• Music Midtown receives community criticism

    Thousands of music lovers weathered through the hot sun and flash rain as Piedmont Park housed Music Midtown for the sixth time on September 17-18. As the festival continues to attract thousands, Midtown locals have recently voiced complaints regarding its growth. “Music Midtown has grown to be bigger than the park can comfortably handle,” Virginia-Highland resident Joe Few said. “It […]

    Music Midtown took place from September 17-18, 2016 and attracted thousands of fans. However, many community members voiced complaints regarding the effects on the surrounding neighborhoods.
  • Bikers head over wheels for new club

    By Frankie Clarke The after-school life at Grady seems to be never-ending. With the Robotics Team’s kids running around in their underground lair, to the Debate kids who can be found practicing into the late hours of the night. With new clubs starting each year, there never seems to be a lack of things to do after school. Bike Club, […]

    By Sarah Gebba
  • Beehive brings together local artists and community

    From the outside, the Beehive is a square brick building surrounded by restaurants and other shops in the Edgewood Retail District. A step inside brings scents of lavender and vanilla body butters and soaps, which line the shelves. The song “Feeling Good” by Nina Simone plays in the background, giving the room a relaxed and upbeat mood. On one wall, […]

    The Beehive displays products, including soaps, clothing, pins and postcards. The store's variety appeals to a wide range of tastes.
  • New Atlanta Ballet director ‘pointes’ to bright future

    After more than 20 years with the company, Atlanta Ballet artistic director John McFall retired. San Francisco Ballet principal dancer Gennadi Nedvigin becomes the company’s new director for the 2016-2017 season. Fans and Atlanta Ballet dancers are excited to see what fresh energy Nedvigin will bring to Atlanta. “Atlanta Ballet is really good about training well-rounded dancers,” sophomore Grace Semler […]

    Spectators watch Atlanta Ballet dancers Kiara Felder (left) and Alessa Rogers (right) perform outside Ponce City Market. New director Gennadi Nedvigin hopes to bring energy to the upcoming season.
  • MLK improves ahead of new stadium

    With the recent construction and buzz surrounding the new Mercedes Benz football stadium, efforts to improve the neighborhood around the stadium have increased. Within the past few years, organizations such as the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation and Westside Future Fund have donated money and time to the area, adding parks and even implementing a new, innovative policing method. Now, […]

    MLK improves ahead of new stadium
  • Athlete of the Month Feldman balances academics and athletics

    For most high school students, it can be difficult to balance school and extracurriculars, and the same can be said for senior cheerleading captain, Jasmine Feldman. “Balancing cheer and school is definitely hard,” Feldman said. “This is probably the most stressed out I’ve been all year, and for me it’s like having a job that doesn’t stop because cheerleading is […]

    Senior cheerleading captain Jasmine Feldman
  • Kanye West’s Atlanta Concert

    By Jack Hudson Smoke fills the air. Beams of light burst through disorienting the crowd in the sold out stadium. Like a god among men, Kanye West steps out on the stage to the roars of his adoring fans. His stage rises as a phoenix does from the ashes and begins to hover above the sea of Yeezus maniacs. “Father […]

    Kanye West’s Atlanta Concert
  • Cluster night draws large crowd

    By Rachel Hasson         Grady held its annual cluster night Friday, drawing a large crowd to the stadium to watch the Knight’s football team demolish Decatur 54-0. Grady’s cluster was invited to watch the game as one, with students and teachers from Inman and the cluster’s elementary schools including Centennial Place, Hope-Hill Elementary, Mary Lin, Morningside, and […]

    Cluster night draws large crowd
  • Knights dominate Panthers in region matchup

    After three years of bad luck, the Knights finally ended their losing streak to the Carver Panthers with a 41-6 blowout on Saturday afternoon. “It was a rival game, seeing that a lot of the players had grown up together, played against each other and with each other, so it was a bragging-rights game,” said coach Earthwind Moreland. The 5-1 and No. […]

    Knights dominate Panthers in region matchup
  • Emory University considers annexation into the city of Atlanta

      Emory University is seeking annexation into the Atlanta city limits.The university, which uses an Atlanta address, currently is officially located in DeKalb County. Benifits of the annexation could include easing traffic concerns around the campus and attracting a MARTA transit station.   “I would definitely love it if Emory became part of Atlanta proper, especially in terms of us […]

    Emory University's campus

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Fire Station 19 remains community landmark

October 24, 2016 at 1:51 pm

By Amelia Kushner Freshman Contributor Sirens blare and lights flash. Most of Virginia Highland is fast asleep, but not the crew of Station 19. They race through the night...

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Grady beats Maynard Jackson on homecoming night, 57-30, in tale of two halves

October 24, 2016 at 6:59 pm

Led by three touchdowns by senior tight end Kemari Averett and two interceptions by senior defensive back Dimarcus Clay, the Grady Knights football team beat the Maynard Jackson...

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Trump’s past comments may cost him the election

October 24, 2016 at 12:40 pm

Charlotte Spears Guest Commentator The President of the United States needs a certain professional, capable, rounded nature. The President needs to be a role model for people...

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The Prom brings laughter and heartache to Alliance audience

October 18, 2016 at 9:20 am

“The Prom,’’ the breakthrough musical directed by Tony Award-winner Casey Nicholaw, simultaneously stole hearts while calling attention to equal rights, an issue much...

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By Sarah Gebba

Bikers head over wheels for new club

October 6, 2016 at 1:58 pm

By Frankie Clarke The after-school life at Grady seems to be never-ending. With the Robotics Team’s kids running around in their underground lair, to the Debate kids who...