphis to Honor Mentor

ATLANTA -- A trip to Memphis this Saturday (November 12, 2011) for the Freedom Awards Gala at the Canon Center in Memphis--sponsored by the National Civil Right Museum--is a dream-come-true for 18 youths and 12 adult mentors from Atlanta.  The group will attend a Gala honoring their 87 year old mentor—Dr. C.T. Vivian, Civil Rights icon and a close friend and lieutenant of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr., as well as others from the American Civil Rights Movement.  

Kim Kardashian's now in Atlanta Filming

Kim Kardashian's now in Atlanta Filming

We've been reading reports all week about how Kim Kardashian is working with Tyler Perry on his new movie entitled, "The Marriage Counselor"--yes, we know its ironic after about 80 days of marriage that has now been filed in divorce. The film is about a relationship expert named Judith who cheats on her husband. Kardashian plays Ava, a co-worker who gives Judith a makeover and helps her gain confidence.

Musical artist, Lalah Hathaway returns to Atlanta on November 5th

Musical artist, Lalah Hathaway returns to Atlanta on November 5th

Lalah Hathaway will be returning to the Little 5 Points venue, Variety Playhouse, on November 5th.  For more info on the artist read the full bio below.

 

Her name is legendary. 

Her music is timeless.

Her lyrics touch you at the core.

Her voice possesses rich warmth that soothes your ears and holds you close..

She is Lalah Hathaway.

Born to R&B/Soul music royalty, most people know her simply as the daughter of late Soul music legend, Donny Hathaway. But there is more to her than that. A trained pianist and vocalist, she is a graduate of the Berklee School of Music and her career has spanned two decades. 21 years after the release of her first LP, her career continues to thrive.

Nominate A Child For Bert’s Big Adventure!

Nominate A Child For Bert’s Big Adventure!

Do you know any children ages 5-12 that have a chronic or terminal illness and live in the Atlanta-area? If so, they probably qualify for Bert's Big Adventure! Download the application or nominate a child.

To qualify, children must be between the ages of 5 and 12 years old, live in “The Bert Show” radio listening area (All the Hits Q100, 99.7 FM) in metro Atlanta, prove financial need and have never been to Walt Disney World®.