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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 | 4 4 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalon details community outreach plans
When Avalon officially opens on Oct. 30, the $600 million mixed-use complex is expected to have a huge economic impact on Alpharetta. But that’s not the only kind of influence North American Proper...
October 16, 2014 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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World famous cycling event comes to Roswell
This weekend, Roswell will be the starting point and finish line for one of the planet’s most prestigious amateur cycling tours. The 2014 Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell kicks off Sunday at Roswe...
October 16, 2014 03:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds turn out for first round of Fulton Schools' redistricting talks
Hundreds of parents poured into Centennial High School’s gymnasium last Wednesday for the first of three north Fulton public school redistricting meetings. The rezoning is spurred by an elementary ...
October 16, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents launch baking business
Roswell resident Carol Craig and Milton resident Maureen Logan Underwood established White Blossom Baking Co. this spring after meeting in 2010 and realizing they both had a knack for baking. “We b...
October 15, 2014 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cobb favorite Moxie Burger opens shop in Founders Square
For Moxie Burger owner Chas D’Huyvetter, his restaurants truly are a family affair. “My dad’s an investor, my mom helped with the color scheme, my brother-in-law does my art and pottery and my sist...
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Not just Home Depot: Hacking is a big problem for small business
It’s not just big businesses such as JPMorgan Chase, Target and Home Depot that get hacked. Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too. The costs associated with comput...
October 15, 2014 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
October 14, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to award arts, jail contracts
At its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve $750,000 in arts allocations and $24.5 million in jail contracts. The arts allotments include $48,000 for c...
October 14, 2014 07:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Commission chair: county ‘can do better’ in north Fulton
    by James Swift
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    10.03.14 - 03:01 pm
  • Weekend concert to benefit young girl facing terminal disorder
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.02.14 - 01:19 pm
  • How hotcakes healed a grieving Roswell man’s heart
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 01:23 pm
  • King’s Ridge rallies for murdered Roswell resident
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 01:20 pm
  • Roswell police introduce prescription drug drop box
    by James Swift
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    09.24.14 - 01:15 pm
  • Spurs and sauces take center stage at Bulloch Hall barbecue
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 12:26 pm
  • Annual quack attack gets top billing in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    09.24.14 - 12:18 pm
  • Roswell council approves street name change
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.24.14 - 12:13 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Winnie
    Furkids presents Winnie for the pet of the week spotlight. Winnie is a 9-year-old tabby with short fur. She’s sweet but shy and loves attention from people. While she gets along well with dogs, she...
    October 07, 2014 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Former fire chief wants higher pay for Roswell part-timers
    At a recent council meeting, former Roswell Fire Chief Ricky Spencer made a return to city hall — this time, as an advocate for increased firefighter pay. Spencer took the floor during an open foru...
    October 07, 2014 03:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local author schools businesses on social media practices
    A transplant from the suburbs of Detroit, Roswellian Corey Perlman once worked for General Motors’ e-commerce division. Several years ago, he started his own company, eBoot Camp. Today, he and his ...
    October 07, 2014 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Youth Day celebration set for this Saturday
    This weekend, Roswell celebrates Frances McGahee Youth Day with a whole host of activities, including a 5K run, a parade and a festival. First held in 1950, the autumn tradition is now in its 64th ...
    October 07, 2014 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cemetery tours teach about city’s past
    This Saturday and Sunday, Alpharetta residents and visitors can experience a glimpse into the city’s past as Atlanta Theatre-To-Go, in partnership with the city, will present the Restless in Restha...
    October 07, 2014 03:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    David Perdue speaks before Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
    U.S. Senate hopeful David Perdue made an appearance at a Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce event in Alpharetta on Sept. 30. He began his speech by describing a recent encounter with an elder...
    October 07, 2014 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Price, Montigel square off on election issues
    On Nov. 4, Georgia’s sixth congressional district — consisting of a wide swath across east Cobb, north Fulton and north DeKalb — is up for grabs, as incumbent Tom Price, R-Roswell faces Democratic ...
    October 07, 2014 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council debates conduct rules
    It was not the usual Roswell City Council work session meeting place or the usual city council public hearing. Mayor Jere Wood and the council convened at the Historic Roswell Mill Thursday to disc...
    October 07, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta goes unplugged for songwriters festival
    Six-string sentimentalists and acoustic aficionados certainly have a good reason to be in Alpharetta on Oct. 18. From 4 p.m. until 10:30 p.m., the city will host its second annual Wire & Wood festi...
    October 07, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fall festivals abound in north Fulton
    Residents in the Roswell and Alpharetta area have a lot to look forward to this fall. Bridge to Grace Church located on 2385 Holcomb Bridge Road is putting on its annual pumpkin patch. Pumpkins wil...
    October 03, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Property exchange may pave way for new fire station
    A long talked-about plan to relocate Fire Station No. 4 took a big step forward at Monday’s city council meeting. The council voted 5-1 to execute an exchange contract with King’s Market LLC, allow...
    October 03, 2014 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mayor discusses Roswell’s future bicycling possibilities
    As part of the city’s 2006 Transportation Master Plan, the Roswell Loop project calls for the creation of 42.5 miles of biking lanes. “Everything we do, we try to look and see if it can add to part...
    October 03, 2014 04:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell council seeks to require licenses for mobile retailers
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 04:12 pm
  • Pharmaceutical researcher moves to Alpharetta
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 02:31 pm
  • Council discusses future of Southern Trilogy
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 01:37 pm
  • Burnette becomes head of Roswell’s fire department
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 12:59 pm
  • 48th annual arts festival set for this weekend
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 12:01 pm
  • Friday library hours restored, controversy remains
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.17.14 - 09:51 am
  • Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
  • Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 11:00 am