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Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
Last September, Roswellian Daniel Zeitz was shot to death in Sandy Springs. His alleged killers contacted him through a Craigslist ad. In January, Cobb County couple Elrey and June Runion were foun...
March 04, 2015 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton names new police chief
In the coming weeks, Milton residents will welcome the new head of their police department. Steven Krokoff, a 22-year law enforcement professional who serves as the police chief in Albany, N.Y., ha...
March 04, 2015 05:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Effective date of golf cart ordinance officially delayed in Roswell
Motorized carts will be allowed on the streets of Roswell — just a little later than originally planned. In December, the council approved an ordinance amendment allowing licensed personal transpor...
March 04, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton earns special needs certified designation
The city of Milton has become the first municipality in the country to be special-needs certified. The designation means city employees have successfully undergone training for understanding, engag...
March 04, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six transportation projects proposed in Milton
The city of Milton may submit as many as a half dozen projects for federal funding under the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Transportation Improvement Program. Assistant City Administrator Carter Lu...
March 04, 2015 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor shares message of love for Alpharetta
Two weeks after it was postponed due to icy roads, the Alpharetta Business Association held its annual state of the city breakfast with Mayor David Belle Isle, who spoke about loving the city. The ...
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Roswell may change on-street parking restrictions
Since 1959, Roswell has enforced a 10-hour time limit for cars parked on both residential and non-residential streets. In anticipation of future developments requiring more on-street parking, the c...
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Annual quilt show celebrates 33rd year in Roswell
For more than three decades, Bulloch Hall has been the site of one of north Fulton’s premiere crafting exhibits. “Every year, it’s totally different,” said 33rd annual Great American Cover-Up Quilt...
March 04, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
Those looking for some good, old-fashioned Celtic fun have plenty of local options this year. Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub, 12650 Crabapple Road in Milton, will host two St. Patrick’s Day shindigs. The...
March 04, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death Alpharetta blogger
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The atta...
February 27, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager bids adieu
Long-time city employee Morgan Timmis will say goodbye to Roswell on Monday. The Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager of 15 years said she is retiring early to fulfill her lifelong dream of servin...
February 27, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race in Milton raises money for families impacted by cancer
To raise money to support local families dealing with childhood cancer, the 6th annual Milton Mayor’s Run will once again be held in conjunction with the 12th annual Jog for a Cause Saturday at 7:3...
February 26, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Public art installation comes to Roswell's Canton Street
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 09:19 am
  • Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 09:01 am
  • Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 05:07 pm
  • Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 04:59 pm
  • Alcohol ordinance changes considered in Milton
    Open containers could soon be allowed in the Crabapple District. The Milton City Council discussed a slate of possible alcohol ordinance revisions at last Wednesday’s meeting. One staff-suggested c...
    February 26, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Barnwell students entertain packed house as Shakespeare meets Dr. Seuss
    A cast of 72 talented and enthusiastic fourth- and fifth-grade students from Barnwell Elementary recently performed a musical comedy for audiences at two locations. The young, dedicated cast member...
    February 26, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    BIS Benefits ranks among industry leaders
    BIS Benefits, headquartered in Alpharetta and serving clients across the state, recently ranked among the top 25 leaders in its industry — the third major recognition received by the firm in the pa...
    February 26, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cupcake company in Alpharetta fulfills owner’s passion
    Baking has always been a great interest for Maria Lawson, from making cakes with her mother and grandmother as a child to her part-time job at a bakery throughout high school and college. As owner ...
    February 26, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta invites residents to plant a tree, take a selfie
    The Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission invites residents to participate in Alpharetta’s annual Arbor Day Celebration by planting a tree and sending the city a picture. Alpharetta will be celeb...
    February 26, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Talks resume on Roswell's Canton Street alley plan
    Following a work session last August, major changes were made to the proposed East-West Alley master plan. Among other modifications, the Canton Street area project was tweaked to include a new rou...
    February 26, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    Senate Bill 86, authored by District 21 Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, will drastically overhaul how Georgia handles medical malpractice suits. Not only will the Patient Compensation Act limit h...
    February 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell adopts cultural arts assessment plan
    A comprehensive public arts strategy guiding Roswell’s programs for the next 15 years is now official. Voting unanimously, the council approved the Imagine Roswell Arts and Culture 2030 assessment ...
    February 26, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Forecasters warn that melting snow will refreeze on roads
    Forecasters are warning of slick roads and highways in north Georgia as melting snow refreezes. The National Weather Service said any water that doesn't dry Thursday will refreeze as temperatures d...
    February 26, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    What Roswell's Reading: Bookmiser's bestselling books for the month
    From Jan. 16 to Feb. 15 the best-selling books from Roswell 's Bookmiser are as follows: 1. “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle and Scott McEwen, non-fiction 2. “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand, non-fic...
    February 26, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
    Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
    February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Black ice possible Thursday morning
    Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
    February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Groups decry lack of low-income residential units in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 04:28 pm
  • Roswell mulls overhaul of outdoor alcohol policy
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 04:15 pm
  • Plans for next Alpharetta City Center phase revealed
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:50 pm
  • Roswell Rotary's Dave McCleary: ‘Any child can become a victim’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:25 pm
  • Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:13 pm