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Police Department to Activate School Zone Cameras Aug. 8
Public Safety

Police Department to Activate School Zone Cameras Aug. 8

Ahead of the reactivation of South Fulton's school zone cameras on Aug. 8, motorists in the area are being encouraged to slow down. South Fulton first launched the Ren’gia Majors School Zone Safety Program in 2019. Majors, an 11-year-old Sandtown Middle School student, was killed in 2018 in a traffic accident in front of the school. Cameras now monitor speeds in 14 school zones throughout the city. City officials partner with Blue Line Solutions to manage the program. The number of cars traveling through South Fulton school zones has been reduced by approximately 25,000 annually, and the number of tickets issued has also substantially decreased. Following Georgia law, the school zone cameras monitor speeds and issue citations during the regular school day on weekdays. For an ...
PruittHealth in South Fulton Earns National Quality Award
Business, Health

PruittHealth in South Fulton Earns National Quality Award

PruittHealth in South Fulton has been recognized as a 2022 recipient of the Bronze – Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The award is presented to facilities that demonstrate their commitment to improving the lives of patients and residents through quality care. Created in 1996, the National Quality Award Program is a three-level process that is reviewed and judged by trained experts against a set of nationally recognized standards for organizational excellence. The standards of the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program help organizations achieve superior performance to improve quality of life and care of long-term care patients and staff.  PruittHealth is a fam...
Public Notice: South Fulton Charter Commission to Meet Aug. 1
Government, Public Notice

Public Notice: South Fulton Charter Commission to Meet Aug. 1

The City of South Fulton Charter Commission will convene for its next regular meeting on Monday, Aug. 1 at 6 p.m. The meeting will be held at City Hall, 5440 Fulton Industrial Blvd., and broadcast live via the city's YouTube channel. Citizens can review past meetings online and submit feedback to the commission via email at [email protected] In accordance with the city’s charter, a review commission was established in May of this year, five years after the city's incorporation. Commission members are appointed by the mayor, city council and members of the Georgia House of Representatives and Senate whose district falls wholly or partially within the city. Appointed commission members include:- Judge Kenya Johnson (Appointed by City Council)- Daphne Jord...
Big Top Ed South Fulton Annual Golf Tournament 2022

Big Top Ed South Fulton Annual Golf Tournament 2022

The Big Top Ed South Fulton Annual Golf Tournament will be held on September 16 at Wolf Creek Golf Club. Support South Fulton Chamber of Commerce, while building relationships that benefit the eight cities of South Fulton County. The event is sponsored by Your CBD Store. The mission of the South Fulton Chamber of Commerce is to create synergy for business development and expansion by attracting, retaining and advancing the business interests of South Fulton. Registration and Lite breakfast starts at 7:30am and Tee Off at 9am. Lunch will be provided on the course and awards passed out during the 19th hole reception. Have your team all wear the same color golf shirts as we head to the circus! The rain date for the golf tournament is Sept. 23.  
Public Art: South Fulton Makes Plans for a More Vibrant City
Arts, Government

Public Art: South Fulton Makes Plans for a More Vibrant City

South Fulton’s Public Art Commission is soliciting feedback on the future of public art in the city via an online survey available through September 30. Input from the survey will be incorporated into the city’s first public art master plan.  Input is sought from residents, city leaders and personnel, business owners, local artists, and other stakeholders. Feedback will help to guide future programming and funding priorities.  Two projects have been completed in South Fulton this year. A “paint by numbers” mural was produced by artist Vernon Robinson in collaboration with community members at Sandtown Park in April. Earlier this month, a four-panel sculpture created by artist Allen Peterson was installed in the roundabout at Campbellton Road and Boat Rock Road. Councilwoman Cathe...
Grammy Winner Lecrae Partners with Developer on 55-Plus Mixed-Use Community in Red Oak
Business, Economic Development, Real Estate, Red Oak

Grammy Winner Lecrae Partners with Developer on 55-Plus Mixed-Use Community in Red Oak

Bolster Real Estate Partners, a minority-owned real estate firm, is set to break ground this August on The Kourtney at Yates Road, a 122-unit stacked townhome rental 55+ community for active adults. The project is a joint venture partnership between Bolster and Lecrae Moore, a multiple Grammy award winner, New York Times bestselling author and now strategic partner at the real estate firm. Located in the Red Oak District in South Fulton, the $35-million mixed-use community is designed for empty nesters wanting to lead an active and social lifestyle with street-level retail, resort-worthy experiences and weekly events programming. The project was first brought before South Fulton's City Council last July when the developer filed an application to rezone the area from Neighborhood Unit Plan...
Early Voting Begins Today, Six Sites Available in South Fulton
Elections, Government, Politics, Statewide News

Early Voting Begins Today, Six Sites Available in South Fulton

Early voting in Georgia for the May 24 Primary Election begins today. 30 polling sites are available in Fulton County. Residents will be able to vote from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. daily, including weekend voting on Saturdays and Sundays. Early voting will end on Friday, May 20.During early voting, absentee ballot drop boxes will be available at seven early voting locations, including Wolf Creek Library. Drop boxes are located inside early voting locations and are only accessible during early voting hours.  Among the high profile contests on the ballot include races for Georgia governor and U.S. senate. Gov. Brian Kemp faces Stacey Abrams again, among others. And Sen. Raphael Warnock is hard at work to hold on to his new seat. Former South Fulton City Councilmember Mark Baker w...
Ways to Give Back in South Fulton on MLK Day Weekend
Community, Events, Schools

Ways to Give Back in South Fulton on MLK Day Weekend

There will be multiple ways to give back to the community over the long weekend in observance of MLK Day, also recognized as a national day of service. District 1 Councilwoman Catherine Rowell will join Southeastern Trust for Parks and Land for an event to beautify the Campbellton Creek Nature Preserve. The event will be held on Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. Participants should meet event organizers between Plummer Road and Riverside Drive in South Fulton. Parking is available in the Publix shopping center, to the left of Arden’s Garden. Registration is required. Councilwoman Rowell has also partnered with the Cascade Business and Merchants Association to host a community clean-up event on Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. Volunteers should meet at the Cascade Driving Range at 3250 Cascade Road SW, Atlanta...
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...
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 !

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