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Atlanta boxing comes to south Fulton
Union City Boxing Club, 4035 Great West Pkwy., Union City,headed by trainer Gerald Shivers, will host Amateur Boxing Series I with DJ Nabs Saturday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $15. The special attraction...
January 30, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
January 29, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Google Fiber coming to East Point, College Park, Hapeville
This week, technology company Google announced its Google Fiber ultra-high speed Internet and television service will be installed in nine metro Atlanta cities, including the south Fulton cities of...
January 29, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday in East Point: Understand your credit report
Regions Bank will host a Financial Fitness Friday seminar on understanding your credit report this Friday at noon at its East Point branch, 2833 Main St. Topics include what a credit score is and h...
January 29, 2015 07:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn mayor touts city’s growth
Fairburn residents can look forward to an improved quality of life in 2015 based on actions taken by the city in 2014, according to Mayor Mario Avery, who delivered his state of the city address ea...
January 28, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hapeville growler shop fills void in Tri-Cities area
Two Hapeville business owners are celebrating the first anniversary of a successful economic development process that encouraged them to open Beer Girl Growlers & Bottleshop in November. Fellow Hap...
January 28, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOL to hold job fair Wednesday
The Georgia Department of Labor, Dukes Foundation, and Einstein Brothers will co-sponsor a career expo and resource fair Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the gymnasium at South Atlanta High Scho...
January 27, 2015 08:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County commission adopts $628M budget
Library patrons can visit branches on Fridays again, pedestrians can navigate more sidewalks and taxpayers will find lower rates are on the horizon since the Fulton County Board of Commissioners ad...
January 26, 2015 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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FBI: No bombs found on planes at Hartsfield-Jackson
Updated at 6:33 p.m. The FBI says no bombs were found on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after social media threat. The threats Saturday targeted Southwest Airlines Flight 2492, which arrived ...
January 24, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Libraries to get Friday hours back by April 1
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted Wednesday to restore the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System budget to levels that will allow hours to be restored at the libraries. These changes wi...
January 23, 2015 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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School choice forums set for next week
During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, the Fulton County School System is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educationa...
January 22, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton schools beat state, county CCRPI scores
The Georgia Department of Education released its third round of College and Career Ready Performance Index results last month, based on data from the 2013-14 school year. According to spokesman Mat...
January 21, 2015 07:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Data entry job fair tomorrow in south Fulton
The Fulton County Office of Workforce Development's south Fulton career center, 5710 Stonewall Tell Road in College Park, 30349, will host Data Entry Specialist recruitment for human resources comp...
January 20, 2015 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County commission to meet Wed.
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will meet Wednesday at 10 a.m. at 141 Pryor St. in downtown Atlanta. The agenda includes the fiscal 2015 budget, a pay study by the Archer Co. and a resolut...
January 19, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County homeless count Thurs. needs volunteers
Fulton County needs volunteers for the 2015 homeless count Thursday, Jan. 22, to be conducted by the Fulton County Continuum of Care, city of Atlanta and DeKalb County. Portions of the count will f...
January 19, 2015 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ring in new year with new pet for free
LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit that manages Fulton County Animal Services, invites residents to adopt a pet from the shelter through Jan. 31 and the adoption fee will be waived. Through the...
January 16, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Know your rights seminar Sat. in College Park
The College Park branch of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System, 3647 Main St., 30337, will hold a Legal Insights For Empowerment seminar for males age 12 to 18 on Saturday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. ...
January 16, 2015 10:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point allergy clinic owner sentenced for fraud
The owner of an allergy test lab has been sentenced to federal prison for faking test results and billing health care providers for service that was not provided. Federal prosecutors said 40-year-o...
January 15, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artists raise funds for children at eighth Chair-ity event
Local artists, sponsors, hosts, community leaders, and volunteers united in December for the eighth annual Chair-ity Event benefitting the nonprofit Children’s Village at Christian City in Union Ci...
January 14, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Tech, United Way to observe MLK Day Thursday
Atlanta Technical College will host its annual Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative service Thursday at 11 a.m. in its auditorium, 1560 Metropolitan Pkwy. SW, Atlanta. The event will feature studen...
January 14, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton MLK birthday events start Thursday
Slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Ph.D., would have been 86 years old Thursday. South Fulton communities are marking his birthday, observed as a federal holiday Monday, wit...
January 13, 2015 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point fire chief retires; deputy chief to step up
UPDATED Jan. 13: East Point Fire Chief Rosemary R. Cloud, who made history in 2002 when she became the first African-American female fire chief in the U.S., has announced her retirement effective t...
January 12, 2015 02:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to hold hearing on $635M budget Wed.
Wednesday at 9 a.m., the Fulton County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting which will include a public hearing and workshop for the proposed $635 million general fund budget. ...
January 12, 2015 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLK events at church include justice summit, play, speech
Join Ben Hill United Methodist Church and the 100 Black Men South Metro Atlanta Chapter as they present Keeping the Dream Alive: Economic Justice For All, a Martin Luther King Jr. celebration from ...
January 09, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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