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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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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...
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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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 9 9 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 | 4 4 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 10:26 am
  • Centennial High to host bash Sunday
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.28.14 - 04:47 pm
  • Statewide test raises concerns
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 01:31 pm
  • Alpharetta goes unplugged for songwriters festival
    Six-string sentimentalists and acoustic aficionados certainly have a good reason to be in Alpharetta on Oct. 18. From 4 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., the city will host its second annual Wire & Wood festi...
    October 07, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fall festivals abound in north Fulton
    Residents in the Roswell and Alpharetta area have a lot to look forward to this fall. Bridge to Grace Church located on 2385 Holcomb Bridge Road is putting on its annual pumpkin patch. Pumpkins wil...
    October 03, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta golf tournament raises money for breast cancer research
    In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to raise money for the local chapter of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Alpharetta-based company Agile will host its 11th annual Agile on the Gre...
    October 03, 2014 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Commission chair: county ‘can do better’ in north Fulton
    Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Eaves began last week’s community forum at the Roswell Public Library with an apology. “We can do a better job in terms of more even distribution ...
    October 03, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Weekend concert to benefit young girl facing terminal disorder
    Despite her love of Dora the Explorer, kittens and Minnie Mouse, Harper Faith Fry is no ordinary 4-year-old. At age 3, she was diagnosed with a form of cerebral palsy. Continuing to struggle with h...
    October 02, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    How hotcakes healed a grieving Roswell man’s heart
    To Gary Gardenhire, the International House of Pancakes at 10686 Alpharetta Hwy. is more than a restaurant. “This ain’t IHOP, this is a compound of spiritual healing,” the 60-year-old Roswell resid...
    September 24, 2014 01:23 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    King’s Ridge rallies for murdered Roswell resident
    Danny Zeitz was the epitome of a hardcore gamer. The 28-year-old Roswell local’s Twitter feed was filled with video gaming links. Not just content with playing them, he routinely uploaded videos of...
    September 24, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Golf classic strengthens business relationships, aids chamber
    The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual golf classic Monday. “It’s a great way of networking, with people getting to come out and either meet new colleagues or have ...
    September 24, 2014 08:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 5 5 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 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 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 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 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 | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Officials report smooth start to school year
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.20.14 - 12:28 pm
  • House execs: housing, daycare still problems for single moms
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 02:09 pm
  • North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    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
  • Roswell local has passion for wearable art
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:57 pm
  • Georgia Ensemble Theater set for 2014-2015 season
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:31 pm