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Abstract artist Britt Bass Turner brings a splash of color to Roswell
Abstract painter Britt Bass Turner’s Oak Street studio is the new home base for the 26-year-old artist, who has already managed successful operations in Athens and Buckhead. Dozens of colorful work...
September 02, 2015 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lionheart School brings the heat to Alpharetta with Grilling and Gridiron party
Alpharetta’s grillmasters will be firing up their grills Saturday, Sept. 12 to raise funds for the Lionheart School and for a chance to be crowned Alpharetta’s next grilling champion. The third ann...
September 02, 2015 04:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Girl Scouts install new seating at MARTA bus stop
Commuters who wait for the MARTA bus at Mansell Road across from Wal-Mart have a new place to sit, thanks to the Girl Scouts of troop 10472. The girls, who are in sixth grade, organized car washes ...
September 02, 2015 03:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell celebration bids farewell to season with festivities
Several hundred people are expected to attend the city of Roswell’s 15th annual End of Summer Celebration at Centennial High School Sunday to gather and enjoy the warm weather while it lasts. “Even...
September 02, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about the Seven Branches Legacy Project
Roswell resident Tuck Tucker hopes the city will add 53 acres of the last of the area’s undeveloped land to the local park and trail system to connect neighboring communities. Tucker, a retired air...
September 02, 2015 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hundreds expected to attend Roswell 9/11 event
The city of Roswell and the Roswell Rotary Club will host the annual 9/11 Tribute Ceremony for the first time at the Mike Gann Memorial at Roswell Area Park to honor those who died or were injured ...
September 02, 2015 09:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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‘Largest fundraiser east of the Mississippi’ planned
Members of the community can get their golf swing ready, grab a tennis racquet or raise the stakes for this year’s annual Roswell Rotary Club charity event Sept 14. The organization will hold its 3...
September 02, 2015 08:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates in north Fulton qualify for November elections
Qualifying for the Nov. 3 general elections began Monday in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell. In Alpharetta, qualifying ended Wednesday at 5 p.m., resulting in one contested race. Jason Binder qualif...
August 31, 2015 03:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
August 30, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 27, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 26, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
August 26, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • North Fulton backpack food program expands
    by Erika Wells
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    08.05.15 - 05:48 pm
  • Alpharetta restricts temporary fireworks sales
    by Erika Wells
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    07.29.15 - 04:32 pm
  • 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...
    August 26, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    August 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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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...
    August 26, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
    Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
    August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Price sworn in as new District 48 State Representative
    Dr. Betty Price has been sworn in as the 48th House District Representative to the Georgia Legislature representing parts of Roswell and Alpharetta. She was sworn in by Judge Tom Campbell who previ...
    August 20, 2015 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ice cream event to benefit Drake House
    North Fulton residents and ice cream lovers looking for a family-friendly and inexpensive activity can attend Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin August 30 at the Roswell Square. The 11th annual event ta...
    August 19, 2015 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New foundation supports first responders in Milton
    Community leaders in Milton have joined together to rally local support for public safety personnel. The recently launched First Responders Foundation aims to assist Milton police officers and fire...
    August 19, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta 5K raises funds for north Fulton nonprofits
    More than 50 corporate teams will raise money for North Fulton charities at the Alpharetta Rotary Mayor’s Corporate Challenge — with Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle’s fundraising proposal at the ...
    August 19, 2015 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta OKs $2.6 million contract for extension
    Alpharetta will move forward with about a $6 million roadway project will provide access to the future Gwinnett Technical College and Jackson Healthcare Facility locations. The North Fulton Communi...
    August 19, 2015 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alien-themed half marathon and 5K event invades Roswell
    Nighttime roadrunners will try to escape aliens while raising awareness for literacy and education at the Area 13.1/Terrestrial 5K race event at Riverside Park in Roswell Aug. 22. In its fourth yea...
    August 12, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beatles animator visits Roswell gallery
    Animator Ron Campbell made an appearance at the Ann Jackson Gallery last weekend, bringing numerous drawings from some of his most famous cartoons with him. Although most known for his animation wo...
    August 12, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council vote split on Alpharetta convention center plans
    For years Alpharetta has contemplated plans to build a conference center for the city, and now development plans for the center, along with a hotel are moving forward. The center, which the city wo...
    August 12, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta halts sign permit applications
    by Erika Wells
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    07.21.15 - 12:27 pm
  • Time-limited on-street parking to begin in downtown Alpharetta
    by Erika Wells
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    07.15.15 - 10:32 am
  • CID predicts construction will not affect shopping seasons
    by Erika Wells
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    07.08.15 - 02:50 pm