News Line for Austell

Mortgage miracle: Mom of twins with cerebral palsy will never make another house payment again, thanks to bank and Austell mayor
Call it a blessing from God, a special project by the mayor, or an unlikely gift from a multinational bank. Either way, one Austell woman and her disabled twin daughters are happy to have a mortgage-free home.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Austell runoff returns Green to seat
Former Austell City Councilman Randy Green won Tuesday’s runoff election with 72 votes compared to incumbent Martin Standard’s 23 votes and Variance and Appeals board member Ann Turner’s 9.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Austell awarded grant for wellness of city employees
The Georgia Municipal Association has selected the city of Austell to receive an Employee Health Promotion and Wellness Incentive Grant that promotes programs designed to enhance the health and wellness of city employees and family members.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Three vie in Austell runoff for Ward 3
In less than two weeks, Austell will conduct a three-way runoff for the Ward 3 race between Councilman Martin Standard, former councilman Randy Green and Variance and Appeals board member Ann Turner.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Austell censors Facebook comments
Comments on the city’s Facebook page will be censored in accordance with new guidelines that were posted two days after the Nov. 5 election and a month before a council seat runoff.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal

Three-way split in Austell council election heads to runoff
Martin Standard, 55, who was running for reelection in Ward 3, tied with Ann Turner, 71, who moved to Austell in 1995 and runs a tailoring business, at 49 votes each, according to unofficial results posted on the county’s website.
Source: Marietta Daily Journal