Vice-Chair Arrington in the news (2020)

Long-held vote to transfer Fulton Board of Health to state fails

Rome News Tribune - December 16, 2020

‘Don’t spectate. Participate’: Attorney Joseph Arrington Sr., 83, dies in house fire

 AJC - December 1, 2020

Fulton County holding Christmas toy drive for children of incarcerated men 

WSBTV - November 30, 2020 

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

WSBTV - November 30, 2020

Fulton Commission Arrington hosts ‘Dads, Daughters and Dolls Plus Sons” Toy Driveatlantadailyworld - November 21, 2020

Confusion could come for Fulton voters in District 5 and 39 runoffs

Rome News Tribune - November 19, 2020

Fulton commission returning to in-person meetings in December

Northwest Georgia News - November 5, 2020

Fulton County Commissioner Arrington assisting those in need

atlantadailyworld - November 1, 2020

Fulton County passes LGBTQ-inclusive hate crimes ordinance

Project Q Atlanta - October 30, 2020

Fulton board approves two jail contracts but rips vendors for health and food problems Northwest Georgia News - October 22, 2020

Fulton County commissioner Arrington appointed to NACo's Arts and Culture

atlantadailyworld - August 8, 2020

Vice-Chair Marvin Arrington, Jr. Arrington appointed to NACo's Arts and Culture Commission

CityBizList - August 7, 2020

Fulton commissioner to host drive-through food/supply back-to-school events

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - August 5, 2020

Fulton County vice chair Arrington hosts food and mask drive-thrus

atlantadailyworld - July 31, 2020

Fulton County is planning to keep its millage rate at 9.899 but COVID-19 could force an increase

MDJOnline.com - July 8, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing in Southwest Atlanta

Patch.com - June 29, 2020

Fulton County commissioner weighs in on defunding police, protesters who remain at Wendy's WSBTV - June 23, 2020

Use-Of-Force, Hate Crime Ordinances Approved By Fulton Officials

Roswell Patch - June 22, 2020

Fulton County Commissioners unanimously approve hate crime legislation atlantadailyworld - June 21, 2020

Fulton County Commissioners approve legislation on police conduct

atlantadailyworld - June 19, 2020

Fulton Commissioners approve legislation restricting police use of force

CBS46 - June 1, 2020

Addressing complaints, Fulton board extends hazard pay, looks into expanding program MDJ Online - May 20, 2020

Fulton commission delays vote on $23M jail expansion project

MDJ Online - May 20, 2020

Fulton County Commissioner Marvin Arrington hosts virtual meeting on pandemic issues

atlantadailyworld - April 28, 2020

Georgia's evolving testing machinery will be tested as state reopens

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - April 24, 2020

Fulton Elected Officials ask for help at SF facility where 15 died

Fox 5 - April 18, 2020

Fulton officials want more done to stem outbreak at senior care home

AJC- April 17, 2020

Arbor Terrace Responds to Calls to Shut Down

COSF Observer- April 16, 2020

Fulton health official orders shelter in place; commission mandates curfew for unincorporated area

MDJonline - April 1, 2020

Fulton County declares a state of emergency due to the coronavirus

MDJOnline.com - Mar. 18, 2020

Commissioner Arrington Hosts Annual Black History Film Festival This Weekend

City of South Fulton Observer - Feb. 21, 2020

Commissioner Arrington to host 2020 Black History Film Festival

atlantadailyworld - Feb. 21, 2020

Fulton commission's vote to restore community services to the 2019 level fails

Northwest Georgia News - Feb, 21, 2020

Fulton commission's vote to restore community services to the 2019 level fails

MDJOnline.com - Feb. 20, 2020

Fulton to host Black History Month film festival this weekend

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Feb. 18, 2020

Fulton puts budget on hold

SaportaReport - Jan. 10, 2020

Despite an outcry, the Fulton commission is not likely to restore its entitlement community status

MDJOnline.com - Jan. 9, 2020

Seniors beg commissioners to reconsider returning $5M meant for affordable housing

WSB-TV Channel 2 - Jan. 8, 2020

Commissioner Arrington in the news (2019)

Fulton County relinquishes its status as a HUD entitlement ...

