Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
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North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
Crabapple Crossing Elementary mom Sheila Souza is one of many local parents concerned about the impact of standardized testing on students. “My daughter is in the third grade and the way she talks ...
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State Rep. Harry Geisinger dies at 81
District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, has died at the age of 81. He was first elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1969, where he served for six years. After an unsuccess...
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Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
Authorities on Friday released the name of a woman who was fatally shot when officers say she fired at them from the back of a patrol car in downtown Atlanta. The Fulton County medical examiner's o...
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Alpharetta residents say they were misled by housing developers
Alpharetta residents must wait another week for the city to decide on a rezoning request some feared will displace members of the community near Kimball Bridge Road. The proposed land use change fr...
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Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
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Taste of Alpharetta offers full plate of food, music, family fun
Foodies can savor the experience of the 25th annual Taste of Alpharetta in Historic Downtown from 5 to 10 p.m. May 7 while giving back to members of the armed forces who have sacrificed for the cou...
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Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
Rusty’s Bakery is celebrating its first anniversary of serving all-natural, handcrafted treats for four-legged friends in its stand-alone store in Roswell. The treats are popular with pet lovers wh...
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Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
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Rep. Tom Price advocates health care reform
When it comes to incentivizing health care innovations, the chairman of the House Budget Committee said Washington is coming up short. “Is government requiring the measurement of the kinds of thing...
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Executives discuss future of health care at Alpharetta event
From micro-movement sensors to community-based integrated services, local health care executives said the future of medicine is already observable in metro Atlanta. Representatives from four organi...
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Without tax credit, slower north Fulton electric car sales expected
A bill expected to be signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal shortly has some north Fulton electric vehicle dealers and proponents worried. House Bill 170, also known as the Transportation Act of ...
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Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell
With more than 900 technology companies dotting its Golden Corridor, north Fulton is often regarded as a hotbed for digital innovation. This weekend, a two-day event in Roswell will pay homage to t...
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  • Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
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    04.08.15 - 10:20 am
  • Alpharetta's Food Truck Alley returns next week
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    04.08.15 - 10:01 am
  • North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
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    04.01.15 - 10:37 am
  • Sixth annual Drake Walk returns to Roswell
    Hundreds are expected to descend upon downtown Roswell this weekend for a fundraiser benefiting local single mothers and their families. The sixth annual Drake Walk kicks off at Roswell United Meth...
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    Roswell skincare studio helps collect food for homeless dogs
    In keeping with a commitment to always be kind to animals, Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata in Roswell is collecting donations of wet and dry dog and cat food for the Humane Society of Forsyth Coun...
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    Draft contract in the works for Alpharetta conference center
    The city is still ironing out details of a development agreement for a public-private partnership that will bring a multi-million dollar hotel conference center to Alpharetta. A drafted agreement b...
    April 22, 2015 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home By Dark concert series features storytelling under the stars in Alpharetta
    A Milton-based performer invites music lovers to experience songs and a scenic backdrop. Home By Dark, a concert in the round event hosted and produced by musician James Casto, features singers on ...
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    New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
    Recently, Matt Simon traded in his Manhattan Beach, Calif., home for an apartment above J. Crew Avalon. The 39-year-old transplant, however, is not just a new tenant — he is the development’s new v...
    April 22, 2015 09:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
    The seventh annual Down Home Derby looks to bring a little taste of Louisville, Ky., to north Fulton next week. The Child Development Association fundraiser will be held at the Iron Horse farm, 164...
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    Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
    District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, said Mercedes-Benz was at one point eyeing a piece of property along Haynes Bridge Road. Without a MARTA line connection, however, he said the $9...
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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...
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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 | 17 17 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...
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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 ...
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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 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:21 am
  • Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:15 am
  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:14 am
  • Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:57 am
  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm