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Roswell skincare studio helps collect food for homeless dogs
In keeping with a commitment to always be kind to animals, Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata in Roswell is collecting donations of wet and dry dog and cat food for the Humane Society of Forsyth Coun...
April 22, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat for Humanity ReStore offers good buys for good cause in Roswell
Shoppers can get deals on household goods while helping the Habitat ReStore in the Roswell Shopping Center provide shelter and a better quality of life for those in need. The store, which opened Ap...
April 22, 2015 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
Recently, Matt Simon traded in his Manhattan Beach, Calif., home for an apartment above J. Crew Avalon. The 39-year-old transplant, however, is not just a new tenant — he is the development’s new v...
April 22, 2015 09:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell pool facility behind schedule, cost overruns expected
Officials said the new therapeutic pool facility at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center, originally set for a late summer opening, may not be ready until mid-November. “The therapeutic pool project...
April 22, 2015 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
The seventh annual Down Home Derby looks to bring a little taste of Louisville, Ky., to north Fulton next week. The Child Development Association fundraiser will be held at the Iron Horse farm, 164...
April 22, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell High School senior killed in weekend wreck
A Roswell High School senior just weeks away from graduation died in an automobile accident early Sunday morning. Police responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Pine Grove Road a...
April 22, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Cycling Festival wraps up Sunday
This weekend, hours of two-wheeled action are planned for the grand finale of the 2015 Roswell Cycling Festival. Now in its 12th year, the weeklong event concludes Sunday with a full slate of dawn-...
April 22, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell establishes golf cart permit fee
While Roswell residents will soon be able to drive golf carts on some city streets, they will not be allowed to do so free of charge. At a committee meeting last week, the mayor and city council vo...
April 22, 2015 08:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, said Mercedes-Benz was at one point eyeing a piece of property along Haynes Bridge Road. Without a MARTA line connection, however, he said the $9...
April 22, 2015 06:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 17, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decision on Roswell's Unified Development Code delayed
Several changes to Roswell’s Unified Development Code have been put on the backburner. Rather than approve a second reading of a text amendment altering the code’s outdoor amenity space requirement...
April 15, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
Just off Warsaw Road, suite 275 at 20 Mansell Court East looks like any other office space. Inside, however, is anything but an ordinary business. Within the walls of Urban Escape Games, visitors w...
April 15, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:37 am
  • Roswell considers Holcomb Bridge Road rezoning
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:32 am
  • Roswell mulling detention center closure
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:26 am
  • Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:21 am
  • Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.15 - 10:15 am
  • Canton Street alley plan takes step forward
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 09:56 am
  • Public to help decide Roswell City Green pathways
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:44 am
  • Roswell selects alignment for Mansell Road connector
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:35 am
  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:14 am
  • Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
    Bill Mabrey, a speaker for the Teen Victim Impact Program, said the service for young traffic violators is not meant to be punitive. Instead, he said, the court diversion program, which has been in...
    April 15, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell council OKs on-street parking changes
    A 56-year-old Roswell ordinance can soon be on the way out. At Monday’s meeting, the city council voted 5-1 to approve the first reading of an amendment extending the maximum on-street parking limi...
    April 15, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
    North Fulton’s older athletes will soon get a chance to shine in more than 50 different competitions. Spanning 10 sites, the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games begin in two weeks. The events, open to ...
    April 15, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
    This Saturday, more than 100 bikers will compete in a fast and furious downhill race in Roswell. The second Big Creek Quick Six Enduro will be held at 1600 Old Alabama Road. Registration starts at ...
    April 15, 2015 09:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
    A local business owner plans to expand this spring after brewing over the idea since winter. Mugs on Milton Coffee Shop and Bakery in downtown Alpharetta will be known as Mugs once another location...
    April 10, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell events to raise money for The Cottage School
    A multi-day celebration to spread awareness of a native flower may raise thousands of dollars to cover education costs for students with special needs. Proceeds from events at the inaugural Roswell...
    April 10, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
    Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
    April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
    Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
    April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Despite affluence, student poverty an issue in Roswell
    In a city with a median household income well over $100,000, the 1,000-plus students at Mimosa Elementary School represent an entirely different aspect of the Roswell community. There, nine out of ...
    April 08, 2015 10:14 AM | 5 5 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Volunteers needed for Roswell Day of Hope
    Families throughout Roswell are invited to a unique get-together later this month at an all-day event combining fun and games with charity and community service. The seventh annual Day of Hope, pre...
    April 08, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell ready to resume Alive After 5
    Next week, Roswell’s biggest block party returns. The 2015 Alive After 5 series officially kicks off April 16. Through October, the Canton Street event is held the third Thursday of each month from...
    April 08, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase in Roswell
    An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to ...
    April 02, 2015 01:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:57 am
  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Roswell council approves pilot public art project
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:46 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.18.15 - 12:58 pm
  • Roswell Fire and Police Foundation gala set for next weekend
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.18.15 - 12:43 pm