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Roswell council seeks to require licenses for mobile retailers
The city of Roswell may soon allow mobile retailers to sell their goods on the streets – just as long as they are also willing to pay a licensing fee. Last week, the city council approved the first...
September 17, 2014 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pharmaceutical researcher moves to Alpharetta
Earlier this month, the Atlanta Institute for Medicine & Research relocated to Alpharetta. To coincide with the move, the clinical research organization has renamed itself the Institute for Advance...
September 17, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council discusses future of Southern Trilogy
Long-term plans for the Southern Trilogy historic homes – consisting of Barrington Hall, Bulloch Hall and the Archibald Smith Plantation – were discussed at a Roswell City Council work session last...
September 17, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Burnette becomes head of Roswell’s fire department
With one Ricky stepping down, another Ricky has assumed the mantle of Roswell fire chief. “We’ve had a tremendous amount of good chiefs here,” said Ricky Burnette, who was recently named fire chief...
September 17, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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48th annual arts festival set for this weekend
The Roswell Arts Festival, first held in 1966, is one of the city’s longest running traditions. Since the inaugural event took place, nine U.S. presidents have occupied the Oval Office. Roswellian ...
September 17, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Friday library hours restored, controversy remains
For the first time in several months, the library at 115 Norcross St. is once again open seven days a week. The Roswell branch was among 10 libraries to have its Friday hours restored following a F...
September 17, 2014 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
When Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60 into law earlier this year, the sweeping gun legislation made national headlines. Much less reported was House Bill 826, a piece of legislation signed by ...
September 11, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nash named new Fulton County Development Authority director
The Development Authority of Fulton County recently unanimously approved Alvin P. Nash as its new executive director.   “We are very excited that someone with Al Nash’s expertise has agreed to join...
September 11, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton Street gets new pizzeria
Forget a five-star rating from Zagat. The Real Fix Pizzeria Co-owner Hicham Azhari said his new restaurant recently received the ultimate rave review — from a 12-year-old chowing down on a Margheri...
September 11, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to restore Friday hours at 10 libraries, may have Sunday early voting
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to open 10 Atlanta-Fulton County Library System branches for four hours on Fridays, following budget-driven Friday closures in February....
September 09, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Water contamination unlikely in Roswell, officials say
    by James Swift
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    08.20.14 - 02:20 pm
  • Master plan for Canton Street alleys released
    by James Swift
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    08.20.14 - 02:00 pm
  • Statewide test raises concerns
    by James Swift
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    08.20.14 - 01:31 pm
  • Officials report smooth start to school year
    by James Swift
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    08.20.14 - 12:28 pm
  • Roswell pastor Frank Lewis remembered for dedication, leadership
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 02:15 pm
  • House execs: housing, daycare still problems for single moms
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 02:09 pm
  • North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 02:00 pm
  • MARTA briefs Roswell city council on Ga. 400 initiative
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 01:37 pm
  • Judge compensation, transportation change orders highlight meeting
    by James Swift
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    08.13.14 - 01:34 pm
  • Roswell author inspired by local farmer
    For Roswell resident Renea Winchester, a chance visit to Billy Albertson’s farm on Hardscrabble Road in Roswell has altered her life. She first stopped by Albertson’s farm about seven years ago whe...
    September 03, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Award-winning cooks to visit Sur La Table in Alpharetta
    The new Sur La Table store at North Point Mall in Alpharetta will host a day of free culinary events Sept. 13 as part of the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Tour. The New York-based foundati...
    September 03, 2014 11:35 AM | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Jorge
    Furkids presents Jorge for the pet of the week spotlight. Jorge is a 1-year-old gray and white tuxedo cat with huge green eyes. He’s a friendly boy who loves being petted and hanging out with peopl...
    September 03, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell water rate fees to increase in 2015
    Residents who get their water services through the city of Roswell can expect to pay more next year. Last week, the city council voted unanimously to approve an 8 percent water rate increase, which...
    September 03, 2014 10:57 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson talks debt, national security
    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., spoke last week to the Rotary Club of Roswell about the two biggest challenges facing the country — national security and the national debt. But first, he commended...
    September 03, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Public Works Director retires
    Stu Moring grew up in a civil engineering family. His father was in the field and it was the study of both his older brothers. “Probably middle way through high school, I was oriented toward becomi...
    September 03, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell development authority discusses downtown’s future
    Members of the city’s Downtown Development Authority said they envision big things happening over the next half decade. However, they are also quick to point out several potential developmental con...
    September 03, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    Monday, the Roswell United Methodist Church, located at 814 Mimosa Blvd., will be the site of the first official Avalon job fair. More than 30 employers are expected to attend the all-day event. Am...
    September 03, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
    On Sept. 8, the Country Club of Roswell will be the site of not just one, but two charity competitions — the 36th annual Aubrey Greenway Golf tournament and the second Hagan Cup Classic tennis tour...
    August 28, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Centennial High to host bash Sunday
    This weekend, Roswell plans on welcoming fall with a bang. The 13th annual End of Summer Celebration will be held at Centennial High on Sunday, with festivities set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The baseba...
    August 28, 2014 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell swears in new municipal judge
    “Those who know me know I’m not one for fanfare,” said Roswell Municipal Court Judge Brian Hansford, who was officially sworn in at Monday’s City Council meeting. “I’m just ready to get to work.” B...
    August 28, 2014 04:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
    Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
    August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell set for 10th annual ice cream celebration
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Roswell local has passion for wearable art
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:57 pm
  • Georgia Ensemble Theater set for 2014-2015 season
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:31 pm
  • For some, Farmers Market means more than food, fabric
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:21 pm
  • Plans for Mansell road connectors announced
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:01 pm