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Undercover Investigation Catches Concert Ticket Counterfeiter

Our Center for Investigative Action puts the brakes on a problem that's been plaguing the Atlanta area. Counterfeit tickets.

We got involved because you asked for help. Over the summer we've received numerous complaints on our tip line from viewers who bought counterfeit tickets, for everything, from Six Flags Amusement Park, to all kinds of concerts.

That's why we launched an undercover investigation that began months ago.

It's not an easy case to crack, because there are many culprits counterfeiting tickets and they tend to move around and change phone numbers. In order to get to the problem we had to start small. That's why we focused our attention on one man, Jackson Sneed.

County Jobs for Fulton Residents

The Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC) approved the county’s first Job Source Policy, at its September 15 meeting.  By enacting this policy, the county will create a pool of employable Fulton county residents who would be eligible to fill jobs created by certain projects funded by the County.

“The Board of Commissioner feels that it is our responsibility to try and help the citizens of Fulton County as much as we can during these hard economic times. This policy will help to provide stable economic opportunities for families throughout the County” stated Fulton County Chairman John H. Eaves.

This policy will apply to all contracts procured through the Department of Purchasing & Contract Compliance valued in excess of $200,000.

Former Pro Makes It All the Way Home

ATLANTA -- Former pro Heath Honeycutt had some healing to do before returning to the sport he loves.

"It took me a long time to get back into baseball," Honeycutt said. "I was very dejected and upset that I did not really leave on my terms."

The Georgia Tech alum now lives and breathes baseball as owner of Ninth Inning Baseball in Chamblee, where he trains the next generation of athletes.

"I love every second of it," he said. "I love to see the guys with the same love and excitement in their attitude that I had when I was playing."

Honeycutt played for the Chattahoochee High School Cougars in Alpharetta and then went on to Tech, where he was the only player to start every game in 1998. He was named the Yellow Jackets MVP.

New Social Media Brand Ambassadors Practice from Mastermind Lets Brands Engage with Consumers

New Social Media Brand Ambassadors Practice from Mastermind Lets Brands Engage with Consumers

Atlanta-based Mastermind, a leading social, mobile, digital and promotion agency, this week launched an innovative Social Media Brand Ambassador practice designed to allow brands to actively engage customers, promote their products, and respond quickly to inquiries and complaints.  The agency will recruit ambassadors nationwide and engage them on behalf of clients to promote discussion and raise the level of social media conversation for specific brands.

Potential ambassadors will be chosen from a range of demographic groups, interest areas, and geographic regions.  Those interested in applying should go to www.mastermindmarketing.com.

Roswell Publishes First Guide to Services for Residents

ROSWELL, GA -- The City of Roswell has recently published the first-ever City of Roswell Guide to Services, an A-Z listing of services, phone numbers and other "who-to-call-for-what" type of information.

Produced by the Community Relations Division, the Guide was created in collaboration with each city department. Most of the content is based on the types of call and questions department staff receive each day.

The Guide also includes a grid of Recreation and Park facilities and their amenities and a map of the City of Roswell.

"We wanted to put together a listing of frequently requested phone numbers and information that residents could keep by their telephone or computer. We wanted them to have the information they need right at their fingertips," explains Julie Brechbill, Community Relations Manager. "The Guide will be produced twice a year as our information and services change."