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Sections Of Mayfield Road to close for repaving
Travel on sections of Mayfield Road will be limited twice this week as the city of Alpharetta conducts maintenance and paving work. · Beginning at 8:30 PM tonight, the section between Main Street /...
September 24, 2014 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell police introduce prescription drug drop box
The latest tool in the Roswell Police Department’s battle against prescription medication abuse barely stands four feet tall. However, upon emptying the city’s new drug drop box for the first time,...
September 24, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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5K draws attention to ovarian cancer
In honor of September being National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance will host its Teal Trot 5K this Saturday at Sanctuary Park in Alpharetta. “We’re primarily a...
September 24, 2014 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Former UFC star looks to KO veteran unemployment
Brian Stann is a natural-born fighter. A retired Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor, the Alpharetta resident once held the World Extreme CageFighting Light Heavyweight Championship. Prior to...
September 24, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spurs and sauces take center stage at Bulloch Hall barbecue
Saddle up your horses and slip on your dressiest chaps — Bulloch Hall will be the site of the annual Sip of the South shindig on Oct. 4. This year’s festivities, set to begin at 6:30 p.m. at 180 Bu...
September 24, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual quack attack gets top billing in Roswell
This Saturday, a raft of hot pink, canary yellow and cotton candy blue water fowl will merrily paddle their way through Roswell as part of the eighth annual Great Duck Race on Big Creek. Sponsored ...
September 24, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council approves street name change
A diverse set of items were on Monday night’s city council agenda, ranging from security personnel contracts to a new shared maintenance agreement for Old Roswell Cemetery. By unanimous approval of...
September 24, 2014 12:13 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 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 | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council seeks to require licenses for mobile retailers
The city of Roswell may soon allow mobile retailers to sell their goods on the streets – just as long as they are also willing to pay a licensing fee. Last week, the city council approved the first...
September 17, 2014 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 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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  • Canton Street gets new pizzeria
    by James Swift
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    09.11.14 - 10:13 am
  • Peak 10 shows off new digs in Alpharetta
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 02:17 pm
  • Roswell water rate fees to increase in 2015
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:57 am
  • Roswell Public Works Director retires
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:45 am
  • Two-day European-style market to return to downtown Alpharetta
    The European Market on Milton Avenue will return to downtown Alpharetta for its third year Saturday and Sunday. The two-day European-style shopping experience will feature about 44 different vendor...
    September 17, 2014 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council discusses future of Southern Trilogy
    Long-term plans for the Southern Trilogy historic homes – consisting of Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and the Archibald Smith Plantation – were discussed at a Roswell City Council work session last...
    September 17, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    In Alpharetta, charcoal, college football bond a community
    \While thunderstorms made Columbia, S.C. a sopping wet mess Saturday, Alpharetta experienced a bright and sunny afternoon for its Grilling & Gridiron Tailgating Party. Attendees at the event chowed...
    September 17, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton remembers 9/11 with annual memorial
    As small children took selfies amid a sea of nearly 3,000 miniature flags, Jim Connolly solemnly trudged his way across the front lawn of Milton High Thursday morning. He examined the flags – each ...
    September 17, 2014 01:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta city council mulls plans for connecting downtown to Avalon
    With the openings of Alpharetta’s City Center and Avalon, a mixed use development on Old Milton Parkway, rapidly approaching, city council is looking at options to connect the two projects. Accordi...
    September 17, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Burnette becomes head of Roswell’s fire department
    With one Ricky stepping down, another Ricky has assumed the mantle of Roswell fire chief. “We’ve had a tremendous amount of good chiefs here,” said Ricky Burnette, who was recently named fire chief...
    September 17, 2014 12:59 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local fundraisers benefit Canine Assistants in Milton
    Milton-based nonprofit Canine Assistants has more than 2,000 disabled or special-needs individuals on its waiting list to receive a service dog, said Jennifer Arnold, the organization’s founder. “O...
    September 17, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    48th annual arts festival set for this weekend
    The Roswell Arts Festival, first held in 1966, is one of the city’s longest running traditions. Since the inaugural event took place, nine U.S. presidents have occupied the Oval Office. Roswellian ...
    September 17, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 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 | 15 15 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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    Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
    As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
    September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell development authority discusses downtown’s future
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.03.14 - 10:44 am
  • Milton councilman rallies for dad’s inclusion in football hall of fame
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:29 am
  • Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:26 am
  • Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:52 pm
  • Centennial High to host bash Sunday
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:47 pm
  • Roswell swears in new municipal judge
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:41 pm