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Portion of Alpharetta's Canton Street to close for two months
A portion of Canton Street in Downtown Alpharetta will close to all traffic on June 1 and remain closed until early August. The impacted section runs from Mayfield Road to Church Street. The city o...
May 21, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta city council approves mixed-used rezoning request
Apartments, commercial and office space will officially become part of the new Alpharetta Downtown City Center development despite being a point of contention for residents in a recently rezoned 26...
May 20, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Abby
Furkids presents Abby for the pet of the week spotlight. Abby is a sweet calico with cute white booties and impressive whiskers. This 3-year-old girl gets along well with other cats, as well as kid...
May 20, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Rotary Club attends panel aimed at ending sexual exploitation
The World Summit: End Sexual Exploitation 2025 was held last week at the Carter Center, and Roswell Rotarians were in attendance speaking about their involvement with the cause. According to Roswel...
May 20, 2015 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isakson, Perdue call for truck safety upgrades after deadly crash
Georgia's U.S. senators are citing a recent highway crash that killed five nursing students as they push the federal Department of Transportation to mandate new safety requirements for heavy trucks...
May 14, 2015 10:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuit considered over controversial electric vehicle fee
A component of the recently signed Transportation Funding Act of 2015 is not sitting well with many of Georgia’s electric vehicle, or EV, owners. Now, an Alpharetta resident is among those contempl...
May 14, 2015 03:51 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drunk father arrested for letting teen daughter drive home
Police say a Georgia father has been arrested after letting his 15-year-old daughter drive her family home from a concert because he was too drunk. Multiple news outlets report 43-year-old Jason Ph...
May 14, 2015 08:03 AM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lawsuits filed in crash that killed five Georgia Southern nursing students
A tractor-trailer blamed for causing a fiery highway crash that killed five Georgia nursing students was equipped with a warning system designed to alert drivers to avoid collisions, according to c...
May 13, 2015 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Motoring festival in Alpharetta to raise funds for St. Jude
The Atlanta Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance will host a preview of an inaugural exhibit at Chukkar Farm Polo Club at 10 a.m. Sunday in an effort to make Atlanta an official stop on a nati...
May 13, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta, Alpharetta Rotary Club host inaugural Memorial Day ceremony
The city of Alpharetta and Alpharetta Rotary Club will formally honor those who died while serving the country at the Inaugural Alpharetta Memorial Day Tribute at city hall at 8:30 a.m. Memorial Da...
May 13, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Annual Colors Festival of Arts returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.06.15 - 12:15 pm
  • North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
    by James Swift
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    05.01.15 - 06:24 pm
  • Alpharetta residents say they were misled by housing developers
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:47 pm
  • Taste of Alpharetta offers full plate of food, music, family fun
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:36 pm
  • Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
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    04.30.15 - 03:28 pm
  • GNFCC honors businesswomen at annual awards luncheon
    The 2015 Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce Woman in Business Awards Luncheon was held last Thursday with a packed house at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Among the women honored for their leader...
    May 13, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell business teaches students high-tech skills
    With computer science graduates earning $80,000 a year right out of college, north Fulton businesswomen AnnMarie Laramee and Denise Detamore said there is certainly high demand for high-tech jobs i...
    May 13, 2015 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Superintendent Avossa discusses future of Fulton County Schools
    Reflecting on his four-year tenure as superintendent of Fulton County Schools, Robert Avossa, Ed.D., said “decentralizing” the system is among his proudest achievements. “I think it’s important tha...
    May 13, 2015 11:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal vetoes 11 bills
    Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
    May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    County commissioners say ‘north-south divide’ in Fulton diminishing
    Fulton County Chairman John Eaves said politics have long created a wedge between the northern and southern portions of the county. However, with a new board of commissioners assembling earlier thi...
    May 11, 2015 01:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta studio owner’s passion for ceramics comes naturally
    An Alpharetta ceramics artist who traded in her lab coat for a pottery wheel will be featured in exhibits in the Atlanta area this spring and summer. Janis Wilson Hughes, who owns Evolution Stonewa...
    May 06, 2015 05:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Avalon event extends yoga to north Fulton community
    The Outside the Perimeter yoga community will participate in the inaugural Sweet Tea Yoga Festival at Avalon to spread awareness in Alpharetta May 9. The daylong event will feature 35 yoga classes ...
    May 06, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
    May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Bailey
    Furkids presents Bailey for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Bailey is a 5-year-old male domestic short-haired cat. He is known for having dreamy gray and white fur and a cute dot on his nose. He’s a...
    May 06, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta to fund conference center at Avalon with bond
    Alpharetta’s long-awaited conference center is one step closer to having a home at Avalon, as part of a public-private partnership between the city and North American Properties. The center, which ...
    May 06, 2015 04:48 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton events held to celebrate moms this Mother's Day
    Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and all around north Fulton events are taking place to celebrate moms this weekend. Moments with Mom is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with their mot...
    May 06, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Mondo Pizza Kitchen opens shop in Milton
    Restaurateur Greg DeMichiel said he did not have to contemplate the concept of his latest venture, Mondo Pizza Kitchen, for very long. “When we found this space, it already had pizza ovens intact,”...
    May 06, 2015 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Rep. Tom Price advocates health care reform
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:14 am
  • Executives discuss future of health care at Alpharetta event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:08 am
  • Without tax credit, slower north Fulton electric car sales expected
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 10:01 am
  • Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:48 am
  • Sixth annual Drake Walk returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.29.15 - 09:41 am
  • Draft contract in the works for Alpharetta conference center
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 03:24 pm
  • New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 09:28 am
  • Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.22.15 - 09:15 am