Expo helps kids, parents get in mood for new school year

Ready or not, the new school year is right around the corner.

Oakhurst offering BTS screenings

Back-to-school hearing and eye screenings will be available at the CrossRoadsNews Family & Back-to-School Expo on July 25 for children headed back to school.

Immunization can protect children, help prevent outbreaks

As students head back to school for the fall on Aug. 10, health officials are underscoring the importance of all children having up-to-date immunizations for vaccine-preventable diseases like measles, mumps, and pertussis or whooping cough.

Right words can encourage a great attitude about education

With the new school year right around the corner, most families are busy trying to soak up those last few days of summer.

Singer-dancer makes ‘Splash’

Columbia High School junior Zion Moore is firmly on his way to becoming a triple threat with the July 7 release of his new hip-hop song “Splash” on YouTube.

‘We teach them to pay it forward’

Bridgette Rucker has been training kids to pay it forward for 20 years at the Georgia Stars Academy of Dance & Performing Arts in Stone Mountain.

Dancer is also choreographer

Lauren Thomas was 4 when her mother, Rhonda Thomas, enrolled her in dance. She hated it.

Dance training imparts life lessons

In the five years since she opened her dance studios in Conyers, Jenae Duncan has touched the lives of about 400 young people.

Guilty plea in food stamp case

Decatur convenience store owner Tessema Lulseged has pleaded guilty to trafficking in food stamps in a scheme that netted him about $6.5 million.

Hartsfield to begin Ebola screenings

Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is one of five U.S. airports beginning temperature screenings of passengers arriving from West Africa.

Prolific young songwriter to perform new single ‘Light It Up’

When Lewis Raye writes or performs his songs, he has one goal in mind: to entertain.

Solid Soul Band keeps it real with old school grooves, gospel

When the Solid Soul Band strikes up a tune, even people in wheelchairs wanna dance.

Free health screenings offered

Expo participants can get free screenings for hypertension and diabetes at the CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer Expo on Oct. 18 at the Mall at Stonecrest.Expo participants can get free screenings for hypertension and diabetes at the CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer Expo on ...

Highlighters’ happy feet bring smiles to receptive audiences

The only thing that Ruth Mayo loves more than bridge is the Lou Walker Senior Center and dancing.

Fun and information for the 50-plus crowd

The wildly popular CrossRoadsNews Seniors/Baby Boomer Expo takes place Oct. 18 at the Mall at Stonecrest in Lithonia.