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Attackers in Bangladesh hack to death Alpharetta blogger
A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh's capital with his wife, police said Friday. The atta...
February 27, 2015 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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BIS Benefits ranks among industry leaders
BIS Benefits, headquartered in Alpharetta and serving clients across the state, recently ranked among the top 25 leaders in its industry — the third major recognition received by the firm in the pa...
February 26, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cupcake company in Alpharetta fulfills owner’s passion
Baking has always been a great interest for Maria Lawson, from making cakes with her mother and grandmother as a child to her part-time job at a bakery throughout high school and college. As owner ...
February 26, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta invites residents to plant a tree, take a selfie
The Alpharetta Natural Resources Commission invites residents to participate in Alpharetta’s annual Arbor Day Celebration by planting a tree and sending the city a picture. Alpharetta will be celeb...
February 26, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
Senate Bill 86, authored by District 21 Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, will drastically overhaul how Georgia handles medical malpractice suits. Not only will the Patient Compensation Act limit h...
February 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta adopts downtown master plan
In an ongoing effort by city council to revitalize downtown, Alpharetta now has a mapped-out direction for the area. At Monday night’s regular council meeting, council members voted unanimously to ...
February 25, 2015 09:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The annual ShamRockin’ for a Cure festival has been a springtime rite in north Fulton for seven years. The event began in 2009, when Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell teamed up with Chris and Mary Guine...
February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Habitat for Humanity seeks donations for new Roswell home improvement store
An all-new Habitat ReStore is set to open in Roswell next month. Prior to the grand opening, the Habitat for Humanity affiliate is asking the community to donate the following items and goods: Home...
February 19, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chill & Body introduces advanced cryotherapy to downtown Roswell
Chill & Body has opened their first retail location which will offer cutting edge Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment. A relatively new form of treatment in the U.S., Cryotherapy is a safe and non-inv...
February 18, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
Half a decade ago, Alpharetta resident Walter Mann was in the medical device and consumer manufacturing business. Primarily, he worked with products like diapers and dental equipment. After one of ...
February 18, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell neighborhood upset by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 02:01 pm
  • Wings meet strings at upcoming nature center event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 01:39 pm
  • High rents, low wages concern HomeStretch director
    by James Swift
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    02.10.15 - 02:57 pm
  • HomeStretch prepares for Peachtree Tea benefit
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.10.15 - 02:40 pm
  • Alpharetta High participates in pilot program
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 04:04 pm
  • Superintendent: ‘These kids are dying for relationships’
    by James Swift
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    02.05.15 - 02:35 pm
  • Roswell event to benefit South American children
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Alpharetta seeks top businesses for recognition
    The city of Alpharetta is seeking to identify all businesses physically located within the city’s boundaries that were recognized or received an award during the 2014 calendar year. The effort is p...
    February 18, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton chamber promotes bonds between businesses, schools
    Good relationships between local businesses and area schools can be mutually beneficial. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce wants to increase those connections with its annual Partners in...
    February 18, 2015 04:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Pistachio
    Furkids presents Pistachio for the pet of the week spotlight. Pistachio is a sweet female dilute calico with lots of love to give. This baby is about a year old and is spayed, housetrained and up-t...
    February 18, 2015 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta selects new logo
    At Monday night’s Alpharetta City Council meeting, council members unanimously adopted a new logo to brand and promote the city. The logo, pictured in various uses, was created by branding agency F...
    February 18, 2015 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Plans for next Alpharetta City Center phase revealed
    The all-new Alpharetta City Hall building may soon be joined by privately-developed restaurants, office complexes and residential units. Blueprints for the second phase of City Center developments ...
    February 18, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    When the final Fulton County School System redistricting map was presented at a first reading last month, District 1 representative Linda Schultz was one of two board members — alongside District 7...
    February 18, 2015 03:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    With 188,000 cars on Ga. 400 crossing 60,000 cars on Holcomb Bridge Road each day, the traffic at the exit 7 intersection is among the heaviest in metro Atlanta. “Depending on your perspective,” ci...
    February 18, 2015 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Update: 19-year-old Bryce Goodall of Milton found
    Updated at 4 p.m.: The city released the following statement: "The City of Milton Police Department would like to sincerely thank the numerous concerned individuals for your help in finding 19-year...
    February 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
    Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
    February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta Restaurant Week to take place Feb. 21 to 28
    With over 10 participating restaurants, there is something to please everyone’s inner foodie during Alpharetta Restaurant Week. This week-long celebration of Alpharetta’s restaurant scene will take...
    February 12, 2015 04:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New studio in Roswell trains in dance, theater
    Children and adults looking for a way to exercise their creative spirits can enroll in classes at the Platinum School of Performing Arts in Roswell. The studio, which opened in September, offers cl...
    February 11, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    East Roswell to host inaugural Pound Cake Cook-Off
    Locals and out-of-towners seeking a unique Valentine’s Day activity have a sweet opportunity in Roswell this weekend. The city’s inaugural Pound Cake Cook-Off will be held at the East Roswell Recre...
    February 11, 2015 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 07:49 pm
  • Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 06:08 pm
  • Hundreds gathered for unity march in Alpharetta
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.22.15 - 04:02 pm