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Chicken Salad Chick to make Alpharetta debut
Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual restaurant company based out of Alabama, is scheduled to open its new franchise location in Alpharetta on August 19. The new restaurant will be located in the Sto...
July 23, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tallied votes from Roswell's municipal judge election show Hansford as winner
The results are in from the Roswell municipal court judge runoff election. Brian Hansford ended up with 59 percent of the votes, while opponent Melanie Ellwanger has 41 percent. The winner is offic...
July 22, 2014 11:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five percent voter turnout recorded for Fulton County
All Fulton County polls closed Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. According to Fulton County Elections spokeswoman April Majors, 30,811 votes had been counted in the county as of 6:30 p.m., making voter tur...
July 22, 2014 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton runoff elections update
Richard Barron, director of registration and elections for Fulton County, made the following statements at a morning press conference. "Today is a partisan primary runoff election. We have 365 poll...
July 22, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta-based venture aims to aid entrepreneurs
After selling the home delivery and installation company he started in 1997 and built to be an international business, Alpharetta resident Steve Gordon decided to live out his dream of mentoring fe...
July 16, 2014 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta's ACT1 Theater presents ‘Jospeh and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’
ACT1 Theater in Alpharetta will come alive with music and color this weekend with the premiere of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The musical, created by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd W...
July 16, 2014 02:38 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton Street plans get historic commission once-over
The Roswell Historic Preservation Commission had a chance to weigh in on East-West Alley redevelopment plans July 9. Following a public comment session at City Hall, commission members gathered to ...
July 16, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell resident reflects on gang experiences in upcoming novel
Working with youth gangs in New York half a century ago, Roswell resident Jim Boyd said he recalls many dire incidents. After embarrassing a gang leader in front of his posse, he once had a gun sho...
July 16, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell East-West Alley master plan conceptual plans revealed
Conceptual plans for several redevelopment projects on and around Canton Street were unveiled at Roswell City Hall July 9. Residents had an opportunity to air their thoughts on the proposals at the...
July 16, 2014 01:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell occupation commemorated at upcoming event
    by James Swift
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    07.02.14 - 12:06 pm
  • North Fulton schools grapple with federal junk food ban
    by James Swift
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    07.02.14 - 11:39 am
  • A big turnout crowds Roswell's Canton Street for Alive After 5
    by James Swift
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    06.27.14 - 12:30 pm
  • Local businessman named to Alpharetta technology network board
    by James Swift
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    06.27.14 - 12:28 pm
  • Roswell businesses reflect on Alive After 5 impact
    by James Swift
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    06.27.14 - 12:25 pm
  • Nature center director praised
    by James Swift
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    06.27.14 - 12:20 pm
  • Upcoming Roswell event celebrates amateur radio
    by James Swift
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    06.25.14 - 05:18 pm
  • Candidates vie for judge’s seat in Roswell runoff
    This Tuesday’s runoff election for Roswell Municipal Court Judge pits Brian Hansford against Melanie Ellwanger. The two candidates were the top vote-getters at a special election held in May, with ...
    July 16, 2014 01:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood watch: Toyota driver rages on Willeo, scammer steals $2,520 posing as timeshare company
    Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. SCAMMED: An Alpharetta woman filed a police report May 20 after realizing she had been the victim of a scam. Sh...
    July 16, 2014 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City Council talks Canton Street parking
    With concept plans for East-West Alley redevelopment recently unveiled, Roswell City Council members had an opportunity to air their thoughts on the Canton Street project Monday. The work session h...
    July 16, 2014 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton religious leaders wary of Georgia’s new gun law
    On July 1, House Bill 60 — also known as the Safe Carry Protection Act — went into effect statewide. One provision of the law allows individuals to take guns into places of worship, if church leade...
    July 16, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton to delay millage rate vote, add public hearings
    Citizens will have opportunity to provide input at three additional public hearings Fulton County will delay the vote on a proposed property tax rate increase scheduled for July 16. The delay will ...
    July 15, 2014 08:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hugo’s Oyster Bar moves into year two in Roswell
    Heading into its second year, chef Jon Schwenk said he feels confident about the future of his restaurant. “The first year was better than we thought,” he said of his Roswell eatery. “I feel like w...
    July 09, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Historical Society couples wine tasting, history lesson
    The Roswell Historical Society will host a French wine tasting event at the Little Green House this Saturday. The event, scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at 780 Hembree Road, will feature hors d’oeuvres ...
    July 09, 2014 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    More public meetings slated for Roswell alley revitalization project
    After hosting a successful series of public planning sessions last month, the city of Roswell is inviting residents and local business owners to attend public meetings for its East-West Alley maste...
    July 09, 2014 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Main Event Entertainment opens first Georgia location in Alpharetta
    Main Event Entertainment — a family entertainment center featuring bowling, arcade games, laser tag and more — opened its first location in the state last week in Alpharetta. The new center is the ...
    July 02, 2014 12:53 PM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mom and daughter duo run new boutique in Alpharetta
    It has been just two and a half months since Honey and Hazel Boutique opened in Alpharetta, but owners Julie and Grace Gordy, who are mother and daughter, said business has been great. “Everyone in...
    July 02, 2014 12:36 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
    Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
    July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA holds meetings to discuss north Fulton expansion
    MARTA will be holding another series of public input meetings to discuss potential transit expansion north along the Ga. 400 Corridor. One session will be held in Alpharetta on July 10 from 6:30 to...
    July 02, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Country Club of Roswell to host LPGA event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 01:30 pm
  • Roswell remembers ‘community person’ Bill Billingsley
    by James Swift
    jswift @neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 11:09 am
  • No changes to proposed Roswell property tax rate at second hearing
    by James Swift
    jswift @neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 10:41 am