ON AIR NOW

LISTEN NOW

Weather

cloudy-day Created with Sketch.
64°
Broken Clouds
H 81° L 60°
  • cloudy-day Created with Sketch.
    64°
    Current Conditions
    Chance of T-storms. H 83° L 58°
  • partly-cloudy-tstorms-day Created with Sketch.
    83°
    Today
    Chance of T-storms. H 83° L 58°
  • partly-cloudy-tstorms-day Created with Sketch.
    74°
    Tomorrow
    Partly Cloudy T-storms. H 74° L 51°
LISTEN
PAUSE
ERROR

Wsb news on-demand

00:00 | 00:00

LISTEN
PAUSE
ERROR

Wsb traffic on-demand

00:00 | 00:00

LISTEN
PAUSE
ERROR

Wsb weather on-demand

00:00 | 00:00

Spring Atlanta Home Show (Mar 24-26)

Friday

Mar 24, 2017 – 10:00 AM

(on various days)

Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339 Map

More Info

Remodel – Repair – Refresh at Georgia’s Largest Home Show!

For three days only (March 24-26), the 39th Annual Spring Atlanta Home Show will transform the Cobb Galleria Centre into a one-stop shop for all your home improvement needs.

More than 350 companies will display the latest in home improvement products and services from foundation repair to roofing and everything in between.

Red Hare Beer Garden: With a $5 donation to HOPE Atlanta, you can sample up to six different kinds of Red Hare beer and try a variety of cheeses from Cabot Creamery while learning about local landscape options and solutions. It’s a great way to help the community while having some fun. You can also meet WSB Radio’s Belinda Skelton in the garden on Saturday, March 25 from 1-3 p.m.

Reliable Heating & Air Home Show Stage: featuring DIY Network’s Jeff Devlin and WSB Radio hosts Walter Reeves and Dave Baker. NEW to the stage this year is Insung Kim, the creative director for the Atlanta Braves. He will be offering an inside look at what went into the design of the new SunTrust Park – highlighting the design elements used to make Braves fans feel at home!

You could also win a 7 LED fixture outdoor lighting package provided by Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Atlanta. Entry forms are available in the lobby during show hours. Limit one entry per person per day. Must be 18 to enter.

Show Dates & Hours:

March 24, 2017 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
March 25, 2017 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
March 26, 2017 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

2017 Ticket Information

General Admission = $10
Adults 65+ (with ID) = FREE
Children 12 and under = FREE
Military and First Responders (with ID) = Buy One, Get One FREE

News

  • Pickens County deputies are searching for an armed fugitive.  Authorities are looking for Nicholas Bishop in the area of Priest Circle in Talking Rock.  Bishop is believed to be armed with a handgun and on foot after he abandoned a stolen vehicle around 2 p.m.  If you see him, call 911 immediately. Officials say do not attempt to approach him. - Please return for updates.
  • One more time, Doris Payne, the 86-year-old infamous international jewel thief, has pleaded guilty to the usual crime. She admitted Wednesday to stealing a necklace from Von Maur at Perimeter Mall last year, the DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office said. Payne, who recently said she’s been dealing with a possibly cancerous tumor, was sentenced to 120 days of house arrest and three years of probation.  She was also banned from all Von Maur locations and every mall in DeKalb County. Payne, who’d been free on bond, was arrested last month for missing a court date. Shortly after the would-be appearance, she told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution she wasn’t medically able to attend. “I ain’t runnin’,” she said in a phone interview. “I’ve never in my life been late for court. Last month, Payne was deemed too ill to stand trial by the judge presiding over a Fulton County case stemming from a missing set of earrings at Phipps Plaza. Payne has been open about her habits of theft, which she detailed in a documentary called, “The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne.” RELATED: Huge DeKalb center with (at least) 8 popular chains is opening soon RELATED: Cop helps elderly woman who got kicked out of dentist office in DeKalb RELATED: A DeKalb family’s tale of two dead bodies and a crying baby girl Like DeKalb County News Now on Facebook | Follow on Twitter and Instagram
  • A drunken driver destroyed a row of headstones at a historic Carrollton cemetery, causing tens of thousands of dollars' worth of damage, police said. According to police, the driver was coming down Martin Luther King Street on March 19, ran a stop sign, jumped a curb and crashed into the city-owned cemetery. The broken headstones range in date from the late 1800s to 1950. 'And what we discussed is, if one is damaged beyond repair, we'll put something back that's respectful. It's hard to replace it with the exact same item. The families aren't around anymore, so the city will take on the responsibility,' city manager Tim Grizzard said. TRENDING STORIES: Thousands of Georgians could lose food stamps next week 16-year-old in custody after hoax call about school gunman Food prices at SunTrust Park vs. Mercedes-Benz Stadium: What's the difference? The 35-year-old driver, Ray Antonio Baker, was arrested and charged with DUI. City officials said they will ask his insurance carrier to pay for the damage. 'Our plan is to go after the individual's insurance to pay for repairs. If that doesn't pay for everything, the city will certainly pick up the tab,' Grizzard said. Officials said this isn't the first time a driver has damaged headstones, but it's not a big enough problem to put up a wall. 'It's not something that has happened often enough that we need to put up a barrier. If it was a recurrent spot, we would do something,' Grizzard said. City officials said it could take weeks to repair the damage.
  • WSB-TV has confirmed that the Transportation Security Administration fired a screener who missed a loaded handgun in a passenger’s carry-on bag Sunday morning at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. According to an Atlanta police incident report, Katrina Jackson, of Hoover, Alabama, discovered the handgun as she checked her purse for her passport at the gate. “There’s one thing if you’re missing something suspicious. This was a handgun, so this is a big deal that this got through the TSA screening process,” security expert Brent Brown said. >> Watch the news report here Jackson told police about the gun, and officers showed up at the gate to confiscate her gun and her bag. Jackson told them that she had a permit to carry from Alabama but did not have it with her. Police arrested her. She is charged with unlawful possession of a handgun. “I mean, she violated the law, so we have consequences,” passenger Melissa Monroe said. A TSA spokesperson sent the following statement: “This egregious mistake was unacceptable and the officer, who was still a probationary employee, was immediately and permanently separated from federal service.” >> Read more trending news According to TSA, a screener’s probationary period lasts two years. “We don’t know who else might have gotten through. This one person fortunately turned around and reported herself, but how many of these types of things get through all the time?” Brown said. WSB-TV’s Aaron Diamant learned that TSA screeners detected 198 guns at Atlanta’s airport in 2016, more than any other U.S. airport. Screeners have found 48 guns so far this year, including seven during the same week that the screener missed Jackson’s gun. “This is a crazy world we live in, so, you know, things happen, and if it’s our time, it’s our time. But they’re doing a good job. I think they’re doing a good job,” passenger Tiffany Clinton said. WSB-TV was unable to contact Jackson. The Clayton County solicitor general is handling her case.