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East Point

East Point Selected To Pilot First Metro Area City Agriculture Plan

August 27, 2019

GPB News

East Point Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham agreed, but said forming an agriculture plan could also be a solution to food access problems. According to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, large swaths of East Point are home to low-income residents with little access to grocery stores.

Week after man dies on e-scooter, East Point discusses regulation

August 13, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

There was discussion of outright banning the scooters, but the city is leaning toward not banning the scooters but requiring companies to pay for a permit to have the scooters inside the city of 35,000 residents.

East Point is on its way to becoming an urban agriculture destination thanks to this new plan

August 2, 2019

Neighbor News

The plan will begin with a community engagement and asset mapping phase led by Food Well Alliance, followed by a six-month planning process undertaken with support from ARC.

Get ready to see more murals, performing arts and more in East Point

July 19, 2019

Neighbor News

The City of East Point is moving towards being a more art friendly city thanks to support from the community and the East Point City Council, stated officials.

East Point, College Park get federal money to clean contaminated sites

June 6, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The EPA gave out more than $64 million in grants to 149 communities Wednesday. They aim to help transform contaminated sites to areas that will bring economic development and create jobs

East Point opens new city hall building

May 3, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The new city hall will provide city offices, a multipurpose city council chamber and an additional 2,400 square feet for future growth.

East Point signs partnership for small business development

May 1, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

The two-year alliance with East Point was created to foster small business development and growth for residents through education about the programs, services and resources available to from the SBA.

East Point to host city budget open house meetings

April 24, 2019

Marietta Daily Journal

East Point City Manager Frederick Gardiner will host his annual Budget Open House Meetings to share with East Point residents the proposed budget for FY20.

Display company to invest $7.9 million in new East Point facility

March 28, 2019

Neighbor News

POP Displays, a leader in the display industry, will create 280 jobs and invest $7.9 million in a new manufacturing and distribution facility in East Point.

East Point to host healthy lifestyle activities and events for 90-day initiative

March 26, 2019

Neighbor News

This initiative, championed by Mayor Deana Holiday Ingraham, aims to increase healthy lifestyle choices of East Point residents and create a more active and connected community.