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Knights tailback Craig Philpot looks for running room early in a game at Mercedes Benz Stadium on Oct. 21. Maynard Jackson won the contest 45-7.

Knights face Maynard Jackson in first high school game at new Mercedes Benz Stadium

October 23, 2017

  The Knights football team faced Maynard Jackson in the first-ever high school football game in the new $1.5 billion Mercedes Benz Stadium on...

Photo Essay: Students Get in the spirit for homecoming

Assistant Principal Rodney Howard joined in the luau fun and tried the limbo on Tropical Tuesday, Oct. 3 during Spirit Week.

Ellie Werthman and Annie Zintak

October 9, 2017

Spirit week’s goal is to excite and unite students for the homecoming game on Oct. 13. Fall break is the week prior to the Homecoming game, the normal...

Senior, Lia Walker's tattoo.

Photo Essay: Tattoos of Grady

October 6, 2017

Grady students share what makes their ink unique through a Q&A and series of photos. ...

Bruno Mars sets off fireworks on the Salesforce stage during his performance on Saturday night.

Music Midtown takes over Piedmont Park

September 18, 2017

By Chandler Morris, Gaby Paez, and Nafez Zohbi On Saturday September 16th to Sunday September 17th, Music Midtown took place in Piedmont Park in Midtown...

Track team brings home third-place state finish

May 23, 2017

The boys track team scored 50 points in the GHSA 5A State Championship meet, earning a third-place finish in the state for the second year in a row. “Every time you make the podium at the state meet, that's an accomplishment,’’ ...

Marchers turn onto Euclid Ave in Candler Park carrying signs supporting environmental friendly policy. Some marchers took a more political stance, carrying signs reading supporting Jon Ossoff.

Atlanta residents march for environmental justice

April 22, 2017

April 22, 2017 On April 22, 2017, Atlanta residents marched in the Candler Park neighborhood to promote environmental preservation in honor of earth...

Atlanta residents pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Atlanta residents pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 16, 2017

By Chandler Morris Today, January 16, Atlanta residents marched down Auburn Avenue to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. A rally was held at the Martin...

August 17, 2016


Print studio popularity soars, sells Grady school spirit

Print studio popularity soars, sells Grady school spirit

February 4, 2015 By Kelly Scollard Near the end of the hallway on the first floor of the E building lies Grady’s production...

Southerner exclusive: Music Midtown 2014 video

Southerner exclusive: Music Midtown 2014 video

December 18, 2014 As part of The Southerner's complete coverage of Music Midtown, social media editor Jennifer Steckl created this highligh...

Music Midtown: exclusive interview with Ron Pope

Music Midtown: exclusive interview with Ron Pope

December 15, 2014

To see Jennifer Steckl's highlights video of Music Midtown 2014, please click here. MIDTOWN HOMECOMING: Ron Pope grew up outside of Atlanta, in Mariett...

A Shepherd's Flock

A Shepherd’s Flock

November 5, 2014

Body surfing accident victim fosters a unique environment of healing, care By JENNIFER STECKL The building that houses the Shepherd Center loo...

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