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Roswell skincare studio helps collect food for homeless dogs
In keeping with a commitment to always be kind to animals, Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata in Roswell is collecting donations of wet and dry dog and cat food for the Humane Society of Forsyth Coun...
April 22, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home By Dark concert series features storytelling under the stars in Alpharetta
A Milton-based performer invites music lovers to experience songs and a scenic backdrop. Home By Dark, a concert in the round event hosted and produced by musician James Casto, features singers on ...
April 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
Recently, Matt Simon traded in his Manhattan Beach, Calif., home for an apartment above J. Crew Avalon. The 39-year-old transplant, however, is not just a new tenant — he is the development’s new v...
April 22, 2015 09:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
The seventh annual Down Home Derby looks to bring a little taste of Louisville, Ky., to north Fulton next week. The Child Development Association fundraiser will be held at the Iron Horse farm, 164...
April 22, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, said Mercedes-Benz was at one point eyeing a piece of property along Haynes Bridge Road. Without a MARTA line connection, however, he said the $9...
April 22, 2015 06:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 17, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage set for Milton's Earth Day Festival
An annual Earth Day celebration will use natural energy to entertain visitors while shining light on environmental issues. The city of Milton and Milton Grows Green, a volunteer citizen’s environme...
April 15, 2015 01:37 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
The city of Alpharetta will close downtown streets so thousands of visitors can explore works by about 100 artists from across the country at a two-day festival. The 11th annual Alpharetta Arts Str...
April 15, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
Just off Warsaw Road, suite 275 at 20 Mansell Court East looks like any other office space. Inside, however, is anything but an ordinary business. Within the walls of Urban Escape Games, visitors w...
April 15, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
Bill Mabrey, a speaker for the Teen Victim Impact Program, said the service for young traffic violators is not meant to be punitive. Instead, he said, the court diversion program, which has been in...
April 15, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
North Fulton’s older athletes will soon get a chance to shine in more than 50 different competitions. Spanning 10 sites, the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games begin in two weeks. The events, open to ...
April 15, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
This Saturday, more than 100 bikers will compete in a fast and furious downhill race in Roswell. The second Big Creek Quick Six Enduro will be held at 1600 Old Alabama Road. Registration starts at ...
April 15, 2015 09:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Milton greenway connection plans unveiled
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:20 am
  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:58 pm
  • Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.18.15 - 12:24 pm
  • Milton council backs NFL youth program
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:13 pm
  • Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
    A local business owner plans to expand this spring after brewing over the idea since winter. Mugs on Milton Coffee Shop and Bakery in downtown Alpharetta will be known as Mugs once another location...
    April 10, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
    Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
    April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
    Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
    April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton City Hall construction could begin this year
    Officials said the new Milton City Hall is on track for an early 2017 opening, with construction possibly beginning as early as this fall. Residents got their first glimpse of facility renderings a...
    April 08, 2015 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase in Roswell
    An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to ...
    April 02, 2015 01:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell's Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata offers hot deals for warm weather
    Summer is right around the corner, so for many women, and men, it is time to get ready to put your best face forward. One Roswell skin care studio is committed to providing the most effective and r...
    April 01, 2015 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    At last Friday’s North Fulton Business Expo, an opening ceremony mishap may have demonstrated just how much the local economy has rebounded. Holding a pair of oversized scissors, Greater North Fult...
    April 01, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    Two of the most popular Chattahoochee Nature Center events have merged, resulting in an all-new sustainable farming and community gardening celebration. The inaugural Back to Your Roots Farm Fair i...
    April 01, 2015 10:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    Redeemed Christian Church of God King’s Court Chapel senior pastor the Rev. David Akindoju said the Race to Change Destinies is about much more than medals and finish times. “The race itself is jus...
    April 01, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton mayor defends moratorium
    Although controversial, a citywide emergency moratorium on land-disturbance permits enacted March 16 was the right call, said Mayor Joe Lockwood. The 30-day residential and agricultural district ap...
    April 01, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 40 40 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 | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.15 - 05:21 pm
  • Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.15 - 03:51 pm
  • Fulton Commissioners OK plan for Milton to acquire Providence Park
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.15 - 01:46 pm
  • Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.04.15 - 05:29 pm
  • Six transportation projects proposed in Milton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.04.15 - 05:13 pm
  • Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.04.15 - 04:59 pm