A victim of bullying at a young age herself, 10-year-old Nevaeh Hart has written and published a new picture book that teaches other kids how to deal with bullies.
A metro-Atlanta trio has been sentenced to prison for organizing and participating in a healthcare fraud scheme that stole millions in Medicaid funds in Georgia, Louisiana and Florida.
A Fairburn-based nonprofit is helping neighbors by providing home repair services to those most in need throughout south Fulton County.
A grant from The Home Depot Foundation will help seniors and veterans age-in-place in affordable, safe and attractive homes through Atlanta Habitat for Humanity.
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…
Although the Fulton County Schools district’s first two STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) schools will not open until August 2021, the South Fulton STEM School has already named its principal.
Carmen Pearson has pleaded guilty to stealing over $175,000 from the federal government by concealing her father’s death from the Social Security Administration for nine years so that she could continue to receive his Social Security benefits.
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 Fulton County Schools district is celebrating the construction kickoff for two planned magnet schools focused on science, technology, engineering and math.
The historic Southside Theatre Guild in Fairburn is getting a bit of a makeover with help from the Fox Theatre Institute.
Schools, cities and more in south Fulton County are lending a helping hand with collecting donations after Hurricane Dorian caused serious destruction in the Bahamas.
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 …
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.
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