the Southerner Online

Workers scrub off graffiti from the CNN sign.

The aftermath of George Floyd-inspired riots in Downtown Atlanta

May 30, 2020

On Friday, May 29, people flooded the streets of Downtown Atlanta to protest the death of George Floyd. While the event began as a peaceful protest,...

An employee bags groceries at the Buford Highway Farmers Market on April 17. According to the Washington Post, at least 41 grocery store workers across the country have died due to the coronavirus and thousands more have tested positive despite protective gear, capacity restrictions and temperature checks.

Atlanta adjusts to life during COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, Atlantans have had to adjust to a new lifestyle and cityscape. Georgia has the 12th most cases by state with 24,300 case...

Sophomore and Photo II student Evelyn Lowry measures the amount of stop bath needed to develop her film. In the film developing process, a stop bath works as an acid to neutralize the effects of a   base, in this case developer.

Film photography kept alive through photo pathway

March 25, 2020

When people think of photography, the picture that instantly appears in their head is typically digital film photography. However, for Grady students in ...

On Feb. 5, APS Signing Day took place at Therrell High School. The four football players who signed smile after they make it official.

Signing Day Photo Essay

February 26, 2020

On Feb. 5 at Therrell High School, APS held its Signing Day. Seven athletes from Grady signed with colleges to continue their athletic and academic careers.

Junior Inaya Abdul-Haqq (left), who plays Bird Seller, and Madison Ford, who plays Tobias, run through their scenes during vocal rehearsal with Mr. Hill.

Behind the scenes of “Sweeney Todd”

February 7, 2020

The theater department has been working tirelessly on its spring musical, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” through set-building, vocal work an...

Atlanta history reflected in Downtown murals

November 22, 2019

Fabian Williams is a local artist who painted a mural on Edgewood Ave known as “Paragraphilizer” which is apart of a broader spectrum of murals known...

“[The festival] is a collection of people and there’s something here for everyone. It brings in a lot of attention,” Grady sophomore Teddy Suazo said.

Candler Park Fall Fest brings neighborhood community together

October 10, 2019

The annual Candler Park Fall Fest, one of Atlanta’s premier festivals, has become an essential tradition in the neighborhood, especially for the Grady commun...

An upbeat website for a downtown school
Photo Essay