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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 17, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
The city of Alpharetta will close downtown streets so thousands of visitors can explore works by about 100 artists from across the country at a two-day festival. The 11th annual Alpharetta Arts Str...
April 15, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
Just off Warsaw Road, suite 275 at 20 Mansell Court East looks like any other office space. Inside, however, is anything but an ordinary business. Within the walls of Urban Escape Games, visitors w...
April 15, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
North Fulton’s older athletes will soon get a chance to shine in more than 50 different competitions. Spanning 10 sites, the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games begin in two weeks. The events, open to ...
April 15, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
This Saturday, more than 100 bikers will compete in a fast and furious downhill race in Roswell. The second Big Creek Quick Six Enduro will be held at 1600 Old Alabama Road. Registration starts at ...
April 15, 2015 09:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
A local business owner plans to expand this spring after brewing over the idea since winter. Mugs on Milton Coffee Shop and Bakery in downtown Alpharetta will be known as Mugs once another location...
April 10, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta's Food Truck Alley returns next week
When the Food Truck Alley program began in Alpharetta three years ago, Mayor David Belle Isle said he had humble expectations. “We thought if it really got successful,” he said, “we might get 1,000...
April 08, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Travel advisory: Delays on Webb Bridge Road this week
Motorists are advised to expect travel delays on Webb Bridge Road this week in the area between North Point Parkway and Park Bridge Parkway, due to road paving activity. Weather permitting, crews w...
April 06, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase in Roswell
An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to ...
April 02, 2015 01:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor calls for business owners to be creators within Alpharetta
More than 100 businesses were honored last Thursday at a breakfast held by the city of Alpharetta. The 2014 Business Awards breakfast, held at the Metropolitan Club, was open to any business in the...
April 01, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:58 pm
  • Free Wheelchair Mission arrives in Alpharetta
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:53 pm
  • Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:24 pm
  • Milton council backs NFL youth program
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:13 pm
  • New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 05:21 pm
  • Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 03:51 pm
  • Roswell's Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata offers hot deals for warm weather
    Summer is right around the corner, so for many women, and men, it is time to get ready to put your best face forward. One Roswell skin care studio is committed to providing the most effective and r...
    April 01, 2015 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Multi-use project approved at Old Milton Parkway, Thompson Street
    A multi-use project connecting downtown Alpharetta to Avalon has been given the OK by city council. At Monday’s city council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a zoning change th...
    April 01, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Updated: All lanes now open on Ga. 400 northbound
    Updated 1:30 p.m.: All travel lanes on Georgia 400 northbound in Alpharetta are now open. Three northbound lanes of Georgia 400 have been shut down at the Windward Parkway exit due to a serious veh...
    April 01, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    At last Friday’s North Fulton Business Expo, an opening ceremony mishap may have demonstrated just how much the local economy has rebounded. Holding a pair of oversized scissors, Greater North Fult...
    April 01, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    Two of the most popular Chattahoochee Nature Center events have merged, resulting in an all-new sustainable farming and community gardening celebration. The inaugural Back to Your Roots Farm Fair i...
    April 01, 2015 10:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    Redeemed Christian Church of God King’s Court Chapel senior pastor the Rev. David Akindoju said the Race to Change Destinies is about much more than medals and finish times. “The race itself is jus...
    April 01, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta multi-use project approved
    A multi-use project connecting downtown Alpharetta to Avalon has been given the OK by city council. At Monday’s city council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a zoning change th...
    April 01, 2015 10:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's new hours start April 1
    The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has new hours in effect at each of its locations as of Wednesday, April 1. In January, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2015 ...
    March 26, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    With the Humble Pie Pizza Co., owner Adam Andrews said he did not just set out to open another restaurant. Rather, he wanted to create the community pizzeria for all of Alpharetta. The pizza place,...
    March 25, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    In July, the Cottage School Executive Director Jacque Digieso will step down from the post she has held for three decades. “When you are in a leadership position, I think it is important to realize...
    March 25, 2015 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    Fulton County Schools Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer Kenneth Zeff said the system will begin phasing in a new strategic compensation plan this fall. “We use a 1950s wage model to compensate ...
    March 25, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    Residents will not have to look too hard to find Easter egg hunts in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell, as all three cities are hosting kid-friendly activities to celebrate the upcoming holiday. In Ro...
    March 25, 2015 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Donations sought for Alpharetta veterans memorial
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 01:20 pm
  • Alpharetta Councilman will not seek second term after domestic abuse arrest
    by James Swift
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    03.10.15 - 12:33 pm
  • Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:29 pm
  • Six transportation projects proposed in Milton
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:13 pm
  • Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 04:59 pm