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Pharmaceutical researcher moves to Alpharetta
Earlier this month, the Atlanta Institute for Medicine & Research relocated to Alpharetta. To coincide with the move, the clinical research organization has renamed itself the Institute for Advance...
September 17, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two-day European-style market to return to downtown Alpharetta
The European Market on Milton Avenue will return to downtown Alpharetta for its third year Saturday and Sunday. The two-day European-style shopping experience will feature about 44 different vendor...
September 17, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Alpharetta, charcoal, college football bond a community
\While thunderstorms made Columbia, S.C. a sopping wet mess Saturday, Alpharetta experienced a bright and sunny afternoon for its Grilling & Gridiron Tailgating Party. Attendees at the event chowed...
September 17, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta city council mulls plans for connecting downtown to Avalon
With the openings of Alpharetta’s City Center and Avalon, a mixed use development on Old Milton Parkway, rapidly approaching, city council is looking at options to connect the two projects. Accordi...
September 17, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local fundraisers benefit Canine Assistants in Milton
Milton-based nonprofit Canine Assistants has more than 2,000 disabled or special-needs individuals on its waiting list to receive a service dog, said Jennifer Arnold, the organization’s founder. “O...
September 17, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday library hours restored, controversy remains
For the first time in several months, the library at 115 Norcross St. is once again open seven days a week. The Roswell branch was among 10 libraries to have its Friday hours restored following a F...
September 17, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
When Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60 into law earlier this year, the sweeping gun legislation made national headlines. Much less reported was House Bill 826, a piece of legislation signed by ...
September 11, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nash named new Fulton County Development Authority director
The Development Authority of Fulton County recently unanimously approved Alvin P. Nash as its new executive director.   “We are very excited that someone with Al Nash’s expertise has agreed to join...
September 11, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to restore Friday hours at 10 libraries, may have Sunday early voting
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to open 10 Atlanta-Fulton County Library System branches for four hours on Fridays, following budget-driven Friday closures in February....
September 09, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chukkar Farms TGIF concert series
Chukkar Farms Polo Field and members of the North Fulton Chamber of Commerce as well as state senator Brandon Beach held a ribbon cutting at the farm’s outdoor venue facility in order to celebrate ...
September 03, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Officials report smooth start to school year
    by James Swift
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    08.20.14 - 12:28 pm
  • House execs: housing, daycare still problems for single moms
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 02:09 pm
  • North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 02:00 pm
  • MARTA briefs Roswell city council on Ga. 400 initiative
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 01:37 pm
  • Alpharetta mom rallies for criminal justice changes
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 01:09 pm
  • Roswell local has passion for wearable art
    by James Swift
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    08.06.14 - 01:57 pm
  • Peak 10 shows off new digs in Alpharetta
    While the official grand opening is not until October, Peak 10 offered a sneak peek of its newest data center at an event last Thursday. The Charlotte-based information technology infrastructure co...
    September 03, 2014 02:17 PM | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Award-winning cooks to visit Sur La Table in Alpharetta
    The new Sur La Table store at North Point Mall in Alpharetta will host a day of free culinary events Sept. 13 as part of the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Tour. The New York-based foundati...
    September 03, 2014 11:35 AM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Jorge
    Furkids presents Jorge for the pet of the week spotlight. Jorge is a 1-year-old gray and white tuxedo cat with huge green eyes. He’s a friendly boy who loves being petted and hanging out with peopl...
    September 03, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson talks debt, national security
    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., spoke last week to the Rotary Club of Roswell about the two biggest challenges facing the country — national security and the national debt. But first, he commended...
    September 03, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    Monday, the Roswell United Methodist Church, located at 814 Mimosa Blvd., will be the site of the first official Avalon job fair. More than 30 employers are expected to attend the all-day event. Am...
    September 03, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council mulls Wills Park pool improvements
    The city of Alpharetta is looking to make changes to the pool at Wills Park. At a work session Monday, Recreation and Parks director Mike Perry presented a design concept for improvements to the po...
    August 28, 2014 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tailgate fundraiser returns to downtown Alpharetta
    Food, fun and football are on the agenda Sept. 13 as the Lionheart School’s Grilling and Gridiron Tailgate Party returns to downtown Alpharetta for its second year. The event is a fundraiser for th...
    August 28, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
    Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
    August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Resident glad for career change to entrepreneur
    It was a chance meeting on an airplane that changed the course of Anna Shmukler’s life. The north Fulton resident had spent the past three decades of her life working as a transportation engineer b...
    August 20, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roadway named for longtime resident, community leader
    A new road being constructed in Alpharetta will honor a longtime resident and community leader. The sign for Marjean Way — named for Marjean Wood Birt — was unveiled at a ceremony last week. Birt, ...
    August 20, 2014 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Statewide test raises concerns
    North Fulton educators and parents alike are expressing concerns about statewide changes heading into the 2014-15 school year. “There’s a new test that’s coming, the Georgia Milestones,” said North...
    August 20, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta mayor prepares for different kind of runoff
    At the 18th annual Mayor’s Corporate Challenge 5K, set for Aug. 28 in Alpharetta, the phrase “running for office” will become a bit more literal. Presented by LexisNexis and cohosted by the city of...
    August 20, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Georgia Ensemble Theater set for 2014-2015 season
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:31 pm
  • Milton High principal steps down following DUI arrest
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.01.14 - 03:28 pm
  • OTP merges traditional, modern
    by James Swift
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    07.30.14 - 12:41 pm
  • North Fulton cities prepare for National Night Out
    by James Swift
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    07.30.14 - 11:10 am