Late Monday afternoon word begin to leak that Mayor William “Bill” Edwards would veto the name Renaissance. In a news release from the city the Mayor gave several reasons he vetoed the measure chief of which was the overwhelming response of the citizens. Others included financial impact, timing, current name is already on contracts and literature.
Citing urgent issues at hand the statement went on to say the city needs to set a strong foundation and there a chance to take on this later. From there the City of South Fulton is reborn – so to speak.