Friday, March 5, 2004


Fairburn’s police department rocked by resignation

Fairburn officials are staying tight-lipped about a resignation this week from the police department.

Fairburn passes water ordinance

To assure the quality of the public drinking water in anticipation of future water sources being established by the South Fulton Regional Water and Sewer Authority, the Fairburn City Council and Mayor Betty Hannah saw fit to pass the Bear Creek Water Supply Watershed Protection Ordinance at their February 23 meeting.

Local family getting new Habitat Home

Clayton College & State University's Office of Student Life has partnered with the Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity to sponsor the first Clayton State Habitat Home. The home is being built for a local family and will be located in College Park, Ga.

Input still sought on grading and reporting

Although the Fulton County School System has concluded forums on grading and reporting, there is still an opportunity for interested staff and community to provide input. An on-line comment form is available at 

Classes to teach about local government

Fulton County will conduct a 12-week program to teach residents about local government processes.

Homeowners may challenge assessments

Fulton County taxpayers can challenge their property assessments if they believe their home or business property valuations made by the Fulton County Board of Assessors are incorrect.

Job fair set for April

District 7 Commissioner William “Bill” Edwards will host the sixth annual South Fulton Youth Job Fair April 3.

Fulton Schools observe Social Work Week

The Fulton County School System celebrates School Social Work Week, March 7-13, as part of the March observance of Social Work Month.

Tax website available

Anyone with access to the World Wide Web can now view a much-improved Fulton County Tax Commissioner’s website at

Art for AIDS deadline nears

Artists and collectors are invited to contribute their works to the seventh Annual “Art for AIDS” fundraising auction to help homeless people living with HIV/AIDS.

New Web site hopes to improve feedback on curriculum changes

Hoping to make it easier to get public input into the proposed changes to Georgia’s school curriculum, State Supt. Kathy Cox this week launched a new Web site,

DMVS to impose insurance fees

The Department of Motor Vehicle Safety is preparing to notify motorists who have failed to maintain continuous liability insurance coverage that they now face a $25 per vehicle lapse fee. Drivers who don’t pay the fee to their county tax commissioner within 30 days of the date of the “lapse letter” will have their vehicle registration suspended, can’t drive the vehicle, and must also pay $60 to have it reinstated.  

News from Clayton State

Meeting is set March 17 on Fayette credit classes



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