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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 | 6 6 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 | 3 3 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 6 6 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 | 10 10 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 | 5 5 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 8 8 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 | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta-based Coca-Cola to cut up to 1,800 jobs
Coca-Cola says it will cut between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs in coming months to trim costs. The world's biggest beverage maker says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locatio...
January 08, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Temperatures plunge across Georgia
Temperatures fell to 10 degrees before dawn in Marietta, Cartersville and Rome and 12 in Atlanta as an arctic blast of frigid weather brought the coldest temperatures in a year to Georgia. It was e...
January 08, 2015 02:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County senior warming centers available
The Fulton County Department of Aging and Youth Services’ senior facilities will serve as warming sites during operating hours to provide seniors and other citizens another alternative for keeping ...
January 08, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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November employment markers mixed
On Christmas, the Georgia Department of Labor announced metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate had fallen half a point from 7.0 in October to 6.5 percent in November. At the local level, Fulton’s rate i...
January 07, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Representatives ready to resume legislative agendas
The 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly starts Monday at the state Capitol, but some south Fulton delegates did not wait to get to the Gold Dome before putting proposed new laws into the h...
January 07, 2015 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newsmaker of the year: chief librarian
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Interim Director Anne T. Haimes is the South Fulton Neighbor newsmaker of the year because she juggles a juggernaut of a building program, ongoing administratio...
January 07, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Board of Regents approves proposal to merge Georgia State and Georgia Perimeter
The University System of Georgia Board of Regents approved a proposal Tuesday to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College into what would become the largest school in the state....
January 06, 2015 06:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Georgia State, Georgia Perimeter College merger to be proposed
A proposal to merge Georgia State University with Georgia Perimeter College will be presented at the next state Board of Regents meeting, the leader of Georgia Perimeter told employees. Georgia Per...
January 06, 2015 07:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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