Fulton County cop shot in Fairburn
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East Point extends traffic ticket amnesty through Friday
The amnesty program offered by East Point’s municipal court to persons with unpaid parking and traffic tickets as well as failure to appear warrants is being extended until Friday due to inclement ...
March 04, 2015 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point hospital acquires $2M wider, more relaxing MRI
Obese, broad-shouldered, claustrophobic or anxious patients no longer have to be conveyed head-first into a long tube for magnetic resonance imaging scans if they get their radiology done at Atlant...
March 04, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sky’s the limit for Fairburn teen helping teens
Fairburn resident Austin Jackson, 17, is helping the Alpharetta-based literacy nonprofit Sheltering Books give reading material to homeless shelters across the U.S. Mackenzie Bearup, who founded th...
March 04, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economist: world events to boost south Fulton business
South Fulton real estate agents should get ready to sell more town houses, Kennesaw State University professor of economics Roger Tutterow said in his 2015 economic forecast at the recent South Met...
March 04, 2015 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County chairman on cop shooting
Fulton County Chairman John Eaves issued the following statement today: “This morning I received news that no leader ever wants to hear about the people who serve our citizens. While responding to ...
March 04, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County cop shot in Fairburn
A Fulton County police officer, identified by local media as Terence Avery Green, was shot and killed today in what authorities describe as an ambush. The shooting happened around 1:30 a.m. near Fa...
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Fulton County's citizens university signup, $40, ends March 18
Fulton County’s Citizens’ University begins April 2, 2015 for the 11th consecutive year. The twelve-week intensive training program provides citizens with a close-up view of how their local governm...
March 03, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday deadline to seek Airport West CID top cop job
The search is on for a highly qualified individual to enhance the quality of public safety in the Airport West Community Improvement District. Executive Director Gerald McDowell announced recently ...
March 02, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attorney: Ex-APS superintendent Beverly Hall dead
Beverly Hall, the former superintendent of Atlanta Public Schools charged in what prosecutors had called a broad conspiracy to cheat on state exams, has died. Hall's attorney J. Tom Morgan confirme...
March 02, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn fire department receives Class 1 rating
The city of Fairburn recently announced its fire department is among elite company after the Insurance Services Office upgraded the city’s rating from Class 4 to Class 1 last week. Fairburn now ran...
February 26, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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College Park elementary school may become $15M YMCA
College Park city council candidate Roderick Gay recently announced he has requested approval from the Fulton County Board of Education to move forward with redevelopment plans for Harriet Tubman E...
February 26, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to go to bat for school system
There may be more money to help teach and transport the Fulton County Schools System’s 96,300 students if the Fulton County Board of Commissioners wields its influence on House Bill 170, the Transp...
February 26, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta airport back to normal service
The Associated Press reported today that Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has returned to normal operations after Winter Storm Remus prompted delays Wednesday. The flight tracking s...
February 26, 2015 08:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County prepped for storm
Fulton County spokeswoman Jessica Corbitt issued the following statement today: Transportation -Transportation staff are on stand-by and we have on call personnel. -We continue monitoring our six z...
February 25, 2015 06:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Update: Fulton cancels Thursday classes;12-month employees report by 11 a.m.
Due to existing weather conditions, all Fulton County schools will be closed for students, teachers and most staff on Thursday. All 235 and 220 day employees -- all 12-month employees -- should rep...
February 25, 2015 06:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton power players tout partnerships
Partnerships are how the region will benefit from new film studios and attract more lucrative companies, jobs and youth opportunities, south Fulton business and government leaders said at the South...
February 25, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union City on upswing, mayor says
Crime – from carjacking to littering – is in Union City Mayor Vince Williams’ sights this year, as are a bigger rainy-day fund, healthier residents and improved roads and bridges. Heidi Becker of t...
February 25, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton cities ready for snow
Fulton County cities have been ramping up their winter weather preparations. Motorists are advised to be off the roads by 1 p.m. Union City was the first to announce its municipal offices will be c...
February 25, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County schools closed today
Based on a Winter Weather Warning issued Tuesday by the National Weather Service, all schools and administrative offices in the Fulton County School System will be closed today, Wednesday, Feb. 25....
February 25, 2015 08:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palmetto special-needs children experience magic of circus
Gas South and its community partners recently teamed up with the Metropolitan Atlanta Mayors Association, the Georgia Municipal Association and Feld Entertainment to take special-needs families to ...
February 24, 2015 03:46 PM | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Dept. of Labor cancels Atlanta job fair Feb. 26
UPDATED Feb. 25: The Atlanta Career Expo, set for Thursday at the Adamsville Recreation Center, has been cancelled due to a winter storm warning. The event had been scheduled by the Georgia Departm...
February 20, 2015 05:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point grants traffic ticket amnesty through Feb. 27
The city of East Point Municipal Court is offering an amnesty program to persons with unpaid parking and traffic tickets as well as failure to appear warrants. The program takes place today through...
February 20, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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