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Fulton County's shelter pets can gain independence for $17.76
Celebrate the Fourth, save money and save a life. LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit which recently pledged to have its county shelters reach no-kill levels by the end of 2016, invites resident...
July 02, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport West CID announces new security plans
Commercial property owners surrounding the world’s busiest airport are combining resources to increase safety and prevent criminal activity. Leaders of the Airport West Community Improvement Distri...
July 01, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fairburn child wins trip to White House
Fifth-graders at Main Street Academy in College Park may find it difficult to top what their classmate, 10-year-old Corey Jackson Jr., can say he did on his summer vacation – had lunch with first l...
July 01, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joblessness on rise in Fulton County, metro, state
Fulton County unemployment rose three-tenths of a percentage point between April and May, the Georgia Department of Labor reported in its monthly update. It echoed the metro Atlanta area’s jump fro...
July 01, 2015 08:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Point, Fulton County to residents: have fun, be safe this Fourth
About 25,000 spectators and revelers are expected to enjoy East Point’s Fourth of July event Saturday from 3 to 11 p.m. at the downtown commons, 2757 East Point St. The event is produced by the Eas...
July 01, 2015 08:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas, south Fulton lawmaker asks public to 'avoid' Stone Mountain Park until flags removed
A state lawmaker representing Douglas and south Fulton counties today asked residents to avoid Stone Mountain Park until it removes a historical display of Confederate flags in front of the carving...
June 30, 2015 12:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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LifeLine animal shelter launches no-kill campaign
LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit that manages both DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services shelters, is asking all Atlantans to join its historic effort to make Atlanta a no-kill community f...
June 29, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws go into effect this week
July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to hold mass same-sex wedding today at 1 p.m.
Fulton County Chairman John H. Eaves today expressed his enthusiastic support for the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodge. The county probate court,...
June 26, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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House District 55 goes to runoff July 14
While the victor will be decided July 14, it is already certain that the next occupant of Tyrone Brooks Sr.’s District 55 seat in the state House of Representatives will be a woman, for the first t...
June 24, 2015 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lower taxes on horizon for Fulton County; south Fulton rate stable
After a 17.5 percent tax hike last year became a lightning rod for controversy, including a lawsuit, Fulton County taxpayers may find relief this year in a 1.570-mill reduction on the county docket...
June 24, 2015 06:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • MARTA approves fiscal 2016 Budget
    by Neighbor Staff
    06.04.15 - 05:25 pm
  • Fulton County chairman to meet with mayors Wednesday
    Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John H. Eaves and other members of the board will be among the county leaders hosting a discussion of areas of mutual interest between Fulton County an...
    June 23, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Airport CID to hold public safety, security press conference
    Business leaders and multiple law enforcement agencies are coordinating their resources to improve public safety in areas served by the Airport West Community Improvement District. Leaders of the d...
    June 22, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    College Park to be featured tonight on PBA 30
    College Park spokesman Gerald Walker released this statement today: "I invite you to tune in tonight at 7:30 p.m. for “College Park, A Purposeful Renaissance” airing on WPBA-30, Ch. 16 on the Colle...
    June 18, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
    Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
    June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Aviation Community Cultural Center holding first birthday party
    Fulton County Arts & Culture's Aviation Community Cultural Center, 3900 Aviation Circle NW, Atlanta 30336 at Charlie Brown Airport, presents its first anniversary celebration Friday at 6:30 p.m. Th...
    June 17, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chick-fil-A president to receive Four Pillar Award
    The Council for Quality Growth will honor Dan T. Cathy, president and chief executive officer of south Fulton-based Chick-fil-A Inc., with its 26th annual leadership award at the Four Pillar Tribut...
    June 17, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    South Fulton resident helps younger generation honor civil rights activists
    Lawyers like Charles S. Johnson III of Holland and Knight who participated in the civil rights movement were celebrated recently by the younger generation of activists. Johnson was presented with a...
    June 17, 2015 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County supports gay marriage before federal ruling
    A week from Monday, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender couples in Fulton County may be able to marry, if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in their favor. That is the day the county anticipates an ...
    June 17, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
    As of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the lead in the House District 55 race. Shelitha R. Robertson and Mari...
    June 16, 2015 10:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fitzgerald front-runner in House 55 race
    As of 8 p.m., Michael B. Fitzgerald is leading in the House District 55 race with 31.3 percent of the vote in its 24 precincts. Out of 492 votes cast, he earned 154. Alysia Brown has 4.27 percent, ...
    June 16, 2015 08:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Polls closed in District 55
    Polls are now closed in House District 55 in the six-way race for the seat resigned by Tyrone Brooks Sr. Alysia Brown, John F. Guest Jr., Marie Robinson Metze, Michael B. Fitzgerald, Raghu R. Raju ...
    June 16, 2015 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Election night coverage at NeighborNewspapers.com
    Visit the South Fulton page of the Neighbor Newspapers website tonight for Georgia House of Representatives District 55 election results as they come in.
    June 16, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hiram man sought in murder case found dead in Fulton County
    by Tom Spigolon
    tspigolon@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.28.15 - 08:30 am