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…
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.
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.
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.
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 City of East Point is moving towards being a more art friendly city thanks to support from the community and the East Point City Council, stated officials. In June, the East Point City Council approved and adopted the city’s first Public Arts Master Plan, which will serve as the blueprin…
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities is raising awareness about the department’s latest efforts to combat the opioid crisis in Georgia with a recent first stop and kickoff event in south Fulton County.
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.
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections is reminding voters to confirm what their assigned polling place is before casting ballots in the county's two special elections March 19: the Atlanta City Council District 3 seat and the Hapeville City Council's alderman at-large po…
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.
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections Tuesday announced there will be no early voting days for the county’s two March 19 special elections. One involves the District 3 Atlanta City Council race and the other is for the Hapeville alderman at-large race.
Angela Yvonne Beck Adkisson, 65, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019. Angela was born in Hapeville, GA, the daughter of Hoyt and Agnes Beck. She attended Hapeville First Baptist and Hapeville High before earning degrees from the Medical College of Georgia (BS) and Augusta College (M.Ed.).…
Election Night results from Fulton County confirm that voters in the city of South Fulton agreed with their mayor on lifting tax burdens from manufacturers and shippers.
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.
For years, Jeff Foxworthy’s interaction with the homeless was limited to giving them a few bucks here and there when they asked for money at different intersections.
A holiday reception at the Solis Two Porsche Drive hotel in Hapeville brought out elected officials like Mayor Alan Hallman, who delivered his View from the Top remarks to members of the ATL Airport Chamber.
New faces are joining city councils in College Park and Hapeville, while East Point offices are still yet to be determined after the Fulton County Board of Registration and Elections certified municipal election returns Nov. 13.
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.
The annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event will again send messages to criminals that residents are organized and fighting back as they deepen their partnerships with law enforcement.
The city of Hapeville held its inaugural Chalk Art Splatter Festival, which featured a fantasy theme of dragons, fairies, princesses and knights, June 17 and 18. ‘The city is a canvas,’ said Hapeville City Manager William Whitson, who created the event with professional mural artist John Chr…
Hapeville Alderman Ruth Barr began a five-year stretch in the Gwinnett County Jail without bond April 26 following her conviction on a felony charge.
Hapeville Alderman Ruth Barr, a tax preparer, successfully deflected the state’s attempt this week to shut down her accounting firm during its busy season.
Hapeville Alderman Ruth Barr took the stand Feb. 28 in Fulton County Superior Court to defend herself, her daughter and her accounting firm against an injunction filed by the state district attorney’s office on behalf of the Georgia Department of Revenue.
Hapeville escaped relatively unscathed from a state investigation into its 10-year-old hotel-motel tax but faces significant changes to its procedures as a result.
Going paperless is a reality for some businesses and consumers, who store their statements and receipts in the cloud and their files in virtual folders.
A railroad contractor inspecting the rail lines along Hapeville’s Central Avenue pulled his truck into the parking lot of the Castle Restaurant to look at a sign.