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Atlanta Mayor Taps Former South Fulton City Manager for Chief of Staff
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Atlanta Mayor Taps Former South Fulton City Manager for Chief of Staff

City of Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens has announced that Odie Donald II will join his administration as Chief of Staff on Feb. 28. Born and raised in Atlanta, Donald brings deep governmental and public administration experience to the city. He comes to Atlanta from Augusta, where he served as the Administrator for the consolidated government of Augusta-Richmond County. Before his stint in Augusta, Donald served as City Manager for the City of South Fulton. “Since taking office, my team and I have pushed the city into overdrive,” said Mayor Dickens. “As we continue our philosophy of working around the clock to move Atlanta forward, Odie is the right person with super-charged experience to help us meet our ambitious goals.” Donald's experience spans from the District of Columbia, w...
South Fulton Alphas Join City’s Adopt-a-Road Program
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South Fulton Alphas Join City’s Adopt-a-Road Program

The Omicron Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., fondly known as the South Fulton Alphas, is the latest civic organization to join the city's Adopt-a-Road Program. Members met at Campbellton-Fairburn and Butner Road today to mark the occasion. Marshall Taggart, Jr. serves as the chapter's president. Mayor William "Bill" Edwards and City Clerk Corey Adams are also members. "It is our hope that all Greek-letter sororities and fraternities will one day have a sign on the road, and periodically clean up the street that they have adopted," said Mayor Edwards. The Omicron Phi Lambda Chapter was established in 1987 and has more than 75 members. The organization has mentored over 100 local youth and won numerous awards for its commitment to service. The City of ...
Media Group Honors Mayor Edwards
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Media Group Honors Mayor Edwards

Mayor William “Bill” Edwards was recently named one of Georgia’s Most Powerful and Influential Mayors by Women Works Media Group. He was honored during the Law and Justice Awards ceremony on October 18 at The-Ritz Carlton, Atlanta. Mayor Edwards was nominated by Fulton County District Attorney Paul L. Howard, Jr., who served as the event’s master of ceremonies. "I am truly honored to be selected by such an outstanding organization,” said Mayor Edwards. “We have worked hard in the city of South Fulton and I share this award with many citizens, employees and my colleagues on the city council.” Other honorees included National Bar Association President-Elect Tricia “CK” Hoffler, Ernest Greer, David Getachew-Smith, Larecia Cade, Mawuli Davis, Nina Hickson, Patricia Russell-McClo...

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