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Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Ireland
Furkids presents Ireland for the pet of the week spotlight. This sweet calico female is named for her large, emerald-colored eyes. At just over a year old, Ireland is house trained and great with o...
April 23, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jazzercise to get clients in shape during Fitness Month
May is National Fitness Month and Alpharetta North Point Jazzercise has already gotten a jumpstart on keeping the community fit with a slew of new classes. The classes — Fusion, Strength 45, Streng...
April 23, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates share views on fixing Fulton
MARTA, Milton County and prison overcrowding were a few topics discussed last Wednesday at Alpharetta City Hall at a candidate forum for the upcoming primary election. Candidates for the newly crea...
April 23, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tell Roswell what works, what doesn’t on cultural scene
Roswell is a city that takes its arts and culture scene very seriously. That’s why city leaders say it’s important to know what citizens think of Roswell’s existing arts landscape and what new elem...
April 23, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton schools see gains in 2013 college, career ready performance index
On Monday, the Georgia Department of Education released results of the second year of its College and Career Ready Performance Index. The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability system, impleme...
April 23, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta neighborhood on the road to address change
Residents of an Alpharetta neighborhood are hoping to see a change in their mailing addresses that will reflect their actual location. Bellsmith Drive, off of Upper Hembree Road, is in Alpharetta b...
April 23, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cycling fest loaded with races, rides and family fun
For a large segment of the population, the phrase “need for speed” doesn’t automatically bring bicycles to mind. That’s because they have never witnessed a pack of cyclists whizzing down Roswell’s ...
April 23, 2014 12:10 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf tournament to raise money for Cambridge High band trip
The Cambridge High School marching band will be participating in London’s 2015 New Year’s Day parade and is raising money to help fund the students’ trip across the pond to England. The parents of ...
April 23, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Theo’s Brother’s Bakery
In the annals of OTP restaurateurs, Sedgwick is a respected name. Chris and Michele Sedgwick, president and vice president of both the Sedgwick Restaurant Group and Pure Taqueria Franchising USA, l...
April 23, 2014 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Jail on ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ Thursday
Thursday’s episode of A&E’s “Beyond Scared Straight,” scheduled for 10 p.m., will feature Fulton County. According to a news release, Fulton Sheriff Ted Jackson is proud of this episode because it ...
April 22, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local eateries participating in Dining Out for Life
The 22nd Dining Out for Life is April 23. The evening brings more than 100 Atlanta-area restaurants together in support of Open Hand’s community nutrition programs and meal deliveries. During the e...
April 16, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Native plant sale expanded to two weekends
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.02.14 - 10:08 am
  • Dining Destinations: Le Bistro
    My comfort level with stairs is rapidly diminishing as the years pass. The fact that I was cautiously ascending the steps leading from a bustling Canton Street on a recent Saturday morning was a te...
    April 16, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Equestrian facility coming to rural Roswell
    For once, local attorney Don Rolader did not have to rebut objections to his client’s proposed land use in Roswell. The application by Canary Farms on behalf of Jada Caesar, a professional equestri...
    April 16, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All things green and growing are Garden Faire focus
    Daffodils, dogwoods and azaleas in bloom and a fresh warm breeze ruffling newly budded leaves. It’s the time of year that fills gardeners with eagerness and enthusiasm for a planting spree. One of ...
    April 16, 2014 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City Council members weigh options to enhance Roswell Street
    Roswell Street in Alpharetta could be getting a makeover that will add additional parking spots and a lower speed limit. During a workshop meeting Monday night, city Public Works Director Pete Sewc...
    April 16, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta Food Truck Alley rolls into second year
    This Thursday, food trucks will converge on downtown Alpharetta with the return of the Alpharetta Food Truck Alley, a weekly special events series hosted by the city and food truck event planning c...
    April 16, 2014 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two Roswell farmers markets form partnership
    Two farmers markets in Roswell — the Sweet Apple Farmers Market and the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market — will collaborate as sister markets this year, said Christy Hood-Cree and Michael McLane...
    April 16, 2014 01:41 AM | 2 2 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
    A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
    April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Crime Reports: Friends, thieves and cable companies
    Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. NO DEAL: A Milton resident filed a police report March 19 claiming to be the victim of theft by deception. The ...
    April 10, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Chaco
    Furkids presents Chaco for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Chaco is 8 and has a gorgeous smoky gray coat with cute white accents. Though he’s not a kitten, Chaco is a fun and outgoing boy who enjoys...
    April 09, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dining Destinations: Foundation Social Eatery
    It’s 2 a.m. and I’m craving carrot puree. Not just any carrot puree, mind you. Only the one served at Foundation Social Eatery, Roswell’s newest entry on the culinary scene and already one of the b...
    April 09, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ambassadors wanted for Roswell cultural scene
    With so many events and activities always going on throughout Roswell, it can be quite a challenge to keep up with what’s happening. That’s why the city has created a grassroots program with volunt...
    April 09, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Golden Games encourage camaraderie, competition
    Hundreds of North Fulton seniors 50 and older will compete in the 20th annual Golden Games next month from May 1 to 22. Olympic-style events and other recreation activities will be held at various ...
    April 09, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Event to pepper Roswell parks with art
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.02.14 - 09:53 am
  • Roswell officers honored for ‘exemplary’ service
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.02.14 - 09:48 am
  • Pet of the Week: Andy
    by Staff
    03.26.14 - 03:25 pm
  • Roswell judge’s race fields four candidates
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.14 - 03:11 pm
  • Residents’ noise complaints spur possible new sound restrictions
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.14 - 03:07 pm