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Rulings slow Atlanta on annexations Expansion efforts come before Nov. 8 vote on South Fulton
Rulings slow Atlanta on annexations Expansion efforts come before Nov. 8 vote on South Fulton cityhood. By Arielle Kass [email protected] With a string of unfavorable court rulings, Atlanta... [more]

Verify your Polling location...
Verify your Polling location...

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Fulton sends wrong locations in letters
Fulton sends wrong locations in letters Mailers listed incorrect polling places for voters in mixup, official says. By Arielle Kass [email protected] In an effort to make sure Fulton County... [more]

The Lifeline Fall 2016
Your new LIFELINE Quarterly Newsletter is here. Click here or the image above, to read, download or print the Fall 2016 Issue. Top stories in this issue include: The Commissioner's Corner... [more]

Meet the candidates for Fulton County sheriff
  Meet the candidates for Fulton County sheriff Ross Williams Fulton County Sheriff Theodore "Ted" Jackson, a Democrat, will attempt to keep his spot as the county's... [more]

Get Your Yard Signs!
GET YOUR YARD SIGNS Join the more than 3000 residents of Unincorporated South Fulton in showing their support for Cityhood by placing a Yard Sign in your yard. We do deliver!!! Go to the website to... [more]

What you need to know about constitutional amendments on Nov. 8 ballot
What you need to know about constitutional amendments on Nov. 8 ballotRoss WilliamsGeorgia voters will have the opportunity to decide the fate of four amendments to the state Constitution this... [more]

Are you fully prepared for emergencies? Survey says only 25 percent of Georgians are
Are you fully prepared for emergencies? Survey says only 25 percent of Georgians areNeighbor StaffTo ensure all Georgians are prepared for emergencies, Gov. Nathan Deal has proclaimed September as... [more]

Fulton County to Grow Master Gardener Volunteer Program
Fulton County to Grow Master Gardener Volunteer Program


Fulton County Cooperative Extension invites residents with a love for gardening and community service to attend an upcoming... [more]

School taxes lowest in Atlanta
School taxes lowest in Atlanta

The Fulton County School Board approved FY 2017 millage rates at its working retreat on August 31, a combined millage of 18.483 that is the lowest school tax... [more]

(T-SPLOST) Transportation-special-purpose local-option sales tax Briefing
(T-SPLOST)Transportation-special-purpose local-option sales tax Briefing On Nov 8, residents in Fulton County will get a chance to vote for a .75-cent tax to fund transportation investments in... [more]

Union City councilwoman reaches out to China, Taiwan
Union City councilwoman reaches out to China, TaiwanNeighbor StaffUnion City Councilwoman Shayla Nealy was a recent delegate to China and Taiwan.A 16-day political exchange program by the American... [more]

PTA slams new ballot wording on Opportunity School District amendment
PTA slams new ballot wording on Opportunity School District amendment Ty Tagami / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The group that represents Georgia parents says Gov. Nathan... [more]

PTA slams new ballot wording on Opportunity School District amendment
PTA slams new ballot wording on Opportunity School District amendment Ty Tagami / The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The group that represents Georgia parents says Gov. Nathan... [more]

Attorney Kenya Johnson's Perspective on Cityhood


Attorney Kenya Johnson's Perspective On Cityhood (Click here)

Listen to veteran prosecutor Kenya Johnson's unique and fiery perspective on Cityhood.
Johnson has served as... [more]

Fulton County to nearly double its Hispanic population, get 250K more jobs by 2040
Fulton County to nearly double its Hispanic population, get 250K more jobs by 2040Ross WilliamsIf it seems like metro Atlanta is getting more crowded, that's because it is.The 10-county region added... [more]

Fulton County Profiled in Fall Issue of Georgia County Magazine
Fulton County Profiled in Fall Issue of Georgia County Magazine

Fulton County is profiled in the Fall 2016 issue of Georgia County Government magazine. The article... [more]

Fulton County fire chief seeks international role

Fulton County fire chief seeks international roleNeighbor StaffFulton County Fire Chief Larry Few is seeking the position of second vice president of the International Association of Fire Chiefs. [more]

Judge Strikes Down Annexation Attempt
Channel 11 Alive Newstory Judge Strikes Down Annexation Attempt (click header or picture) Watch Press Conference by Petitioners who filed suit against Atlanta regarding Annexations. To view "Final... [more]

Atlanta Hawks, Fulton County celebrate renovated basketball court
Atlanta Hawks, Fulton County celebrate renovated basketball courtNeighbor StaffFulton County employees, Atlanta Hawks players and staff, county and state elected officials, children and parents... [more]

Fulton Appoints Alicia Ivey to MARTA Board
Fulton Appoints Alicia Ivey to MARTA Board
At its September 21 meeting, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved Ms. Alicia Ivey to represent Fulton County on the Board of... [more]

Fulton County to Open 24 Early Voting Locations Plus 12 Early Voting Outreach Locations
Fulton County to Open 24 Early Voting Locations Plus 12 Early Voting Outreach Locations

Fulton County voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the November 8, 2016... [more]

Fulton ads push focus on TSPLOST 0.75-cent sales tax hike would fund road, bridge, other projects.
Fulton ads push focus on TSPLOST 0.75-cent sales tax hike would fund road, bridge, other projects.By Arielle Kass [email protected]
People who know about Fulton County's plan to raise taxes to pay for... [more]

Atlanta cannot keep five areas it annexed from Fulton
Atlanta cannot keep five areas it annexed from Fulton ...www.myajc.comA Fulton County judge has overturned the recent annexations of five South Fulton neighborhoods into the city of Atlanta, saying... [more]

LATEST ACTIONS OF THE FULTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
LATEST ACTIONS OF THE FULTON COUNTY
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 7, 2016Mental Health Services outsourced; layoffs required The Board of Commissioners has accepted the... [more]

City of South Fulton proponents weigh in; more forums to follow
City of South Fulton proponents weigh in; more forums to followRoss WilliamsThe question of whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump should be the next president is just one important choice south... [more]

