The South Fulton Neighbor recently sat down with the newly elected mayor of College Park, Bianca Motley Broom, to discuss her priorities, goals and how she hopes to bring positive changes to the city.
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A gymnastics coach who owns a business in College Park is hoping to get more children involved in a sport that she says can help in all aspects, both physically and mentally.
College Park is taking beautification efforts into a digital direction with the installation of sensors to monitor garbage and trash overflow throughout the city.
New College Park Mayor Blanca Motley Broom does not want the division an election typically generates in a city, state or country to prevent the city of College Park from being, as she termed it, “a community we all deserve.”
In many ways, 2019 was a year of new beginnings in south Fulton County. The cities of College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, City of South Fulton and Union City all saw development, construction and businesses investing on the southside, priming the area to become the place…
A Mableton woman has been disbarred as an attorney and arraigned in federal court after authorities claim she stole over $300,000 from the Clayton County government and a College Park company then lied about it under oath.
Five schools in the south Fulton area made the improvements necessary to exit the lowest 5% of schools or CSI-low graduation rate status and/or to exit TSI status, recent data shows.
The official opening of the Gateway Center Arena, new home of the College Park Skyhawks, the G-team affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, as well as the WNBA’s Atlanta Dream, is another indication that this south Fulton County city, as its mayor, Jack Longino said, has become the gateway for the e…
The College Park Skyhawks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, have named Emory Healthcare as the official team health care provider. The new partnership provides the College Park Skyhawks with comprehensive medical care, including access to physicians and athletic trai…
As the Gateway Center Arena gets ready to host its first events in November, more partnerships are expanding the opportunities for the new 100,000-square-foot venue in College Park.
A College Park teen accused of leading Floyd County police on a high-speed chase into Adairsville was in jail Tuesday night with a hold for Bartow County.
Attendees to 2019 Localmotion Festival of the Arts can enjoy food trucks, handcrafted beer and wine, fun for kids, art and music all day long with a headlining performance by Nappy Roots.
South Fulton juniors and seniors looking for career opportunities after graduation can attend the upcoming 2019 Aero Atlanta Career Expo.
A man who shot his ex-girlfriend and then hid her in his mother’s house for more than 30 days has received a 30 year sentence.
The College Park Skyhawks, the official G League affiliate of the Atlanta Hawks, announced that single-game tickets for the team’s 24 home games are available now on Ticketmaster, with select tickets starting as low as $10 a game.
A former Decatur firefighter and pro-boxer is helping kids get fit and stay active by offering a free camp at her business, BoxFit Fitness & Performance Studio in College Park.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr. announced the guilty pleas of three teenagers in Fulton County Superior Court on Sept. 11 for the violent armed robberies of two pizza delivery drivers.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr. announces the beginning of trial, in Fulton County Superior Court, in the armed robbery case against 16-year-old De'Quandre Weaver, 18-year-old Tyyneefah Wells, and 15-year-old Anthony Cleveland.
Before summer draws to a close, attendees to the College Park Main Street Association’s Outdoor Movie Night can enjoy spending a fun night outside.
Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr., announced the murder conviction, by a Fulton County Superior Court Jury, of 38-year-old Diontye Scott.
A transportation plan connecting the cities of Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, South Fulton and Union City, along with Fulton County, is getting its first update since 2013.
College Park has a new platform to deliver information about what is going on in the city with the introduction of a podcast.
WorkSource Fulton will host its first 2019 Community Expo on August 8. The Expo, hosted by the WorkSource Division, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South Fulton Career Center located at 5710 Stonewall Tell Rd, Suite160 in College Park.
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) and the cities of Chattahoochee Hills, College Park, East Point, Fairburn, Hapeville, Palmetto, South Fulton, and Union City have begun updating the 2013 Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) for the southern portion of Fulton County. The SFCTP Update …
Ben Franklin Academy rising senior Maxwell Greenbaum, the son of Sonja and Jeff Greenbaum, is the junior assistant scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 631, based at Woodward Academy in College Park. At the Court of Honor recently, he was awarded the William T. Hornaday Award patch for work in co…
Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr., recently announced the rape conviction, by a Fulton County Superior Court Jury, of 34-year-old Johnny Mouzon.
Woodward Academy recently hosted its class of 2019 graduation ceremony on its campus in College Park. Woodward President Stuart Gulley delivered the commencement welcome and introduced the student address which was given by senior Malachi Robinson. Robinson will attend Harvard University this fall.
A new police precinct is now open in College Park in an area where, according to Mayor Jack Longino, the community needs more police presence and assistance the most.
Governor Brian Kemp recently announced that EarthFresh, a leading Canadian produce company, will create 100 jobs and invest $22 million in an advanced technology packing plant and distribution center in College Park.
Congressman David Scott will host his 16th Annual Jobs Fair on April 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center in College Park.
Cities and counties that once showed interest in an above ground, futuristic transit system are now reconsidering after the criminal past of the company’s founder has come to light.
Southern Fusion Dining, formerly Heaven Café, announced they will host their official rebrand launch event on Friday, March 15 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the rebranding of their restaurant. During the launch event, the public is invited to enjoy the new dining experience, refreshed restaurant an…
Officials, business owners, community members and more recently gathered to discuss what the future holds for transportation and economic development in Henry and south Fulton Counties at the 2019 South Metro Development Outlook.
A unique drive-through coffee business has recently expanded from Stockbridge to College Park, allowing customers to drive up, place their orders and grab hand-crafted cappuccinos, frappes and more.
The road to Victoria Blount tying another student for the highest General Educational Development (GED) test score in the state seems like child’s play when compared to her receiving the rightful recognition for that achievement.
South Fulton will join Fulton County, Georgia and the nation in celebrating the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Ph.D., whose 90th birthday anniversary is Jan. 15.
Douglass Byrd Talley January 6, 1938 - December 25, 2018 Doug Talley passed away on December 25 following a long illness. He was born January 6, 1938, in Washington, DC, the eldest son of William Edgar Talley and Helen Douglass Talley. Mr. Talley graduated from Georgia Military Academy in Co…