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North Atlanta High to host open house
North Atlanta High School, 4111 Northside Pkwy. in Buckhead, will host a community open house Tuesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Prospective students and their families can learn more about the school’s u...
October 22, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Whole Foods offers taste of things to come
While the much-anticipated Avalon complex won’t officially open until next week, the Whole Foods Market at 2800 Old Milton Pkwy. is already giving locals a glimpse at the $600 million development. ...
October 22, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council grapples with development code requirement
Monday, the mayor and city council convened for a special called work session to discuss Roswell’s Unified Development Code. The hot button issue was a code provision requiring downtown properties ...
October 22, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighborhood battles against construction
Last month, residents of the Litchfield Hundred subdivision found something unexpected attached to their mailboxes — fliers informing the community of plans for a 400-foot public safety radio tower...
October 22, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrat challenges Geisinger
In two weeks, District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, will encounter general election competition for the first time in eight years. Having run unopposed in the last three state House el...
October 22, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal, Christie make campaign stop in Roswell
Mayor Jere Wood said it was the biggest political event in town since the heyday of Theodore Roosevelt. “I always wondered why we had these grand steps up to Roswell City Hall,” he said. “We have f...
October 22, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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No shortage of Halloween events in north Fulton
Whether you’re a Halloween hound or a scaredy-cat, there are enough seasonal events scheduled in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell this year to satisfy the tastes of anybody — or anything. For Roswell...
October 22, 2014 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell contemplates pulling plug on RCTV
Roswell could be turning off its government access television channel for good. At a committee meeting last week, councilmembers voiced their support for discontinuing programming on RCTV in favor ...
October 22, 2014 01:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Survey shows residents still crave walkability in downtown Alpharetta
In planning the future of downtown, Alpharetta held two public meetings last week to gain input from the community on the desired appearances and usages for the area. Last Monday’s meeting brought ...
October 22, 2014 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Breast cancer cycling fundraiser set for Saturday
The Tour de Pink Atlanta, an annual bike ride raising breast cancer awareness, will be held in Alpharetta this weekend. The Young Survival Coalition, a global organization focusing on women under t...
October 22, 2014 12:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heavier participation than expected for early voting
Henry County Elections and Registration Director Janet Shellnut said the first round of early voting Oct. 13 to 17 drew more constituents than expected. “Early voting is going very well and we actu...
October 22, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seasons Bistro event to help solve cold case crimes
Friday, Seasons Bistro, 41 Griffin St. in McDonough, will host a fundraising event that may assist in solving cold case crimes across the country. The event, which will begin at 6 p.m. and go until...
October 22, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County approves arts contracts without ASO allocation
At its meeting last week, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners in a 6-0 vote approved $725,000 in arts contracts. Charlotte Cain, artist-in-residence for the south Fulton-based Wholistic Stress...
October 22, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton tops U.S., state on SATs
Results released Oct. 7 show the Fulton County Schools System once again beat the national Scholastic Aptitude Test score, posting a 1567 on the College Board exam while the U.S. average came in 70...
October 22, 2014 11:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Union City to host festival, 5K Saturday
Union City will host its inaugural UC Arts, Crafts and Music Festival Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the cross streets of Union and Watson. Preceding it will be the first UC Pinktober Breast Can...
October 22, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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State physical education group names Paulding's Senecal top middle school teacher
P.B. Ritch Middle School teacher Dave Senecal recently received the middle school physical education teacher of the year award from the Georgia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreatio...
October 22, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Douglas representatives to lead electric co-op’s board
Two people representing Douglas County were elected to lead the GreyStone Power board of directors as more than 2,800 members and their families attended the cooperative’s 77th annual meeting earli...
October 22, 2014 10:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Snelling outraises, outspends Alexander in third quarter in state House race
Republican challenger Bob Snelling outraised District 66 State Rep. Kim Alexander, D-Hiram, more than four-to-one and more than doubled her campaign spending in the third quarter of 2014 as they ne...
October 22, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding board gives go-ahead to finish design of county reservoir
Paulding commissioners last week approved $5.2 million for a company to complete designs of the planned Richland Creek Reservoir. Commissioners voted unanimously for its reservoir engineer, Atlanta...
October 22, 2014 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johnson challenging Hill for District 6 Senate seat
Democratic candidate Antron Johnson, a business owner seeking political office for the first time, will challenge District 6 State Sen. Hunter Hill for his seat in the Nov. 4 general election. The ...
October 22, 2014 12:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beskin, Bozarth, Gibeling battling for District 54 House post
Republican Beth Beskin, independent Bill Bozarth and Democrat Bob Gibeling are battling for the District 54 state House seat in the Nov. 4 general election. Beskin defeated John McCloskey with 84 p...
October 22, 2014 12:05 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Moore to discuss requests for transparency Wednesday
District 9 Atlanta City Councilwoman Felicia Moore, who represents part of Buckhead, will discuss her latest requests for access to all city of Atlanta accounts payable financial records and transp...
October 21, 2014 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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State releases early voting numbers
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday released a summary of early voting data for the Nov. 4 general election. Early voting started Oct. 13 and ends Oct. 31. As of Tuesday morning, 206,67...
October 21, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Police investigating commercial burglaries
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 3:20 P.M. WITH VIDEO OF ONE OF THE BURGLARIES) The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday it is investigating several commercial burglaries that occurred overnight alo...
October 21, 2014 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell council seeks tighter regulation of paint jobs
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 04:27 pm
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    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 04:24 pm
  • Familiar foes face off in 56th district race
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 04:19 pm
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    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 04:07 pm
  • World famous cycling event comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 03:59 pm
  • Hundreds turn out for first round of Fulton Schools' redistricting talks
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.16.14 - 03:43 pm