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Missing teen last seen at airport

Missing teen last seen at airport

ATLANTA -- Atlanta police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teen.

Eustace Victor Martin, 18, was last known to be at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 28, where he was supposed to board a flight to Seattle.

According to Atlanta police, Martin's mother, Reena Kisun, contacted them on Sunday to say that her son, who goes by Victor, never made it on the connecting flight after clearing customs in Atlanta. He was last seen by a Delta representative at the flight's gate.

Martin is approximately 6' tall and weighs about 160 pounds. He was last seen wearing a red and blue plaid shirt, blue khaki pants, and blue and red shoes. He flew into Atlanta from Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis in the West Indies.

Martin is a Canadian citizen; after arriving in Seattle, he was scheduled to board another flight to Vancouver.

Free concert will celebrate opening of Wolf Creek Amphitheater

Free concert will celebrate opening of Wolf Creek Amphitheater

UPDATE: Response to the Wolf Creek Music Festival has been overwhelming, and as of Friday, May 27, all available tickets have been given away.

Residents are encouraged to check the Fulton County website regularly for future concerts and events at the Wolf Creek Amphitheater.

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. -- Everyone in Fulton County is invited to a free concert to celebrate the opening of the new Wolf Creek Amphitheater (3025 Merk Road, College Park, 30349) on Saturday, June 4.

The headliner at the first annual Wolf Creek Music Festival is world-famous singer, songwriter and poet India Arie.

Doors to the amphitheater will open at 5 p.m, with the concert scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m.

The concert is only open to residents of Fulton County.

An Atlanta's Music icon called Don Juan R. Ramírez-Hernández

An Atlanta's Music icon called Don Juan R. Ramírez-Hernández

Mexican Music composer Juan R. Ramírez-Hernández is an icon in the classical music and especially in Atlanta where he is a  violinist with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, founder of the Atlanta Virtuosi Foundation, Inc. and the Buckhead Youth Orchestra, and conductor of the Atlanta Community Symphony Orchestra, began his study of music in Mexico. At age 14, he began studying with Henryk Szeryng, and continued as Szeryng became his principal mentor in Mexico, the U.S. and Europe.

Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

Jesse Walton, Jr., CFP®, Honored as New Member of 100 Black Men of Atlanta

ATLANTA (May 12, 2011) Jesse Walton, Jr., was inducted as a new member of the 100 Black Men of Atlanta Inc. (100) organization on May 10, 2011at an evening pinning ceremony. The elegant event was held at Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s headquarters. 100 is a coalition of some of Atlanta’s most influential men organized to empower Atlanta’s challenged communities. Together they channel educational and economic resources toward these communities’ students and future leaders.

Walton, a Financial Advisor and Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Alpharetta, is an active community volunteer.

Governor commends Georgia's new Master Teachers

Governor commends Georgia's new Master Teachers

ATLANTA -- Governor Nathan Deal has announced the names of 86 Georgia teachers who have earned "Master Teacher" certification.

This distinction is based on demonstrated excellence in student achievement and growth for 2011.

"I am proud of Georgia's Master Teachers for their tireless efforts to enrich the minds and lives of our students and for their ongoing work toward reaching our state's goal of providing a high-quality teacher in every classroom," said Gov. Deal.

Hank Huckaby named chancellor-designate for University System

Hank Huckaby named chancellor-designate for University System

ATLANTA -- The Board of Regents has named Henry "Hank" M. Huckaby as the new chancellor-designate of the University System of Georgia (USG).

The regents made their decision in a special called meeting today.

The announcement comes two weeks after the Board named Huckaby, 69, as the lone finalist for the job.

"As has been noted in numerous articles and editorials in the press statewide, clearly Hank Huckaby is seen as the person the System needs at this important time," said Board chair Willis Potts. "We feel he will serve the University System, the Board of Regents and the state well as we address the many and significant challenges of the present and prepare for the future."

Huckaby will take up his duties as the System's 12th chancellor on July 1, following the June 30 retirement of current chancellor Erroll B. Davis Jr.

Chambliss applauds Georgia's charter schools

Chambliss applauds Georgia's charter schools

ATLANTA -- United States Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia) has expressed his support for Georgia's charter schools and applauded those working to expand the charter system on behalf of children, families and communities across the state.

The week of May 2 is National Charter Schools Week.

"Georgia's excellent charter school sector continues to raise the bar for educational standards, and I applaud the Georgia Charter Schools Association for their commitment to education," said Sen. Chambliss. "Charter schools' emphasis on empowering parents with public school choice, innovation and local control provide quality alternatives for many families, and they give our students a good foundation to succeed.