Safari guides enhance African bush experience

Safari guides enhance African bush experience

First of a two-part series on adventures in Zimbabwe Peter Gava knows how to read the tall golden grass and soft Kalahari sand of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. There are lions here, and Gava knows how to find them. So do Liberty Ibasa and Tracy May. All three are African guides and rangers who […]

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OPINION: Are winds of change coming?

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Writer is doubtful that America is ready to end divisiveness On Wednesday July 6, I was several paragraphs into an opinion piece attempting to express my anger and frustration yet again about two tragic deaths of Black men in two different states after what appeared to be routine encounters with police. I was having a […]

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OPINION: Journey brings out contrasts and similarities in culture

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Fresh off a 10-day trip traveling throughout the African nation of Zimbabwe, I returned home with an invigorated spirit and fresh eyes. As I drove down the same streets I routinely traverse from my home in Stone Mountain through Clarkston, Avondale Estates and into Decatur; from Tucker to Chamblee, Doraville, Dunwoody and Brookhaven; from Lithonia […]

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Advocates sought to help children in foster care

Advocates sought to help children in foster care

Giving children a voice is one of the prime goals of volunteers who represent children in the foster care program and are a bridge to the juvenile court system. These volunteers are known as court appointed special advocates (CASAs) and are a vital link to the judges who oversee the children’s cases and what will […]

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New technology showcased in 2016 Lexus LX570

New technology showcased in 2016 Lexus LX570

There’s plenty of new in the 2016 Lexus LX570. The eight-passenger SUV has an array of safety features available for the first time including lane keep assist, wheel keep assist, dynamic radar cruise control, pre-collision prevention and pedestrian detection. All those assists mean the driver will have help from the vehicles sensors, radar and other […]

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Trip to Phoenix should include museum stops

Trip to Phoenix should include museum stop

  Two days are not enough time to get to know a city. That was certainly the case for me during a swing through Phoenix, the jumping off point for a weeklong trip across Arizona. In those two days, however, I learned a few things—Phoenix has surprises in store for visitors and teased me enough […]

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Horsing around at Little Creek Horse Farm

Horsing around at Little Creek Horse Farm

Danielle Warren has a special relationship with a horse named Scout. She rides him regularly, getting guidance from a team of instructors and when she’s not taking lessons she likes to volunteer and help those younger than her 25 years learn about being around horses. Warren is just one of the many adults and children […]

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Local car reviewers pick best family vehicles

Local car reviewers pick best family vehicles

Automotive journalists from DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties spent a day test driving cars, trucks and sport utility vehicles at Lake Lanier and evaluating how the vehicles performed as family cars. The event, held May 13, is the Greater Atlanta Automotive Media Association’s Family Car Challenge in which 23 vehicles were put through the paces […]

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