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Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
On Sept. 8, the Country Club of Roswell will be the site of not just one, but two charity competitions — the 36th annual Aubrey Greenway Golf tournament and the second Hagan Cup Classic tennis tour...
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Centennial High to host bash Sunday
This weekend, Roswell plans on welcoming fall with a bang. The 13th annual End of Summer Celebration will be held at Centennial High on Sunday, with festivities set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The baseba...
August 28, 2014 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell swears in new municipal judge
“Those who know me know I’m not one for fanfare,” said Roswell Municipal Court Judge Brian Hansford, who was officially sworn in at Monday’s City Council meeting. “I’m just ready to get to work.” B...
August 28, 2014 04:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council mulls Wills Park pool improvements
The city of Alpharetta is looking to make changes to the pool at Wills Park. At a work session Monday, Recreation and Parks director Mike Perry presented a design concept for improvements to the po...
August 28, 2014 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New math program comes to Northwestern
A group of sixth-graders at Northwestern Middle School in Milton will soon have their math education supplemented by a new before-school program called Teach to One, said Principal Jasmine Kullar. ...
August 28, 2014 04:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tailgate fundraiser returns to downtown Alpharetta
Food, fun and football are on the agenda Sept. 13 as the Lionheart School’s Grilling and Gridiron Tailgate Party returns to downtown Alpharetta for its second year. The event is a fundraiser for th...
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Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Resident glad for career change to entrepreneur
It was a chance meeting on an airplane that changed the course of Anna Shmukler’s life. The north Fulton resident had spent the past three decades of her life working as a transportation engineer b...
August 20, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water contamination unlikely in Roswell, officials say
Last month, construction on Roswell’s new water treatment plant began. Located at Oxbo Road, the new facility will replace the city’s current plant, which was constructed 80 years ago. The nature o...
August 20, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roadway named for longtime resident, community leader
A new road being constructed in Alpharetta will honor a longtime resident and community leader. The sign for Marjean Way — named for Marjean Wood Birt — was unveiled at a ceremony last week. Birt, ...
August 20, 2014 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Master plan for Canton Street alleys released
City Planner Courtney Lankford unveiled a draft for the Roswell East-West Alley Master Plan at a Downtown Development Authority meeting last Thursday. “The East Alley, we’ve made one way around Can...
August 20, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Statewide test raises concerns
North Fulton educators and parents alike are expressing concerns about statewide changes heading into the 2014-15 school year. “There’s a new test that’s coming, the Georgia Milestones,” said North...
August 20, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell set for 10th annual ice cream celebration
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Roswell local has passion for wearable art
    by James Swift
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    08.06.14 - 01:57 pm
  • Georgia Ensemble Theater set for 2014-2015 season
    by James Swift
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    08.06.14 - 01:31 pm
  • For some, Farmers Market means more than food, fabric
    by James Swift
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    08.06.14 - 01:21 pm
  • Plans for Mansell road connectors announced
    by James Swift
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    08.06.14 - 01:01 pm
  • Alpharetta mayor prepares for different kind of runoff
    At the 18th annual Mayor’s Corporate Challenge 5K, set for Aug. 28 in Alpharetta, the phrase “running for office” will become a bit more literal. Presented by LexisNexis and cohosted by the city of...
    August 20, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta targeting December for city center opening
    Alpharetta officials said the $30 million-plus downtown City Center could partially open before year’s end. “The opening for all of the civic components, we anticipate December,” said Assistant Cit...
    August 20, 2014 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials report smooth start to school year
    Last week, about 96,000 students — in addition to 13,000-plus employees — returned to Fulton County schools. The first week back was deemed a rousing success by many local parents, administrators a...
    August 20, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Touch A Truck event rolls into Wills Park in Alpharetta
    Children will get a chance to sit behind the wheel of some of their favorite vehicles Aug. 23 as Touch A Truck returns to Alpharetta for its 16th year. The family friendly event, which will be held...
    August 13, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell pastor Frank Lewis remembered for dedication, leadership
    Longtime Zion Missionary Baptist Church pastor, the Rev. Dr. Frank Lewis, died Aug. 5. He was 64. Lewis served as the head pastor of the church since 1983. He also acted as Zion’s Chief Administrat...
    August 13, 2014 02:15 PM | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    House execs: housing, daycare still problems for single moms
    Founded in 2004, the Roswell-based Drake House officially opened its doors in 2006. “There was no housing here for homeless families, really of any kind,” said Executive Director Kathy Swahn. “So w...
    August 13, 2014 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
    By a 4-3 vote, Fulton County commissioners approved a 17 percent property tax rate increase last week — the first such hike since 1991. After the vote, District 3 Commissioner Liz Hausmann suggeste...
    August 13, 2014 02:00 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tech start-ups the key to growing Alpharetta
    The city of Alpharetta debuted its new economic development website at the third annual Alpharetta Technology Commission dinner last week. The site, at www.growalpharetta.com, is designed to meet t...
    August 13, 2014 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood watch: Recent police reports of note
    Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN: Roswell police were called out to a home on Old Ferry Way June 2 in response to a possible ...
    August 13, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA briefs Roswell city council on Ga. 400 initiative
    At a city hall work session Monday, MARTA representatives told the Roswell City Council an alignment decision for the Connect 400 initiative remained several years away. Although far from official,...
    August 13, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Judge compensation, transportation change orders highlight meeting
    Without his name uttered once, Roswell Municipal Court Judge Brian Hansford took center stage at Roswell City Hall Monday. The city council unanimously approved the first reading of an amendment to...
    August 13, 2014 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    $9M park renovation project now under way in Milton
    Ground was broken for the Bell Memorial Park expansion project in Milton last Friday. The recreation area will more than double in size under renovations, increasing from 12 acres to almost 30 acre...
    August 13, 2014 01:29 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Milton High principal steps down following DUI arrest
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.01.14 - 03:28 pm
  • OTP merges traditional, modern
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.30.14 - 12:41 pm
  • City council OKs new health benefits plan
    by James Swift
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    07.30.14 - 11:11 am
  • North Fulton cities prepare for National Night Out
    by James Swift
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    07.30.14 - 11:10 am