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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
January 29, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
Earlier this month, a capacity-constraint stress test was conducted throughout Georgia. The experiment was to see if the state’s schools could handle a large volume of online test takers. “The good...
January 28, 2015 07:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GNFCC hosts networking event to kick off new year
Dozens of female business owners and business leaders from the north Fulton area spent Friday morning networking at the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Women In Business kickoff breakfas...
January 28, 2015 07:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Alpharetta bakery offers gluten-free treats
The sweets and baked goods at 2B Whole in downtown Alpharetta all have one thing in common. They are free of gluten, a protein composite found in wheat and related grains that tend to trouble some ...
January 28, 2015 07:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
The Fulton County School System released a final redistricting map earlier this month, with proposed line shifts impacting a dozen elementary schools and 10 middle schools across north Fulton. Unde...
January 28, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Comprehensive neuropathy treatment center opens in Roswell
Locally owned and operated Foundation Therapy Center announced it has opened the Comprehensive Neuropathy Treatment Center at both its Roswell and Sandy Springs, locations. This center offers a gro...
January 26, 2015 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School choice forums set for Jan. 28, Feb. 2 in north Fulton
During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, Fulton County Schools is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educational options....
January 22, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salon 1580 awarded Best of 2014 by Kudzu
Pat Alessi - Salon 1580 was named a Best of 2014 winner for Atlanta Beauty Salons & Hair Care on Kudzu.com, a leading source for local business information and consumer reviews. More than five mill...
January 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Leona
Furkids presents Leona for the pet of the week spotlight. Leona is a 7-month-old tabby girl with cute, small eyes and a sweet, big heart. Leona has short brown, gray and white fur and is little in ...
January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO urges businesses to adopt a social purpose
The future of business, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO and Chairman John Brock, is not capitalism – it is connective capitalism. “What are you doing as a business, a company, to make sure t...
January 21, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Nature Center celebrates Ice Fest 2015
ICE Sculptures Inc. founder Jim Duggan will bring a little taste of Alaska to Roswell this weekend, as the annual Ice Fest extravaganza returns to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for the second yea...
January 21, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to begin improvements at Holcomb Bridge Road/Ga. 400
The city of Roswell, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation, will soon begin construction on two projects that will improve mobility and safety and ease congestion along one o...
January 15, 2015 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Anti-violence strategist: gang activity in suburbs increasing
    by James Swift
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    12.10.14 - 11:03 am
  • Chick-fil-A president speaks at chamber event
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    12.10.14 - 10:34 am
  • CEO says online sales are up, consumer interest waning
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    12.10.14 - 09:22 am
  • City releases design for Big Creek Parkway
    by James Swift
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    12.10.14 - 08:51 am
  • Father, son use Legos to benefit charity
    by James Swift
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    12.10.14 - 08:40 am
  • Albers wants schools all digital by 2020
    by James Swift
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    12.03.14 - 05:56 pm
  • Roswell retiree draws acclaim with unique ceramics
    by James Swift
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    12.03.14 - 05:34 pm
  • Roswell Dance Theater celebrates 26 years of ‘The Nutcracker’
    by James Swift
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    12.03.14 - 04:43 pm
  • Shoppers share experiences from first Black Friday at Avalon
    by James Swift
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    11.28.14 - 12:38 pm
  • Milton mom improves on gate industry
    Frustrated with a lack of alternatives to traditional baby gates, Milton resident Janelle Fitzpatrick developed the Stair Barrier, a durable fabric product designed to keep children and pets safely...
    January 15, 2015 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cambridge High play puts unique spin on children’s classic
    Second-year Cambridge High School drama director Tracey Buot watched intently as students Thomas McFerran and Andrew Cardell rehearse a scene for the upcoming play “Honk!” Like a field general or a...
    January 15, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon event to benefit couple battling ALS
    Johns Creek resident Steve Dezember was just 28 when he was told he had ALS, the neurodegenerative disorder more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Two days after being diagnosed with ALS, he ...
    January 10, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon tenant to close shop, new tenant lined up
    Less than three months after opening, C. Wonder will shutter its doors at Avalon. The New York-headquartered retailer announced it would be closing all of its U.S. stores Friday. Launched in 2011 b...
    January 09, 2015 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chambrel at Roswell reveals new name
    Chambrel at Roswell has announced they will be changing their name to Brookdale Roswell. The new name, which will be officially presented at a ribbon-cutting event Friday, will clearly connect the ...
    January 08, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Birdie
    Furkids presents Birdie for the pet of the week spotlight. Birdie, who is about 20 months old, is a luscious black beauty with medium length fur. She is very petite and very sweet and would love to...
    January 07, 2015 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon, development top 2014 headlines in north Fulton
    It’s been a great year for ground-breakings, grand openings and greeting new faces in new roles in the north Fulton community. But amid the growth in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell, 2014 also broug...
    December 31, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Parents affected by redistricting speak out at meeting
    Parents of students affected by Fulton County Schools’ northern redistricting plan used Thursday night’s Board of Education meeting as another opportunity to voice their opinions on the issue. The ...
    December 19, 2014 12:09 AM | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All north Fulton middle schools impacted by redistricting plan
    Under Fulton Schools’ draft redistricting plan, all 10 local middle schools will be affected. The proposed rezonings were sparked by classroom additions at Autrey Mill, Hopewell and Taylor Road mid...
    December 17, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Transportation funding to dominate 2015 Ga. legislative session
    Georgia’s transportation needs and how to pay for them emerged this week as the issues that will dominate the 2015 legislation session. Lawmakers convene Jan. 12 at the state Capitol. The search fo...
    December 17, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Redistricting plan impacts 11 north Fulton elementary schools
    At Centennial High School last Wednesday, Fulton County Schools debuted a redistricting draft plan that will affect students attending 11 north Fulton elementary schools. The catalyst for redistric...
    December 17, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hanukkah celebrations light up north Fulton
    Several events are planned in Alpharetta and Roswell throughout the week to mark the Festival of Lights. Today, Chabad of North Fulton hosts its annual public menorah lighting at North Point Mall. ...
    December 17, 2014 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Black Friday sales slumping at smaller North Point Mall stores
    by James Swift
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    11.28.14 - 11:01 am
  • Avalon says no thanks to Thanksgiving Day sales
    by James Swift
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    11.25.14 - 05:11 pm
  • New business takes custom home building to next level
    by James Swift
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    11.24.14 - 02:48 pm
  • Fulton rejects renewal bids by two local academies
    by James Swift
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    11.24.14 - 01:42 pm
  • Fulton County School System eyes math curriculum changes
    by James Swift
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    11.24.14 - 01:41 pm
  • Alpharetta eatery offers unique buffet experience
    by James Swift
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    11.19.14 - 02:31 pm
  • Geisinger targets controversial issue with 2015 legislative proposal
    by James Swift
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    11.19.14 - 02:08 pm
  • NFCC director says volunteers, donations needed year-round
    by James Swift
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    11.19.14 - 01:59 pm