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Unofficial Mayor of Buckhead Sam Massell Announces Retirement

On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the thirty-first annual meeting of the Buckhead Coalition, Inc., Samuel A. Massell, Jr. announced his plans to retire. For years, Massell has worked with the Buckhead Coalition, a non-profit civic organization, as founding president. It is an association of business executives on the north side of Atlanta, primarily in the Buckhead community. He has been lovingly penned, the mayor of Buckhead. He will forever be known as the primary impetus that spearheaded the Buckhead Community Improvement District. Samuel A. Massell, Jr. served as the…

ATC, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership Announce Weekly Group Run/Walks

ATLANTA – Runners, walkers, rollers and strollers will have a weekly opportunity to exercise and socialize on the Atlanta BeltLine in 2020. Atlanta Track Club and Atlanta BeltLine Partnership are expanding their collaboration next year to bring free weekly group run/walks to four different sections of the popular multi-use trail. Beginning January 2, 2020, Run. Walk. Go! Club group runs will rotate weekly between the Eastside, Westside, Southside and Northside Atlanta BeltLine trails. Runners and walkers will gather in the following locations: Eastside Trail First Thursday of the month New Realm…

Tucker Celebrates Holidays With Children At 2019 Hosea Helps Annual Youth Christmas Party

Families lined up around the center for some Hosea Helps holiday cheer. Hundreds of bags of toys were distributed, and smiles were upon children’s faces yesterday at the Loudermilk Center. The Hosea Helps staff and its army of volunteers soldiered on to deliver food, toys, entertainment, face painting and lots of smiles. Food was cooked on site by Hosea Helps and many of these children came from families that come to the Hosea Family stabilization center every week. Also distributed along with toys were clothes, shoes, toiletries, and $50 gift…

Cafe Mocha Salute Her Awards Makes Stop In Atlanta, Honors Local Women & Donates To Homeless Shelters

By Diane Larché In the spirit of giving, Café Mocha Radio closed out its outstanding 2019 Salute Her Awards five-city tour by blessing others. In lieu of selling tickets for its final 2019 ceremony in Atlanta December 6 at the Riverside Epicenter (135 Riverside Parkway in Austell, Georgia 30168), they asked guests to bless others by bringing a toy or a $25 gift card for entry, which will be donated to area shelters at The Nicholas House, Hosea House and Atlanta Children’s Shelter. “This year has been such a blessing…

Atlanta Inquirer Family Suffers Another Loss

The Atlanta Inquirer family mourns the loss of Dr. Lonnie C. King, Jr. He had been a part of the Atlanta Inquirer family since its early beginnings and had written articles in the newspaper in the 1960s. At the time of his death, he was still a part of the Inquirer’s Advisory Council. Born on August 30, 1936, to Bertha Thrasher and Lonnie King in Arlington, Georgia, Lonnie C. King, Jr. died in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 after a long illness with heart problems, at the age of 82. As a student at Morehouse College, King and other students from the Historically Black Colleges…

Celebration of Life for John B. Smith, Sr.

John B. “J.B.” Smith, Sr. was born to the late John Watson Smith and the late Pressarene “Press” Whitfield Smith, the oldest of five children in LaGrange, Georgia. He was quite an ambitious young man and as the oldest, he was charged with caring for his siblings and family by chopping wood and shoveling coal to provide for this family. His strong work ethic was developed early while in grammar school when he won a bicycle as a newspaper deliverer for LaGrange’s Informer newspaper. In LaGrange, J.B. attended Kelly Grammar…

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