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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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 12 12 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 4 4 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 | 2 2 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 | 2 2 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 | 10 10 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 | 16 16 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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College Park vet to offer free spay/neuter for pits Tues.
LifeLine Animal Project, the largest provider of spay and neuter services in metro Atlanta, is celebrating World Spay Day on Feb. 24 with a “Fifty Pit Fix” promotion. Thanks to a grant from the Hol...
February 19, 2015 04:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union City names new fire chief
Union City has a new department head in Fire Chief Joe Maddox. Maddox served as interim fire chief from Dec. 1 to Jan. 20, following the retirement of Fire Chief Donald Leasher after 22 years of se...
February 18, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tonight: Union City's Christian City marks milestone with gala
The Union City-based nondenominational nonprofit Christian City will celebrate its 50th anniversary next week with up to 1,500 residents, business and community leaders, a 70-piece orchestra and a ...
February 18, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Elected officials to tackle Legislature, annexations, sisterhood
Today’s meeting of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners will continue the conversation on the Legislature, now in its 17th day out of 40. County Director of Intergovernmental Affairs Jessica Co...
February 18, 2015 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton Day at Capitol Thursday
District 65 State Rep. Sharon Beasley-Teague, D-Red Oak, will host South Fulton Day at the Capitol on Thursday at noon at the building's south wing, 206 Washington St., Atlanta 30334. The event may...
February 17, 2015 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board meetings cancelled tonight
Fulton County school board members Catherine Maddox and Linda Bryant are cancelling their Feb. 17 community meetings due to forecasts of inclement weather. Maddox's meeting was at Banneker High Sch...
February 17, 2015 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cold weather tips from Fulton County departments
Warming stations For temporary shelter from the cold, contact the Fire Rescue Department. The county’s nine fire stations will serve as temporary warming sites for residents adversely affected by t...
February 16, 2015 08:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County prepares for winter weather
The Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency is monitoring weather conditions and has reported that the National Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch that started today at 1 a.m. and co...
February 16, 2015 08:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Chairman: extend county racial profiling practices to cities
Black males age 16 to 49 are more often stopped by law enforcement agencies in unincorporated Fulton County, according to the county police, marshal and sheriff’s departments’ fourth quarter 2014 r...
February 12, 2015 03:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
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