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Alpharetta studio owner’s passion for ceramics comes naturally
An Alpharetta ceramics artist who traded in her lab coat for a pottery wheel will be featured in exhibits in the Atlanta area this spring and summer. Janis Wilson Hughes, who owns Evolution Stonewa...
May 06, 2015 05:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalon event extends yoga to north Fulton community
The Outside the Perimeter yoga community will participate in the inaugural Sweet Tea Yoga Festival at Avalon to spread awareness in Alpharetta May 9. The daylong event will feature 35 yoga classes ...
May 06, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Bailey
Furkids presents Bailey for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Bailey is a 5-year-old male domestic short-haired cat. He is known for having dreamy gray and white fur and a cute dot on his nose. He’s a...
May 06, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta to fund conference center at Avalon with bond
Alpharetta’s long-awaited conference center is one step closer to having a home at Avalon, as part of a public-private partnership between the city and North American Properties. The center, which ...
May 06, 2015 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton events held to celebrate moms this Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and all around north Fulton events are taking place to celebrate moms this weekend. Moments with Mom is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with their mot...
May 06, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mondo Pizza Kitchen opens shop in Milton
Restaurateur Greg DeMichiel said he did not have to contemplate the concept of his latest venture, Mondo Pizza Kitchen, for very long. “When we found this space, it already had pizza ovens intact,”...
May 06, 2015 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Roswell, Canton Street power lines may be buried
According to an initial Georgia Power estimate, the cost of placing Canton Street’s east alley utility lines underground will exceed $200,000. Community Development Director Alice Wakefield said a ...
May 06, 2015 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents weigh in on MARTA’s Ga. 400 plan
Opinions are mixed on a $2 billion-plus heavy rail expansion proposal. While some locals consider the plan necessary for economic competitiveness, others are decrying it as wasteful spending. Last ...
May 06, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell seeks federal funding for Highway 9 project
Roswell officials are pursuing a Federal Highway Administration grant that would pay four-fifths of the construction costs of the Historic Gateway project. The city council will vote on a $35,000 c...
May 06, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Colors Festival of Arts returns to Roswell
For more than two decades, the Colors Festival of Arts has been a local Mother’s Day tradition. Now in its 25th year, the crafts showcase returns to Roswell this weekend with two days of festivitie...
May 06, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell departments make final budget requests
With the first reading of the 2016 fiscal year budget set for next week, Roswell’s departmental leaders had one last shot at funding requests on Monday afternoon. At a special called work session, ...
May 06, 2015 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell adds new electric vehicle charging stations
    by James Swift
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    04.29.15 - 09:57 am
  • Real estate CEO has plans for Roswell computer museum
    by James Swift
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    04.29.15 - 09:53 am
  • Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.29.15 - 09:48 am
  • Sixth annual Drake Walk returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.29.15 - 09:41 am
  • City of Roswell proposes $119 million budget
    by James Swift
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    04.29.15 - 09:37 am
  • Habitat for Humanity ReStore offers good buys for good cause in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
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    04.22.15 - 03:27 pm
  • Draft contract in the works for Alpharetta conference center
    by Erika Wells
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    04.22.15 - 03:24 pm
  • New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
    by James Swift
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    04.22.15 - 09:28 am
  • Milton Police investigating traffic crash fatality
    The Milton Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality, which occurred April 29 on Freemanville Road near Dartmouth Road. As a result of injuries sustained in this crash, 42-year-old Jaso...
    May 04, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
    Crabapple Crossing Elementary mom Sheila Souza is one of many local parents concerned about the impact of standardized testing on students. “My daughter is in the third grade and the way she talks ...
    May 01, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State Rep. Harry Geisinger dies at 81
    District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, has died at the age of 81. His death was announced last Friday. He had been battling leukemia. The Cincinnati native spent most of his youth in Ch...
    May 01, 2015 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
    Authorities on Friday released the name of a woman who was fatally shot when officers say she fired at them from the back of a patrol car in downtown Atlanta. The Fulton County medical examiner's o...
    April 30, 2015 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta residents say they were misled by housing developers
    Alpharetta residents must wait another week for the city to decide on a rezoning request some feared will displace members of the community near Kimball Bridge Road. The proposed land use change fr...
    April 30, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
    Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
    April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Taste of Alpharetta offers full plate of food, music, family fun
    Foodies can savor the experience of the 25th annual Taste of Alpharetta in Historic Downtown from 5 to 10 p.m. May 7 while giving back to members of the armed forces who have sacrificed for the cou...
    April 30, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
    Rusty’s Bakery is celebrating its first anniversary of serving all-natural, handcrafted treats for four-legged friends in its stand-alone store in Roswell. The treats are popular with pet lovers wh...
    April 30, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police investigating Roswell High shooting threats
    Officials are investigating threats of a Roswell High School shooting made on social media. According to Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Samantha Evans, students reported seeing ominous online me...
    April 29, 2015 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
    April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rep. Tom Price advocates health care reform
    When it comes to incentivizing health care innovations, the chairman of the House Budget Committee said Washington is coming up short. “Is government requiring the measurement of the kinds of thing...
    April 29, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Executives discuss future of health care at Alpharetta event
    From micro-movement sensors to community-based integrated services, local health care executives said the future of medicine is already observable in metro Atlanta. Representatives from four organi...
    April 29, 2015 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell pool facility behind schedule, cost overruns expected
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 09:25 am
  • Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
    by James Swift
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    04.22.15 - 09:15 am
  • Roswell High School senior killed in weekend wreck
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 09:14 am
  • Roswell Cycling Festival wraps up Sunday
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 09:01 am
  • Roswell establishes golf cart permit fee
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 08:56 am
  • Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 06:19 am
  • Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.17.15 - 10:03 am
  • Decision on Roswell's Unified Development Code delayed
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Stage set for Milton's Earth Day Festival
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 01:37 pm
  • Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.15.15 - 12:30 pm