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Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents Tim Firth’s ‘Calendar Girls’
Georgia Ensemble Theatre will launch its 2015-2016 season with the regional premiere of Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls,” set to open Sept. 10 and run through Oct. 4. It is the first American theater t...
August 27, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns Creek officials present proposed fiscal year 2016 budget to public
Johns Creek City officials presented a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 balanced budget to the City Council for consideration during the Aug. 24 work session at City Hall. The proposed FY 2016 Genera...
August 27, 2015 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta producer shares inspirational film
Giving Films, the company behind “90 Minutes in Heaven,” a faith-based motion picture filmed in the Atlanta area, did not intend to produce another “near-God experience” movie. The film is about Do...
August 26, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Musician beat odds, shares passion for drumming
After surviving a nearly fatal car accident, Frank Odom, a Roswell-based music instructor, decided not to take his talent for granted but instead to share his love for drumming through his business...
August 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Event offers irresistible deals at Alpharetta eateries
Ali Moradi is one of more than a dozen Alpharetta dining establishment owners who hopes to get better acquainted with customers while promoting his company at the Alpharetta Restaurant Week from Se...
August 26, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice cream event to benefit Drake House
North Fulton residents and ice cream lovers looking for a family-friendly and inexpensive activity can attend Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin August 30 at the Roswell Square. The 11th annual event ta...
August 19, 2015 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta 5K raises funds for north Fulton nonprofits
More than 50 corporate teams will raise money for North Fulton charities at the Alpharetta Rotary Mayor’s Corporate Challenge — with Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle’s fundraising proposal at the ...
August 19, 2015 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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2 people stranded on rocks are rescued from Chattahoochee
Johns Creek and Gwinnett County fire crews were able to rescue two people, who had become stranded on a rock in the middle of the Chattahoochee River when water began rising around them. Gwinnett C...
August 13, 2015 08:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alien-themed half marathon and 5K event invades Roswell
Nighttime roadrunners will try to escape aliens while raising awareness for literacy and education at the Area 13.1/Terrestrial 5K race event at Riverside Park in Roswell Aug. 22. In its fourth yea...
August 12, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beatles animator visits Roswell gallery
Animator Ron Campbell made an appearance at the Ann Jackson Gallery last weekend, bringing numerous drawings from some of his most famous cartoons with him. Although most known for his animation wo...
August 12, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Live! in Roswell Series brings musicians to cultural arts center
The Live! In Roswell Series is making a return for the fifth time bringing nationally and internationally recognized artists to the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Katherine Jones, coordinator for th...
August 12, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Ga. 400 bike ride raises road funds for junior cyclists
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.01.15 - 11:39 am
  • Birthday celebration will benefit Child Development Association
    Long-time Roswell resident and community advocate Bob Hagan is celebrating his 60th birthday, and doing it for a good cause. On Aug. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. guests can celebrate with Hagan at the hous...
    August 12, 2015 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jekyll Brewing celebrates two year anniversary
    Local craft brewery, Jekyll Brewing is commemorating two years of community support and success in Alpharetta with a celebratory anniversary party. On Saturday from 1 to 9 p.m., residents and beer ...
    August 12, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton backpack food program expands
    Although Blessings in a Backpack North Atlanta has more than quadrupled the number of children for which it provides weekend meals, the nonprofit has no intentions to stop spreading its outreach. F...
    August 05, 2015 05:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton gears up for a new school year
    North Fulton students are heading back to school Monday and many can expect to see new programs, new administrators and expanded facilities. Fulton County Schools are bringing more personnel into t...
    August 05, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New business brings raw juice selection to Roswell
    Childhood friends and juicing advocates Alissa Reynolds and Jaimee Schick are introducing their unique flavors and healthy living attitude to the Roswell community with their new business RAW Juice...
    July 29, 2015 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit brings international cast to north Fulton
    Since 1965, global educational program and volunteer organization Up with People has taken multinational young people on an international journey to develop leadership skills, cultivate service lea...
    July 29, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community theater volunteers bring musical to life
    Fairy tale fans and theater lovers can experience a musical retelling of the classic story “The Princess and the Pea” by attending the ACT1 Theater presentation of “Once Upon a Mattress." The produ...
    July 22, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 221 221 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Kroger to donate $60,000 in classroom supplies to teachers
    Kroger’s Atlanta division is showing support for metro Atlanta educators by giving away classroom supplies valued at more than $60,000 July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teachers are invited to come an...
    July 20, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Arts Commission seeks local artists
    Local artists and art supporters in the community can engage in Roswell’s annual celebration of National Arts and Humanities month in October through the new Roswell Arts Commission program, Art in...
    July 15, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood gym promotes fitness, extends hours
    Early-rising and late-night fitness buffs can get their workout in at Just Fitness 4U at any time now that the Holcomb Bridge location is open 24 hours. The change took place during Memorial Day we...
    July 09, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Ensemble Theatre revives John Denver musical production
    Nature lovers and folk music aficionados alike can look forward to the limited summer revival of “Almost Heaven, John Denver’s America” by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre, north Fulton’s only professi...
    July 09, 2015 01:03 PM | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bike Alpharetta hosts Tour de France viewing party
    Bicycling enthusiasts and north Fulton residents looking for a family friendly summer activity can stop by Avalon to take part in a community viewing party of the Tour de France while helping to su...
    July 09, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Pro-Am challenge benefits children’s hopsital, honors late couple
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.24.15 - 09:12 am
  • Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 05:58 pm