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Teen screams annouce arrival of Divergent

ATLANTA-- The screams of hundreds of teenage girls echoed above the cell phones held overhead when the cast of Divergent arrived at the Regal Atlanta Station for the Atlanta premier Monday. 

The movie, based on the novels by Veronica Roth, hits theaters nationwide March 21. 11Alive's Julie Wolfe watched the first screening of the film and sat down with main actors Shailene Woodley and Theo James.  

The Books
Roth was in her freshman year in college in 2006 when she came up with the idea for Divergent. "I had this inkling about a subculture of people who wanted to eradicate fear in normal individuals, to create people without phobias," she said. The future world is divided into five factions based on human virtues in an effort to overcome human nature and avoid war. 

Whole Foods looking for local charity to receive donation

Whole Foods looking for local charity to receive donation

(WXIA) -- Four times a year, Whole Foods Market holds 5% Day, where five percent of a day's net sales is given to a local nonprofit.

The Atlanta-area Whole Foods and Harry's Farmers Market locations are looking for a deserving local charity to receive the proceeds from the next 5% Day, which will be Tuesday, Apr. 8.

Nonprofits interested in applying can visit wholefoodsmarket.com for more information. The application deadline is Monday, Mar. 10 at 5 p.m. Organizations that are not chosen will be kept on a list for future consideration.

Whole Foods has locations in Buckhead, Duluth, East Cobb, Midtown Atlanta, North Druid Hills and Sandy Springs. Harry's Farmers Market has two stores -- Alpharetta and Marietta. All eight locations will participate in 5% Day.

Weekend roadwork planned for I-85, Ga. 400, Connector

Weekend roadwork planned for I-85, Ga. 400, Connector

(WXIA) -- With a warm weekend on the horizon, the Georgia Department of Transportation plans to perform some much-needed roadwork throughout north Georgia.

Closures and delays can be expected on a number of major roads and highways.

"Plan ahead -- I can't say it enough," GDOT District Construction Engineer Shun Pringle said in a release. "If you plan ahead, you can avoid some potentially heavy delays."

Some notable roadwork includes:

Downtown Connector
Two right lanes of I-75/85 north near University Avenue will be closed for pavement work Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

I-285
Three lanes will be closed in both directions between West Paces Ferry and Roswell roads for sign replacements. All work will take place overnight -- from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.

Public Input Requested for Fulton County FY2013 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

Public Input Requested for Fulton County FY2013 Consolidated Annual Performance & Evaluation Report

The Fulton County Housing and Human Services Department has released for public comment the draft FY2013 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER), which covers the period January 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013.  This evaluation report is required as part of HUD’s Consolidated Planning process. 

DRAFT CAPER Announcement

Draft CAPER announcement in Spanish

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Boys Poll

ATLANTA -- As the GHSA state basketball tournament heads for the semifinal round, there is a new edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Boys Basketball Poll. The GACS boys continue to lead the way. 

The Greater Atlanta Christian Boys are marching toward Macon and holding down the top spot, followed by Wheeler, Allatoona, North Gwinnett and Miller Grove.

Berkmar is 6, with Walton, Columbia, Pebblebrook, Stephenson, and Alexander completing the top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 Poll is computer generated and produced exclusively for 11Alive News and 11Alive.Com by USA Today High School Sports

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Girls Poll is ready for inspection. The McEachern girls hang on to the top spot as the GHSA state tournament heads for semifinal weekend.

McEachern and Southwest DeKalb are 1 and 2 again this week with Redan, Parkview, and Archer in the top 5.

North Forsyth, Tucker, Hillgrove,Wesleyan and Norcross round out the top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 poll is computer generated and produced exclusively for 11Alive News and 11Alive.Com by USA Today High School Sports

Atlanta's 10 hottest coffee shops

ATLANTA -- Zagat is serving up a list of 10 coffee shops in Atlanta where the guide says you'll get "a can't-miss cup."

While the list is called "Atlanta's 10 Hottest Coffee Shops," some businesses on the list are restaurants.  Zagat says restaurants on the list deserve high marks for their coffee.

Zagat's top 10 list:
Hodgepodge Coffee
Octane Grant Park
Empire State South
Joe's East Atlanta Coffee Shop
Dancing Goats Coffee Bar @ Ponce City Market
The General Muir
Café Intermezzo
Rev Coffee
Condesa Coffee
Sugar Shack

We asked 11Alive Viewers to nominate their favorites on the 11Alive Facebook page and we would add the most popular suggestions to our map.