The Fulton County Library System has announced the grand re-opening of the newly renovated Fairburn Library, located at 60 Valley View Drive in Fairburn, which will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 10 a.m. The celebration will include a program in the library’s new community meeting room, a…
A construction company that just celebrated its grand opening for a state-of-the-art production facility and headquarters in Fairburn is planning on sharing its success with local students and the south Fulton community.
Fairburn’s slogan is “Situated to Succeed,” and Mayor Elizabeth Carr-Hurst said it was an ideal fit for the city as it “embraces our future while remembering our past.”
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.
Although financial advisors say past performance is not an indicator of future results, Fairburn residents and business owners can look forward to more public service from the city’s top official in 2019, a supporter recently said.
The Oct. 6 Fairburn Fall Festival started with a parade in which schools, civic groups, election candidates, nonprofits, businesses and other organizations participated. The annual festival included entertainment, amusement activities and vendors of refreshments, arts and crafts.
In the time between Labor Day and Halloween, south Fulton cities offer opportunities to enjoy autumn weather, meet friends and shop outdoor markets for that perfect holiday gift.
Police departments across south Fulton celebrated the 35th annual National Night Out on Aug. 7 with meet-and-greets with first responders, displays of police cars and fire trucks, school supply giveaways and free refreshments.
Executives in Fairburn seeking fine dining options in which to advance or conclude deals may one day travel no further than Broad Street to find world-class cuisine and service.
The Fairburn Fire Department is getting set to roll out a fire extinguisher training system, funded by nearly $10,000 from a commercial insurance company’s Alpharetta office.
Harvest Rain Academy in Fairburn recently gained $10,000 from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based PPG Industries, formerly the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
Milledgeville-based Georgia Military College, which has a Fairburn campus, recently got top marks from TheBestSchools.org and Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.
The Fairburn mayor and city council will hold a working retreat Feb. 1 and 2 at Chateau Elan, 100 Rue Charlemagne Drive, Braselton. The times are Feb. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
South Fulton cities are positioning themselves to attract economic development, like the $5 billion second headquarters of Seattle, Washington-based retailer Amazon.
Sixteen metro Atlanta postal workers, including two with Cobb ties, have been indicted on federal charges they accepted bribes to deliver large packages of what they believed was cocaine, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday.
Here is a chance to catch up on who’s who on local Nov. 7 ballots as of the end of qualifying Aug. 25. Write-in candidates have not been announced. Hapeville, Palmetto and Union City do not have any.
In an abandoned school, two officers stepped carefully down an empty hallway, sweltering in the summer heat under heavy protective gear. Screams from an endless-loop audio track echoed against the walls and windows of a corridor.
A father who left his young child in a car after a July 11 traffic stop gone bad is spending the night in Fulton County Jail on multiple charges.
Holly Hill Memorial Park, a cemetery at 359 West Broad St. in Fairburn, is, according to scholars, the site of Georgia’s oldest permanent monument to World War I veterans built by public subscription.
Through June 4, a 16th-century English village hums with outdoor activity on 32 acres as the 32nd annual Georgia Renaissance Festival offers weekend entertainment in Fairburn.
The students of today will be inventing the jobs of tomorrow, said a Microsoft educator, and teachers need to know how to sharpen their skills to match.
Science, technology, engineering, arts and math programs are the rage as educators prepare students to compete for high-paying jobs in essential industries.
Following scandals involving politicians using personal email to conduct federal or state business, state legislators and ethics watchdogs said Georgia’s current email policy is strong and better than it was a decade ago.
While praising a city budget brought in at $1.4 million less than expected and a continuation of 2015’s bond rating “equivalent to a personal credit score of 800,” Fairburn Mayor Mario Avery warns residents the city may have to tighten its belt.
Less than three months after Fairburn interim Police Chief Vernal Sutherland tackled a wrong-way driver on I-285, another Fairburn Police Department employee earned kudos.