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MILTON, Ga. — Plans for a new activity center at Ebenezer United Methodist Church moved one step closer June 24 when the Milton Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of two variance requests.

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — When legislators return to the Gold Dome mid-June, they will have to pass a budget for the upcoming fiscal year that addresses the shortfall caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The primary elections are fast approaching. On June 9, Fulton County residents will be able to vote for a slew of federal, state and local candidates. Those who claim a party affiliation will have the option to vote on party-specific questions: six for Democrats and three for Republicans.

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In addition to the roster of candidates for federal, state and local office, Forsyth County residents who claim party affiliation will also be presented with a series of ballot questions. The questions are posed to give state and local party leaders an indication of support for issues ranging from environmental regulations to gun control.

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Fulton County Commission Chairman Robb Pitts called on officials in all 15 cities in the county to coordinate and adopt a baseline of regulations to help arrest the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — Fulton County has closed its offices to the public and is moving services online until further notice in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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GEORGIA. — Qualifying for several local, state and federal races has ended. By order of the governor, the primary election has been moved back to May 19 to coincide with the state’s Presidential Primary. All ballots already cast in early voting for the original March 24 primary will be count…

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ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Alpharetta City Council passed an emergency ordinance the morning of March 16 that suspends normal operations and provides the mayor and city executives with authority to act on immediate matters relating to vital services.