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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 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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 | 7 7 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 | 6 6 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 | 4 4 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 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 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 | 6 6 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 | 6 6 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 | 7 7 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 | 8 8 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 | 8 8 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 | 6 6 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 | 13 13 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 | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    College Park special election runoff is Tuesday
    Voters in College Park will return to the polls Tuesday to make a final decision on who will fill the unexpired term of late Ward 4 City Councilman Charles E. Phillips Sr., who died Nov. 4. Candida...
    April 13, 2015 06:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia lawmaker pleads guilty to filing false tax form
    Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of filing a false tax document and no contest to five counts of mail and wire fraud. The Atlanta Democrat, who resigned his sea...
    April 09, 2015 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA to Fulton County: technology driving upgrades
    Within a year or so, MARTA riders will be able to breeze through turnstiles using their smartphones. General Manager and CEO Keith Parker delivered that message in a quarterly update to the Fulton ...
    April 09, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State Rep. Tyrone Brooks resigns
    Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks has resigned his seat in the state House of Representatives. Brooks on Thursday submitted a letter of resignation to Gov. Nathan Deal. Court records show the Atlanta Demo...
    April 09, 2015 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
    Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
    April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State Rep. Tyrone Brooks to enter plea in federal court
    Georgia state Rep. Tyrone Brooks is set to enter a plea on federal charges. Court records show the Atlanta Democrat, who was indicted in May 2013 on charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and filing fal...
    April 09, 2015 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Fulton job fair for forklift operators, truck loaders Friday
    Fulton County’s South Fulton Career Center, 5710 Stonewall Tell Drive, College Park 30349, will host an onsite recruitment in partnership with staffing company Manpower on Friday from 10 a.m. to 1 ...
    April 08, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tri-Cities races on Saturday to benefit youth programs
    It is conceivable that a community-minded athlete can help two causes in one morning this Saturday. The Hapeville Exchange Club will hold its fifth annual 5K run and walk Saturday at 8 a.m. at the ...
    April 08, 2015 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County police chief calls it quits after 40 years
    Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones handed in her badge and gun Tuesday, her only plan “enjoying life without being on call 24/7” after 40 years in law enforcement. “It’s time to start anoth...
    April 08, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA to host downtown Atlanta town hall on transportation Thursday
    On Thursday at 11 a.m., MARTA invites metro Atlanta to Stand Up For Transportation at the Five Points Station in downtown Atlanta. This event is part of a larger, national effort aimed at raising p...
    April 06, 2015 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Cityhood for south Fulton bill dead despite last-minute vote
    UPDATED April 16 with print version, below. The legislation that would have sent south Fulton residents to the polls to vote for cityhood in November died in the final hours of the the Georgia Gene...
    April 03, 2015 03:46 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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