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STONE MOUNTAIN | Woman celebrates 104th birthday

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Surrounded by a daughter, six grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 26 great-great-grandchildren, Willie May Hardy celebrated her 104th birthday.

"I feel fine, thanks to the good Lord who gives me strength and has blessed me to get this old," Hardy laughed.

She was born in 1908, the same year the first Ford Model T was rolled out. She grew up in rural south Georgia and said from an early age she wasn't afraid of hard work.

"I'd chop cotton. I'd hoe cotton. I'd pick cotton. Anything I could do in a field I did it to help out," Hardy said. "If someone called in sick, I could even pick up the plow and get the mule going."

Mega Millions 'springs forward' to $171M

Mega Millions 'springs forward' to $171M

ATLANTA -- Mega Millions sprang forward with your clocks this weekend.

Tuesday's jackpot has jumped to an estimated $171 million, the Georgia Lottery announced Monday.

Mega Millions offers two jackpot payment options -- approximately $6.5 million a year for 26 years with the annuity choice, or a single payment worth approximately $124 million.

Tickets are only $1 per play. Players can multiply prizes with the Megaplier option for an additional $1 per play.

Who knows -- maybe you could be the next Marcia Adams, the College Park accountant who won $72 million in a January Mega Millions drawing.

As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Mega Millions benefit education in the state.

Columbia sweeps Class AAA for second time in three seasons

MACON -- DeKalb County picked up a rare feat to end up the 2012 high school basketball season as Columbia completed a sweep of the Class AAA girls' and boys' state titles with victories on Saturday night in Macon.

The feat has been accomplished just 14 times in Georgia high school basketball history and Columbia has now done it twice (2010, 2012) joining Wesleyan which won both AA titles in 2008 and both A titles in 2010.

The No. 2 ranked Columbia Lady Eagles out-rebounded, out-shot and out-played No. 1 Washington County ending the Lady Hawks 63 game winning streak with a 57-33 victory in the Class AAA girls' state championship at the Macon Centreplex on Saturday to get the sweep started.

Senior Kadejah Vaughn ended her high school career in grand fashion scoring 19 points and dominating under the rim with 18 rebounds.

DEALCHICKEN | Half-price skydiving

DEALCHICKEN | Half-price skydiving

CEDARTOWN, Ga. -- Too scared to skydive? Don't be chicken -- this weekend's DealChicken Atlanta deal will put you in the care of an experienced skydiving instructor, and the dive will cost you much less than usual.

Gadzuk is offering an exclusive only for DealChicken members -- a $269 dive for $129. That's 52 percent off the chance to experience a 14,000-foot drop at 120 mph -- the ultimate extreme sport.

Still nervous? Get all the information you need at Gadzuk's website.

The company is located at 493 Airport Road in Cedartown, near the Polk County Airport.

Learn more about DealChicken and sign up for its "eggcellent" daily dining, services and travel deals at www.dealchicken.com/atlanta-ga.

Hemy Neuman Trial: 'I'm a great, great executioner'

DECATUR, Ga. (WXIA) -- "I'm a great, great executioner," is a phrase jurors heard from Hemy Neuman's own mouth during his murder trial on Friday.

Neuman made that statement during a videotaped interview with prosecution psychiatrist Dr. Pamela Crawford one year after the November 2010 murder of Rusty Sneiderman.

Sneiderman was gunned down outside a Dunwoody day care center just after dropping off one of his two young children.

Neuman admits the killing, but his lawyers are trying to convince a DeKalb County jury that they should find him not guilty of murder because he's insane.

Before resting their side of the case Thursday, the defense put up several witnesses who claim Neuman has a bi-polar psychiatric disorder that causes delusions.

He claims demons and angels drove him to kill Sneiderman so he could have his wife and rescue her children from the same type of abuse he suffered as a child.

Atlanta Weather | A Perfect Weekend

Atlanta Weather | A Perfect Weekend

The weekend is finally here and it is going to be a beauty! It seems like it has been one continuous week since we had tornadoes until last Saturday morning... Thankfully we don't have any of that mess in store for us this weekend.

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SW DeKalb, Miller Grove hog Class AAAA spotlight

DULUTH, Ga. -- The Class AAAA High School Basketball Championships feature an all-DeKalb matchup as Southwest DeKalb takes on Miller Grove in both the girls' and boys' title games on Friday at The Arena at Gwinnett Center.

In what is believed to be a first in GHSA Tournament history, one county has all the representatives in the two championship games of one classification.

The girls' game set for a 3 p.m. tipoff features the No. 4 ranked Miller Grove Lady Wolverines (24-4) taking on the unranked Southwest DeKalb Lady Panthers (21-11) in the first all-DeKalb matchup of the Class AAAA finals.