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South Fulton PRCA to Hold Master Plan Open House on Jan. 29
Community, Events, Government

South Fulton PRCA to Hold Master Plan Open House on Jan. 29

The City of South Fulton Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) and the Parks and Recreation System Master Plan Consulting Team will hold an open house on Jan. 29. Residents are invited to attend. Residents will be able to learn more about the citywide Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Master Plan and provide ideas for how its findings may relate to individual parks. They also will be able to give input about specific improvements they would like at their parks. “The purpose of the parks master plan is to identify the needs and priorities of the community from a parks and recreation standpoint, and look at ways to enhance the parks system as well as programs in the community,” said Carlos Perez, the consultant leading the effort. Early findings revealed th...
Half-Million Dollar Tennis Center Renovation Begins This Week
Government

Half-Million Dollar Tennis Center Renovation Begins This Week

Coronavirus will not stop plans to rebuild the courts at the South Fulton Tennis Center. The half-million dollar renovation project is underway this week. Demolition began yesterday. The project is funded by the city's URA, which officials approved last year to manage more than $17 million in capital projects. Approximately $557,000 will be invested to not only rebuild 20 hard surface and four clay courts, but also install new nets, poles and other equipment. “This project will take our facility to the next level,” said Tony Phillips, director of the City of South Fulton’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs. Phillips added, “We are looking forward to it because this project will have a broad impact both for city residents and the metro-wide tennis community.” The project w...
City of South Fulton Development Authority

City of South Fulton Development Authority

Mark Baker, the Chairman of the City of South Fulton’s newly formed Development Authority, would personally like to invite you to our meetings to keep you updated with the potential projects headed our way!
Miracle League Recruiting Players, Volunteers for Fall Season
Community, Sports

Miracle League Recruiting Players, Volunteers for Fall Season

The South Fulton Miracle League’s fall season is underway. The league held their first game on September 12 at Welcome All Park. The Miracle League was first launched in 2000 in Georgia. It has since evolved into a global program that helps remove the barriers that keep players with mental and physical disabilities off the baseball field. The South Fulton chapter has operated as a nonprofit organization in the area for 15 years at Welcome All Park. Games have two innings. Everyone bats, everyone gets a chance to cross home plate and everyone wins. (Story Continues Below) (Photos: South Fulton Miracle League, under the leadership of President Karen Nunnally, ended a winning spring season in May 2019) "The South Fulton Miracle League is one of the longest-runn...
In Their Own Words: Corey A. Reeves
Politics

In Their Own Words: Corey A. Reeves

City of South Fulton residents are set to vote for councilmembers in Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 on November 5. We reached out to the candidates who will challenge the incumbents this fall with a few questions to learn more about them and let residents hear from them in their own words. All responses were sent to us electronically and have not been edited or altered in any way. Corey A. Reeves has qualified to run for councilmember in the City of South Fulton's District 5. He previously ran for the position against Councilwoman Rosie Jackson, falling short by 39 votes in the runoff. The lifelong resident of District 5 is vice president of Aldridge Services, Inc., an environmental consulting firm. Q1: In what ways have you contributed to the City of South Fulton through community involv...
Home for the Holidays Homebuyer Event

Home for the Holidays Homebuyer Event

Do you have questions about the homebuying process? Get answers to all of your questions from industry experts. Join us on Saturday, October 12th from 11am-12:30pm for the opportunity to learn about the homebuying process from industry experts, preview beautiful new construction homes, and enjoy refreshments !
South Fulton Convention & Visitors Bureau Board to Hold Inaugural Meeting
Public Notice

South Fulton Convention & Visitors Bureau Board to Hold Inaugural Meeting

The board of directors of the South Fulton Convention & Visitors Bureau will hold its inaugural meeting on Friday, September 27 at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall (5440 Fulton Industrial Boulevard) in Conference Room 169. A resolution to form the bureau was passed by the city council earlier this month. Its role is to solicit groups, conventions, meetings, tradeshows, exhibits, sports tournaments and other special events and attract overnight tourists. 13 individuals in total have been appointed to serve on the bureau’s board. They will establish operating policies and have the power to transact all business and manage the bureau’s affairs. Five board members represent entertainment, sports marketing and attractions in the city. They are: Salondia Popson, m...
South Fulton Events: It’s Fall Y’all!
Events

South Fulton Events: It’s Fall Y’all!

Today marks the first day of fall, and a number of events are planned in and around South Fulton over the next few weeks to embrace the new season and take advantage of cooler temperatures. South Fulton Branch Library (4055 Flat Shoals Road, South Fulton) introduces Storytime: Hello, Fall! this week on September 25 at 10:30 a.m. Children will listen to stories, participate in music and movement and make a craft to take home. The event is for children 3-6. King Creations Personal Chef Service will host a Beginners Candy Class from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on October 12 and October 26 at 6225 Hwy 92. Just in time for Halloween, learn how to melt, mold, dip and make a variety of candy from peanut butter cups to turtles. Tickets are $25 via Eventbrite. Taste of Sofu will kick off...
FY2020 Budget Passes after Mayor Breaks Tie
Government

FY2020 Budget Passes after Mayor Breaks Tie

During a final budget hearing at City Hall held on September 18, the city of South Fulton adopted its FY2020 budget. The total budget of $105,912,402 covers operating revenues, expenditures and capital investments. The city is expected to collect $73,821,952 in general fund revenue. Also anticipated is over $17 million in TSPLOST funds. For the first time, the budget also includes loan funds through the city's new Urban Redevelopment Agency (URA) to tackle capital improvements. A sizable portion of the city’s expenditures, over 45 percent, will be allocated to public safety. The second highest spending category is public works, which comprises 16.8 percent of the budget. More than $11 million in capital investment is also planned, $4.7 million of which will go to parks and recreati...
In Their Own Words: Meet Clyde Sampson II
Politics

In Their Own Words: Meet Clyde Sampson II

City of South Fulton residents are set to vote for councilmembers in Districts 1, 3, 5 and 7 on November 5. We reached out to the candidates who will challenge the incumbents this fall with a few questions to learn more about them and let residents hear from them in their own words. All responses were sent to us electronically and have not been edited or altered in any way.Clyde Sampson, age 41, has qualified to run in the City of South Fulton's District 5. He is a baggage handler at Delta Airlines where he has worked for 21 years. Q1: In what ways have you contributed to the City of South Fulton through community involvement or other initiatives/efforts prior to announcing your candidacy? A1: I'm an active participant in my HOA and I support as many community events as possible.  ...

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