Alpharetta mom rallies for criminal justice changes
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
August 13, 2014 01:09 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A member of no less than five local advocacy and advisory groups, Alpharetta realtor Kate Boccia is undoubtedly a busy woman. “I’m just an advocate by nature,” the 56-year-old said. “I can’t sprinkle magic fairy dust over my son, but I can sure understand the truth of what goes on out there.” She said her son Daniel’s spiral into heroin addiction, and eventually a 15-year prison sentence, may have an unexpected catalyst. “He got his wisdom teeth pulled,” she said, “and had been give...
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North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
By a 4-3 vote, Fulton County commissioners approved a 17 percent property tax rate increase last week — the first such hike since 1991. After the vote, District 3 Commissioner Liz Hausmann suggeste...
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Guest column: Nebraska billionaire behind assault on Nunn
With a net worth today of $1 billion, Joe Ricketts, 73, the founder of TD Ameritrade, is fretting over the crumbs falling from his table. It galls Joe that some of those crumbs might be used to hel...
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North Fulton traffic
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Has the traffic situation in north Fulton improved in the past five years?