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Candidates in north Fulton begin to qualify for November elections
Qualifying for the Nov. 3 general elections began today in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell. In Alpharetta, qualifying is today through Wednesday, and as of 3 p.m. today, Dan Merkel has qualified for...
August 31, 2015 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the ...
August 30, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta event debuts startup tech showcase
The third annual Alpharetta Business Association Expo Aug. 28 will offer the opportunity to experience why Alpharetta is considered the “Technology Capital of the South.” Last year, about 500 peopl...
August 26, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton library branches offer adventures beyond books
North Fulton area branches of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System provide diverse, free activities for residents of all ages when their heads are not in the books. Zumba, a total fitness worko...
August 26, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 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 | 2 2 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 | 7 7 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 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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New foundation supports first responders in Milton
Community leaders in Milton have joined together to rally local support for public safety personnel. The recently launched First Responders Foundation aims to assist Milton police officers and fire...
August 19, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton council considers Arnold Mill form based code
Milton residents concerned about the development of the Arnold Mill form based code have been following its progress since early summer. The item was first presented to the Milton City Council June...
August 19, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 5 5 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 | 65 65 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 | 15 15 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 | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 16 16 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 | 75 75 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 | 49 49 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 | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scott Seeke pens follow-up to ‘Get Low’
Years after co-writing an acclaimed film inspired by the story of a small-town hermit who threw his own live funeral, Alpharetta resident and author Scott Seeke has released a follow-up book reveal...
August 05, 2015 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta opens new library at City Center
Alpharetta residents now have a new two-story, 25,000-square-foot library in the heart of the city’s walkable downtown. Fulton County Library system representatives, state and local officials and r...
August 05, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 137 137 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 | 16 16 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
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