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]

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]

Standing in Dignity, Grace, & the Power of God

When I reached out to Vikki Townsend Consiglio late last year, the vote had already returned in favor of the City of Stockbridge, there would be no City of Eagle’s Landing. Headlines like The Wealthy Atlanta Suburb Fighting to Secede From Its ... [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 Art of Recovery

How Charlotte Dupré Brought Southern Regional Medical Center Back to Life It is no secret that when Charlotte Dupré arrived at Southern Regional Medical Center (SRMC) back in 2015 the hospital was in need of a medical miracle. “I walked into ... [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]

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]