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A Quick Q&A with Clayton County School Board Member, Dr. Deatrice “Dee” Haney

What inspires you? I am inspired by our children’s innocence, courage, and drive to reach their highest human potential. Who inspires you?  My maternal grandmother Sallie Jones inspires me in that she was all about service-though she always ... [Read More]
January 17, 2021

The Weight of the Crown that I Wear

The night before I chopped off my hair, I got nervous.This decision felt bigger than me, given all the weight that Black women’s hair carries. But after three months of wearing hats and scarves in a pandemic when trips to the hairdresser felt ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Valencia Williamson is Connecting and Moving Business Forward

“Regardless of what you put into the Chamber of Commerce, you’re going to get something out of it,” affirms the newest president and CEO of Clayton Chamber of Commerce, Valencia Williamson. “Being a part of a large voice of individuals or ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Remote Learning Today and Tomorrow

A little less than a year ago, your children grabbed their books, lunches, and jackets before running down the street to catch the school bus. Today, many students scramble out of bed ten minutes before class begins and take a seat at the kitchen ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Event Planning Life with Kaycia Rhone

Kaycia Rhone, CEO of Kaycia Rhone Events, shares about the beauty and the business of running her full-service event planning company, being a single mom, and holding down a full-time job. THE THREADThere’s that thread of evidence that shows up ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Mrs. Georgia Universal, Tamara Braxton is Every Woman!

It’s not every day that one gets to sit down with a beauty queen and talk about everything from relationships to god and everything in between. Tamara Braxton, AKA Mrs. Georgia Universal, spent a little time with South Atlanta Magazine and shared ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Dr. Karleena Tuggle is Filling the Bariactic Gap in South Atlanta

Obesity in the United States is a significant health issue. Georgia ranked 22 in the nation for obesity. According to America’s Health Ratings website, Georgia’s adult population has steadily increased in inches over the past ten years. In 2010 ... [Read More]
January 3, 2021

Former Fayette County Student Thanks School System

Matthew Smith, a former Whitewater High School student, recently reached out to the school system’s coordinator of work based learning, Melanie Duncan, to show his appreciation for the lessons he learned through the program, and to share how the ... [Read More]
October 20, 2020