chief has big plans for his department
Police Chief Frederick Browns idea of police work is something
more than writing tickets and driving patrol cars. His goals for serving
the community of Fairburn in 2004 extend to the needs of his officers
advanced training and the proper treatment of the people and the situations
gives OK to industrialized housing
Fairburn City Council got a crash course Monday night on the differences
between industrial, modular and mobile housing. After a presentation
highlighting the advantages of the prefabricated structures, an amendment
to the existing zoning ordinance passed unanimously and allows the industrial
housing to be built in the city. Clearer guidelines as to which buildings
could be constructed in which zones helped give the go ahead to Fairfield
Custom Homes and similar businesses.
outlines goals for 2004
The South Fulton
Chamber of Commerces board of directors held their 2004 planning
retreat recently at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel to map direction of programs
for the upcoming year. Heading the list was the continuation of the
Emerging South Fulton project, reinstituting Leadership
South Fulton and increasing efforts to improve education.
The Fulton County
Board of Education will hold community forums in February to gather
input on the school systems grading and reporting procedures. All
Fulton County staff and parents are encouraged to participate.
Elementary benefits from MLK Day volunteers
The Martin Luther
King Jr. holiday is a day off from work for many metro Atlantans, but
it proved to be a day of work for Parklane Elementary School in East
encourages electronic filing
As Georgia taxpayers
begin preparation for filing their 2003 income tax returns, the Georgia
Department of Revenue is again encouraging everyone to file electronically.
Collection, Lien Transfers, and Foreclosures
Many self serving
articles about Georgia tax laws have been published with the intent
of misleading and scaring the public. Taxes are necessary for Governments
to provide services such as: police and fire protection, roads, education,
and social services.
The H.J.C. Bowden
Senior Multipurpose Facility will host its eighth annual Red-and-White
Fundraiser February 20.
Creek teacher chosen for trip to study economic education in Russia
Sandy Creek High
School economics teacher Mark Decourcy was among 12 U.S. educators selected
to participate in a 12-day study tour to Russia conducted by the National
Council on Economic Education (NCEE), headquartered in New York City.
win MMSAL title
The Rising Starr
Middle School Panthers wrestling team won its second consecutive Metro
Middle School Athletic League championship last weekend, winning 10
of 12 matches in the finals. The tournament was at Luella Middle School
in Henry County.
swim at Augusta
Mill Panthers swim team ended its regular season Saturday at the Augusta
Invitational, which hosted 24 teams, and combined for an overall fourth-place
finish as the boys and girls each came in third.
game goes nationwide
high school boys basketball matchup between Landmark Christian and
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy will be televised live on ESPN2.
The game, orginally scheduled as a home date for Landmark, will take
place at Alexander Memorial Coliseum at Georgia Tech at 8 p.m.
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