Atlanta Hawks, Fulton County celebrate renovated basketball court
Atlanta Hawks, Fulton County celebrate renovated basketball courtNeighbor StaffFulton County employees, Atlanta Hawks players and staff, county and state elected officials, children and parents... [more]

Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility Phone Number Change
Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility Phone Number Change

The telephone number for the Helene S. Mills Senior Multipurpose Facility has changed. The "NEW"... [more]

31 West Atlanta-Fulton Schools On New Opportunity School District Listing
31 West Atlanta-Fulton Schools On New Opportunity School District Listing Dominique Huff WEST ATLANTA-Well, this is one list that no one will brag about nor celebrate. The latest updated listing... [more]

Superior Court of Fulton County Rejects
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2016 Fulton County Bulky Trash Day

2016 Fulton County Bulky Trash Day
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THE CITY OF SOUTH FULTON MESSENGER
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Commissioner Emma I. Darnell Partial Board Report
Contact the Commissioner (404) 612-8222 [email protected] Fulton County
Government Center 141 Pryor Street, SW, Suite 10023 Atlanta, GA... [more]

A NEW CITY OF SOUTH FULTON
A NEW CITY OF SOUTH FULTON
FORUM/PANEL DISCUSSION COME GET THE REAL FACTS ABOUT A NEW CITY CHARTER ANNEXATIONS... [more]

A NEW CITY OF SOUTH FULTON
A NEW CITY OF SOUTH FULTONVICTORY AT HAND, DONATE NOW!Dear Neighbor: Now that July 1st, has come and gone, less than 100 days remain before the November 8, 2016, Referendum vote granting a City... [more]

COMMISSIONER GARNER'S NEWSLETTER IS NOW AVAILABLE

COMMISSIONER GARNER'S NEWSLETTER IS NOW AVAILABLE
Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner has officially released the latest District 4 newsletter bringing you news and information for... [more]

New Laws 7-1-16
New laws kick in Friday
Dozens of new laws will take effect in Georgia on Friday, the first day of the new year for the state government. Here are some of the new rules:
STUN GUNS ON CAMPUS... [more]

6-5-16 Atlanta Dream vs. Washington Mystics

6-5-16 Atlanta Dream vs. Washington Mystics
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Zika Virus Infection Facts

Zika Virus Infection Facts
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Early Voting Now Underway for the May 24 2016 General Nonpartisan Primary and Special Election

Early Voting Now Underway for the May 24 2016 General Nonpartisan Primary and Special Election
Early Voting Now Underway for the May 24 2016 General Nonpartisan Primary and Special ElectionFulton County has opened 24 Early Voting locations May 2 - 20The Fulton County Department of Registration... [more]

District 6 Neighbors come together for Cleanup Project


Dozens of friends and neighbors from the Old National Highway communities came together Saturday, April 16, for a community cleanup along Bethsaida Road. Starting at 8 a.m., citizens... [more]

Cradle to Career Program and Final Actions of Board of Commissioners Recess meeting
District 6 Task Force on Children and Youth Convenes Thursday, March 3, 2016  
Contact(404) [email protected] County
Government Center141... [more]

Fulton County Commissioners to consider pay hikes for employees
Fulton County Commissioners to consider pay hikes for employeesby Ross WilliamsSome of Fulton County's lowest paid employees may be getting raises - the county has set aside $2 million to look at... [more]

Cookies with a click: Greater Atlanta area Girl Scouts to begin online sales
Cookies with a click: Greater Atlanta area Girl Scouts to begin online salesby Ross Williams Girl Scouts will be hitting the streets to sell their classic confections starting Feb. 15.
All the old... [more]

LBJ's 2016 Legislative Priorities

LBJ's 2016 Legislative Priorities

Georgia is indeed a great state, but like all democracies, there are areas for improvement. Many of the improvements are changes that are needed within... [more]

Union City will entertain any annexation that makes sense, says mayor
Union City will entertain any annexation that makes sense, says mayor
Dominique Huff*
UNION CITY, GA.-In light of State Rep. LaDawn Jones' (D-College Park) mandatory annexation proposal, many... [more]

New organization hopes to enhance Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport region
New organization hopes to enhance Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson Airport regionby Ross Williams The area surrounding Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is getting new representation.
Two... [more]

Deadline to register for March 1 primary is Feb. 1
Deadline to register for March 1 primary is Feb. 1by Neighbor Staff The deadline to register to vote in the March 1 special election and presidential primary election is Feb. 1. Online voter... [more]

Fulton County heroin epidemic spurs community action
Fulton County heroin epidemic spurs community actionby Ross Williams A recently-completed study commissioned by the Fulton County District Attorney's office has found a rapid rise in the use of... [more]

PAGES in the GENERAL ASSEMBLY
PAGES in the GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Sign up to be a page. Children ages 13 - 18 can page at the Capitol. There are only 28 days left in the session. I have 12 Page positions left and would love to... [more]

Cassandra Jones will now serve as the interim chief of Union City Police
Cassandra Jones will now serve as the interim chief of Union City Police
Dominique Huff
UNION CITY-Looks like former Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones was ready to end her retirement... [more]

Situated To Succeed: Fairburn Celebrates Explosive Economic Development And Happy Days
Situated To Succeed: Fairburn Celebrates Explosive Economic Development And Happy DaysDominique Huff
FAIRBURN-Mayor Mario Avery is proud of where the City of Fairburn is currently situated and... [more]

Benson Senior Multipurpose Facility to Host Hands-On Technology Workshops
Benson Senior Multipurpose Facility to Host Hands-On Technology Workshops

The Dorothy C. Benson Senior Multipurpose Facility will host two free hands-on AARP TEK workshops to help seniors... [more]

Citizenship Corners at Your Library
Citizenship Corners at Your LibraryCitizenship Information Class
Saturday, February 6. 10:30 a.m.
Edly Vliet from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services walks you through steps needed to... [more]

Georgia Rising Stars at Wolf Creek
Georgia Rising Stars at Wolf Creek
Wednesday, February 10. 6:00 p.m. While the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office does not hire crew members nor cast actors and extras for film... [more]

