Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
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Qualifying for Brookhaven election starts Monday
Qualifying for the Nov. 3 election starts Monday and three seats are up for re-election in the city of Brookhaven. The mayoral and District 1 and 3 city council posts are up for grabs and it’s poss...
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Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the ...
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Local high schools’ ACT scores mixed
Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Wednesday by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scho...
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Hampton is Georgia’s 91st certified local government
The historic preservation division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently announced the city of Hampton is Georgia’s 91st certified local government. The National Park Service, U.S...
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Union City to hold second arts festival, breast cancer 5K
Union City announced its second UC Arts & Crafts Festival and Breast Cancer Awareness 5K. “Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 24, these events are sure to promote arts, culture and fitness as core compon...
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State senator to lead third annual Atlanta African Carnival, parade in College Park
Dist. 35 State Sen. Donzella James, D-Atlanta. will co-host the third annual Atlanta African Carnival on Saturday beginning at 11 a.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Conventio...
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Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents Tim Firth’s ‘Calendar Girls’
Georgia Ensemble Theatre will launch its 2015-2016 season with the regional premiere of Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls,” set to open Sept. 10 and run through Oct. 4. It is the first American theater t...
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College Park to set millage rate for 2015
The mayor and city council of College Park announced Wednesday their intention to maintain the same ad valorem property tax millage rate of 12.619 mills. For the past three years, the city's millag...
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Atlanta Motor Speedway to host drag-racing championship Friday
Eighteen drivers will be crowned division champions at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags Championship Night this Friday in the 18th and final week of the 2015 season. For a handful, the title ...
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MARTA launches "Free Ride” campaign for Labor Day Monday
All day on Sept. 7, MARTA is inviting everyone to ride its trains, buses and Mobility service at no charge. “Free Ride” is the second ridership initiative introduced by the Authority in recent week...
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Sandy Springs' Riverside Drive reopens
The city of Sandy Springs Thursday announced motorists can once again use Riverside Drive at Johnson Ferry Road as part of their travel route. Riverside Drive reopened Thursday following a three-mo...
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Johns Creek officials present proposed fiscal year 2016 budget to public
Johns Creek City officials presented a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 balanced budget to the City Council for consideration during the Aug. 24 work session at City Hall. The proposed FY 2016 Genera...
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  • GDOT wants to change lanes on Peachtree Road
    Drivers and bicyclists may soon have a safer ride along a stretch of Peachtree Road in Buckhead. The Georgia Department of Transportation is planning to redraw the lanes on Peachtree between Dearin...
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    AAA: 35.5 million Americans to travel on Labor Day weekend
    Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday s...
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    McDonough’s first pocket park opens to public
    McDonough residents can now stop to relax on benches and enjoy watching a flowing fountain at the city’s first mini-park, located at the corners of Cleveland and Bryan streets near the Square. City...
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    Brookhaven council approves $600K addition to reserve fund
    The city of Brookhaven Tuesday night announced it will add more than $600,000 to its reserve fund after the city council approved its mid-year budget adjustment during its meeting Tuesday. Accordin...
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    Banquet to honor Henry County faith-based work Saturday
    Three couples, who although not ordained have served the Henry County community through their churches, will be honored at the second Dr. Hopie Strickland Lifetime Achievement Banquet this Saturday...
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    Sprouts Farmers Market to open in Sandy Springs next week
    Sprouts Farmers Market, a Phoenix-based healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at competitive prices, will host the grand opening for its new Sandy Springs location Sept. 2...
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    Alpharetta event debuts startup tech showcase
    The third annual Alpharetta Business Association Expo Aug. 28 will offer the opportunity to experience why Alpharetta is considered the “Technology Capital of the South.” Last year, about 500 peopl...
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    Roswell considers e-cigarette ban in parks
    Roswell residents soon may not be allowed to use electronic cigarettes, vaporizer pens and other similar products in public parks. The Roswell Recreation Commission found the products may be a publ...
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    Alpharetta producer shares inspirational film
    Giving Films, the company behind “90 Minutes in Heaven,” a faith-based motion picture filmed in the Atlanta area, did not intend to produce another “near-God experience” movie. The film is about Do...
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    North Fulton library branches offer adventures beyond books
    North Fulton area branches of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System provide diverse, free activities for residents of all ages when their heads are not in the books. Zumba, a total fitness worko...
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    Musician beat odds, shares passion for drumming
    After surviving a nearly fatal car accident, Frank Odom, a Roswell-based music instructor, decided not to take his talent for granted but instead to share his love for drumming through his business...
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    Event offers irresistible deals at Alpharetta eateries
    Ali Moradi is one of more than a dozen Alpharetta dining establishment owners who hopes to get better acquainted with customers while promoting his company at the Alpharetta Restaurant Week from Se...
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