Friday, April 16, 2004


Fulton still tops state population

South Fulton residents live in the 58th most populous county in the U.S.

Fairburn’s budget is on target

Fairburn’s fiscal health is in good shape.

Project ChildSafe comes to Fairburn

The Fairburn Police Department will provide 900 free firearm safety kits to local residents through a partnership with Project ChildSafe, the nationwide firearms safety education program.

Assessment notices going out

The Fulton County Board of Assessors will send out 2004 assessment notices next Friday to residential and commercial property owners who have a change in value.

Young people get involved in service day

Young people from Atlanta and others all across America are mobilizing for action on April 16-18th in celebration of National Youth Service Day, a program of Youth Service America. Through Hands On Atlanta, one of fifty Lead Agencies, 3,000 young people will join millions of youth in conducting service-learning projects addressing issues such as literacy, hunger, public safety, and the environment. As the Presenting Sponsor of National Youth Service Day 2004, the State Farm Companies Foundation is making a substantial commitment to the Lead Agency program.


Parents can learn about their children’s education at Parent University

Fulton County parents can learn about new education laws, standardized tests and other aspects of their children’s schools at “Parent University,” on April 24, 2004.

Medical Center additions help women

South Fulton Medical Center is pleased to announce the addition of two new labor and delivery rooms in its women’s center.

Garden pest workshop set

Fulton County will co-host a free public workshop with the University of Georgia Cooperative Extensive Service and the Clean Water Campaign (CWC) to encourage homeowners to use environmentally friendly approaches to managing garden pests.

Commissioner to hear from public

Beginning April 22, 2004, Fulton County Commissioner Emma I. Darnell will hear directly from the people on a score of issues that concern them, from air pollution and other environmental matters to zoning issues and economic development.

Cathy Cox to speak at Clayton State Alumni meeting

On Thursday, Apr. 22, Clayton College & State University’s Alumni Association will celebrate its 12th annual Alumni Meeting and Dinner with honored guest Georgia Secretary of State Cathy Cox speaking in the Atrium of the Harry S. Downs Center for Continuing Education.

IKEA breaks ground for new midtown store

IKEA, the world’s leading home furnishings retailer, with company representatives, city officials and community leaders on-hand, officially broke ground Wednesday for its new store opening Summer 2005 in Atlanta, GA, to be built on 15-acres in Midtown Atlanta’s mixed-use Atlantic Station development just off the I-75/85 connector. The 366,000 square foot IKEA Atlanta will include 1,597 parking spaces allocated among two levels of parking below the store. Besides construction jobs, approximately 500 coworkers will join the IKEA family when the new store opens.







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