LaDawn Jones: The Time To Discuss South Fulton's Future Is Now With All Options
LaDawn Jones: The Time To Discuss South Fulton's Future Is Now With All Options
By: State Rep. LaDawn Jones

It is my opinion we should not even have to talk about a Comprehensive Plan. The... [more]

Cassandra Jones will now serve as the interim chief of Union City Police
Cassandra Jones will now serve as the interim chief of Union City Police
Dominique Huff
UNION CITY-Looks like former Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones was ready to end her retirement... [more]

Coming To Camp Creek At I-285
Coming To Camp Creek At I-285Andria Simmons Construction is set to begin this week on yet another diverging diamond interchange in metro Atlanta, this time on Windy Hill Road at I-75.Commuters can... [more]

The Lifeline: Special 2016 New Year's Edition
The Lifeline: Special 2016 New Year's Edition
CLICK TO READ / DOWNLOAD THE LIFELINE NEW YEAR'S SPECIAL EDITION
Dear Friends and Neighbors:

Best Wishes for a Happy and Joyous New... [more]

Firing of manager urged in Chattahoochee Hills
Firing of manager urged in Chattahoochee Hills Some residents claim harassment, intimidation.By Arielle Kass
The Chattahoochee Hills city manager still has a job, despite repeated calls from some... [more]

Four things to know about Fulton County 911
Four things to know about Fulton County 911by Ross Williams 

Dispatchers field emergency phone calls at Fulton County's 911 center downtown.

Joseph Barasoain in his... [more]

FY 2016 Tentative Budget Adopted as Amended


CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF.
FY 2016 Tentative Budget Adopted as AmendedOn Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015, the Board of Commissioners adopted the FY2016 Tentative... [more]

El Nino forecast: Winter to forget South likely to see cooler, wetter weather, experts say.
El Nino forecast: Winter to forgetSouth likely to see cooler, wetter weather, experts say.

By Craig SchneiderRemember those words, because you're going to hear them a lot this winter. The... [more]

Two South Fulton Communities Ask Atlanta to Annex $145 Million Worth of Residential Property
Two South Fulton Communities Ask Atlanta to Annex $145 Million Worth of Residential Propertyby Andre WalkerThe proposal to create a new city out of unincorporated south Fulton County, already on... [more]

Documents reveal plan to investigate Fulton County's alien inmates
Documents reveal plan to investigate Fulton County's alien inmatesby Ross [email protected]

The Fulton County Jail may soon have an immigration officer to investigate... [more]

Fulton County Water Resources Partnering with Home Serve for Water Line Repair
Fulton County Water Resources Partnering with Home Serve for Water Line RepairFulton County is partnering with HomeServe USA (HomeServe) to offer a new optional water service line repair plan. Fulton... [more]

South Fulton Citizens Can Take Advantage of Free Disposal of Bulk Waste on Saturday October 10, 2015


Fulton County will sponsor Bulk Waste Amnesty Day on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The disposal day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m.
Fulton County residents who would like to... [more]

South Fulton interchange eyed for $17M-26M makeover
South Fulton interchange eyed for $17M-26M makeover by Noreen Cochran
Fulton County Assistant Director of Transportation Antonio Valenzuela talks about Cascade Road. (Staff / Noreen Cochran)
A... [more]

Praise & Preparedness Program
Praise & Preparedness ProgramIs your house of worship ready for a disaster? Praise & Preparedness offers faith communities in Georgia with a variety of tools to help them prepare for... [more]

Walmart to hire 400 for S. Fulton facility
Walmart to hire 400 for S. Fulton facility
Walmart plans to open a fulfillment center near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to process online orders, and the retailer will hire 400... [more]

South Fulton Kickball League
South Fulton Kickball LeagueBuilding strong and healthy communities!Adult Women's Kickball At
DUNCAN PARK
Home Of The South Side Kickers#Fun, #Competitive And #Affordable

11 Teams 2... [more]

District 6 Town Hall Meetings Held
October 3, 2015 CLICK TO READ AND PRINT COMPLETE LIFELINE IN PDF FORMAT.
STORIES IN THE FALL ISSUE OFThe Lifeline

Commissioner's Corner ASK THEM Want to know what people need and... [more]

New Sidewalks coming to New Hope Road
A REMINDER TO MARK YOUR CALENDARS!New Sidewalks coming to New Hope RoadThe Fulton County Department of Public Works/General Service's Transportation Division will host an Open House Meeting to... [more]

Fulton County Tax Assessor's Office is Moving to the Mall at Peachtree Center
Fulton County Tax Assessor's Office is Moving to the Mall at Peachtree Center

Effective Monday, September 14, 2015, the Fulton County Tax Assessor's Office will open in its new location in the... [more]

Beauty company donates $40,000 to Fulton County animal shelter
Beauty company donates $40,000 to Fulton County animal shelterby Neighbor Staff September 11, 2015

The Fulton County Animal Shelter, managed by the nonprofit LifeLine Animal Project, recently... [more]

7 Fast-Growing Retirement Spots
7 Fast-Growing Retirement Spots (Atlanta Is # 5)By Jerry Shaw
Good health care systems, vibrant entertainment, and beautiful outdoor activities make up some of America's fast-growing retirement... [more]

Tomorrow World becomes mudworld, leaving attendees stuck
Tomorrow World becomes mudworld, leaving attendees stuck Dominique Huff
SOUTH FULTON-The Tomorrow World music festival made it's return for a third year. The return was met with excitement about... [more]

Fulton County Observes Fire Prevention Week 2015
Fulton County Observes Fire Prevention Week 2015
According to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) statistics, half of all U.S. home fire deaths occur at night between the hours of 11:00... [more]

VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION
VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION To register to vote you must: Be a citizen of the United StatesBe a legal resident of the countyBe at least 17 1/2 years of age to register and 18 years of age to... [more]

South Fulton cities' municipal elections attract candidates
South Fulton cities' municipal elections attract candidatesby Noreen Cochran More than three dozen candidates are running for nonpartisan city offices in November.

