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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 | 7 7 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 | 8 8 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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 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 | 9 9 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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
  • 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell council to ease restrictions on outdoor drinking
    The city is looking to loosen up alcohol restrictions in Roswell’s central restaurant district. The city council voted unanimously Monday to approve the first reading of an ordinance amendment allo...
    February 25, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Public art installation comes to Roswell's Canton Street
    Roswell Arts Renaissance President Maggie Davis wanted to do something different to commemorate the month-long Roswell Roots program. Inspired by the Living Walls project in Atlanta, she sought an ...
    February 25, 2015 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta adopts downtown master plan
    In an ongoing effort by city council to revitalize downtown, Alpharetta now has a mapped-out direction for the area. At Monday night’s regular council meeting, council members voted unanimously to ...
    February 25, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Roswell Library now open
    Residents of East Roswell finally have a library to call their own. The 15,000-square-foot facility is the third of eight new libraries to open as part of the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library S...
    February 25, 2015 09:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    The annual ShamRockin’ for a Cure festival has been a springtime rite in north Fulton for seven years. The event began in 2009, when Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell teamed up with Chris and Mary Guine...
    February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Habitat for Humanity seeks donations for new Roswell home improvement store
    An all-new Habitat ReStore is set to open in Roswell next month. Prior to the grand opening, the Habitat for Humanity affiliate is asking the community to donate the following items and goods: Home...
    February 19, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Legislators spar over revised College Board AP history test
    The College Board's new Advanced Placement U.S. history test is strongly biased to the left and should be scrapped, Republican Sen. William Ligon said Wednesday in an argument that has also been ma...
    February 19, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chill & Body introduces advanced cryotherapy to downtown Roswell
    Chill & Body has opened their first retail location which will offer cutting edge Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment. A relatively new form of treatment in the U.S., Cryotherapy is a safe and non-inv...
    February 18, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed
    Residents looking forward to taking their personal transportation vehicles out on the roads of Roswell may have to wait a little bit longer. Last December, the city council approved an ordinance al...
    February 18, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:13 pm
  • Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 01:59 pm
  • Roswell council denies office park rezoning bids
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 02:17 pm
  • Roswell neighborhood upset by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 02:01 pm