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Hero Central: Valiant Vito

Hero Central: Valiant VitoLittle Victor "Vito" Skaro of Waconia, Minnesota, who turns 15 months old on Christmas Day, has been nicknamed "Valiant Vito" for embodying the spirit of a superhero while battling his brain tumor.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Local

Ludacris visits patients CHOA at Hughes Spalding

Ludacris visits patients CHOA at Hughes SpaldingLudacris helped give smiles and warm clothes to sick children at Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding on Monday.
  • Local
  • 1 month ago
Local

Hero Central: High tech Santa

Hero Central: High tech SantaTechnology company Cisco teamed up with Santa to spread holiday cheer at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Covington

Officer Morgan receives new uniform

Officer Morgan receives new uniformA young man made an honorary officer with the Covington Police Department has received his official uniform.
  • Covington
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Life

Holiday for heroes: Thank the troops!

Holiday for heroes: Thank the troops!Together, we can do extraordinary things.
  • Life
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Suwanee

Hero Central: Community rallies after Suwanee house fire

Hero Central: Community rallies after Suwanee house fireAs most of us sat down for turkey last Thursday, a Suwanee family needed to figure out how to rebuild.
  • Suwanee
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Marietta

Thanks for Giving program aids Cobb Co. families

Thanks for Giving program aids Cobb Co. familiesMore than 80,000 pounds of food is being handed out to families in need in Cobb County.
  • Marietta
  • 2 months ago
Canton

Student, lunch monitor save choking 3rd grader

Student, lunch monitor save choking 3rd graderA Cherokee County student and a lunch monitor are being called heroes for saving a third-grader.
  • Canton
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Gainesville

Injured Hall County firefighters speak

Injured Hall County firefighters speakThree Hall County firefighters injured in a 40-foot fall from a faulty ladder truck are getting some much needed help from the community.
  • Gainesville
  • 3 months ago
Marietta

Hundreds sign up for holiday assistance programs

Hundreds sign up for holiday assistance programsHundreds of people wrapped around the Cobb County Civic Center on Monday in hopes of getting help for their families this Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Marietta
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Hundreds sign up for holiday assistance programs

Hundreds sign up for holiday assistance programsHundreds of people wrapped around the Cobb County Civic Center on Monday in hopes of getting help for their families this Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Local
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Living baseball greats honored in Atlanta

Living baseball greats honored in AtlantaSome of baseball's living greats were honored at Atlanta City Hall on Monday.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Local

Aflac honors Tom and Chris Glavine

Aflac honors Tom and Chris GlavineOur Hero Central shines a spotlight on Braves and Baseball Hall of Famer Tom Glavine and his wife Chris.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Olive Garden Delivers Free Labor Day Lunches

Olive Garden Delivers Free Labor Day LunchesSome police and firefighters around metro Atlanta got free lunches from Olive Garden Monday
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Olive Garden Delivers Free Labor Day Lunches

Olive Garden Delivers Free Labor Day LunchesOfficers who gathered for afternoon Roll Call at Dekalb County Police Department's East Precinct got a pleasant surprise on Labor Day: a free lunch catered by the Lithonia Olive Garden Restaurant.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Atlanta Falcons host blood drive

Atlanta Falcons host blood driveany people lined up to donate at the 5th annual "Rise Up and Give Blood" drive hosted by the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome on Monday.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Local

Hero Central: Falcons blood drive

Hero Central: Falcons blood driveMany people lined up to donate at the 5th annual "Rise Up and Give Blood" drive hosted by the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome.
  • Local
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Hero Central

Fifth grader wears "tattoos" to fight cancer

Fifth grader wears "tattoos" to fight cancerLocal fifth grader, Griffin Egolf has coated his body from his shoulders to toes with names of cancer survivor
  • Hero Central
  • 6 months ago
Education

Food program feeds kids in summer

Food program feeds kids in summerATLANTA -- A summer food program is making sure kids don't go hungry. Georgia's First Lady Sandra Deal is helping draw attention to the program which offers free meals to eligible kids under 18. The Annual Summer Food Service Program is funded by the U.S....
  • Education
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Dallas

Triple amputee Marine lives up to his name: Cpl. Love

Triple amputee Marine lives up to his name: Cpl. LoveTodd Love lost both legs and his left arm in Afghanistan. Now, he's about to be a first-time home owner.
  • Dallas
  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
Life

Hero Bryant Collins honored

Hero Bryant Collins honoredBryant Collins, the man who rescued a baby girl from the side of a Madison County highway, is honored by 11Alive News and gets a special surprise on the morning show.
  • Life
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Life

Madison Co. man saves child crawling near highway

Madison Co. man saves child crawling near highwayLong ago, Bryant Collins learned the value of choosing the right path.
  • Life
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Local

Madison Co. man saves child crawling near highway

Madison Co. man saves child crawling near highwayLong ago, Bryant Collins learned the value of choosing the right path.
  • Local
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Hero Central

Anonymous company donates bikes for homeless kids

Anonymous company donates bikes for homeless kidsOne company has become a hero to at-risk homeless students in Fulton County.
  • Hero Central
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Hero Central

Helping spruce up homes for vets

Helping spruce up homes for vetsMore than 50 volunteers with the Home Depot Foundation helped to transform the homes of two Georgia veterans.
  • Hero Central
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Life

94-year-old veteran gets citizenship, passport for Normandy

94-year-old veteran gets citizenship, passport for NormandySherwin Callander was officially sworn in as a citizen so he can get his passport to return to Normandy.
  • Life
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Local communities observe Memorial Day

Local communities observe Memorial DayFallen heroes remembered in cities across Georgia
  • Local
  • 8 months ago
Hero Central

Hero Central : Nominate A Hero /Be A Hero

Hero Central : Nominate A Hero /Be A HeroDo you want to nominate a Local Hero? Use this form to tell us about your hero.
  • Hero Central
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
Hero Central

5th graders use lemonade stand to help needy families

5th graders use lemonade stand to help needy familiesThe boys organized a lemonade stand as members of the school's Junior Beta Club
  • Hero Central
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Education

Lemonade stand helps needy

Lemonade stand helps needyStudents at Sarah Smith Elementary in Atlanta gave away free lemonade and collected $247 in donations that translated into 1500 pounds of food for needy families
  • Education
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago