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School Closings 

Atlanta Public Schools- Closed Friday

Bartow County Schools- Closed Friday

Brandon Hall School- Closed Friday

Butts County Schools- Closed Friday

 Carrollton City Schools- Delayed Friday 2 hours

Cherokee County Schools- Closed Friday

Clayton County Schools- Closed Friday

Cobb County Schools- Closed Friday

Decatur City Schools- Delayed 2 hours Friday

DeKalb County Schools- Closed Friday

Douglas County Schools- Closed Friday

Fannin County Schools- Closed Friday

Fayette County Schools- Closed Friday

Fulton County Schools- Closed Friday

Gilmer County Schools- Closed Friday

Gordon County Schools- Closed Friday

Griffin Spalding County Schools- Closed Friday

Gwinnett County Schools- Delayed 2 hours Friday

Habersham County Schools- Delayed 3 hours Friday

Hall County Schools- Delayed 2 hours Friday

Haralson County Schools- Closed Friday

Heard County Schools- Closed Friday

Henry County Schools- Closed Friday

Marietta City Schools- Delayed 3 hours Friday

Newton County Schools- Closed Friday

Paulding County Schools- Closed Friday

Pickens County Schools- Closed Friday

Troup County Schools- Closed Friday

Union County Schools- Closed Friday

Walton County Schools- Closed Friday

Police work more than 80 accidents in Athens

Then Athens-Clarke County Police Department tweeted the following regarding traffic accidents on Wednesday’s snow day in Athens.

The department also tweeted out pictures of accidents and road closures throughout the day, warning people to stay off the roads.

Natalie Dale, the spokesperson for the Georgia Department of Transportation says that maintenance crews are out on Wednesday night plowing major roads and adding a new brine mixture. Dale says to expect a refreeze overnight and stay off the roads if you can. 

Pedestrian killed in crash in Gwinnett County

Authorities have reopened a portion of Interstate 985 in Gwinnett County after a pedestrian was hit and killed Friday morning.

Gwinnett County police said the crash happened near the Buford Drive exit.

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Investigators have not released any information on the circumstances of the crash.

The northbound lanes of the interstate were closed four a couple hours near the I-85 N split. 

Traffic Alert: All lanes of 985NB at the 85NB split are shut down due to a pedestrian accident on 985 near Buford Drive. Use 85NB, Buford Hwy, or Peachtree Industrial Blvd as an alternate route— Gwinnett Police Dept (@GwinnettPd) January 12, 2018 Traffic Alert - I-985N has one lane blocked due to a fatality collision. Expect delays pic.twitter.com/DhNVyx3vNM — Gwinnett Police Dept (@GwinnettPd) January 12, 2018

UGA return home to Athens after championship

Just hours after an emotional loss to the Crimson Tide, the Bulldogs are back home in Athens.

The team loaded up on buses around 10 a.m. Tuesday and arrived in Athens around 11:20 a.m.

Channel 2’s Sophia Choi will greet the team when they return to Athens, for Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

In a Facebook Live on WSB-TV’s Facebook page , many people were leaving words of encouragement for the team.

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“Love my Dawgs!! You guys are a class act! Hold your heads high!!” said one commenter. 

“Thanks Bulldogs for a great game and season!” said another commenter. 

The University of Georgia lost to Alabama in overtime, 26-33.

Watch the Georgia Senate 'Call the Dawgs' before championship game

The state of Georgia and city of Atlanta are ready for their moment in college football’s limelight.

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On Monday morning, members of the Georgia state Senate “called the Dawgs” during the session ahead of tonight’s College Football Playoff Championship in Atlanta.

Watch the video below:

Georgia and Alabama kick off at 8 p.m. ET at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Private suites at the National Championship are awesome … but they'll cost you

Private suites for the 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship offer luxury amenities, exclusive entry access and primo views of the field.

They’re not cheap, but when is the University of Georgia going to be in a national championship game in a brand-new stadium again?

Think of it as a priceless opportunity.

Channel 2 Action News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution are your home for everything College Football Playoff National Championship. Make sure to follow @WSBTV and @AJCSports for updates on Twitter & LIKE the official WSB-TV Facebook page!

For much more on the Georgia Bulldogs, CLICK HERE to download and listen to Channel 2 Sports Director Zach Klein & AJC's Jeff Schultz on the ‘We Never Played the Game’ podcast.

“Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the newest NFL stadium, which makes it the gem of the live-event experience,” said Anne Murlowski, director of marketing for SuiteHop, an online broker of swank game-day real estate. “High-tech interiors and luxury amenities like plush leather seating ensure that suite guests can enjoy the game out of the busy crowd below.”

SuiteHop has a number of offerings, including a private, 30-person suite on the 40-yard line for $196,473.

If that’s a little too steep, there are single tickets available in a shared suite for $3,750. So what can you expect in the suite seats?

“Guests with suite tickets that include access to the AMG Lounge or SunTrust Club can enter the stadium via a VIP entrance direct from the VIP parking section,” Murlowski said. “These exclusive lounges are located on the 45-yard lines on each side of the stadium and offer exclusive viewing ... (of) players as they enter the field.”

You needn’t worry about standing in lines for the facilities (or anything else, really).

“Mercedes-Benz Stadium suites include private restrooms and HDTVs to prevent missing a moment of the action,” Murlowski said. “Catering is available to order in all suites. Some suites will all inclusive catering through Levy Restaurants. For suite ticket holders who choose to not order catering, there is access to club level concessions and premium bars throughout the stadium.”

Ready to make your arrangements? CLICK HERE.

This article was written by Jennifer Brett, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

$450M Mega Millions jackpot tonight, $570M Powerball jackpot tomorrow

Tonight is your first step in the quest for nearly $1 billion. 

The Mega Millions jackpot is currently $450 million and will be drawn right before the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11.

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The cash option for the jackpot is $281 million. 

The next mega jackpot is Saturday night when the Powerball numbers are drawn for the $570 million. The cash value for Powerball is near $358 million.

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The biggest Powerball jackpot on record was a $1.586 billion prize in January 2016. People in California, Florida and Tennessee split the prize.

The largest Mega Millions jackpot in history was $656 million. Three winners from Kansas, Illinois and Maryland shared that record prize in March 2012.

Gov. Nathan Deal declares tomorrow 'UGA Football Friday'

Governor Nathan Deal will be cheering on the Bulldogs Monday against Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship.

On Thursday, Deal tweeted out a picture of the infamous Georgia “G” near the state capitol with the caption, “Here at the Capitol, I’m keeping the main thing the main thing. #committotheG #atd #uga.”

Here at the Capitol, I’m keeping the main thing the main thing. #committotheG #atd #uga pic.twitter.com/Y87qWUvJUf — Governor Nathan Deal (@GovernorDeal) January 4, 2018

Our LIVE Team 2 Coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship continues on Channel 2 Action News at 4.

Gov. Deal also declared Jan. 5 "UGA Football Friday."

He's encouraging everyone to wear red and black to show support for the Dawgs!

I’ve proclaimed January 5 as “#UGA Football Friday,” & I encourage fans far and wide to represent @FootballUGA tomorrow by wearing red and black. #keepchoppingwood #ATD pic.twitter.com/2zDfayeCb6 — Governor Nathan Deal (@GovernorDeal) January 4, 2018

Georgia and Alabama kick-off at 8 p.m. at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

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