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ATL remembers aviation giant George Berry

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By Doug Strachan Innovation & Strategic Business Development Manager When then-Mayor Maynard Jackson sought a dynamic, capable leader to guide construction of what would become the world’s busiest airport, he knew exactly who he wanted – George Berry, a high-powered but affable executive at Cousins Properties. Berry answered the call and agreed to leave the […]

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Elizabeth Grimes

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Elizabeth Grimes Elizabeth Grimes, a pianist and vocalist, is active in Atlanta. Grimes regularly performs for the public through the MARTA Artbound Program. Additionally, she is a rehearsal pianist for the Atlanta Ballet and Centre for Dance Education, and performs at local venues with the music duo, Quill. She also owns and operates More Than […]

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Jason Bitten

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Jason Bitten To encourage, uplift and restore are what saxophonist Jason Bitten describes as the inspiration for his music. Jason’s smooth and soulful sound touches the untapped emotions of his listeners. Those seeking inspiration and jazz enthusiasts may find Jason’s instrumental ballads the “calm after the storm.” A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Jason began playing […]

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It’s time for a summer getaway: Tips to tackle the busy travel season at ATL

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Officials estimate over 10 million travelers move through Hartsfield-Jackson during the summer season. By Jessica Green Public Affairs Intern With the summer solstice and Fourth of July in the rearview, the warm weather season is officially upon us. About 10.7 million passengers are expected to go through security checkpoints this summer at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International […]

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Airport region prepares for major renewal with aerotropolis

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By Anika Robertson Senior Editor / Assistant Public Relations Manager It’s no secret that as the economic jewel of the Southeast, Hartsfield-Jackson drives billions of dollars in business activity. A few miles away sits a lesser-known asset, a small but robust organization strategically grinding to catapult development surrounding ATL’s 4,700 acres. Incorporated in 2014, the […]

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‘Wings for All’ empowers families with special needs

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Captain Eric Ries, Georgia Sen. Greg Kirk and Airport General Manager John Selden welcome Wings for All participants at ATL. © 2019 Decisive Moment Events By Anika Robertson Senior Editor / Assistant Public Relations Manager ATL and Delta once again did their part to make it easier for special needs passengers to keep climbing. For […]

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We remember former Airport Commissioner Max Walker

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By Doug Strachan Innovation and Strategic Business Development Manager Maxwell “Max” Walker, a giant in Atlanta’s aviation history and the City of Atlanta Department of Aviation’s sixth leader, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, after a brief illness. Max was 89 at the time. Max worked at ATL from 1967 until his retirement in May […]

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Jonathan Adams

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Jonathan Adams Jonathan started his career as a professional guitar musician performing for Pamplin Records, Intersound Records and his own label. He later co-founded the classical fusion group, “Montana Skies,” and toured with the group nationally for over a decade. He currently creates healing music and performance music for all. His 1998 debut CD release, […]

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Jenn Cornell

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Jenn Cornell Jenn Cornell is a cellist performance artist that plays with a spirit that bursts into an ecstatic dance of instrument and body. The outcome is a sensation of joy that emanates from her performances and her instrument. Jenn attended the University of Georgia on a four-year music scholarship and completed advanced studies at […]

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ATL staffer walks for a purpose, supports big cause

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  By Anika Robertson Senior Editor/Assistant Public Relations Manager   Five years ago, Mike Mahady just wanted to lose weight, but in the process gained fervent passion for a cause that affects more than 266,000 women in the U.S. each year. The 71-year-old is determined to participate in his fifth Georgia 2-Day Walk for Breast […]

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