College Park mayor and city... [more]

Solid Waste Plan/Garbage Collections return

CONTACTING COMMISSIONER EMMA I. DARNELLPhone: (404) 612-8222
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.EmmaDarnell.com
Facebook: Commissioner Emma I. Darnell
Twitter:... [more]

Ruling could pave way for Atlanta annexation
Ruling could pave way for Atlanta annexation
By David Wickert - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionMayor Kasim Reed, who has sought to expand Atlanta's boundaries, won a key court victory... [more]

Georgia Senators Eyeing Changes In Cityhood Process
Georgia Senators Eyeing Changes In Cityhood Process A Georgia Senate study committee kicked off a series of hearings Monday that could lead to changes in the way new cities are formed in... [more]

The 19th Annual Exhibit and Awards of The National Arts Program for Fulton County Employees
The 19th Annual Exhibit and Awards of The National Arts Program for Fulton County Employees

The 19th Annual Exhibit and Awards of The National Arts program for Fulton County Employees,... [more]

Cliftondale Community Club, Inc. Minutes August 10, 2015
Cliftondale Community Club, Inc.MinutesAugust 10, 2015 The Cliftondale Community Club, Inc. met August 10, 2015 at the Cliftondale Community Center. About 25 members and guests were present. Vice... [more]

10-12-15 Fulton County Manager, Richaed "Dick" Anderson at the Cliftondale Community
Fulton County Manager, Richaed "Dick" Anderson, has been invited to speak at the Cliftondale Community Club's Monday, October 12, 2015 meeting. This is a great oportunity to come out and hear what Mr. [more]

Former lawmaker: Fulton tax hike illegal, despite rollback
Former lawmaker: Fulton tax hike illegal, despite rollback
By David Wickert - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A former state lawmaker is glad Fulton County commissioners recentlycut property... [more]

South Fulton County Economic Development to Host Career Expo
South Fulton County Economic Development to Host Career Expo

Job seekers, get ready! The Unincorporated South Fulton County Economic Development Initiative will host a Career and Resource Expo... [more]

South Fulton attorney named to foundation board
South Fulton attorney named to foundation board by Neighbor Staff August 14, 2015
The Atlanta Women's Foundation has elected four new members to its board who bring strong leadership skills in... [more]

Fulton County tells Kroger 'no' for third time
Fulton County tells Kroger 'no' for third timeby Noreen Cochran August 12, 2015
Cascade Road residents may still have to fight traffic at I-285 - said by Fulton County to be one of the... [more]

East Point plans tax hike; hearing Monday
East Point plans tax hike; hearing Mondayby Neighbor StaffAugust 07, 2015
The city of East Point has tentatively adopted a millage rate which will require an increase in property taxes by 3.97... [more]

'Mighty6 Conversations' focuses on children and youth
'Mighty6 Conversations' focuses on children and youth Beginning Monday, Aug. 17, on FGTV and on the Web (YouTube), Commissioner Emma I. Darnell has an important conversation with Tony Phillips,... [more]

Fulton County will sponsor Bulk Waste Amnesty Day on Saturday, October 10, 2015
South Fulton Citizens Can Take Advantage of Free Disposal of Bulk Waste on Saturday October 10, 2015

Fulton County will sponsor Bulk Waste Amnesty Day on Saturday, October 10, 2015. The... [more]

Save the Dates - Mighty 6
Save the DatesFulton County"THE STATE OF DISTRICT 6"Town Hall Meeting withCommissioner Emma I. DarnellThursday, Sept. 17, 6:30p.m. South Fulton Service Center 5600 Stonewall Tell RoadCollege Park, GA... [more]

Mighty 6 The Lifeline Update 8-20-15
August 20, 2015 CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF.
Butner Road/Highway 92 intersection improvement: Temporary solution under review by Fulton, State officialsAt its meeting,... [more]

Mighty Moments with Melanie Manor-Pierce Road Community
Mighty Moments with Melanie Manor-Pierce Road Community  Commissioner Emma I. Darnell shared Mighty Moments with members of the Melanie Manor-Pierce Road Community at Welcome All Park at... [more]

Darnell shares Mighty Moments with members of Devonshire HOA
Darnell shares Mighty Moments with members of Devonshire HOA
On Monday, August 3, residents and homeowners of the Devonshire community shared their concerns with Commissioner Emma I. Darnell. [more]

Commission denies Kroger application for fuel center at Cascade Road/I-285 store
Commission denies Kroger application for fuel center at Cascade Road/I-285 store
At its Wednesday, August 5, meeting, the Board of Commissioners denied a zoning modification application requested... [more]

Fulton County Scheduled to Approve $333,000 College Park Annexation Request in South Fulton
Fulton County Scheduled to Approve $333,000 College Park Annexation Request in South Fultonby Andre Walker"Staff has found no basis upon which to file a valid objection".

This one sentence... [more]

South Fulton candidates to throw hats into ring for mayor, city council offices
South Fulton candidates to throw hats into ring for mayor, city council officesby Noreen CochranAugust 21, 2015
Although their timing between gubernatorial and presidential races may result in... [more]

Study: Charter schools boost property values
Study: Charter schools boost property values

A think tank at Georgia State University has waded into the debate on charter school effectiveness with new research that finds homebuyers... [more]

Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer's Market Ends 2015 Season Wednesday, August 26th
Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer's Market Ends 2015 Season Wednesday, August 26th

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 10 a.m., Fulton County Cooperative Extension will celebrate the successful fifth... [more]

South Fulton County Economic Development to Host Career Expo
South Fulton County Economic Development to Host Career Expo

Job seekers, get ready! The Unincorporated South Fulton County Economic Development Initiative will host a Career and Resource Expo... [more]

The 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival
The 2015 Atlanta Quilt Festival © at South Fulton Arts Center, 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA continues until August 31, 2015. The Opening Reception will feature quilts, dolls,... [more]

Maxham, Thornton Road intersection in Douglas County due makeover
Maxham, Thornton Road intersection in Douglas County due makeoverby Bill BaldowskiAugust 20, 2015
An intersection that officials call the most heavily congested in Douglas County, and the scene... [more]

Union City announces proposed tax increase
Union City announces proposed tax increase by Neighbor Staff August 06, 2015
The mayor and council of the city of Union City on Wednesday announced its intention to increase the property taxes it... [more]

Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival Flops, Organizers Under Criminal Investigation
Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival Flops, Organizers Under Criminal Investigationby Andre WalkerThe Chattahoochee River Country Music Festival.
It was billed as the world's largest... [more]

Fulton squanders millions in HIV grant
Fulton squanders millions in HIV grant
By Jared Loggins and Craig Schneider - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Fulton County's inept handling of a $28 million federal grant hobbled efforts to... [more]

Board of Commissioners Approves Investment of more than $200,000 to Improve Efficiency of Elections
Board of Commissioners Approves Investment of more than $200,000 to Improve Efficiency of Elections Process
At the August 5, 2015 board meeting, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners (BOC)... [more]

PLANNING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM
To: Fulton County Board of Zoning Appeals From: Randy Beck, Director
Date: July 24, 2015
 RE:Public Hearing - Thursday,... [more]

Fulton County Cooperative Extension Offers "Healthy Soil, Healthy Composting" Class
Fulton County Cooperative Extension Offers "Healthy Soil, Healthy Composting" Class
Fulton County Cooperative Extension, in conjunction with the City of Alpharetta, will hold a "Healthy Soil,... [more]

Fulton mismanaged millions in social service grants
Fulton mismanaged millions in social service grants
By David Wickert - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"We still want to make sure the money is spent in a more effective way," Fulton... [more]

Fulton County To Launch Fulco2Go App
Fulton County To Launch Fulco2Go App
Unveiling of Smart Phone Apps That Improves County Quality of Life Fulton County Government is unveiling a new smart phone app, Fulco2go, built by CitySourced.... [more]

Mighty 6 The Lifeline Update 7-23-15
July 23, 2015 CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF. Blight removed as County demolition program beginsTHE BEFORE: District 6 residents (from left) Anon Francis and Harvey Davis... [more]

Fulton County Department of Public Works/General Services- Transportation Division Open House
The Fulton County Department of Public Works/General Services- Transportation Division is conducting a scoping study of the Cascade Road at I285 interchange. The study will last approximately eight... [more]

New Playground & Atlanta Hawks Renovated Courts at Welcome All Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - July 2
New Playground & Atlanta Hawks Renovated Courts at Welcome All Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - July 24Great things are happening at Welcome All Park! On Friday, July 24, 2015 the community... [more]

Porsche Premieres Fine Dining "Restaurant 356" at Hapeville Headquarters
Porsche Premieres Fine Dining "Restaurant 356" at Hapeville Headquartersby Andre WalkerFine cars and fine dining . .

. . . That is what awaits visitors to the new "Restaurant 356" located at... [more]

New Law For Passing Garbage Trucks
New Law For Passing Garbage Trucks 
By GREG HAMBRICK (Patch Staff) July 7, 2015
Sanitation workers are getting some new protection on Georgia roadways after a new law went into effect... [more]

Fulton County Decreases 2015 Millage Rate
Fulton County Decreases 2015 Millage Rate
By a 5 to 2 vote, The Fulton County Board of Commissioners adopted a 2015 General Fund millage rate of 10.5 mills. The vote approves a cut of... [more]

Fulton County Police Citizen's Academy
Fulton County Police Citizen's AcademyThe Fulton County Police Department is now accepting application for the July 30 - October 8, 2015 Citizen's Police Academy class. The Citizen's Police Academy... [more]

MARTA makes an $8 billion pitch to change the face of metro Atlanta
MARTA makes an $8 billion pitch to change the face of metro Atlanta

Jim Galloway
For 50 years or more, even before I-285 was finished, metro Atlanta's orientation has been circular. There... [more]

Fulton County mayors look at sales tax bump
Fulton County mayors look at sales tax bumpby Noreen CochranConsumers may pay more at the cash register if Fulton County's mayors and commission succeed in promoting a 1 percent increase in the sales... [more]

Georgia tops nation for increase in auto insurance rates
Georgia tops nation for increase in auto insurance ratesBy James Salzer and Carrie Teegardin - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution After years of stable premiums, Georgia's biggest car insurance... [more]

How to Appeal My Recent Tax Assessment?
How to Appeal My Recent Tax Assessment?SPONSORED BY COMMISSIONER MARVIN ARRINGTON, JR, South Fulton HOA Alliance & Regency Oaks.Commissioner Arrington, Regency Oaks & South Fulton HOA... [more]

AVIATION COMMUNITY CULTURAL CENTER
AVIATION COMMUNITY CULTURAL CENTER "Flight of the Imagination" Summer Camp / July 6 - July 31Children and youth will learn about pioneers of Aviation.Exhibition: Public Art Group Show / July 3 -... [more]

Fulton IT problems cited a decade ago
Fulton IT problems cited a decade agoBy David Wickert - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionSenior Fulton County officials learned of possible contracting abuses in the Information Technology Department... [more]

Insurance industry bankrolls Georgia commissioner's campaigns
Insurance industry bankrolls Georgia commissioner's campaignsBy James Salzer - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution When Ralph Hudgens was chairman of the Senate Insurance Committee, he learned a lot... [more]

Fulton County manager names new members to leadership team
Fulton County manager names new members to leadership teamby Neighbor StaffFulton County Manager Dick Anderson has named several new members to Fulton County's executive leadership team."I am... [more]

ARC Regional Plan Draft
ARC Regional Plan Draft [more]

Fulton County Police to Host National Night Out 2015
Fulton County Police to Host National Night Out 2015
The Fulton County Police Department, in partnership with Fulton County agencies and local neighborhoods are joining forces with thousands of... [more]

Fulton County Seniors and Knoxville Seniors Collaborate to Present "51 Shades of Gray"
Fulton County Seniors and Knoxville Seniors Collaborate to Present "51 Shades of Gray"
  The Darnell Players of the Harriett G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility in collaboration with... [more]

Fulton County Proposes Millage Rate Rollback
Fulton County Proposes Millage Rate Rollback
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners has proposed a revenue-neutral rollback for the 2015 General Fund millage rate. The proposed 2015 rate would... [more]

Mighty Moments at the Old National/Flat Shoals Area Clean-up
CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF.

