The city of South Fulton has launched an effort to develop 64 acres along Old National Highway that could turn into a $350 million project, part of overarching plans to revitalize the corridor.
South Fulton leaders say false alarms are a burden to police, so the city wants to punish those who repeatedly take officers away from actual emergencies.
Leaders in the city of 100,000 residents has dedicated its efforts to stop school zone speeders after Majors’ daughter, 11-year-old Ren’gia Majors, who died in 2018 in a school zone crash.
The city of South Fulton is one of the five cities chosen to be part of a National League of Cities group to fix issues of equity and health.
The South Fulton City Council has named most of the people tasked with renaming the city.
South Fulton didn’t know it when they hired Freddie Broome in May, but the city got the best fire chief in Georgia that year.
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The city plans to launch the project in late summer 2019. Once the studies are complete, the city will become eligible to receive funding for transportation projects such as sidewalks and intersection improvements to help implement their visions.
In the city, Broome commands a department of 161 men and women. He and his wife have two adult children and live in the city. He replaces South Fulton’s first fire chief, Larry Few, who retired.