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Fulton County beats state, not metro in March jobless numbers
More county residents were earning paychecks in March than in February, benefiting from jobs added at places like urgent-care clinics, stores, overnight shippers and insurance companies. Fulton Cou...
April 27, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton commissioner to D.C. for government symposium
Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner will participate in the 12th annual County Leadership Institute, a program developed by the National Association of Counties and Cambridge Leadership Assoc...
April 24, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Zeff named interim leader of Fulton County School System
At its meeting Thursday at Holmes Elementary School in East Point, the Fulton County Board of Education named Kenneth Zeff as the school district’s interim superintendent beginning June 2. The anno...
April 23, 2015 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Listeria concerns spark recall by Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni's sa...
April 23, 2015 05:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA access earns Hartsfield-Jackson high marks
Convenience to MARTA earned Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the No.1 rank when it comes to how customers travel to and from the airport. A survey conducted by the Global Gateway Al...
April 23, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hawks, Ressler agree on $850 million sale for NBA team
Seven months after a racially charged email put the Atlanta Hawks on the market, there's an agreement to sell the NBA team for $850 million. A group headed by billionaire Antony Ressler, which also...
April 23, 2015 07:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Fulton County school board to ponder Union City eminent domain Thurs.
UPDATED April 23 4 p.m. with additional background information. The Fulton County Board of Education will meet at Hamilton E. Holmes Elementary School, 2301 Connally Drive in East Point, for its Ap...
April 22, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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After recall, Fulton school district removes Blue Bell products
Following Brenham, Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries’ voluntary recall for all of its products on the market after some samples tested positive for listeria, a potentially deadly bacteria, the Fulto...
April 22, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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District 55 state House seat up for grabs June 16
The office of Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp sent notice today a special election will be held June 16 to fill the vacancy in District 55 of the Georgia House of Representatives created by t...
April 22, 2015 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn church commemorates 140 years
It may not be news when two years after a great recession, a local couple buys a foreclosure at a bargain price on the courthouse steps. But when the year was 1875, the county was called Campbell, ...
April 21, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park to hold pinwheel ceremony Wednesday
National Child Abuse Prevention Month will be observed at College Park City Hall, 3667 Main St., College Park 30337 Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, organized by the Interfaith Children’s Movement. ...
April 21, 2015 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board community meetings today
Each school board member holds monthly community meetings to keep residents informed about issues and to give citizens the opportunity to comment on board agenda items. Linda Bryant of District 4 w...
April 20, 2015 03:37 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point health fair, open house Saturday
Morehouse School of Medicine, United Health Foundation, Optum and UnitedHealthcare are hosting a Community Health Fair and Open House at the Morehouse Healthcare Comprehensive Family Medical Center...
April 17, 2015 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County school board re superintendent's new job
The Fulton County School System issued this statement April 16: The Fulton County Board of Education congratulates Robert Avossa on being named the superintendent for the School District of Palm Be...
April 16, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fort Mac looking for fellows by Friday
The McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority is seeking two qualified individuals for its fellowship program May to August . MILRA was established to implement a reuse plan for the form...
April 16, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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New York dance school accepts first Atlanta native
South Fulton studio DanceMakers of Atlanta announced earlier this month that 17-year-old dancer Zoe Hollinshead has been accepted into the bachelor of fine arts dance program at the Julliard School...
April 15, 2015 03:50 PM | 3 3 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fast-food workers, others rally in College Park for higher pay
Fast-food workers rallied in College Park and planned another demonstration in Atlanta as they and others across the nation called for the federal minimum wage to be raised to $15. Organizers said ...
April 15, 2015 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Renaissance Festival celebrates 30 years in Fairburn
Saturday marks the beginning of one of Fairburn’s most enduring attractions, the Georgia Renaissance Festival. The medieval-themed fun will run until June 7 every Saturday and Sunday plus Memorial ...
April 15, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gay triumphant in College Park runoff
College Park reported unofficial results in the Ward 4 city council runoff between Ron Fears and Roderick Gay. Gay outpaced Fears 200 to 187, or 52 percent to 48 percent, in unofficial results, wit...
April 14, 2015 10:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Polls closed in College Park
College Park Ward 4 polls at the Sid Truitt Senior Center and the Godby Road Community Building, where voters have been casting ballots for city councilman in the runoff between Ron Fears and Roder...
April 14, 2015 06:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton delegation wraps up 2015 session
The recently adjourned Georgia General Assembly session saw south Fulton delegates score a win for economic development and lay the groundwork to campaign in 2016 for bills introduced in 2015. Dist...
April 14, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton legislator Jones to hold town hall meeting tonight in College Park
Join District 62 State Rep. LaDawn Blackett Jones for a detailed discussion on this year's legislative session today from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Welcome All Park, 4255 Will Lee Road, College Park 30349....
April 14, 2015 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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ArtsBridge honors south Fulton Shuler Awards STARs
ArtsBridge Foundation recently formed a 20-member Students Take A Role council for technical theater students, including Fairburn students Seinna Milanowski of Landmark Christian School and Jessica...
April 13, 2015 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta rec center to host rescheduled job fair
The Georgia Department of Labor, city of Atlanta and Mount Ephraim Baptist Church will co-sponsor a career expo Thursday at Adamsville Recreation Center, 3201 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in southw...
April 13, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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