District 5 News

Commissioner Arrington in the news (2019)

Fulton's District 5 residents to meet with commissioner

Atlanta Journal Constitution - June 27, 2019

Fulton County Fights Food Deserts With Libraries, Rocks

Patch.com - June 25, 2019

Fulton's effort to eliminate single-use plastics is stymied as Pitts' resolution fails  MDJOnline.com - June 20, 2019

Fulton study looking at adding Grammy Museum

MDJOnline.com - June 6, 2019

Sharon Reed appreciation day

CBS46 News Atlanta-May 12, 2019

Concert promoter says fees for Wolf Creek Amphitheater rental too high

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Apr 17, 2019

Volunteers honored at Heart of East Point Awards

11Alive.com WXIA-Apr 12, 2019

Protesters complain to Fulton commission about women's jail conditions

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Apr 10, 2019

Legal Community Split Over Emory Professor's Use of Racial Slur

Law.com-Apr 9, 2019

Black History Film Festival made its East Point premiere over the ...

11Alive.com WXIA-Feb 25, 2019

Fulton County mayors seeking consensus for transit plans

Atlanta Business Chronicle-Feb 25, 2019

Black History Film Festival starts today

11Alive.com WXIA-Feb 22, 2019

Law is the family business for Marvin Arrington Sr. and Jr.

Rolling Out-Feb 5, 2019

Group questions Atlanta's treatment of homeless ahead of Super Bowl

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Feb 1, 2019

Fulton County Arts & Culture Presents Arts Awards

Patch.com-Jan 29, 2019

Pitts: Fulton budget addresses residents' major needs

MDJOnline.com-Jan 29, 2019

Commissioner Arrington in the news (2018)

 

Fulton County Commissioner helps deliver gifts to children from incarcerated fathers

11 Alive News - Dec 19, 2018

 

Dogs and cats on agenda, but absent commissioners force Fulton to cancel meeting

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Dec 7, 2018

 

How to donate Christmas toys for children of men in Fulton County Jail

WSB Atlanta - Dec 1, 2018

 

How to donate Christmas toys for children of men in Fulton County Jail

WSB Atlanta - Nov 30, 2018

Fulton County to hold free rock gardening classes, open nation's first ...

MDJOnline.com-Nov 6, 2018

 

Fulton commission outlaws general fund use for city road projects

MDJOnline.com - Sept 21, 2018

 

“90 Days”: Film About Living and Loving with HIV to be Screened at Southwest Art Center - Sept 7, 2018

 

More potential conflicts of interest in Atlanta Gulch deal possible

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Sep 6, 2018

 

Fulton commission votes not to renew roof contract

MDJOnline.com - Sept 6, 2018

 

Southeast Library Renamed to Louise Watley Library at Southeast Atlanta

AtlantaDailyWorld - Sept 5, 2018

 

ArtsXChange to honor community artists with new award

Atlanta Intown-Aug 29, 2018

Fulton County hosts GeoAg workshops

MDJOnline.com-Aug 27, 2018

GDOT breaks ground on Camp Creek Parkway DDI

MDJOnline.com-Aug 24, 2018

 

Fulton board upholds 10.20 millage rate despite challenge

MDJOnline.com-Aug 15, 2018

 

Hapeville library may be rebuilt, not renovated

MDJOnline.com-Aug 8, 2018

 

'Illegal' Millage Rate Vote Challenged By Commissioner Ellis

Patch.com-Aug 6, 2018

 

Fulton millage rate OK'd despite disagreements

MDJOnline.com-Aug 1, 2018

 

Bobby Brown to build Bobbi Kristina Serenity House domestic ...

