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Alpharetta restricts temporary fireworks sales
Temporary tent and retail sales of fireworks will be restricted to being sold with a permit in the light industrial district of the city of Alpharetta — despite apprehension from city officials, wh...
July 29, 2015 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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New business brings raw juice selection to Roswell
Childhood friends and juicing advocates Alissa Reynolds and Jaimee Schick are introducing their unique flavors and healthy living attitude to the Roswell community with their new business RAW Juice...
July 29, 2015 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit brings international cast to north Fulton
Since 1965, global educational program and volunteer organization Up with People has taken multinational young people on an international journey to develop leadership skills, cultivate service lea...
July 29, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community theater volunteers bring musical to life
Fairy tale fans and theater lovers can experience a musical retelling of the classic story “The Princess and the Pea” by attending the ACT1 Theater presentation of “Once Upon a Mattress." The produ...
July 22, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton celebrates library grand opening
Residents of Milton finally have a library to call their own — a 25,000 square-foot facility that celebrates the city’s rich farming history. Fulton County Library system representatives, state off...
July 21, 2015 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta halts sign permit applications
Sign permit applications were temporarily suspended in the city of Alpharetta following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. In June, the court ruled a sign ordinance in Gilbert, Ariz., was uncons...
July 21, 2015 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kroger to donate $60,000 in classroom supplies to teachers
Kroger’s Atlanta division is showing support for metro Atlanta educators by giving away classroom supplies valued at more than $60,000 July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teachers are invited to come an...
July 20, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Arts Commission seeks local artists
Local artists and art supporters in the community can engage in Roswell’s annual celebration of National Arts and Humanities month in October through the new Roswell Arts Commission program, Art in...
July 15, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Time-limited on-street parking to begin in downtown Alpharetta
A time-limited parking program may reduce the need for drivers to circle downtown Alpharetta to find a place to park — and increase revenue for businesses. The city plans to implement the program, ...
July 15, 2015 10:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Neighborhood gym promotes fitness, extends hours
Early-rising and late-night fitness buffs can get their workout in at Just Fitness 4U at any time now that the Holcomb Bridge location is open 24 hours. The change took place during Memorial Day we...
July 09, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Ensemble Theatre revives John Denver musical production
Nature lovers and folk music aficionados alike can look forward to the limited summer revival of “Almost Heaven, John Denver’s America” by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre, north Fulton’s only professi...
July 09, 2015 01:03 PM | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bike Alpharetta hosts Tour de France viewing party
Bicycling enthusiasts and north Fulton residents looking for a family friendly summer activity can stop by Avalon to take part in a community viewing party of the Tour de France while helping to su...
July 09, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • City of Alpharetta approves sidewalks, bike lanes
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:20 am
  • Pro-Am challenge benefits children’s hopsital, honors late couple
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:12 am
  • City of Alpharetta approves 83-unit community on Academy Street
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:08 am
  • 'Slowpoke law' awareness, citations for do not gain traction
    by Erika Wells
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    06.17.15 - 07:29 pm
  • Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    by Erika Wells
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    06.17.15 - 05:58 pm
  • CID predicts construction will not affect shopping seasons
    The North Fulton Community Improvement District, which has partnered with the city of Alpharetta, has placed the approximately $12 million Encore Parkway Bridge and Streetscape Improvement project ...
    July 08, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County's shelter pets can gain independence for $17.76
    Celebrate the Fourth, save money and save a life. LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit which recently pledged to have its county shelters reach no-kill levels by the end of 2016, invites resident...
    July 02, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Johnson, McCleary, Price seek District 48 seat
    After the May 1 death of state Rep. Harry Geisinger of Roswell, his vacant House seat has left candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price vying for the post in the July 14 special elec...
    July 01, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wilbur & Rudy's Farmtable offers unique produce, coffee
    Milton residents familiar with the old Buice’s General Store on the main corner of the Birmingham Crossroads may have noticed a transformation of the establishment since Ryan and Beth Bowersox took...
    July 01, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton Planning Commission to city: stay rural
    Milton residents wanting to preserve the rural look and feel of the community while ensuring responsible development have voiced their concerns through letters and regular attendance of public inpu...
    July 01, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. 400 bike ride raises road funds for junior cyclists
    Bicyclists will take over part of one of the area’s busiest roadways to spread safety awareness while raising funds for local groups during the seventh annual Ga. 400 Hospitality Highway Bike Ride ...
    July 01, 2015 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
    The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
    June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 269 269 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New laws go into effect this week
    July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
    June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Court in Atlanta begins marrying gay couples
    A court in Atlanta started marrying gay couples Friday after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Georgia's ban on same-sex marriage. Multiple gay couples received marriage licenses Friday morning, F...
    June 26, 2015 01:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton cities host Fourth of July events
    North Fulton residents and visitors will have a variety of options to celebrate Independence Day this year. Roswell’s historical Barrington Hall is throwing an inaugural Fourth of July community ce...
    June 26, 2015 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta postpones implementation of downtown time-limited parking
    Due to a procedural oversight, the city of Alpharetta will delay implementation of its planned parking management program for Downtown Alpharetta. Instead the program will be placed on the July 13 ...
    June 25, 2015 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lucky's Burger & Brew in Roswell hosts Parkinson’s fundraiser
    Lucky’s Burger and Brew will once again host a birthday party for its beloved golden retriever mascot and restaurant namesake this Saturday. The party for Lucky, who is turning 9, will also act as ...
    June 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Late digest notice prompts hold up in property tax rate in Alpharetta
    by Erika Wells
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    06.16.15 - 03:57 pm
  • City of Alpharetta rejects proposal for indoor skydiving facility
    by Erika Wells
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    06.10.15 - 04:30 pm
  • Beer tasting, road race combine for Alpharetta evening fundraiser
    by Erika Wells
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    06.10.15 - 04:20 pm
  • Alpharetta event offers ‘Survivor’ party, adventures
    by Erika Wells
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    06.10.15 - 03:54 pm