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National Night Out Brings Police and Residents Together
Events, Public Safety

National Night Out Brings Police and Residents Together

South Fulton will host National Night Out (NNO) on Aug. 2. The annual event, first introduced in 1984, is held in cities across the U.S. to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement and help cultivate a sense of community. “Cities and towns are excited to get the NNO party started,” said National Night Out creator, Matt Peskin, “Local coordinators are anxious to showcase their strong relationships with neighbors and first-responders. National Night Out is a celebration of neighborhoods who work year round to build safer, more caring communities.”Peskin started the event as a National Association of Town Watch initiative. Now in its 39th year, it's expected that the event will draw participation from more than 16,000 communities nationwide. Peskin and others hope ...
South Fulton to Host National Night Out on August 6
Public Safety

South Fulton to Host National Night Out on August 6

The city of South Fulton is gearing up for National Night Out, a national community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Planned for August 6, the event is a collaboration between the city's police and fire personnel, city staff, area organizations and the local community. “Our Police Department is committed to improving the quality of life for all," said Police Chief Keith Meadows. “I am excited we are continuing to host this event to strengthen relationships with our residents and community members. This event is important because law enforcement and residents working together is what helps to ensure our communities are safe places to live, work and play.” The event will include live entertainment, food and fun activities fo...

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