KIRO Seattle-Jul 27, 2018

 

Fulton County to help south Fulton residents grow food

MDJOnline.com-Jul 23, 2018

 

Fulton County leaders urge action against elections official

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Jul 11, 2018

 

Fulton's lighter marijuana possession ordinance limited to small area

MDJOnline.com-Jun 6, 2018

 

Food giveaway in Atlanta this Saturday at the 4th annual Family Fun Day

Rolling Out- May 5, 2018

 

No email accounts for Fulton board of tax assessors

MDJOnline.com-Apr 12, 2018

 

Fulton County offering youths summer job opportunities

MDJOnline.com-Mar 29, 2018

 

Fulton commission mulls making board of assessors more ...

MDJOnline.com, March 21, 2018

 

City of South Fulton town hall on pot law tonight

MDJOnline.com-Mar 19, 2018

 

Qualifying Produces Contested Races In Fulton County

Patch.com-Mar 9, 2018

 

Fulton County commissioners call for limits to gun sales in Georgia

MyAJC, March 9, 2018

 

Fulton commission stands behind assault-weapon ban

MDJOnline.com, March 8, 2018

 

Update: Fulton County candidates begin qualifying for primary

MDJOnline.com-Mar 6, 2018

 

Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr. to Host 2018 Black History Film ...

AtlantaDailyWorld, Feb 16, 2018

 

Fulton County commissioners to lobby feds for transit money

MDJOnline.com, February 15, 2018 

 

Fulton commission mulling lighter marijuana possession penalty

MDJOnline, February 7, 2018

 

Fulton County commissioners consider changes marijuana laws

Fox 5 Atlanta, February 7, 2018

 

Marijuana Possession May Be Decriminalized In Fulton County

Patch, February 7, 2018

 

Fulton County Wants To Decriminalize Marijuana | 90.1 FM WABE

February 7, 2018

 

Marijuana could soon be decriminalized in Fulton County, as ... - 11Alive

February 7, 2018

 

Marijuana Possession May Be Decriminalized In Fulton County ...

February 7, 2018

 

South Fulton still seeking top cop

MDJOnline.com-Jan 31, 2018

 

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Commissioner Arrington in the news (2017)

Commissioner Arrington in the news (2016)

Fulton County sends gas station robbery solutions back to drawing ...

MDJOnline.com-Dec 28, 2016

 

South Fulton carjackings cause worry, concern in community

11alive.com-Dec 27, 2016

 

Channel 2 reporter witnesses carjacking at gas station - WSB-TV

December 26. 2016

 

Fulton County commissioners update residents on City of South Fulton

Atlanta Journal Constitution-Dec 12, 2016

 

South Fulton homeowner succeeds in rezoning house to parking lot

MDJOnline.com-Dec 9, 2016

 

Commissioner Arrington to Kick-Off Dads, Daughters and Dolls Drive

Patch.com, Dec 5, 2016

 

Fulton Commissioner Marvin Arrington Jr. to host job fair at Turner Field

Atlanta Daily World, October 12, 2016

 

Fulton County's lowest-paid workers to get higher 'living wage'

MyAJC, September 21, 2016

 

What metro Atlanta politicians say about Trump, Clinton

AJC, September 2, 2016

 

Do local pols support their parties' presidential candidates?

MyAJC, September 2, 2016

 

Fulton's Central Library to be spared from demolition

MDJOnline, July 21, 2016

 

Keep Atlanta's Central Library, Fulton commissioners decide

AJC, July 20, 2016

 

Fulton commissioners approve seed money for school projects

Marietta Daily Journal, May 26, 2016

 

Downtown’s Central Library could be renovated or replaced with smaller facility

Creative Loafing, May 19, 2016

 

Fulton commissioners support keeping Central Library

Atlanta Journal Constitution, May 18, 2016

 

Atlanta Police, Fulton Commissioner, hoop it up for West Metro Youth

Home Rule News, April 27, 2016

 

Fulton commissioners delay heroin antidote vote, spar over task force name

Marietta Daily Journal, April 14, 2016

 

South Fulton cities to complete road project lists for voter approval

Marietta Daily Journal, April 7, 2016

 

Fulton County's cities work to complete road project lists for voter approval

Marietta Daily Journal, April 2, 2016

 

Westlake Lions score third state championship in O.T.

