Press Releases & News

November 2019

Residents and Business Owners Share their Experiences at the 2019 Mayor’s Community Walk

Council Passes Code Enforcement Ordinance that will Help Demolish Blighted Properties

City of South Fulton Passes False Alarm Ordinance with Fines

Ceremonial Groundbreaking Kicks Off Construction of New Publix Shopping Center

october 2019

City of South Fulton to hold Grand Reopening of Fire Station 1

City of South Fulton to Name Speed Enforcement Ordinance
after 11-Year Old Accident Victim

Mayor Edwards Named Most Powerful and Influential Mayor by WWW

Municipal Election Day for City of South Fulton Fast Approaching

Media Advisory: City of South Fulton Family Fun Fall Festival

City of South Fulton Selected to Join the National League of Cities: Cities of Opportunity- Healthy People,Thriving Communities Cohort

Media Advisory: District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs in partnership with South Fulton Police Department Hosts Second Annual Gun Buyback Event

September 2019

Statement on City of South Fulton Renaming Taskforce

City of South Fulton, City Chaplain, and The American Red Cross to Hold Citywide Blood Drive

South Fulton Firefighters Support MDA with Annual Fill The Boot Drive

AUGUST 2019

Candidates Qualifying for Council Positions in Odd-Numbered Districts in the November 5th General Election

HR259 Johnny Tolbert III House Study Committee Conducts Second Hearing in South Fulton

City of South Fulton Conducts Physical Agility Test for Firefighter Recruits

july 2019

City of South Fulton Mayor & City Council Adopt Resolution to Implement Pay Classification & Compensation Study Recommendations

City of South Fulton Councilwomen Accepted Into 2019 Georgia Academy for Economic Development

City of South Fulton Receives Community Development Assistance Study Grant - Press Release

City of South Fulton Welcomes Second Phase of Sandtown Crossing Shopping Center in Fall 2020

City of South Fulton Hosts Zoning Rewrite Workshops

City of South Fulton Names Freddie Broome New Fire Chief

Mayor William Bill Edwards Gives Inaugural State of the City Address 

City of South Fulton District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts Community Cleanup, Spotlights ‘Environmentally Conscious’ Student Artists and Raises Funds for Local Schools 

City of South Fulton District 3 Councilwoman Helen Willis to Invites You to the Welcome Home Marquis Grissom Baseball Association Press Conference

City of South Fulton City Council Approves IGA with Union City for Hunter Road Project 

City of South Fulton City Council Hires Firm to Help Drive Economic Future

Join the City of South Fulton for Cleaner, Greener South Fulton Earth Day 2019

City of South Fulton Invites You to the Year At a Glance 

District 4 Councilwoman Naeema Gilyard In Partnership with Renaissance Middle School Artisan Bazaar A Family Affair 

City of South Fulton Councilman khalid kamau Kicks off the South Fulton Summer 2019 Series with Annual Spring Egg-Stravaganza

City of South Fulton Partners with Zion Hill to Host Clean Up and Health Fair

City of South Fulton City Council Passes Resolution Opposing Georgia House Bill 302 and Senate Bill 172

City of South Fulton City Names Jack Butler Jr. as Interim Fire Chief Final

City of South Fulton District 7 Mayor Pro Tem Mark Baker Sponsors Panel Discussion

City of South Fulton Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts District 2 Economic Development Bus Tour

City of South Fulton is Proud to Announce Key Additions to the Leadership Team 

City of South Fulton to Launch Monthly Webinar Series South Fulton 101

City of South Fulton Hosts Four FY2019 Strategic Planning Sessions Final

City of South Fulton District 3 Councilwoman Helen Willis Receives Training Certificate During Mayor’s Day Conference

City of South Fulton Parks & Recreation Department to Host African Americans Inventor’s Exhibit

City of South Fulton Public Safety Agencies to Provide Services During Super Bowl LIII Week

Two Councilwomen Team Up to Address a Shared Public Safety Concern

COSF City Council Passes Ban the Box Ordinance

City of South Fulton District 3 Councilwoman Helen Willis to Serve as an Elected Official Panelist for the 2019 Human Trafficking Atl Summit

City of South Fulton District 1 Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell to Receive Certificate of Achievement from the University of Georgia Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute

City of South Fulton District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts First Townhall Meeting of the New Year

City of South Fulton Mayor William “Bill” Edwards Lights Up the Cascade Corridor

City of South Fulton District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Re-Appointed to Serve on National League of Cities Final

Harlem Globetrotters Recognizes City of South Fulton Municipal Court Leaders

Atlanta Track Club Hosts Southside 12K

City of South Fulton Hosts Career Expo Final Press Release

City of South Fulton Implements COSF 311 Final

City of South Fulton Mayor William “Bill” Edwards and District 1 Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell Host Townhall Meeting to Welcome Loch Lomond Community

City of South Fulton Delays Opening of City’s Administrative Offices Until 10AM Tuesday, December 11th Pending Black Ice Warning

City of South Fulton Approves Resolution toTemporarily Waive Annexation Application Fees

City of South Fulton District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts 2nd Annual Bring Out the Dolls Toy Drive

Business Owner Detained for Failure to Comply with Bond Conditions Detailing Steps Necessary to Extinguish Property Fire

City of South Fulton Hosts Sanitation Services Information Sessions

City of South Fulton City Manager Odie Donald II Selected as Treasurer of Young Government Leaders

Councilwoman Catherine Foster Rowell Hosts District 1 Economic Development Summit and Bus Tour

City of South Fulton Police Department Assists U.S .Marshals Service with Apprehension of Alabama Mall Shooter

City of South Fulton Police Detains Wanted Child Predator

Mayor William Bill Edwards Hosts Public Safety Press Conference Photo Release

Mayor William Bill Edwards Hosts Bishop Road Fire Open House

City of South Fulton Partners with Local Businesses to Boost
the City’s Economic and Workforce Development

City of South Fulton Residents Vote for Freeport Exemption

City of South Fulton Enters into Contract to Provide Public Works and Sanitation Services to Residents

Mayor William Bill Edwards Hosts Public Safety Press Conference

District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts Anonymous Gun Buyback Event

Mayor William Bill Edwards Attends STEM Banner Presentation to Evoline C. West Elementary School 

City of South Fulton District 1 Councilwoman Dr. Catherine Foster Rowell Hosts Quarterly Townhall Meeting 

Economic Development Growth Continues in the City of South Fulton 

City of South Fulton District 2 Councilwoman Carmalitha Gumbs Hosts Diverging Diamond Community Meeting

City of South Fulton Police Department to Swear In New Officers  

City of South Fulton Joins in the Fight Against Human Trafficking

City of South Fulton Leaders Recognized in Who’s Who in Black Atlanta 18th Edition 

City of South Fulton Mayor William “Bill” Edwards Chosen for Atlanta-region Transit Link Authority (ATL) Board Election Caucus

South Fulton Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Double Homicide and Arrests Burglary Suspects

City of South Fulton Releases New Transparency Tools

Mayor Bill Edwards Invites You to Government & Groceries

City of South Fulton Passes Resolution to Celebrate Indigenous People's Day

City of South Fulton Names Keith Meadows Police Chief

City of South Fulton 2018 Proposed Millage Rate

Proclamation Presentation to Bobby Brown

City of South Fulton Releases Transparency Tools 

City of South Fulton Welcomes Game Changing New Hires

You're Invited-City of South Fulton Announces Swearing In Ceremony

Fairfield Inn Grand Opening

City of South Fulton Hosts Property Assessment Town Hall

City Manager of City of South Fulton Awarded Young Government Leader 2018

City of South Fulton QLG Status