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Deadline to register for March 1 primary is Feb. 1
The deadline to register to vote in the March 1 special election and presidential primary election is Feb. 1. Online voter registration is available and allows applicants that have a Georgia driver...
January 11, 2016 11:55 AM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
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Incoming city councilmen want Fairburn to shine
Newly elected Fairburn city councilmen Pat Pallend and James Whitmore are approaching improvement to Fairburn from different angles, one focusing on business and the other on land use. Pallend, 70,...
December 01, 2015 12:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: south Fulton municipal races decided
South Fulton’s municipal voters are keeping College Park Mayor Jack P. Longino and Hapeville Mayor Alan Hallman in office. Longino edged out challenger Thomas Kuzniacki 614 to 578. Longino said he ...
November 04, 2015 02:15 PM | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton election results coming in
Unofficial Fulton County results are showing College Park Mayor Jack P. Longino and Hapeville Mayor Alan Hallman will stay in office. Bookmark and revisit Neighbor Newspapers for more returns later...
November 03, 2015 10:27 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton's Tri-Cities experience varying voter turnout
Some precincts in College Park, East Point and Hapeville closed out their days with vary degrees of turnout. In College Park, it was anything but slow as 222 residents trooped to the Truitt Senior ...
November 03, 2015 07:59 PM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County city elections going well
Fulton County precincts are checking in as OK this Election Day. Voter turnout is light. "According to Elections, no problems," county spokeswoman April Majors said about the county department. "Th...
November 03, 2015 10:33 AM | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hapeville candidate to face felony charges after Election Day
Hapeville alderman candidate Ruth A. Barr, under the name Ruth Braley Barr, is named in a lawsuit alleging fraud. Gwinnett County has set a date of Nov. 4, the day after Election Day, to convene a ...
October 30, 2015 07:57 PM | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about how votes are counted
1.Your vote is stored on a special memory card. “Once a person casts a vote, it’s stored on the machine itself and on a DRE memory card,” said Fulton County Elections Chief Dwight Brower. DRE stand...
October 30, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Find south Fulton results here on Election Night
While the print edition of the South Fulton Neighbor goes to press before Election Night, the results from this year’s municipal general election will be online Tuesday at this website. All south F...
October 29, 2015 03:30 PM | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates for College Park mayor agree on issues
With the two mayoral candidates agreeing on College Park’s law enforcement direction and other issues, the choice for mayor may come down to qualifications. Incumbent Jack P. Longino is a 1975 grad...
October 27, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hapeville mayor, alderman seats on the line
Hapeville candidates for mayor and alderman at large gathered recently at a voter forum hosted by the Azalea Park Neighborhood Association with the Cofield Park, Northwoods, Virginia Park, Central ...
October 21, 2015 03:33 PM | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Reed, Porter, Carter and Lewis endorse Hillary Clinton
Presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton is gathering support from a long list of prominent Georgia Democrats. Her campaign released a list of backers Wednesday that includes three of Georgia's ...
October 07, 2015 04:46 PM | 2 2 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eight vie for two Union City council seats
With early voting starting Monday, south Fulton city candidates have been hitting the campaign trail. In Union City, two out of four city council seats are up for grabs. The Voter Empowerment Colla...
October 07, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Collaborative announces south Fulton candidate forums
The Voter Empowerment Collaborative announced the following dates for candidate forums: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH, 6PM-8PM St. Stephen Missionary Baptist Church 2670 Stone Hogan Road East Point, Ga....
September 10, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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South Fulton cities' municipal elections attract candidates
More than three dozen candidates are running for nonpartisan city offices in November. College Park mayor and city council hopefuls are, for mayor, retired city deputy police chief Thomas Kuzniacki...
September 04, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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