Local Family-Owned Business Toyota South Atlanta Donates $10,000 to the Clayton County Public School Foundation

Clayton County Public Schools receive a donation for $10,000 from Toyota South Atlanta. Pictured from left to right; Assistant Superintendent Dr. Anthony Smith, Superintendent Dr. Morcease Beasley, Office of the Deputy Superintendent Government Relations Partnerships and Grants Lonnie Smith, Toyota South Atlanta General Manager/VP Rich Mahon and Jerry Gresham, Toyota South Atlanta, President. [Read More]

Demonstrating Power by Helping Others

The *Coronavirus Pandemic has revealed all of the inadequacies and brokenness of our global power structures and has laid them bare. With these shortages revealed, we clearly see the obvious change that can be made in our communities when ... [Read More]

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]

The Eternal Optimist

I'm very optimistic. I always see the glass as half full rather than half empty”, chimes Chivonne Flemming, a budding serialpenuer here in the Southern Crescent.    As the owner of two businesses, one nonprofit, and her personal brand, Chivonne ... [Read More]

Defying Normal, Marcy’s Way

When asked what she would say to her twenty year old self, Marcy Medinger says without hesitation, “Enjoy life and don’t worry about the future.” Unlike many, she grew up on a boat, literally. “I was raised in Ft. Lauderdale on a boat with ... [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 Change According to Lincoln Parks

Every business owner and entrepreneur can attest to the importance of being able to change. Not just to change, but to be successful through the change. Lincoln Parks’ personal and professional journey speaks to his strength and adaptability in ... [Read More]

Paragon Systems, Inc. A Model of Excellence

In 1970, when Stephen and I moved to College Park, GA from Connecticut, we knew we were going to start a business but were not quite sure which direction we would pursue.  We decided to name the business Paragon Systems, Inc. because “parag... [Read More]

Art is an Element of Life for Jordyn Speakman

  Jordyn Speakman is definitely living her life in her own way. As a radical believer in the land of pop stars and reality stars this Southern Crescent resident chooses a Cello as her claim to fame.  Though the world’s general view has changed ... [Read More]