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Comprehensive neuropathy treatment center opens in Roswell
Locally owned and operated Foundation Therapy Center announced it has opened the Comprehensive Neuropathy Treatment Center at both its Roswell and Sandy Springs, locations. This center offers a gro...
January 26, 2015 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Roswell
Local Leaf and Model S owners have reason to get excited — four new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in Roswell next month. “We are always looking for ways to help our community...
January 23, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds gathered for unity march in Alpharetta
Monday’s community march, organized by St. James United Methodist Church, was not the first for the Rev. Gerald Durley. “I walked with Dr. King in 1959,” the 73-year-old said at the footsteps of th...
January 22, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salon 1580 awarded Best of 2014 by Kudzu
Pat Alessi - Salon 1580 was named a Best of 2014 winner for Atlanta Beauty Salons & Hair Care on Kudzu.com, a leading source for local business information and consumer reviews. More than five mill...
January 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Leona
Furkids presents Leona for the pet of the week spotlight. Leona is a 7-month-old tabby girl with cute, small eyes and a sweet, big heart. Leona has short brown, gray and white fur and is little in ...
January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton workout studio embraces community
In an effort to introduce Milton residents to the various businesses in the community, Better Together, the city’s citizen volunteer committee, will continue its business connection series into 201...
January 21, 2015 11:17 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council to vote on project designer
An Atlanta firm has been tabbed by Roswell staff to design the $12 million City Green project. Monday, the city council will vote on a $359,648 contract with landscape architecture group jB+a. The ...
January 21, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Retail, restaurant balance discussed at Roswell NEXT event
In 2001, Historic Roswell Merchants Association president Sally Johnson said a group of Canton Street business owners received $1,000 from the city government to hire a consultant. In order to draw...
January 21, 2015 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO urges businesses to adopt a social purpose
The future of business, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO and Chairman John Brock, is not capitalism – it is connective capitalism. “What are you doing as a business, a company, to make sure t...
January 21, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton Mayor: "We’re not going to compete for the big projects"
While other north Fulton cities mull major economic developments, Mayor Joe Lockwood said Milton is taking a different approach. “We have really nice residential, estate-type land,” he said at last...
January 21, 2015 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta launches tool to keep track of city finances
Alpharetta residents can be fully in tune with how the city spends its money with a new financial data platform powered by OpenGov.com. Alpharetta’s financial transparency portal was launched onlin...
January 21, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta master plan presentation draws 200
The council chambers of the new city hall building reached critical mass Jan. 14, as well over 200 people attended a Downtown Alpharetta master plan presentation. Many latecomers had to listen to s...
January 21, 2015 10:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Mayor and council share thoughts on 2015’s big local issues
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 02:01 pm
  • Roswell councilmembers predict the big local issues of 2015
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 01:55 pm
  • Milton council considers health insurance plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 10:58 am
  • Newsmaker of the year: Avalon developer discusses success and future plans
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 10:51 am
  • Volunteers gear up for National Day of Service
    by James Swift
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    01.07.15 - 10:31 am
  • Locals raise concerns about Alpharetta downtown master plan
    Following last Wednesday’s city hall presentation, the floor was open for residents to share their thoughts on the Downtown Alpharetta master plan. Resident Alexander Williamson said he worries abo...
    January 21, 2015 10:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chattahoochee Nature Center celebrates Ice Fest 2015
    ICE Sculptures Inc. founder Jim Duggan will bring a little taste of Alaska to Roswell this weekend, as the annual Ice Fest extravaganza returns to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for the second yea...
    January 21, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City of Roswell loses U.S. Supreme Court case
    The holding in T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell was announced last Wednesday, with the Supreme Court of the United States ruling 6-3 in favor of the telecommunications giant. The case stems f...
    January 18, 2015 08:30 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton to begin weekly updates on Ga. 372 roundabout
    City of Milton staff Thursday met with officials from the Georgia Department of Transportation about the sluggish improvement and condition of the Ga. 372 and Providence and New Providence roads ro...
    January 16, 2015 11:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell to begin improvements at Holcomb Bridge Road/Ga. 400
    The city of Roswell, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation, will soon begin construction on two projects that will improve mobility and safety and ease congestion along one o...
    January 15, 2015 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Development Authority discusses 2015 opportunities
    The City Green project was one of many issues discussed at the first Roswell Downtown Development Authority meeting of the year. Mimms Enterprise CEO and Authority board member Lonnie Mimms said th...
    January 15, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton mom improves on gate industry
    Frustrated with a lack of alternatives to traditional baby gates, Milton resident Janelle Fitzpatrick developed the Stair Barrier, a durable fabric product designed to keep children and pets safely...
    January 15, 2015 04:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell mayor outlines key projects ahead of 2016 budget
    With formative work on the fiscal year 2016 budget set to begin shortly, Mayor Jere Wood discussed his ambitions at a Roswell City Council work session Monday. Legislatively, he said his top priori...
    January 15, 2015 04:29 PM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell budget goals discussed at work session
    At Monday’s work session, city staff goals were presented before the mayor and council. Roswell Budget Manager Kevin Klosterboer said the department objectives will help guide the city’s fiscal yea...
    January 15, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cambridge High play puts unique spin on children’s classic
    Second-year Cambridge High School drama director Tracey Buot watched intently as students Thomas McFerran and Andrew Cardell rehearse a scene for the upcoming play “Honk!” Like a field general or a...
    January 15, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Shipping issues may delay switch over for North Fulton Regional Radio System
    On April 1, the North Fulton Regional Radio System is scheduled to go online. However, Roswell Police Capt. Ed Sweeney said a delay in component shipments can prevent the public safety system from ...
    January 15, 2015 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon event to benefit couple battling ALS
    Johns Creek resident Steve Dezember was just 28 when he was told he had ALS, the neurodegenerative disorder more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Two days after being diagnosed with ALS, he ...
    January 10, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • New digital billboard gets reaction in Milton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 03:01 pm
  • Nonprofit wants to reduce child hunger in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:52 pm
  • Noise ordinance changes made official in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:50 pm
  • Reverend looks to rebuild and forgive following arson
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:21 pm
  • Roswell holds off on renewing court services contract
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:12 pm
  • All north Fulton middle schools impacted by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.17.14 - 03:20 pm