UNCF Atlanta 36th Annual Mayor’s Masked Ball

The Atlanta Marriott Marquis Atrium Ballroom will be the place to be on December 21 at 6 p.m. as the 36th Annual UNCF Atlanta Mayor’s Masked Ball takes center stage. R & B recording artist Charlie Wilson, known to rock the house, will be the entertainment as luminaries look to raise more than $1 million for historically black colleges and…

Secure a Degree While Staying Debt Free

Here a few tips that are very beneficial to high school students applying for scholarships: 

Four Subscription Boxes That Make Great Gifts

 Graze – For the On-the-Go Snacker  Graze is a perfect subscription box for anyone on the go with its high-quality, healthy snacks. The premise is pretty simple. For the first box, you take a survey to note any special diets (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-avoiding) and preferences (no nuts, spicy foods, raisins). Graze uses this profile to select an initial assortment of…

Festive Tips: #SOFU Style

As we prepare for this festive season with family and friends, let’s not overlook the obvious. The holidays are exciting times filled with office parties, visiting family and friends, shopping for the perfect gifts, eating favorite foods, and taking some much-needed time off from work. Conversely, the holidays can also bring fatigue, loneliness and overspending, leaving many feeling not so…

Damācia Howard

Local teen from the city of South Fulton will be the first teen to represent the city in the Miss Georgia Teen USA pageant. The city’s title holder is 16-year old Damācia Howard.  After the review of Howard’s application and an interview, she was selected to compete as Miss South Fulton Teen USA. 

Total Dance/Dancical Productions, Inc. presents 23rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

Total Dance/Dancical Productions, Inc. proudly announces its 23rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration  featuring “Girl Why You Dance Like That” Fusion - From Africa to Hip Hop on Saturday, December 28 at the Southwest Arts Center at 8:00pm. The Kwanzaa Village, a marketplace of unique gifts and entertainment begins at 2:00.  The Kwanzaa Ceremony begins at 6:00. Both the village and ceremony are…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

So, you know this is my favorite time of year. Not JUST because if the gifts (mainly because of the gifts), but because people are generally nicer, more giving, even a pleasure to be around.  The holidays scream “Let’s be nice to each other for at least a month!” I don’t know about you, but … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

Robert Franklin at First Congregational Dr. Robert Franklin spoke in November at First Congregational Church. Dr. Robert M. Franklin was the inaugural James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology, where he challenges students to explore the concept of moral leadership in the 21st century in different cultures … Continued

Martina Edwards

Martina Edwards is an accomplished business professional, who has  whose turned her private equity career into public capital gains. Currently, as the Chief of Strategic Partnerships for Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE), she’s tasked with fundraising for the nonprofit organization that lends to small businesses in Georgia. 

Barre Luxe Ribbon Cutting

Barre Luxe Grand Opening

The Pink Frog Foundation Celebrates Survivorship and Honors Pioneering Surgeon

Nearly 1,500 supporters came out to support 8th Annual Evening of Poetry, Music and Dance. Proceeds will provide maid service, nutrition support and transportation assistance to individuals while they are undergoing breast cancer treatment in metro Atlanta.  The Pink Frog Foundation was founded in 2012 by breast cancer survivor Tammy L. Bolton and her husband Robert H. Bolton. … Continued

Moms All In® Conference Presented by Michelle Taylor Willis

A woman who truly juggles it all and handles it well, from being an amazing mother and wife, to holding a career as a successful entrepreneur, while also dedicated to self-love is just the type of women found at the Moms All In® Conference.

No Place I’d Rather Be:

There are so many different types of life events that lead to someone having to address their real estate needs: marriage, divorce, death, birth, empty nesting or college kids moving back in. The emotions involved in many of these transactions can be overwhelming. This is something I’ve  seen over the past 17 years of selling homes in metro Atlanta and…