month : 05/2021

Turning Anger Into Love, the Incredible Journey of Reginald Scandrett to Henry County Sheriff

Reginald Scandrett grew up an angry young man. The youngest of four siblings. He was angry at his father for abandoning his family. Angry that his mother was forced to raise four kids on her own. He was angry because he never had enough food to ... [Read More]

Under 40 Spotlight

TaQuonda HillServant LeaderTaQuonda Hill’s contribution to community can be described as Servant Leadership. She serves as president & CEO of Charm & Company, serves on the Board of Directors for the Change Management Institute, she is ... [Read More]

Rare Bird, the Rise of Willie Gregory

There is a rare bird flying in the skies of Clayton County. As a matter of fact, this bird may be one of the rarest on earth.   The bird is actually a pilot named Willie Gregory, who patrols the sky lanes in his Clayton police helicopter when ... [Read More]

More Than Makeup, with Tiffiny “BeautyStarr” Bryant

Spiritually, for some, makeup is a cover-up, which means that makeup covers the deep emotional pain that women sometimes feel. We as women are constantly pushing through, often ignoring how we feel, always putting other’s needs before our own”, ... [Read More]

The Social Capitalist, Sonia Booker

Sonia Booker is a capitalist with a heart. That may seem like a contradiction because capitalism only has one goal: to create a profit. There is little room for sentiment and compassion. Yet, Booker has made herself a very successful Atlanta real ... [Read More]

Introducing Adeana Berry, A Savvy Artist

Adeana (pronounced Uhdeanuh) has always loved creating art.  “All my life- I’ve had to draw, or paint.” Berry proudly states, expressing her love for art. “I’ve been creating art for as long as I can remember. I knew that I was an ... [Read More]

Linda Crissey Retires After 30 Years

After more than 30 years of serving her community through the beauty and power of the arts, Linda Crissey is retiring.  Working with fellow dedicated Clayton County citizens over the years, Linda has accomplished significant successes throug... [Read More]

Jasmine Bowls is P.R.O.O.F. There is No Lack of Resources, but Instead, a Lack of Access

Jasmine Bowles refers to herself as a “first-generation ATLian”, who moved to Clayton County with her parents in the first grade. This move would prove to be a turning point in her life, cementing her in the surrounding community and leading to ... [Read More]

Eric Bell, The Activist

It’s in his blood, community activism, that is. Eric Bell is the grandson of Dr. Roy Charles Bell, the prominent dentist, and civil rights activist who helped open the doors to Grady Memorial Hospital so that African Americans could access proper ... [Read More]