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How hotcakes healed a grieving Roswell man’s heart
To Gary Gardenhire, the International House of Pancakes at 10686 Alpharetta Hwy. is more than a restaurant. “This ain’t IHOP, this is a compound of spiritual healing,” the 60-year-old Roswell resid...
September 24, 2014 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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King’s Ridge rallies for murdered Roswell resident
Danny Zeitz was the epitome of a hardcore gamer. The 28-year-old Roswell local’s Twitter feed was filled with video gaming links. Not just content with playing them, he routinely uploaded videos of...
September 24, 2014 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell police introduce prescription drug drop box
The latest tool in the Roswell Police Department’s battle against prescription medication abuse barely stands four feet tall. However, upon emptying the city’s new drug drop box for the first time,...
September 24, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Spurs and sauces take center stage at Bulloch Hall barbecue
Saddle up your horses and slip on your dressiest chaps — Bulloch Hall will be the site of the annual Sip of the South shindig on Oct. 4. This year’s festivities, set to begin at 6:30 p.m. at 180 Bu...
September 24, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual quack attack gets top billing in Roswell
This Saturday, a raft of hot pink, canary yellow and cotton candy blue water fowl will merrily paddle their way through Roswell as part of the eighth annual Great Duck Race on Big Creek. Sponsored ...
September 24, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council approves street name change
A diverse set of items were on Monday night’s city council agenda, ranging from security personnel contracts to a new shared maintenance agreement for Old Roswell Cemetery. By unanimous approval of...
September 24, 2014 12:13 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf classic strengthens business relationships, aids chamber
The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting its annual golf classic Monday. “It’s a great way of networking, with people getting to come out and either meet new colleagues or have ...
September 24, 2014 08:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 9 9 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 | 5 5 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 | 3 3 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 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 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 | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell development authority discusses downtown’s future
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:44 am
  • Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    by James Swift
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    09.03.14 - 10:26 am
  • Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:52 pm
  • Centennial High to host bash Sunday
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:47 pm
  • Roswell swears in new municipal judge
    by James Swift
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    08.28.14 - 04:41 pm
  • 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
  • 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 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 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 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 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 | 11 11 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 | 11 11 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 | 3 3 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 | 9 9 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 | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Officials report smooth start to school year
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    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
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    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
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 01:34 pm
  • Roswell set for 10th annual ice cream celebration
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 12:46 pm