Column: Look closely to see area’s black history
by Thornton Kennedy
Columnist
04:41 PM, Wednesday, February 10
The people who preceded us here did a pretty good job of scrubbing certain elements of our past away. When someone asks about the history of Buckhead, it generally starts with Henry Irby and a tavern. The area’s history goes back much further obvi...

Latest Headlines

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: City should be more transparent in ...
EDITOR: Transparent, clear fiscal responsibility in budgeting by the city of Sandy Springs is what all of us expect f...
04:58 PM, Thursday, February 26
full story
Column: Buckhead’s black history barely visible in park
At the corner of Pharr Road and Bagley Street rests a chapter of Atlanta history that some would just as soon stay bu...
10:56 AM, Wednesday, February 25
full story
Opinion: South Fulton: What's in a name?
The most important piece of legislation in my 2015 legislative agenda is the choice for you to incorporate into a cit...
08:16 AM, Monday, February 23
full story
Column: Jekyll Island Authority holds fire on deer population
If you are a supercilious liberal you-know-what or a sanctimonious Bible thumper, I have some good news for you. I am...
11:33 AM, Thursday, February 19
full story
Column: Do sticks and stones really break bones?
Q: I acknowledge I probably talk too much about other people. Usually the overall tone is negative, and if I’m honest...
11:21 AM, Thursday, February 19
full story
Column: Contour Coke bottles celebrates 100 years
Many of us grew up on Coca-Cola. If you date back, you likely are an aficionado of the contour bottle, which is 100 y...
11:08 AM, Thursday, February 19
full story
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Reasons to build Keystone XL pipeli...
Editor’s note: U.S. Senate Bill 1, the bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, was passed by the Se...
10:59 AM, Thursday, February 19
full story
Column: West Peachtree, Lake Forrest perfectly aligned
It may well be the most stupefying question related to this column I have received to date and it was followed quickl...
11:00 AM, Wednesday, February 18
full story
Opinion: Senator's open letter to East Point on south Fult...
District 39 State Sen. and Senate Minority Whip Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, sent the following letter Feb. 2 to Mayor Ja...
03:03 PM, Friday, February 13
full story
Column: Some random thoughts on some random subjects
If you watched the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago – and reports say 114 million of us did – perhaps you saw a porti...
11:15 AM, Thursday, February 12
full story
Column: Mama and the chain gang
Q: This really isn’t a question but a request. Could you please share the wonderful story from your book about you an...
11:00 AM, Thursday, February 12
full story
Column: Remembering Iwo Jima
Seventy years ago this year, the Allies had gained the momentum in World War II. The war was not over, but Hitler was...
10:50 AM, Thursday, February 12
full story
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Congratulations to new Sandy Springs...
EDITOR: On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I would like to offer congratulations to attorney J. Marcus Edward “Ma...
10:44 AM, Thursday, February 12
full story
Column: Brer Rabbit greeted Lenox shoppers for nearly 20 yrs.
When Lenox Square mall in Buckhead opened in 1959, developer Ed Noble did not hold anything back. The design was ultr...
12:27 PM, Wednesday, February 11
full story
Column: ‘Don’t shoot' T-shirt aimed at wrong target
Let’s get off the backs of law enforcement, shall we? Most of us couldn’t do their job or wouldn’t do it if we had th...
02:11 PM, Thursday, February 05
full story

Popular Stories

Recent Comments

« Resident unnamed wrote on Sunday, Oct 18 at 06:31 PM »
« Steven Chervin wrote on Friday, Oct 16 at 06:04 PM »
« Dan W wrote on Thursday, Oct 15 at 12:24 PM »
« AndrewTR wrote on Tuesday, Oct 13 at 02:26 PM »