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Portion of Alpharetta's Canton Street to close for two months
A portion of Canton Street in Downtown Alpharetta will close to all traffic on June 1 and remain closed until early August. The impacted section runs from Mayfield Road to Church Street. The city o...
May 21, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta city council approves mixed-used rezoning request
Apartments, commercial and office space will officially become part of the new Alpharetta Downtown City Center development despite being a point of contention for residents in a recently rezoned 26...
May 20, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell exhibit shows visual arts side of John Lennon
The Ann Jackson Gallery in Roswell will showcase how a legendary English singer-songwriter expressed himself through drawings in “The Art of John Lennon” exhibit May 29 through May 31. “He was an a...
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Roswell celebrates 40th anniversary of pool on opening day
The Roswell Area Park Pool will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an opening day party featuring family-friendly entertainment and discounted entrance fees Saturday. The event, which will feature...
May 20, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Abby
Furkids presents Abby for the pet of the week spotlight. Abby is a sweet calico with cute white booties and impressive whiskers. This 3-year-old girl gets along well with other cats, as well as kid...
May 20, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Rotary Club attends panel aimed at ending sexual exploitation
The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held last week at the Carter Center, and Roswell Rotarians were in attendance speaking about their involvement with the cause. According to Roswel...
May 20, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell considering new jail contracts
Roswell officials said they are optimistic a new jail contract will be signed next week, following the cancellation of a longstanding inmate housing arrangement with a town in south Georgia. Since ...
May 19, 2015 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell City Council makes 2016 budget adjustments
Ahead of next week’s second and final reading, the Roswell City Council made a series of changes to the proposed 2016 fiscal year budget. With about $750,000 in suggested budgetary additions, the c...
May 19, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isakson, Perdue call for truck safety upgrades after deadly crash
Georgia's U.S. senators are citing a recent highway crash that killed five nursing students as they push the federal Department of Transportation to mandate new safety requirements for heavy trucks...
May 14, 2015 10:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit considered over controversial electric vehicle fee
A component of the recently signed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is not sitting well with many of Georgia’s electric vehicle, or EV, owners. Now, an Alpharetta resident is among those contempl...
May 14, 2015 03:51 PM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Registration open for Roswell summer camps
With the school year coming to a close, the city’s recreation and parks department is now accepting registrants for its diverse slate of summer day camps. For those interested in the arts, the city...
May 14, 2015 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta studio owner’s passion for ceramics comes naturally
    by Erika Wells
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    05.06.15 - 05:22 pm
  • Avalon event extends yoga to north Fulton community
    by Erika Wells
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    05.06.15 - 05:19 pm
  • Mondo Pizza Kitchen opens shop in Milton
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:43 pm
  • In Roswell, Canton Street power lines may be buried
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:39 pm
  • North Fulton residents weigh in on MARTA’s Ga. 400 plan
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:31 pm
  • Roswell seeks federal funding for Highway 9 project
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:23 pm
  • Drunk father arrested for letting teen daughter drive home
    Police say a Georgia father has been arrested after letting his 15-year-old daughter drive her family home from a concert because he was too drunk. Multiple news outlets report 43-year-old Jason Ph...
    May 14, 2015 08:03 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lawsuits filed in crash that killed five Georgia Southern nursing students
    A tractor-trailer blamed for causing a fiery highway crash that killed five Georgia nursing students was equipped with a warning system designed to alert drivers to avoid collisions, according to c...
    May 13, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
    Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
    May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Motoring festival in Alpharetta to raise funds for St. Jude
    The Atlanta Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance will host a preview of an inaugural exhibit at Chukkar Farm Polo Club at 10 a.m. Sunday in an effort to make Atlanta an official stop on a nati...
    May 13, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta, Alpharetta Rotary Club host inaugural Memorial Day ceremony
    The city of Alpharetta and Alpharetta Rotary Club will formally honor those who died while serving the country at the Inaugural Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute at city hall at 8:30 a.m. Memorial Da...
    May 13, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    GNFCC honors businesswomen at annual awards luncheon
    The 2015 Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Woman in Business Awards Luncheon was held last Thursday with a packed house at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Among the women honored for their leader...
    May 13, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell business teaches students high-tech skills
    With computer science graduates earning $80,000 a year right out of college, north Fulton businesswomen AnnMarie Laramee and Denise Detamore said there is certainly high demand for high-tech jobs i...
    May 13, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    First reading of 2016 Roswell budget approved
    Although Roswell’s $119 million fiscal year 2016 budget cleared its first hurdle Monday evening, the total list of city expenditures has not yet been finalized. With Councilwoman Betty Price the lo...
    May 13, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Remembers Memorial Day program set for May 25
    Since 1997, Roswell has been home to one of the largest Memorial Day events in Georgia. Thousands are once again expected to pay their respects at the 18th annual Roswell Remembers program, a rain ...
    May 13, 2015 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Superintendent Avossa discusses future of Fulton County Schools
    Reflecting on his four-year tenure as superintendent of Fulton County Schools, Robert Avossa, Ed.D., said “decentralizing” the system is among his proudest achievements. “I think it’s important tha...
    May 13, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal vetoes 11 bills
    Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
    May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell business leaders honored at annual Community Awards
    Architects, real estate developers and even paranormal investigators were recently celebrated for their contributions to Roswell’s economy and culture. The 24th annual Roswell Convention and Visito...
    May 11, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Annual Colors Festival of Arts returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:15 pm
  • Roswell departments make final budget requests
    by James Swift
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    05.06.15 - 12:11 pm
  • North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
    by James Swift
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    05.01.15 - 06:24 pm
  • Alpharetta residents say they were misled by housing developers
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:47 pm
  • Taste of Alpharetta offers full plate of food, music, family fun
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:36 pm
  • Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:28 pm