Friday, May 7, 2004

Fairburn landfill causing a stink


A handful of studies presented to the Fairburn City Council at their April 26 meeting did little to persuade board members to vote down the proposed annexation and rezoning of the Safeguard Landfill located near U.S. Highway 29. Mayor Betty Hannah cast the tie-breaking vote which helped to pass the resolution despite evidence suggesting harmful consequences from the expansion of the site.

Greenspace message spreading


The guru of greenspace is spreading his message to another county.

Landmark purchases Braelinn Bapt. campus


Braelinn Baptist Church has entered into a contract with Landmark Christian School for the purchase of the church’s current campus to be used as a satellite elementary school beginning this fall.

Palmetto getting ready for water plant


A half dozen ordinances received their second reading at Palmetto’s monthly meeting Monday evening, and they all passed with flying colors. Mayor J. Clark Boddie briefly read over the proposed documents which remained virtually the same except for some minor outline changes.

Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association recommends conservation subdivision ordinance for all of Fulton County

Board of Commissioners passes ordinance only in South Fulton

Watch mailbox for corrected notices

The Fulton County Board of Assessors will send out corrected assessment notices on Friday, April 30, 2004, to residential and commercial property owners.

South Fulton Chamber to meet

New businesses that choose to locate facilities in the south Fulton region are important to South Fulton Chamber members because they represent new business opportunities.

Tour de Cure for diabetes set for May

As with most mothers of teenage girls, there are many hats that must be worn to restore order at home. But, Stephanie Harden of Gwinnett County wears hats that most parents might never become familiar with.

Health officials warn about mosquito-borne viruses

With the onset of spring and warm weather, state and local public health officials are reminding Georgians that simple measures this spring can help prevent mosquito-borne viruses from becoming active in their communities later into summer.

Media camp offered to teens this summer

Teens have less than two weeks left to register for an exciting new television skills summer program to be offered by Fulton County Department of Parks and Recreation and Clark-Atlanta University.

Children’s safety fair Saturday

Unintentional injuries, such as those from motor vehicle crashes, fires, falls, drowning, burns, choking and poisonings are the leading cause of death and injury to children up to 14 years old.

Edwards to host listening session

Fulton County Commissioner William (Bill) Edwards, District 7, will host his second quarterly Community Listening Session for 2004. The public is invited to voice their comments about County services in Southwest and South Fulton.

Many seminars planned at South Fulton Medical Center this month


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