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Body found wrapped in bloody sheet outside Roswell hotel
Police say a woman's body was found wrapped in a bloody sheet outside a hotel in Atlanta's northern suburbs. Police say her body was found early Thursday morning, outside the Atlanta Hotel on Old D...
October 30, 2014 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell police officer slashed with knife, expected to recover
Roswell police are searching for two men accused of assaulting an officer and slashing him with a knife. Department spokeswoman Lisa Holland said in an emailed statement that the officer was patrol...
October 29, 2014 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell city hall screenings begin Nov. 3
Starting next week, all visitors at Roswell City Hall will be greeted by security officers. The new protocol takes effect Monday, with screeners stationed at the building’s grand staircase and grou...
October 29, 2014 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nashville firm updates Roswell Council on city branding initiative
Representatives from Nashville, Tenn.’s North Star Destination Strategies briefed the mayor and city council on Roswell’s ongoing branding initiative at a work session Monday. Company Vice Presiden...
October 29, 2014 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves $3.6M for adult rec center pool
Monday, the Roswell City Council unanimously approved a contract for the construction of a therapeutic pool at the city’s Adult Recreation Center, along with a budget amendment allocating almost $1...
October 29, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Fatima
Furkids presents Fatima for the pet of the week spotlight. Fatima is a 1-year-old Abyssinian/Bengal mix with a big heart to match her big aqua-green eyes. Fatima gets along well with other cats. Th...
October 29, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta OKs more apartments, less hotel space at Avalon
A vote at Monday’s Alpharetta city council meeting brought the total number of rental housing units allowed at Avalon to 526 — an increase of 276 units from the development’s original 2012 plan. Th...
October 29, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta teen, brain tumor survivor rallies for pediatric cancer funding
A decade and a half ago, doctors told Katie Proctor’s parents their child was deaf in her right ear. A follow-up MRI then revealed something much more serious — their 4-year-old daughter had a brai...
October 29, 2014 01:35 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Recreation and Parks Director to retire after 37 years
Since his birth, parks have been a big part of Joe Glover’s life. His father worked at the Shiloh National Military Park in Corinth, Miss. He moved the family to St. Simons Island in 1949, when Joe...
October 29, 2014 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton voters to decide district, county races
Georgia’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial races may be getting all the publicity, but north Fulton is not without a little excitement of its own at the polls next week. In the area’s only U.S. House ...
October 29, 2014 11:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barge endorses democrat for superintendent
Republican state superintendent John Barge is endorsing the Democratic candidate seeking to take his place as the state's top education official. Barge said Thursday that Valarie Wilson will contin...
October 23, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole Foods offers taste of things to come
While the much-anticipated Avalon complex won’t officially open until next week, the Whole Foods Market at 2800 Old Milton Pkwy. is already giving locals a glimpse at the $600 million development. ...
October 22, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • World famous cycling event comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 03:59 pm
  • Hundreds turn out for first round of Fulton Schools' redistricting talks
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 03:43 pm
  • Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.15.14 - 04:00 pm
  • Former fire chief wants higher pay for Roswell part-timers
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 03:16 pm
  • Roswell council grapples with development code requirement
    Monday, the mayor and city council convened for a special called work session to discuss Roswell’s Unified Development Code. The hot button issue was a code provision requiring downtown properties ...
    October 22, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood battles against construction
    Last month, residents of the Litchfield Hundred subdivision found something unexpected attached to their mailboxes — fliers informing the community of plans for a 400-foot public safety radio tower...
    October 22, 2014 01:54 PM | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Democrat challenges Geisinger
    In two weeks, District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, will encounter general election competition for the first time in eight years. Having run unopposed in the last three state House el...
    October 22, 2014 01:50 PM | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal, Christie make campaign stop in Roswell
    Mayor Jere Wood said it was the biggest political event in town since the heyday of Theodore Roosevelt. “I always wondered why we had these grand steps up to Roswell City Hall,” he said. “We have f...
    October 22, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No shortage of Halloween events in north Fulton
    Whether you’re a Halloween hound or a scaredy-cat, there are enough seasonal events scheduled in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell this year to satisfy the tastes of anybody — or anything. For Roswell...
    October 22, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell contemplates pulling plug on RCTV
    Roswell could be turning off its government access television channel for good. At a committee meeting last week, councilmembers voiced their support for discontinuing programming on RCTV in favor ...
    October 22, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Survey shows residents still crave walkability in downtown Alpharetta
    In planning the future of downtown, Alpharetta held two public meetings last week to gain input from the community on the desired appearances and usages for the area. Last Monday’s meeting brought ...
    October 22, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Breast cancer cycling fundraiser set for Saturday
    The Tour de Pink Atlanta, an annual bike ride raising breast cancer awareness, will be held in Alpharetta this weekend. The Young Survival Coalition, a global organization focusing on women under t...
    October 22, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rivers Alive to remove trash, debris from Milton’s streams
    Dozens of volunteers are expected to get down and dirty Saturday to clean streams and roadways during Milton’s annual Rivers Alive event sponsored by Milton Grows Green and Bailey Farm and Gardens....
    October 16, 2014 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell council seeks tighter regulation of paint jobs
    Under Georgia law, residents in Roswell’s historic district are more or less free to maintain their lawns and paint their buildings however they wish. Now the city is taking action to amend the sta...
    October 16, 2014 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell mulls corporate partnership possibilities
    Exclusive concession agreements, building naming rights and presenting sponsorship deals for events like Youth Day were all considered at Monday’s council work session at Roswell City Hall. “We wan...
    October 16, 2014 04:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Familiar foes face off in 56th district race
    The battle for Georgia’s 56th state senate district is a repeat of 2012, as incumbent John Albers, R-Roswell, once again takes on democratic challenger Akhtar Sadiq. Albers bested Sadiq two years a...
    October 16, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local author schools businesses on social media practices
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 03:12 pm
  • Youth Day celebration set for this Saturday
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 03:08 pm
  • David Perdue speaks before Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 02:45 pm
  • Price, Montigel square off on election issues
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 02:39 pm
  • Council debates conduct rules
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 02:37 pm
  • Alpharetta goes unplugged for songwriters festival
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 02:17 pm
  • Property exchange may pave way for new fire station
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.03.14 - 04:19 pm