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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 | 1 1 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 | 7 7 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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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 | 1 1 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 | 3 3 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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  • Former fire chief wants higher pay for Roswell part-timers
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.07.14 - 03:16 pm
  • Local author schools businesses on social media practices
    by James Swift
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    10.07.14 - 03:12 pm
  • Youth Day celebration set for this Saturday
    by James Swift
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    10.07.14 - 03:08 pm
  • David Perdue speaks before Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce
    by James Swift
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    10.07.14 - 02:45 pm
  • Price, Montigel square off on election issues
    by James Swift
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    10.07.14 - 02:39 pm
  • 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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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    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 | 8 8 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 | 1 1 comments | 1 1 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 | 2 2 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 | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • 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
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    10.07.14 - 02:17 pm
  • Property exchange may pave way for new fire station
    by James Swift
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    10.03.14 - 04:19 pm
  • Mayor discusses Roswell’s future bicycling possibilities
    by James Swift
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    10.03.14 - 04:18 pm
  • Commission chair: county ‘can do better’ in north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    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