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Roswell exhibit shows visual arts side of John Lennon
The Ann Jackson Gallery in Roswell will showcase how a legendary English singer-songwriter expressed himself through drawings in “The Art of John Lennon” exhibit May 29 through May 31. “He was an a...
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Roswell celebrates 40th anniversary of pool on opening day
The Roswell Area Park Pool will celebrate its 40th anniversary with an opening day party featuring family-friendly entertainment and discounted entrance fees Saturday. The event, which will feature...
May 20, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Abby
Furkids presents Abby for the pet of the week spotlight. Abby is a sweet calico with cute white booties and impressive whiskers. This 3-year-old girl gets along well with other cats, as well as kid...
May 20, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Rotary Club attends panel aimed at ending sexual exploitation
The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held last week at the Carter Center, and Roswell Rotarians were in attendance speaking about their involvement with the cause. According to Roswel...
May 20, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell considering new jail contracts
Roswell officials said they are optimistic a new jail contract will be signed next week, following the cancellation of a longstanding inmate housing arrangement with a town in south Georgia. Since ...
May 19, 2015 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell City Council makes 2016 budget adjustments
Ahead of next week’s second and final reading, the Roswell City Council made a series of changes to the proposed 2016 fiscal year budget. With about $750,000 in suggested budgetary additions, the c...
May 19, 2015 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit considered over controversial electric vehicle fee
A component of the recently signed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is not sitting well with many of Georgia’s electric vehicle, or EV, owners. Now, an Alpharetta resident is among those contempl...
May 14, 2015 03:51 PM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Registration open for Roswell summer camps
With the school year coming to a close, the city’s recreation and parks department is now accepting registrants for its diverse slate of summer day camps. For those interested in the arts, the city...
May 14, 2015 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drunk father arrested for letting teen daughter drive home
Police say a Georgia father has been arrested after letting his 15-year-old daughter drive her family home from a concert because he was too drunk. Multiple news outlets report 43-year-old Jason Ph...
May 14, 2015 08:03 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motoring festival in Alpharetta to raise funds for St. Jude
The Atlanta Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance will host a preview of an inaugural exhibit at Chukkar Farm Polo Club at 10 a.m. Sunday in an effort to make Atlanta an official stop on a nati...
May 13, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • In Roswell, Canton Street power lines may be buried
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:39 pm
  • North Fulton residents weigh in on MARTA’s Ga. 400 plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:31 pm
  • Roswell seeks federal funding for Highway 9 project
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:23 pm
  • Annual Colors Festival of Arts returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:15 pm
  • Roswell departments make final budget requests
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:11 pm
  • North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.01.15 - 06:24 pm
  • GNFCC honors businesswomen at annual awards luncheon
    The 2015 Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Woman in Business Awards Luncheon was held last Thursday with a packed house at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Among the women honored for their leader...
    May 13, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell business teaches students high-tech skills
    With computer science graduates earning $80,000 a year right out of college, north Fulton businesswomen AnnMarie Laramee and Denise Detamore said there is certainly high demand for high-tech jobs i...
    May 13, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    First reading of 2016 Roswell budget approved
    Although Roswell’s $119 million fiscal year 2016 budget cleared its first hurdle Monday evening, the total list of city expenditures has not yet been finalized. With Councilwoman Betty Price the lo...
    May 13, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Remembers Memorial Day program set for May 25
    Since 1997, Roswell has been home to one of the largest Memorial Day events in Georgia. Thousands are once again expected to pay their respects at the 18th annual Roswell Remembers program, a rain ...
    May 13, 2015 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Superintendent Avossa discusses future of Fulton County Schools
    Reflecting on his four-year tenure as superintendent of Fulton County Schools, Robert Avossa, Ed.D., said “decentralizing” the system is among his proudest achievements. “I think it’s important tha...
    May 13, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal vetoes 11 bills
    Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
    May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell business leaders honored at annual Community Awards
    Architects, real estate developers and even paranormal investigators were recently celebrated for their contributions to Roswell’s economy and culture. The 24th annual Roswell Convention and Visito...
    May 11, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County commissioners say ‘north-south divide’ in Fulton diminishing
    Fulton County Chairman John Eaves said politics have long created a wedge between the northern and southern portions of the county. However, with a new board of commissioners assembling earlier thi...
    May 11, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon event extends yoga to north Fulton community
    The Outside the Perimeter yoga community will participate in the inaugural Sweet Tea Yoga Festival at Avalon to spread awareness in Alpharetta May 9. The daylong event will feature 35 yoga classes ...
    May 06, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
    May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Bailey
    Furkids presents Bailey for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Bailey is a 5-year-old male domestic short-haired cat. He is known for having dreamy gray and white fur and a cute dot on his nose. He’s a...
    May 06, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton events held to celebrate moms this Mother's Day
    Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and all around north Fulton events are taking place to celebrate moms this weekend. Moments with Mom is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with their mot...
    May 06, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.30.15 - 03:28 pm
  • Rep. Tom Price advocates health care reform
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:14 am
  • Executives discuss future of health care at Alpharetta event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:08 am
  • Without tax credit, slower north Fulton electric car sales expected
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:01 am
  • Roswell adds new electric vehicle charging stations
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:57 am
  • Real estate CEO has plans for Roswell computer museum
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:53 am
  • Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:48 am
  • Sixth annual Drake Walk returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:41 am
  • City of Roswell proposes $119 million budget
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:37 am