Sixth-annual East Lake Cup to air live on Golf Channel, Oct. 26-28

October 25, 2020 / In the News

Eight of the top programs in college golf will gather in Atlanta next week for the sixth annual East Lake Cup presented by ZipRecruiter and Uber Eats. The competition will take place Monday through Wednesday (Oct. 26-28) and air live on GOLF Channel from East Lake Golf Club.

The inspired, inspiring

September 4, 2020 / In the News

For Christopher McCrary, laying the foundation to success for those who are following him is what drives him to continue being a prominent leader in his community.

‘East Lake is my story’ Shannon Heath-Longino lives a life of community activism

September 3, 2020 / In the News

Someday when she has time, Shannon Heath-Longino just might write that book. She can tell about the time her grandmother rode in the back of a pickup truck, shouting into a bullhorn, ‘‘Y’all didn’t kill me. I’m still here,” after her apartment was firebombed. About attending rallies in Washington, D.C., and watching her grandmother get arrested as she watched in a stroller. Or, the President and Congressmen her grandmother befriended during her quest to bring change to Atlanta.

Metro area’s STEAM schools gear up for more virtual learning

August 28, 2020 / In the News

With most metro area schools returning to virtual learning this fall, STEAM (which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math) education is even more vital. The state and Atlanta area are home to several STEAM-certified schools that are gearing up for the challenge.


August 21, 2020 / In the News

This year, the TOUR Championship will be celebrating the 20th playing of the event at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, GA. To commemorate this milestone, we’ll be diving back into the archives for some of the greatest moments, records, winners and statistics.

Opinion: We’re over-policed, and underinvested in communities

June 27, 2020 / In the News

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is receiving considerable criticism for his decision to reduce police funding by $150 million. Actually, he is onto something, and he is not the only one. If cities want to reduce crime, we should invest in solutions that actually accomplish that goal.

Now for the encore: After making history last year, the Drew Charter School golf team is ready for its title defense

February 4, 2020 / In the News

They’ve had a while to let it sink in. The historic significance. The bond they’ll always share. Charles R. Drew Charter School in Southeast Atlanta, which last May became the first all-black high school team and first public school in the city to win the Georgia (public-school) state boys’ golf championship, opens defense of its title as the season begins this month. Optimism abounds.