Brenda Laskey, marketing director for Chick-fil-A, encourages a big spin of the wheel during inpromptu activities in the Vanderlyn Elementary School gymnasium, while runners waited out weather delaying the VanderDash 5K on March 23. School Principal Tracey Crenshaw eventually told runners the race was canceled due to heavy rain and lightning.

Joe Earle

Joe Earle is Editor-at-Large. He has more than 30-years of experience with daily newspapers, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and was Managing Editor of Reporter Newspapers.