Marietta Daily Journal, March 31, 2016

 

Library system debates downsizing — and iconic Central branch is caught in the middle

Creative Loafing, March 4, 2016

 

Chick-fil-A to create 75+ jobs in south Fulton

NeighborhoodNewspaper.com, March 4, 2016

 

Fulton County names finalist for library director; process questioned

Atlanta Journal Constitution, March 2, 2016

 

Fulton County commissioners plan to reduce prison population and improve courts
Brookhaven Neghbor, February 25, 2016

 

Fulton County Commissioner Sues County Solicitor Over Recusals

Daily Report, Febuary 12, 2016

 

Fulton County Commissioners to consider pay hikes for employees

South Fulton Neigbor, January 28, 2016

 

South Fulton celebrating King over two weekends

South Fulton Neighbor, January 7, 2016

Commissioner Arrington in the News  (2015)

 

Fulton to extend jail health care contracts over objections

Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 16, 2015

 

Atlanta City Council Passes Pre-Arrest Diversion

Atlanta Progressive News, December 11, 2015

 

Fulton County will spend nearly $500K to assess building problems

Atlanta Journal Constitution, December 8, 2015

 

Union City to add acres, houses to city limits

Neighborhood News, December 3, 2015

 

MARTA, Fulton Kindly Requests Your Pennies

Creative Loafing, November 18, 2015

 

Let's avoid a head-on collision between MARTA and roads by finding a compromise

Saporta Report, November 9, 2015

 

Why isn't FanPlex being sold with Turner Field?

Atlanta, November 2, 2015

 

Residents near Turner Field want 'live, work, play' development in its place

11 Alive News, November 2, 2015

 

Fulton Commissioners Want Your Feedback On Future Of Turner Field Area

Sandy Springs Patch, October 28, 2015

 

Fulton's Arrington Hosts District Meetings

Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 26, 2016

 

Mobile Market Celebrates Season's End

Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 25, 2015

 

Popular East Point Park Reopens Today

Atlanta Journal Constitution, August 11, 2015

 

Fulton Commissioners Adopt Lower Millage Rate

Alpharetta-Milton Patch, July 17, 2015

 

Lower Taxes on Horizon for Fulton County, South Fulton Rate Stable

Atlanta Progressive News, June 24, 2015

 

Fulton County Supports Gay Marriage Before Supreme Court Ruling

Atlanta Progressive News, June 17, 2015

 

Acitvists, Officials Take Fact-Finding Trip to Seatlle for Lead Program

Atlanta Progressive News, June 8, 2015

 

South Fulton honors fallen heroes with events

Neighborhood Newspaper.com, May 21, 2015

 

Fulton County Commission Split on Denying Annexaton

Atlanta Progressive News, May 10, 2015

 

Annexation Debate Gets Personal As Lawmaker & Lobbyist Launch Insults at Fulton Co. Commission

Georgia Unfiltered, May 8, 2015

 

Fulton County powerless to stop ‘land grab;’ residents empowered
NeighborhoodNewspaper.com, May 7, 2015

 

Governor Deals Appoints Commissioner Arrington to MILRA 

Coosa Valley News, April 13, 2015

 

Fulton officer “died doing what he loved: protect and serve.”

Atlanta Journal Constitution, Mar 4, 2015

 

County Chairman, residents have a choice

Neighborhood News.com, February 5, 2015

 

South Fulton holds 28-day heritage celebration

Neighborhood News.com, February 4, 2015

 

Arrington releases web poll on south Fulton incorporation

Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 30, 2015

 

Fulton County commission adopts $628M budget

Neighborhood News.com, Janaury 26, 2015

 

Arrington releases web poll on south Fulton incorporation

Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 30, 2015

 

New Fulton County Commission sworn in

Atlanta Journal Constitution, January 7, 2015

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