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Pet of the Week: Fatima
Furkids presents Fatima for the pet of the week spotlight. Fatima is a 1-year-old Abyssinian/Bengal mix with a big heart to match her big aqua-green eyes. Fatima gets along well with other cats. Th...
October 29, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta OKs more apartments, less hotel space at Avalon
A vote at Monday’s Alpharetta city council meeting brought the total number of rental housing units allowed at Avalon to 526 — an increase of 276 units from the development’s original 2012 plan. Th...
October 29, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta teen, brain tumor survivor rallies for pediatric cancer funding
A decade and a half ago, doctors told Katie Proctor’s parents their child was deaf in her right ear. A follow-up MRI then revealed something much more serious — their 4-year-old daughter had a brai...
October 29, 2014 01:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton voters to decide district, county races
Georgia’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races may be getting all the publicity, but north Fulton is not without a little excitement of its own at the polls next week. In the area’s only U.S. House ...
October 29, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole Foods offers taste of things to come
While the much-anticipated Avalon complex won’t officially open until next week, the Whole Foods Market at 2800 Old Milton Pkwy. is already giving locals a glimpse at the $600 million development. ...
October 22, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrat challenges Geisinger
In two weeks, District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, will encounter general election competition for the first time in eight years. Having run unopposed in the last three state House el...
October 22, 2014 01:50 PM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No shortage of Halloween events in north Fulton
Whether you’re a Halloween hound or a scaredy-cat, there are enough seasonal events scheduled in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell this year to satisfy the tastes of anybody — or anything. For Roswell...
October 22, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survey shows residents still crave walkability in downtown Alpharetta
In planning the future of downtown, Alpharetta held two public meetings last week to gain input from the community on the desired appearances and usages for the area. Last Monday’s meeting brought ...
October 22, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breast cancer cycling fundraiser set for Saturday
The Tour de Pink Atlanta, an annual bike ride raising breast cancer awareness, will be held in Alpharetta this weekend. The Young Survival Coalition, a global organization focusing on women under t...
October 22, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rivers Alive to remove trash, debris from Milton’s streams
Dozens of volunteers are expected to get down and dirty Saturday to clean streams and roadways during Milton’s annual Rivers Alive event sponsored by Milton Grows Green and Bailey Farm and Gardens....
October 16, 2014 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Familiar foes face off in 56th district race
The battle for Georgia’s 56th state senate district is a repeat of 2012, as incumbent John Albers, R-Roswell, once again takes on democratic challenger Akhtar Sadiq. Albers bested Sadiq two years a...
October 16, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Commission chair: county ‘can do better’ in north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.03.14 - 03:01 pm
  • Weekend concert to benefit young girl facing terminal disorder
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.02.14 - 01:19 pm
  • How hotcakes healed a grieving Roswell man’s heart
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 01:23 pm
  • King’s Ridge rallies for murdered Roswell resident
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 01:20 pm
  • Avalon details community outreach plans
    When Avalon officially opens on Oct. 30, the $600 million mixed-use complex is expected to have a huge economic impact on Alpharetta. But that’s not the only kind of influence North American Proper...
    October 16, 2014 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    World famous cycling event comes to Roswell
    This weekend, Roswell will be the starting point and finish line for one of the planet’s most prestigious amateur cycling tours. The 2014 Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell kicks off Sunday at Roswe...
    October 16, 2014 03:59 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hundreds turn out for first round of Fulton Schools' redistricting talks
    Hundreds of parents poured into Centennial High School’s gymnasium last Wednesday for the first of three north Fulton public school redistricting meetings. The rezoning is spurred by an elementary ...
    October 16, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton residents launch baking business
    Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
    October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
    For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
    October 15, 2014 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Not just Home Depot: Hacking is a big problem for small business
    It’s not just big businesses such as JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. The costs associated with comput...
    October 15, 2014 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County to award arts, jail contracts
    At its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve $750,000 in arts allocations and $24.5 million in jail contracts. The arts allotments include $48,000 for c...
    October 14, 2014 07:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Winnie
    Furkids presents Winnie for the pet of the week spotlight. Winnie is a 9-year-old tabby with short fur. She’s sweet but shy and loves attention from people. While she gets along well with dogs, she...
    October 07, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local author schools businesses on social media practices
    A transplant from the suburbs of Detroit, Roswellian Corey Perlman once worked for General Motors’ e-commerce division. Several years ago, he started his own company, eBoot Camp. Today, he and his ...
    October 07, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cemetery tours teach about city’s past
    This Saturday and Sunday, Alpharetta residents and visitors can experience a glimpse into the city’s past as Atlanta Theatre-To-Go, in partnership with the city, will present the Restless in Restha...
    October 07, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    David Perdue speaks before Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
    U.S. Senate hopeful David Perdue made an appearance at a Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce event in Alpharetta on Sept. 30. He began his speech by describing a recent encounter with an elder...
    October 07, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Price, Montigel square off on election issues
    On Nov. 4, Georgia’s sixth congressional district — consisting of a wide swath across east Cobb, north Fulton and north DeKalb — is up for grabs, as incumbent Tom Price, R-Roswell faces Democratic ...
    October 07, 2014 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Former UFC star looks to KO veteran unemployment
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 12:32 pm
  • Pharmaceutical researcher moves to Alpharetta
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 02:31 pm
  • In Alpharetta, charcoal, college football bond a community
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 01:35 pm
  • Friday library hours restored, controversy remains
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 09:51 am
  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
  • Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 11:00 am