Mighty Moments at the Old National/Flat Shoals Area Clean-upOn Saturday, June 27, District 6 Commissioner Emma I. Darnell shared "Mighty... [more]

LifeLine animal shelter launches no-kill campaign
LifeLine animal shelter launches no-kill campaignby Neighbor StaffLifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit that manages both DeKalb and Fulton County Animal Services shelters, is asking all Atlantans... [more]

6-26-15 The Lifeline Newsletter



June 26, 2015 CLICK TO READ AND PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE LIFELINE IN PDF FORMAT.

STORIES IN THE SPRING ISSUE OF The Lifeline Summer food program provides breakfast, lunch to youth... [more]

Statement from Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner Regarding Supreme Court Ruling
Statement from Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner Regarding Supreme Court Ruling in Obergerfell v. HodgesQuick Links Commissioner Joan P. Garner's Website Fulton County's Public Website To... [more]

New laws go into effect this week
New laws go into effect this weekby Kathleen Foody Associated Press June 29, 2015July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first... [more]

Free meals offered during summer
Free meals offered during summerThis summer Fulton County Schools is serving free meals at more than 30 school locations across the county as part of its annual "Summer Feeding Program." Any child... [more]

Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costlyby Kathleen FoodyAssociated PressThe sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. [more]

Lower taxes on horizon for Fulton County; south Fulton rate stable
Lower taxes on horizon for Fulton County; south Fulton rate stableby Noreen CochranAfter a 17.5 percent tax hike last year became a lightning rod for controversy, including a lawsuit, Fulton County... [more]

Mighty Moments at Canaan Woods
Mighty Moments at Canaan Woods On Saturday, June 13, Commissioner Darnell met with members of the Canaan Woods Homeowners Association, Barbara Scurry, president. The 15th in a series of personal... [more]

District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoff
District 55 surge puts Metze, Robertson in runoffby Noreen CochranAs of 10:15 p.m. with all 24 precincts reporting, a late-night surge in election results has bumped Michael B. Fitzgerald from the... [more]

Commentary - Robb Pitts -The Fulton County Manager Mystery
Commentary - Robb Pitts The Fulton County Manager MysteryJune 9, 2015The Fulton County Board of Commissioners recently replaced Interim County Manager Patrick O'Connor, having abruptly suspended him... [more]

Fulton County Commissioners Pass Marriage Equality Resolution
Fulton County Commissioners Pass Marriage Equality Resolution
Board Members ask courts to prepare for legal recognition of same-sex couples ATLANTA - Fulton County Commissioners took... [more]

Chairman Eaves on Reginald Eaves
Chairman Eaves on Reginald Eaves"It is with the heaviest of hearts that I bring to you news of an extremely personal loss for me. Many of you know Reginald Eaves as a former Fulton County... [more]

Cherokee Nation to Retrace Trail of Tears with 950-Mile Bike Ride from Georgia to Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation to Retrace Trail of Tears with 950-Mile Bike Ride from Georgia to Oklahomaby Andre WalkerOnce upon a time, Georgia was home to a great nation.The Cherokee Nation lived on land in the... [more]

Notice of Property Tax Increase
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6-13 to 6-18 Hapeville volunteers to paint the town
Hapeville volunteers to paint the townby Noreen CochranThe ripples from a drop of paint can spread for miles - the two square miles of the city of Hapeville, for example.
Its Paint the Town... [more]

New Fulton County Website
New Fulton County Website:

Fulton_County_Brochure_5_1_2015.pdf [more]

6-6 & 7-26 Woodwind Concert at Palmetto Branch
Woodwind Concert at Palmetto BranchWoodwind Concert: Escape the Ordinary Concert SeriesSaturdays, June 6, July 26, 2:00 p.m. Enjoy a free concert featuring the Peachtree Wind Ensemble. All... [more]

Seven candidates declare intention to become Fulton County Sheriff
Seven candidates declare intention to become Fulton County Sheriff

Dominique Huff
FULTON COUNTY-It looks like 2008 is starting to repeat in Fulton County in terms of the upcoming Sheriff's... [more]

Epicure Now Accepting Applications to Work at Tomorrowworld 2015
Epicure Now Accepting Applications to Work at Tomorrowworld 2015by Andre WalkerTomorrowworld, the three-day music festival that calls Chattahoochee Hills home is just over four months... [more]

6-11-15 Stay Top of Mind with Emails that Get Opened
Stay Top of Mind with Emails that Get OpenedAt the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action - collections of marketing activities that help a small business or... [more]

No bull: Crews work to rescue animal from well on farm
No bull: Crews work to rescue animal from well on farmA farm worker looking for a bull found him in an unlikely place: stuck in a well.
Emergency responders were working Wednesday to rescue the... [more]

City of Atlanta Annexation Information With Maps
City of Atlanta Annexation Information With Maps

http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=1227 [more]

8-15-15 HOA Boot Camp
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Cancer Survivors Support Group Every Thursday
Cancer Survivors Support Group
Beginning May 28th at 6:30 P.M At Union Christian Church we will be hosting a Cancer Survivors Support Group, it is open to the Cliftondale Community. If at all... [more]

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Update: Building for the Future
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Update: Building for the FutureIt's an exciting time for the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System! In coming weeks, residents will benefit from the opening... [more]

Chattahoochee Hills Annexes Tomorrowworld Property, Approves Permit for Festival Until 2025
Chattahoochee Hills Annexes Tomorrowworld Property, Approves Permit for Festival Until 2025by Andre WalkerOn a foggy March evening, the Chattahoochee Hills City Council unanimously approved an... [more]

Butner Road/Highway 92 talks reopen
June 11, 2015 CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF.
Butner Road/Highway 92 talks reopenIn response to signed documents prepared by residents of the surrounding communities,... [more]

Fulton Board of Assessors Issues 2015 Assessment Notices
The Fulton County Board of Assessors will mail the Annual Notice of Assessment to property owners beginning June 5, 2015. Many owners will see a substantial increase in the value from the prior year... [more]

Commissioner Arrington on Annexation

More On Annexation: Greetings Neighbors,
I would like to extend a special thanks to those who attended the Board of Commissioners' meeting on Wednesday, May 6, 2015 and also those who came to... [more]

