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East Point city councilwoman named to national committees
East Point City Councilwoman Deana Holiday Ingraham has been appointed to the National League of Cities’ 2015 Community and Economic Development Steering Committee as well as to the Youth Education...
March 30, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport job fair Monday
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will hold a job fair Monday, March 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, Colleg...
March 26, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Girls on FIRE mentoring group to host first pageant Thursday
The Girls on FIRE -- Fierce, Intelligent, Rare and Enthusiastic -- mentoring group presents the inaugural Miss Diamonds and Pearls Pageant at Camp Creek Middle School, 4345 Welcome All Road, Colleg...
March 25, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park candidates talk runoff plans for April 14
Voters in College Park will return to the polls April 14 to decide who will fill the unexpired term of late Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died Nov. 4. Candidates Ron Fears and...
March 25, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jobless numbers lower but unemployment up in metro, Fulton County, East Point
Fulton County’s labor force increased by more than 40,000 residents in January, from about 470,000 in December to about 510,000, not from relocation but from an annual recount by the U.S. Departmen...
March 25, 2015 11:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County police chief announces retirement
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point workshop Saturday combines dreams, time management
Life coach and performer Christine Horn will host an interactive, free workshop at the East Point branch of the Atlanta Fulton Public Library System, 2757 Main St., on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m., ti...
March 24, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board gets enrollment growth update
Each month, the Fulton County school board meets for a work session to receive information on specific topics of interest and to discuss items on the month’s agenda. The March 10 meeting was held a...
March 23, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn, Hapeville, Union City mayors on 10th annual bike ride Tuesday
On Tuesday, the Metro Atlanta Mayors Association and the Georgia Municipal Association will sponsor the 10th Annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol event in an effort to secure support for regional bi...
March 20, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Union City map app to help attract business
To serve customers and attract new business, Union City is improving its technology. Its community development and public services departments and Dacula-based eGIS Associates created a new geograp...
March 19, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County appoints Roswell resident Anderson as county manager
On March 4, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to appoint Richard “Dick” Anderson as county manager. The board identified Anderson Feb. 16 as the sole finalist for the posit...
March 19, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport West CID seeks first program director
An experienced project manager will help guide multi-million dollar enhancements on behalf of the Airport West Community Improvement District. The CID is now accepting resumes for its first program...
March 18, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor’s Bike Race to pack weekend in Union City
The 11th annual Union City Mayor’s Bike Race on Saturday will offer a new course for cyclists but retain its tradition of fast-paced action – and perhaps inspire residents to set new fitness goals....
March 18, 2015 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Pointers stage ‘Leopard Tale’ ballet in downtown Atlanta
The spot to find a rain forest and a West African village in downtown Atlanta Thursday, Saturday and Sunday is the Rialto Center for the Arts, where East Point’s Ballethnic Dance Co. celebrates its...
March 18, 2015 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park approves Freeport referendum
Citywide election results regarding Freeport tax exemptions for unfinished, unshipped and unsold manufactured goods, authorizing the city of College Park to eliminate property taxes on business inv...
March 18, 2015 07:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Runoff on tap for College Park
There will be a runoff election April 14 in College Park between Ward 4 candidates Ron Fears and Roderick Gay. In tonight's election, out of 432 ballots cast, Fears received 149 votes, or 34 percen...
March 17, 2015 10:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park polls closed; returns being tabulated
Polls in College Park closed at 7 p.m. Voters cast ballots to fill the seat of long-time Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died late last year. The race is a five-way battle betwe...
March 17, 2015 07:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County business license process flawed
Fulton County staff who prematurely gave the green light to businesses will be in the hot seat – provided the evidence trail can pinpoint offenders – following communication breakdowns brought to l...
March 16, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Medical Center to hold St. Patrick’s Day job fair
What: Atlanta Medical Center St. Patrick’s Day Job Fair When: Tuesday, March 17, 8 am - 2 pm Where: Atlanta Medical Center Health Pavilion, Letton Auditorium, 320 Parkway Drive NE, Atlanta 30312 In...
March 16, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Summer meals for kids on agenda at College Park meet Tuesday
More than one million children in Georgia schools receive free or reduced-price lunches, a crucial meal that disappears in the summer. The Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program of Action Ministries, throu...
March 14, 2015 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Try new choices during second College Park Restaurant Week
Presented by Meet College Park Georgia, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, the nine-day College Park Restaurant Week will showcase 13 restaurants with $9, $19 and $29 lunch and dinner menus...
March 13, 2015 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County detective's wake today, funeral Friday
Celebration of life events for Detective Terence Avery Green, who died March 4, include: - Viewing today from 1 to 6 p.m. at Woods Memorial Baptist Church, 5665 Old National Highway, College Park 3...
March 12, 2015 11:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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St. Patrick’s Day inspires Fulton County pet adoptions
LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit that manages Fulton County Animal Services, invites residents to adopt a pet from the shelter through March 31 and the adoption fee will be $40 for dogs and $...
March 11, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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