Roswell mother fights for VA changes following son's death
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
July 23, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After her son’s suicide, Peggy Portwine was devastated by grief. That grief then drove her all the way to Capitol Hill. On July 10, the 62-year-old Roswell resident stood before the House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs. In front of a packed Cannon House Office Building, she painfully recalled the incidents leading up the death of Brian Portwine, her only child. “I felt they were very moved by all our stories,” she said. “The timing was perfect, because they were presenting the Suici...
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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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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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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North Fulton traffic
Jun 18, 2014 | 60111 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?