Trash and Litter Pick-up Work Program
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5-21-15 Mighty 6 Lifeline update
 May 21, 2015 CLICK TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE IN PDF. 
Environmental Scan reveals facts about Fulton County   A recent study based upon Census data has... [more]

Tuesday 6-2,9,16,23 Eagle Scouts Four-Week Workshop
 Eagle Scouts Four-Week WorkshopTuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23. 2:30 p.m. Join Boy Scouts from Troop 370 in an interactive event on sleeping and pitching tents while camping, learning knots and... [more]

Nourish the Need
 Nourish the NeedCommunity Update    Those who act on what they care about or what is needed are a community's most valuable asset. Cliftondale residents, churches, businesses,... [more]

6-9-15 Fulton County Workforce Development to Host 2015 Job Fair
 Fulton County Workforce Development to Host 2015 Job Fair on Tuesday, June 9, 2015
 Fulton County District 4 Commissioner Joan P. Garner and the Fulton County Office of Workforce... [more]

5-27-15 Chairman Eaves to Convene Meeting with Police Chiefs Discussing Body Cameras
 Chairman Eaves to Convene Meeting with Police Chiefs Discussing Body CamerasCounty Commission Chair, DeKalb Public Safety Director to speak to local chiefs about technology    ATLANTA... [more]

6-23-15 Town Hall Meeting
 Town Hall Meeting


Legacy at Palmetto Farms is hosting a town hall meeting with Commissioner John Eaves, Chairman of Fulton County Board of Commissioners and various Departments of... [more]

Hoopla: free movies, music, more
 Hoopla: free movies, music, more  Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Announces Hoopla Digital to Give Patrons Online and Mobile Access to Free Movies, Music and MoreAtlanta -... [more]

Burn Band Begins May 1
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CITY OF ATLANTA ANNEXATION, SOUTH FULTON CITY EFFORTS CLASH, FAIL, FOR NOW
CITY OF ATLANTA ANNEXATION, SOUTH FULTON CITY EFFORTS CLASH, FAIL, FOR NOW BARBARA PAYNEWith additional reporting by Matthew Charles Cardinale(APN) ATLANTA - The first year of the 2015-2016... [more]

Mighty 6 The Lifeline Update
May 14, 2015CLICK HERE TO READ OR PRINT OUT THE COMPLETE UPDATE. Mighty Moments with District 6 SeniorsFulton County seniors are expressing strong support for their neighborhood centers at Palmetto... [more]

A Call to Womanhood



http://www.southfultongoodthings.com/new/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=248:priceless-university-retreat-2010&catid=26:calltowomanhood&Itemid=49 [more]

Douglas & South Fulton Town Hall Meetings
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Fulton County powerless to stop "land grab" residents enpowered
Fulton Countypowerless to stop 'land grab;' residents empoweredby Noreen Cochran More than $60 million in unincorporated south Fulton real estate, occupied mostly by single-family homes, will be in... [more]

Fulton County Youth Commissioner : Apply Today
Fulton County Youth Commissioner : Apply Today Fulton County's Department of Aging and Youth Services Department, Office of Children and Youth is recruiting high school students with interest and/or... [more]

Junior Deputy Program: Apply Today
Junior Deputy Program: Apply Today This summer, Fulton County youth ages 12 to 16 have the opportunity to go behind the scenes of the Fulton County Marshal's Department with the 2014 Junior Deputy... [more]

Thank a Nurse Between May 6th and May 12th-It's National Nurses Week
Thank a Nurse Between May 6th and May 12th-It's National Nurses Week
Nurses Assn. Has Designated 2015 the "Year of Ethics" and This Week's Theme, "Ethical Practice, Quality Care."... [more]

Fulton County Firefighters Wear Pink to Honor Mother's Day
Fulton County Firefighters Wear Pink to Honor Mother's Day
In honor of Mother's Day, the Fulton County Firefighters will wear pink t-shirts to show their support for finding a cure for breast... [more]

Union City housing authority establishes development corporation
Union City housing authority establishes development corporation by Neighbor StaffUnion City Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Vice Chair Christina Hobbs announced last week the establishment... [more]

Union City housing authority establishes development corporation
Union City housing authority establishes development corporation by Neighbor StaffUnion City Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Vice Chair Christina Hobbs announced last week the establishment... [more]

Fulton commissioner to D.C. for government symposium
Fulton commissioner to D.C. for government symposiumby Neighbor Staff Fulton County Commissioner Joan P. Garner will participate in the 12th annual County Leadership Institute, a program developed by... [more]

Fulton County to launch Food Talk sessions Monday
Fulton County to launch Food Talk sessions Mondayby Neighbor Staff SNAP-Ed Food Talk sessions offered by Fulton County Cooperative Extension are designed to teach healthy eating on a budget... [more]

Fulton County's Sandtown community in running for state, federal road money
Fulton County's Sandtown community in running for state, federal road moneyby Noreen Cochran

April 28, 2015The Sandtown community is once more up for a portion of state and federal funds for... [more]

PROTECTING OUR SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY
Thank you for being a part of our PROTECTING OUR SCHOOLS & COMMUNITY meeting last Saturday and for signing up to join our COMMUNITY BASED, GRASSROOTS effort. We are simply citizens, parents,... [more]

Fulton to ramp up its game, chairman says
Fulton to ramp up its game, chairman saysby Noreen Cochran Fulton County residents and business owners may find it easier to get positive results during their dealings with the county's... [more]

Citizen Review and Public Input Requested
Citizen Review and Public Input Requested
Fulton County is publishing for citizen review and comment, its draft FY2015-2019 Consolidated Plan. The plan review is required by the U.S. [more]

Congressional Gold Medal Presentation
Congressional Gold Medal Presentation

I am grateful to have had the opportunity to present to Amelia Jones of Savannah, Ga., a Congressional Gold Medal for her service with the Tuskegee... [more]

Fulton County Schools proposed annexations
Fulton Schools District Seriously Impacted by Proposed Annexations  [more]