MDJOnline - Dec 18, 2019

South Fulton Gives Back during the Holiday Season

City of South Fulton Observer - Nov 19, 2019

Free Flu Vaccines Today for Atlanta Metro Area Seniors Ages 65+

PR Web (press release) - Nov 16, 2019

Blankets and more Needed for the Homeless

Patch.com - Nov 15, 2019

Medical center offering free flu shots to seniors in metro Atlanta

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Nov 14, 2019

Free Flu Shots for Metro Area Seniors on Nov. 15

Patch.com - Nov 14, 2019

Commissioner Arrington named Vice-Chairman of McPherson Redevelopment Authority Board

Metro Atlanta CEO - Sept 24, 2019

Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. Named Vice-Chairman of McPherson ...

https://atlanta.citybizlist.com - Sept 23, 2019

Fulton County could do air testing at Atlanta schools

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Aug 29, 2019

Fort Mac acreage in limbo as board OKs building sale to FDA

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - Aug 27, 2019

Fulton's efforts to abolish single-use plastics are taking on a more gradual tone

MDJOnline.com - Jul 17, 2019

Fulton'slower millage rate clears first hurdle

MDJOnline - July 10, 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 (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

Commissioner Arrington in the news (2021)

Fulton OKs negotiating with Atlanta over jail, renews elections board

Atlanta Journal Constitution - June 4, 2021

Fulton giving Atlanta until June 15 to close deal in city-county jail talks

MDJOnline.com - June 3, 2021

Delays dog Fulton resolution on COVID-19 funds, including employee bonuses

MDJOnline.com - June 2, 2021

South Fulton hosting teen summer job fair Saturday

Atlanta Journal Constitution - May 15, 2021

A metro Atlanta city announced a job fair for teens

CBS46 News Atlanta - May 13, 2021

Fulton Board of Commissioners again delays votes on Barron's firing

MDJOnline.com - May 6, 2021

Fulton County commissioners approve legal action against voting law

CBS46 News Atlanta - April 15, 2021

Fulton County Commission challenges SB202

atlantadailyworld - April 15, 2021

Democratic Fulton Commissioners Vow To Fight New Georgia Voting Law

WABE 90.1 FM - April 14, 2021

Fulton commissioner holding virtual COVID-19 town hall Tuesday

Atlanta Journal Constitution - April 5, 2021

Commissioner Arrington to Hold Virtual Town Hall on Mar. 9

City of South Fulton Observer - March 7, 2021

Fulton County Commissioners vote to reject recommended firing of elections director

Decaturish.com - March 4, 2021

Fulton leaders reject firing of elections director, appoint new elections chair

Atlanta Journal Constitution - March 3, 2021

Fulton County Commissioners Vote To Reject Recommended Firing Of Elections Director

WABE 90.1 FM - March 3, 2021

County leaders reject recommendation to fire elections chief

Bradenton Herald - March 3, 2021

Fulton getting new elections chair amid confusion over elections head firing

Atlanta Journal Constitution - March 2, 2021

Government Leaders And Community Pay Tribute To Big Haroun

News-Talk 1380 WAOK - February 27, 2021

City leaders shocked at conditions inside Fulton County Jail amid pandemic

WSBTV - February 25, 2021


Property owners have month to file for homestead exemptions

AJC- February 24, 2021

Fulton County Board of Commissioners' efforts to accept and reject Barron's firing fail

MDJOnline.com - February 18, 2021

Fulton elections director Richard Barron to keep job for now after commissioners vote

Fox 5 News - February 17, 2021

Commissioner Arrington to Host Black History Student Competition

atlantadailyworld - February 9, 2021

Fulton Co. Commissioners mull legal action against Chairman Rob Pitts [watch]

atlantadailyworld - February 6, 2021

Focus Atlanta - Fulton County Film Festival: Commissioner Marvin Arrington, Jr. will host his 11th Annual Film Festival to celebrate Black History Month.

Atlanta The CW69 - February 18, 2021

Fulton County official to host virtual film festival for Black History Month

MDJOnline.com - January 27, 2021

Fulton commissioners hope to mend differences with Atlanta schools

AJC - January 21, 2021

Reporter’s Notebook: New nonprofit executives, and maybe some local government kumbaya - Saporta Report - January 21, 2021

Atlanta schools may be stripped of seat on Fulton development board

AJC - January 20, 2021

Fulton finally approves transition of board of health to state

Rome-News Tribune - January 20, 2021