These products made by Buckhead residents’ companies are featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things list | Business

A few showers this morning with overcast skies during the afternoon hours. High near 65F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 30%.. Cloudy with occasional showers overnight. Low around 60F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. The BlendSmart2 Holiday Glow Set, which costs $98, is made by Worth Beauty, a Houston-based beauty products company co-owned by Buckhead resident Carol Martin. The BlendSmart2 Holiday Glow Set, which costs $98, is made by Worth Beauty, a Houston-based beauty products company co-owned by Buckhead resident Carol Martin. Products created by companies owned by two Buckhead residents are on Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite Things 2019 list, a group of 80 products the media mogul has recommended as holiday gifts or must-have items. The BlendSmart2 Holiday Glow Set, which costs $98, is made by Worth Beauty, a Houston-based beauty products company co-owned by Buckhead resident Carol Martin. The Perfect Black Pant Collection, which starts at $110 each, is created by Spanx, the Buckhead-based clothing and undergarment company owned by Buckhead resident Sara Blakely. Martin, who co-founded Worth Beauty with Steve Machiorlette and another individual who no long...

Tommy Hollis death: Guilt of engineer who mistakenly cut through lamppost that then killed baby

A baby was killed by a falling lamppost days after a construction worker inadvertently cut through its foundations. Engineer Kelvin Elmore – a father himself – said he wished he could ‘take the child’s place’ after learning of his role in the death of Tommy Hollis. The little boy suffered fatal head injuries shortly before his first birthday when the metal pole toppled and struck him while he slept in his pushchair. Tragic: Tommy Hollis died a day before his first birthday after a workman mistook the post for a tramline and cut it outside London’s Chiswick Town Hall in February 2010 Happy family: Tommy laughs for a photo shoot with his mother, Kate, and father, Chris. They attended the hearing, although Mrs Hollis left the courtroom when details of her son’s injuries were read out. His parents have called for ‘answers’ over the tragedy, adding: ‘We don’t want any other family to go through what we’ve gone through.’ Yesterday, an inquest at West London Coroner’s Court heard that Mr Elmore had cut through the lamppost’s steel foundation during a project to widen the road. He told the court: ‘As a father myself,  I cannot express how horrified I am to have had any invo...