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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 | 8 8 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 | 9 9 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 | 6 6 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 | 6 6 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County police chief announces retirement
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
Digital Scientists CEO Tom Klein said the inspiration for his firm’s Rately mobile app came from a most arduous ordeal — online Christmas shopping. “The shopping browser is a way to bring some sani...
March 18, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
Earlier this year, Scott Kinsey and Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey opened their fifth Taqueria Tsunami in north Fulton. “This is our largest location and it is an amazing market,” Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey, 3...
March 18, 2015 12:58 PM | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
More than 2,000 students from nearly 30 high schools will gather in north Fulton this weekend for the 19th annual Roswell Rotary Relays. “The event is different from most of the other track events ...
March 18, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
Peruvian-born Mikiel Arnold said he has long dreamed of opening up his own eatery. “I’ve always wanted to create a Peruvian restaurant concept since I can remember,” he said. “I moved here when I w...
March 11, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
The Chattahoochee Nature Center will serve as the starting point and finish line of a unique race with an environmental message March 21. “The annual Water Drop Dash 5K began in 2013 to promote wat...
March 11, 2015 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:13 pm
  • Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    by James Swift
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    02.18.15 - 01:59 pm
  • Roswell neighborhood upset by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
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    02.11.15 - 02:01 pm
  • High rents, low wages concern HomeStretch director
    by James Swift
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    02.10.15 - 02:57 pm
  • HomeStretch prepares for Peachtree Tea benefit
    by James Swift
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    02.10.15 - 02:40 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Holly
    Furkids presents Holly for the pet of the week spotlight. Holly is a 1 1/2-year-old calico with gray and muted orange markings. This sweet girl loves to be around people and is fine with being held...
    March 11, 2015 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Woman killed in house fire in Johns Creek
    Authorities say a woman has been killed in a house fire in the Atlanta suburb of Johns Creek. The blaze happened around 6 a.m. Monday in the Summer Trace subdivision. Johns Creek Fire Chief Jeff Ho...
    March 09, 2015 11:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    Last September, Roswellian Daniel Zeitz was shot to death in Sandy Springs. His alleged killers contacted him through a Craigslist ad. In January, Cobb County couple Elrey and June Runion were foun...
    March 04, 2015 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    Those looking for some good, old-fashioned Celtic fun have plenty of local options this year. Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub, 12650 Crabapple Road in Milton, will host two St. Patrick’s Day shindigs. The...
    March 04, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barnwell students entertain packed house as Shakespeare meets Dr. Seuss
    A cast of 72 talented and enthusiastic fourth- and fifth-grade students from Barnwell Elementary recently performed a musical comedy for audiences at two locations. The young, dedicated cast member...
    February 26, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    Senate Bill 86, authored by District 21 Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, will drastically overhaul how Georgia handles medical malpractice suits. Not only will the Patient Compensation Act limit h...
    February 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 3 3 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Black ice possible Thursday morning
    Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
    February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    The annual ShamRockin’ for a Cure festival has been a springtime rite in north Fulton for seven years. The event began in 2009, when Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell teamed up with Chris and Mary Guine...
    February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Habitat for Humanity seeks donations for new Roswell home improvement store
    An all-new Habitat ReStore is set to open in Roswell next month. Prior to the grand opening, the Habitat for Humanity affiliate is asking the community to donate the following items and goods: Home...
    February 19, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Legislators spar over revised College Board AP history test
    The College Board's new Advanced Placement U.S. history test is strongly biased to the left and should be scrapped, Republican Sen. William Ligon said Wednesday in an argument that has also been ma...
    February 19, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chill & Body introduces advanced cryotherapy to downtown Roswell
    Chill & Body has opened their first retail location which will offer cutting edge Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment. A relatively new form of treatment in the U.S., Cryotherapy is a safe and non-inv...
    February 18, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
    Half a decade ago, Alpharetta resident Walter Mann was in the medical device and consumer manufacturing business. Primarily, he worked with products like diapers and dental equipment. After one of ...
    February 18, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Superintendent: ‘These kids are dying for relationships’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 02:35 pm
  • Roswell event to benefit South American children
    by James Swift
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    02.05.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
    by James Swift
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    01.28.15 - 07:49 pm
  • Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
    by James Swift
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    01.28.15 - 06:08 pm