Friday, October 19, 2001


Edwards is confident with county's racial profiling policy

Fulton County wants all residents to know that it will not tolerate racial profiling.

Green Manor honors late Barbara Green

A special tea was held last Sunday afternoon at the Historic Green Manor in Union City, honoring the late Barbara Bendall Green. Along with her husband, A. J. Green, she was instrumental in creating the Green Manor Restaurant in 1990.

Golf tourney is a success for Fulton education efforts

The Fulton Education Foundation's 7th Annual "Fore" Kids Golf Classic led the way for a huge score for Fulton County's students and teachers.

Runway expansion could be delayed

The proposed expansion of a fifth runway at Hartsfield International Airport could be delayed because of two separate events.

Atlanta's military personnel help out victims

Shortly after the events of Sept. 11 unfolded, Maj. Gen. Colby Broadwater, acting commander of the First U.S. Army headquartered at Fort Gillem in Forest Park, activated a response plan that involves First Army units known as defense coordinating elements.

Job fair set for November

More than 60 major employers will meet with job seekers at the Fulton County Human Services Department's Office of Workforce Development's Fourth Annual Job Fair, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Thousands expected at health caucus

Thousands of public health professionals will explore the impact of race,ethnicity and gender on health care during the national Black Caucus of Health Workers Conference at Atlanta's Marriott Marquis Hotel Oct. 20-24.

Jazz fans turn out in force

Nearly 2,000 jazz fans joined Fulton County District 7 Commissioner William "Bill" Edwards on Sept. 22 to enjoy a full evening of entertainment with Detroit's Grammy-nominated Straight Ahead and Atlanta's Jordan Dayan Trio.

ARC accepting nominations for development awards

In an effort to showcase and reward innovative and sustainable development, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is accepting nominations for its third annual Developments of Excellence Awards.


McIntosh sweeps cross country county championships

McIntosh showed their dominance at the county cross country championships last week. The boys won their secodn county championship in a row, while Fayette County placed second, Starr's Mill placed third and Sandy Creek placed fourth. The Lady Chiefs, who have never lost the county championships, won again with Starr's Mill placing second.

Teams playing for playoff position, pride

While teams like East Coweta and Starr's Mill are playing to stay in the playoff race, Sandy Creek is playing to hit .500 and McIntosh and Fayette County are playing for pride. The games scheduled for tonight should pose some interesting challenges for all teams involved.

Super season for McIntosh volleyball ends at state tourney

The McIntosh Lady Chiefs volleyball team entered the state tournament last weekend as area champions, undefeated in area play, and state-ranked. In the first round of state competition, a team needed two victories before losing twice to ensure advancing to the Elite Eight round this weekend.

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