Friday, June 1, 2001


Hearings set on property tax 'increase'

South Fulton residents have a chance next week to voice their opinions on the county's property tax rate.

Fairburn could become a Fayette city

Fairburn officials are expected to meet with Fayette County commissioners next week to discuss a property owner's request to have Fayette County land annexed into the city.

School board may reduce tax rate

The Fulton County Board of Education gave tentative approval Tuesday night to a budget that could see a tax rate reduction for property owners.

Arts center sets grand opening festivities

A two-day grand opening celebration June 7 and 9 will mark the debut of the Southwest Arts Center, the first Fulton County-owned venue built exclusively for the arts.

Here's one-stop help finding a job

South Fulton residents now have a one-stop center to help them with their careers.

Job growth slows

State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond said this week that the rate of annualized job growth in the metro Atlanta area slowed to 1.8 percent in April, down from 4.9 percent when compared with the same period a year ago.

Fairbanco name change announced

In an attempt to select a name that best reflects what it has become, Fairburn Banking Company has become 1st Community Bank.

School calendar in place for next year

Although school just ended last week, Fulton County officials are already preparing for next year.


Local women win in Hilde Fox tennis tournament

For the fifth year in a row, friends and teammates of the late Hilde Fox hosted the Hilde Fox Memorial Tennis Tournament at the South Fulton Tennis Complex. The event benefits the Clayton College and State University Athletics Associates, Inc.

Intense racing action at Senoia Speedway

It was a night of celebration at Senoia Speedway over the Memorial Day weekend for Gainesville's Randy Bynum as he returned to victory lane after a 10-year hiatus.

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