Atlanta annexations move forward
Atlanta annexations move forwardBy David Wickert - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionThe Fulton County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday deadlocked on three proposals to allow Atlanta to annex a... [more]

Residents Encouraged to Include Fire Safety in Spring Cleaning Efforts
Residents Encouraged to Include Fire Safety in Spring Cleaning Efforts
While you are working hard to clean your home this spring, the Fulton County Fire Rescue Department wants you to remember to... [more]

Correct GA General Assembly Concludes the 2015 Legislative Session
Corrected Copy: Georgia General Assembly Concludes the 2015 Legislative SessionQuick LinksGeorgia General Assembly Commissioner Joan P. Garner's Website Fulton County's Public Website To receive... [more]

Mental Health Behavioral Diseases Third Cause of Death in Fulton County
April 23, 2015Mental Health Behavioral DiseasesThird Cause of Death in Fulton CountyAccording to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control andPrevention (CDC), the major causes of... [more]

The top 10 lobbyist targets of 2015
The top 10 lobbyist targets of 2015 April 13, 2015 | Filed in: Ethics, Government, Politics, State government, Uncategorized The legislative session is over and with it goes the endless train of... [more]

South Fulton delegation wraps up 2015 session
South Fulton delegation wraps up 2015 sessionby Noreen CochranApril 14, 2015 The recently adjourned Georgia General Assembly session saw south Fulton delegates score a win for economic development... [more]

Governor Deal Appoints Fulton Commissioner Arrington to McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment
Governor Deal Appoints Fulton Commissioner Arrington to McPherson Implementing Local Redevelopment Authority Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has appointed Fulton County District 5 Commissioner Marvin S. [more]

Fulton County to Host a First Time Homebuyer Session
Fulton County to Host a First Time Homebuyer Session First time homebuyers can learn the best strategies for buying a home during a workshop on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. The 6:30 p.m. workshop will be... [more]

Avossa accepts Florida job. Fulton now in market for new school chief
Avossa accepts Florida job. Fulton now in market for new school chief Fulton Superintendent Robert Avossa is leaving Georgia and Fulton Schools to become the new school chief for Palm Beach County... [more]

Avossa accepts Florida job. Fulton now in market for new school chief
Avossa accepts Florida job. Fulton now in market for new school chiefFulton Superintendent Robert Avossa is leaving Georgia and Fulton Schools to become the new school chief for Palm Beach County... [more]

Fulton County Chair John Eaves Previews His First State of The County Address
Fulton County Chair John Eaves Previews His First State of The County Address WHAT Fulton County... [more]

Tyrone Brooks: unbossed, unbought, unmasked
Tyrone Brooks: unbossed, unbought, unmaskedPosted: 6:22 p.m. Sunday, April 12, 2015By Bill Torpy - The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionFormer state Rep. Tyrone Brooks, a day after pleading guilty and... [more]

Fulton County Code Enforcement Complaint Process

Fulton County Code Enforcement Complaint Process
Complaint Generation
Tell Line - 404-612-TELL (8355) Tracking number provided upon request, or otherwise within 24 hours
Inspector... [more]

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library News
Atlanta-Fulton Public Library News How to Plan a Family & Class ReunionMonday, March 30. 12:00 p.m.Planning a reunion can be a very challenging task. This program will address all of the elements... [more]

Fulton County Police Chief to Retire After 35 Years of Service

Fulton County Police Chief to Retire After 35 Years of Service
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones has announced her retirement effective April 7, 2015. "Chief Jones will be greatly... [more]

Cityhood for south Fulton bill dead despite last-minute vote
Cityhood for south Fulton bill dead despite last-minute voteby Noreen Cochran The legislation that would have sent south Fulton residents to the polls to vote for cityhood in November died in the... [more]

South Fulton bill may get Senate vote Tuesday
South Fulton bill may get Senate vote Tuesday(AJC.com March 27, 2015)
The Georgia Senate is expected to consider a bill Tuesday that could create a new City of South Fulton.The Senate will... [more]

Senate defeats South Fulton bill
Senate defeats South Fulton billA last-ditch effort failed to save a bill that would allow South Fulton residents to create a new city.The Senate voted 22-7 in favor of the bill Thursday afternoon,... [more]

Wins and Losses Urban Redevelopment Passes & South Fulton Fails



Wins and Losses Urban Redevelopment Passes & South Fulton FailsWith a few hours left in Sine Die, the matters supported by State Rep. LBJ have been heard. South Fulton City... [more]

Fulton County's Camp Creek Parkway to get $8M road fix in 2018
Fulton County's Camp Creek Parkway to get $8M road fix in 2018by Noreen CochranSpecial Graphic. The Camp Creek Parkway and I-285 overpass, seen in an aerial shot.Drivers who navigate Camp Creek... [more]

LBJ Resigns An Unfortunate Ending
LBJ Resigns
An Unfortunate Ending
It is with regret that I must inform my constituents in District 62 that I will not seek re-election as State Representative upon the end of the 2016... [more]

***PUBLIC NOTICE*** Fulton County Police Department
***PUBLIC NOTICE***The Fulton County Police Department is scheduled for an on-site assessment as part of a program to achieve accreditation by verifying it meets professional standards. Administered... [more]

TV News Report On Annexation
TV News Report On Annexation
Big annexation fight brewing between Atlanta vs. South Fulton



South Fulton Legislative UpdateGreetings All,
My constituents are divided on this... [more]

Fulton County 2015 Bulky Trash & Secure Shredding Days‏
For more information, contact Commissioner Darnell by e-mail at [email protected], by phone at (404) 612-8222, online at www.EmmaDarnell.com or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter. [more]

Engine shortage sees firefighters drive ambulances to fire calls
Engine shortage sees firefighters drive ambulances to fire callsBy Jeff ChiricoFULTON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -Three of the 10 fire stations in the Fulton County Fire Rescue Department were without... [more]

The 2015 Fulton County Board of Commissioners
The 2015 Fulton County Board of CommissionersMISSION:Fulton County operates under the commission-county manager form of government. This system combines the policy leadership of elected officials... [more]

FY 2015 Final Budget Adopted
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