Alpharetta gearing up for Old Soldier’s Day parade
by James Swift
July 23, 2014 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Old Soldier’s Day Parade has been an Alpharetta tradition for more than 60 years. Its historical roots, however, stretch back to the late 1800s. Shortly after the end of the Civil War, veterans in what was then Milton County would convene for annual get-togethers in Alpharetta. In the early 1920s, the remaining Civil War vets invited returning World War I soldiers to participate in festivities as well. As economic conditions worsened, the event was ultimately discontinued. After...
Alpharetta approves smaller residential lot sizes
Homes in Alpharetta can be built on smaller lots now that a change to the city’s unified development code has been approved. A split city council voted 4-3 in favor of the change, which creates a n...
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Former Alpharetta star Dobbs shines at Tennessee
Joshua Dobbs didn’t waste much time in making an impact on the college level at Tennessee. The former Alpharetta standout stepped into the starting quarterback role as a true freshman at Tennessee ...
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Faces of War relocation plan evoking criticism
Raul Moreno took his family to see the Faces of War memorial in Roswell for Independence Day. An Army veteran, he served in Afghanistan for eight years. He took a pebble from the installation as a ...
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North Fulton traffic
Jun 18, 2014 | 64535 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Has the traffic situation in north Fulton improved in the past five years?