Jesse Smollett spotted in Atlanta Smoothie King

Daniel Wilkerson

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) — Jussie Smollett was spotted at a Smoothie King on 10th and Piedmont in Atlanta early Wednesday afternoon.

CBS46 reporter Daniel Wilkerson was at the Smoothie King, ordering a refreshing drink, when he caught a glimpse of Jesse Smollett standing outside the store drinking a smoothie.

Smollett was seen wearing a baseball cap and sunglasses to hide his appearance.

We spoke to a Smoothie King employee, India Anderson, who took Smollett’s order. She told us, "he was really nice and friendly; I was surprised, he had on shades and a hat, I could tell he didn’t want to be seen."

According to Anderson, Smollett ordered a strawberry-kiwi breeze and a berry punch.

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The Newest Homes On The Georgia Market Are More Than Nifty

Here are the newest homes on the market in Atlanta, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Bartow, Cobb and Cherokee Counties. (

GEORGIA — In an ever-changing Georgia housing market, it’s hard to keep up with the newest homes to hit the up-for-sale list. Therefore, Patch has compiled some of the newest homes on the market throughout the Peach State.

Check out these Georgia homes brand new to the housing market in Atlanta, DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton, Bartow, Cobb and Cherokee Counties; all listings are from

Address: 3544 Suwanee Creek Rd, Suwanee
Price: $1,499,900
Bedrooms: 7
Bathrooms: 4.5+
Built: 2005


Address: 14 Retreat Rdg SE, Cartersville
Price: $1,150,000
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5.5+
Built: 2007

Address: 141 Allmond Ln, Alpharetta
Price: $1,625,000
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 6.5+
Built: 2001 is a Patch business partner.

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Why Sephora Stores In Atlanta Are Closing Wednesday

Sephora stores nationwide, including the stores in Atlanta, will close Wednesday for diversity training. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

ATLANTA, GA — The beauty retailer Sephora will close its more than 400 stores nationwide, including its stores in metro Atlanta, on the morning of Wednesday, June 5, so its 16,000 employees can go through diversity training. The move comes after Grammy-nominated R&B singer SZA said she was racially profiled while shopping at a store in Calabasas, Calif.

Sephora, which is owned by the Paris-based luxury goods maker LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vitton, does business at the following locations in metro Atlanta:

Sephora Ponce City Market, 650 North Ave.Sephora Buckhead, 3167 Peachtree Road NESephora Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road NESephora Cumberland Mall, 1140 Cumberland MallSephora Perimeter Mall, 4400 Ashford Dunwoody RoadSephora East Cobb, 4475 Rosewell Road, MariettaSephora JCPenney at Mall at Stonecrest, 8040 Mall Parkway, Lithonia

SZA, who is black, said an employee she identified as "Sephora Sandy" called security on her in April to make sure she wasn’t shoplifting.

Sephora apologized a day after she complained, writing in a tweet:

"You are a part of the Sephora family, and we are committed to ensuring every member of our community feels welcome and included at our stores. We want to let you know we take complaints like this very seriously and are actively working with our teams to address the situation immediately."


"We had a long talk. U have a blessed day Sandy," SZA said in a Twitter post.

The "inclusion workshops" — which employees in all U.S. stores, distribution centers and corporate offices will be required to attend — is part of a larger "We Belong to Something Beautiful" campaign, which has been in the works for about a year to promote diversity within both its staff and customers, the company said.

Sephora said it "will never stop building a community where diversity is expected, self-expression is honored, all are welcomed, and you are included."

Sephora spokeswoman Emily Shapiro said in an email to Reuters that the store closures for diversity training have been in the works for several months and were not "a response to any one event."

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