Clayton County

When God Speaks: We Are NOT His Possessions, We Are His Reflections

Yesterday was March 11, 2021.  Olivia and I made reservations to see Reva for Chakra cleanses up in Asheville, NC. I’ve been having problems with shortness of breath and wheezing for more than three months now; I finally went to the health food store, Good Nature, and bought some natural curatives. The problem has gotten very disconcerting because in ... [Read More]

Under 40 Spotlight, THE ACTIVIST, Eric Bell

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]
April 15, 2021

You Can Call Her Madam DA; Fani Willis on Making History As Fulton County’s First Woman District Attorney

“From being a very, very little girl until I sit here today, there was never anything I’ve ever wanted to do but practice law or sit on the bench,” Fulton County’s newest district attorney (DA) Fani Willis explains. “I always knew that I ... [Read More]
January 20, 2021

COVID-Esque RELATIONS

A transformative adventure, inspired by love, expressed unconventionally by the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic. It’s 4:07 AM. I’ve been in the Emergency Room for 9 hours, long enough to have adopted children and grandchildren! My oldest “new ... [Read More]
January 2, 2021

Celebrating the Legacy of Lucy Huie

No matter where you go in Clayton County, you are liable to find the name Huie inscribed onto a building, plaque or mentioned in some way as a part of the county’s history. MRS. LUCY CLINE HUIE OWNS A SIGNIFICANT role in that history and ... [Read More]
October 20, 2020

Our Hometown Girl All Grown UP, Judge Kathryn ‘Katie’ Powers

“The people who inspire me are really a group of people, not one specific individual. When someone is charged with a felony, or is the victim of a violent felony, that oftentimes is the worst and most stressful moment in their lives. ... [Read More]
June 4, 2020

Madame President, the NAACP, and Unapologetic Service

When she was only 13 years old, Clayton County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Chapter President, C. Synamon Baldwin was introduced to racism in America with a reading assignment given by her eighth grade teache... [Read More]
February 21, 2019

Coffee the Favorite Beverage

IT HAS BEEN ESTIMATED BY COFFEE ENTHUSIASTS, that over 400 billion cups of coffee are consumed every year, making it one of the world’s most popular drinks. Over time, some cultures have created their own ways to brew and drink it. We thought it ... [Read More]
February 21, 2019

Every Step In Life Counts

RAMONA BIVINS’ NATURAL LOVE FOR PEOPLE IS what gives her the desire to share her time and treat others with a high degree of respect regardless of race, gender or socio-economic background. As Chief Financial Officer for Clayton County Governme... [Read More]
February 21, 2019