Leading by Listening, Deborah Armstrong’s Secret to Success

Vince Lombardi, the NFL Hall of Fame football coach of the Green Bay Packers, famously said, “Leaders are not born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.”    For Deborah Armstrong, CEO of ... [Read More]

Numbers Man, From Pumping Gas to Heading Heritage Bank

During the sweltering summer nights and freezing winter days, young Leonard Moreland pumped gas at a service station along I-75 in Morrow, in a time when there were no self-service pumps. As he checked the oil and cleaned the windshields of ... [Read More]

The Business of How Food is Served

The Caseys are a close-knit group. Always have been. I hope it continues for the next generation,” said Bill Casey, the semi-retired Chairman of the Board for LTI, who came to work in the summer for his father and uncle, the original owners, when ... [Read More]

Bringing Ovarian Cancer Awareness to the Southern Crescent

Don’t call sonna singleton gregory a politician. “I really don’t like that word,” the diminutive Commissioner for Clayton County’s District 1 said recently at the Rhodenizer Recreation Center in Rex. “I like service.” When she ran for ... [Read More]

A Quiet Hero, Honoring a Freedom Rider

Freedom Rider, Dr. Pauline Knight-Ofosu, Rhode a Bus Into American History “I used to say we were called; then I said we were chosen; and now I honestly think we were ordered .” Pauline Knight-Ofosu remembers her decision 50 years ago to ... [Read More]

Heritage of Hate; How the Confederate Flag Divides Us

As a youngster, I was told heroic exploits of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson as they outwitted the dumb Yankees who had the gall to invade our fair country. In my family, the events of 1860 to 1865 w... [Read More]

A Long Time Coming for Lone Cat Fuller

In the crowded, smoky bar I was sitting next to what I considered to be a real old guy, probably at least 40 years of age, who had a fake diamond stud earring and a walking stick at his side. When the group performed a song called “San ... [Read More]