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On the Mark

Hometown Hero Mark Bloom lives his dream with Atlanta United Head out to the local park on a Saturday morning, and you’ll find hordes of kids playing “the Beautiful Game.” Ask them what they want to be when they grow up, and many reply, “A soccer player.” This is especially true now that “Uncle” Arthur Blank has brought MLS soccer to Atlanta. It was a long wait (often filled with heartbreak for Atlanta sports fans at large), but Blank never lost sight of his near decade-long goal to bring big league soccer to town. For one Marietta...

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Scotty Wilbanks

Canton resident and family man Scotty Wilbanks credits his wife as the hero of the household, but this humble husband isn’t your typical Cherokee County father of three. He’s a multi Grammy award winning musician, Grammy nominated record producer and artist development pro who has worked full-time in the music business for more than 22 years....

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Kenny Leon

Since the mid-1970, Kenny Leon has been a Southern trailblazer proud to call the metro area his home base - no matter where the road takes him. Now a Vinings resident, the nationally recognized actor and award-winning director is often hailed as a local champion for artistry, diversity and philanthropy. ...

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