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Local eateries participating in Dining Out for Life
The 22nd Dining Out for Life is April 23. The evening brings more than 100 Atlanta-area restaurants together in support of Open Hand’s community nutrition programs and meal deliveries. During the e...
April 16, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Le Bistro
My comfort level with stairs is rapidly diminishing as the years pass. The fact that I was cautiously ascending the steps leading from a bustling Canton Street on a recent Saturday morning was a te...
April 16, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Equestrian facility coming to rural Roswell
For once, local attorney Don Rolader did not have to rebut objections to his client’s proposed land use in Roswell. The application by Canary Farms on behalf of Jada Caesar, a professional equestri...
April 16, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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All things green and growing are Garden Faire focus
Daffodils, dogwoods and azaleas in bloom and a fresh warm breeze ruffling newly budded leaves. It’s the time of year that fills gardeners with eagerness and enthusiasm for a planting spree. One of ...
April 16, 2014 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council members weigh options to enhance Roswell Street
Roswell Street in Alpharetta could be getting a makeover that will add additional parking spots and a lower speed limit. During a workshop meeting Monday night, city Public Works Director Pete Sewc...
April 16, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley rolls into second year
This Thursday, food trucks will converge on downtown Alpharetta with the return of the Alpharetta Food Truck Alley, a weekly special events series hosted by the city and food truck event planning c...
April 16, 2014 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Roswell farmers markets form partnership
Two farmers markets in Roswell — the Sweet Apple Farmers Market and the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market — will collaborate as sister markets this year, said Christy Hood-Cree and Michael McLane...
April 16, 2014 01:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crime Reports: Friends, thieves and cable companies
Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. NO DEAL: A Milton resident filed a police report March 19 claiming to be the victim of theft by deception. The ...
April 10, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Chaco
Furkids presents Chaco for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Chaco is 8 and has a gorgeous smoky gray coat with cute white accents. Though he’s not a kitten, Chaco is a fun and outgoing boy who enjoys...
April 09, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Foundation Social Eatery
It’s 2 a.m. and I’m craving carrot puree. Not just any carrot puree, mind you. Only the one served at Foundation Social Eatery, Roswell’s newest entry on the culinary scene and already one of the b...
April 09, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ambassadors wanted for Roswell cultural scene
With so many events and activities always going on throughout Roswell, it can be quite a challenge to keep up with what’s happening. That’s why the city has created a grassroots program with volunt...
April 09, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell officers honored for ‘exemplary’ service
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.02.14 - 09:48 am
  • Pet of the Week: Andy
    by Staff
    03.26.14 - 03:25 pm
  • Roswell judge’s race fields four candidates
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.14 - 03:11 pm
  • Residents’ noise complaints spur possible new sound restrictions
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.14 - 03:07 pm
  • Golden Games encourage camaraderie, competition
    Hundreds of North Fulton seniors 50 and older will compete in the 20th annual Golden Games next month from May 1 to 22. Olympic-style events and other recreation activities will be held at various ...
    April 09, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamber of Commerce hosts its Chairman’s Gala
    North Fulton business and community leaders will be decked out in bow ties and ball gowns as the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce hosts its 41st annual Chairman’s Gala April 26 at the St. R...
    April 09, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local gaming developer creates 30 jobs in Alpharetta
    The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced last week that Hi-Rez Studios, a Georgia-based online game developer, will expand its headquarters in Alpharetta, investing $10 million into...
    April 03, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
    Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
    April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadwell, Ellis spar for newly created Fulton County Commission seat
    Whoever wins the May 20 primary election for the newly drawn Fulton County commission District 2 will wind up seated at commission meetings come January because there is no Democrat in the race. Th...
    April 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
    A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
    April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Campaign filings detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents
    Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting an improvement in his personal finances as he heads into a competitive re-election bid four years after questions were raised about his sizeable debts. Reports show De...
    April 02, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton parents charged with murder in death of infant
    Milton police have charged two parents in the death of their one-year-old daughter. Shaun Jewell, 35, and Altair Murphy-Hubbard, 30, both of Milton, were arrested by city of Milton detectives April...
    April 02, 2014 03:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    JCPD recruiting golfers, sponsors for Special Olympics tournament April 21
    Johns Creek Police are conducting a citywide round-up of all golfers who want to play their favorite sport and benefit Special Olympics Georgia at its annual tournament April 21 at St. Ives Country...
    April 02, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Native plant sale expanded to two weekends
    Both hobby-level, small space gardeners and those who take pleasure in caring for every inch of their home landscapes will be delighted with the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s expansion of one of it...
    April 02, 2014 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arts events abound in downtown Alpharetta April 26 and 27
    It's only a few weeks before more than 80 artists from across the country will showcase their work at the 10th annual Alpharetta Arts StreetFest. “We’re really trying to grow the arts in Alpharetta...
    April 02, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fundraiser will benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
    Jeans will be dressed up with bling as hundreds of guests attend the third annual Denim and Diamonds fundraiser April 26 at 6 p.m. at Shannondale Farms in Milton. Proceeds from the event, hosted by...
    April 02, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Developer’s plans for townhomes on Azalea Drive facing scrutiny
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.26.14 - 02:57 pm
  • New Milton eatery serves up authentic Neapolitan pizzas
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.19.14 - 03:35 pm
  • New signs slow traffic
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.19.14 - 03:26 pm