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Archive for August, 2010

How Andy Young came to officiate T.I.’s wedding

TI-TInyOur colleague, business columnist Henry Unger has spent the afternoon over at former Mayor Andy Young’s house, conducting a wide-ranging interview in Young’s lovely, art-filled home.

At our behest Unger asked the question we are sure you will agree is the most pressing. How did the former ambassador come to officiate the recent wedding between Clifford “T.I.” Harris and Tameka “Tiny” Cottle?

The answer is pretty simple. T.I. called and asked him.

The two have known each other for years, and Young said that young Clifford had the highest I.Q. of any kid in his class back in the day at Frederick Douglass High School. More recently, Young has served as a mentor of sorts, helping the rapper embrace his community service obligations following his arrest on a weapon charge. He was sentenced to a year and a day, with 100 hours of community service as part of the deal. (Here is that story from 2009, if you missed it).

T.I. and Tiny made the scene after his release from prison, at a …

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Falcons player “spa day”

Curtis Lofton and D.J. Shockley, super smooth operators

Curtis Lofton and D.J. Shockley, super smooth operators

If Atlanta Falcons starting linebacker Curtis Lofton seems to be moving a little faster this season, he might have the folks at Blue Med Spa to thank.

He and former Falcons backup quarterback D.J. Shockley stopped by the luxurious Midtown getaway for a little laser hair removal action the other day.

We have it on good authority that their backs and chests are now smooth as babies’ behinds – and are surely extra aerodynamic as a result.

We asked if Blue Med Spa plans to offer any special new services, like a “Falcons Facial” perhaps, in honor of the guys’ recent visit. We’ll get back to you after they’ve tossed that one around for a while.

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Make a video, win passes to Fernbank

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Yes, school has already started back for some of you, but we’re here to help you enjoy what is left of summer.

Submit a 97-second video of how your family enjoys summer, and you could win a family membership to Fernbank Museum, four tickets to all IMAX films for one year (minimum of 10 films) and a behind-the-scenes tour of “Geckos: Tails to Toepads.”

See full details here, and then get to work on your independent film!

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