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Local eateries participating in Dining Out for Life
The 22nd Dining Out for Life is April 23. The evening brings more than 100 Atlanta-area restaurants together in support of Open Hand’s community nutrition programs and meal deliveries. During the e...
April 16, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Le Bistro
My comfort level with stairs is rapidly diminishing as the years pass. The fact that I was cautiously ascending the steps leading from a bustling Canton Street on a recent Saturday morning was a te...
April 16, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Council members weigh options to enhance Roswell Street
Roswell Street in Alpharetta could be getting a makeover that will add additional parking spots and a lower speed limit. During a workshop meeting Monday night, city Public Works Director Pete Sewc...
April 16, 2014 10:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta Food Truck Alley rolls into second year
This Thursday, food trucks will converge on downtown Alpharetta with the return of the Alpharetta Food Truck Alley, a weekly special events series hosted by the city and food truck event planning c...
April 16, 2014 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two Roswell farmers markets form partnership
Two farmers markets in Roswell — the Sweet Apple Farmers Market and the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market — will collaborate as sister markets this year, said Christy Hood-Cree and Michael McLane...
April 16, 2014 01:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Crime Reports: Friends, thieves and cable companies
Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. NO DEAL: A Milton resident filed a police report March 19 claiming to be the victim of theft by deception. The ...
April 10, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Bad drivers common in Georgia
Common complaints about aggressive and inept drivers on metro Atlanta’s roads may have been validated by a study that has named Georgia the state with the 14th worst drivers. In the study completed...
April 10, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Chaco
Furkids presents Chaco for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Chaco is 8 and has a gorgeous smoky gray coat with cute white accents. Though he’s not a kitten, Chaco is a fun and outgoing boy who enjoys...
April 09, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Foundation Social Eatery
It’s 2 a.m. and I’m craving carrot puree. Not just any carrot puree, mind you. Only the one served at Foundation Social Eatery, Roswell’s newest entry on the culinary scene and already one of the b...
April 09, 2014 10:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golden Games encourage camaraderie, competition
Hundreds of North Fulton seniors 50 and older will compete in the 20th annual Golden Games next month from May 1 to 22. Olympic-style events and other recreation activities will be held at various ...
April 09, 2014 09:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chamber of Commerce hosts its Chairman’s Gala
North Fulton business and community leaders will be decked out in bow ties and ball gowns as the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce hosts its 41st annual Chairman’s Gala April 26 at the St. R...
April 09, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • New Milton eatery serves up authentic Neapolitan pizzas
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.19.14 - 03:35 pm
  • Local gaming developer creates 30 jobs in Alpharetta
    The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced last week that Hi-Rez Studios, a Georgia-based online game developer, will expand its headquarters in Alpharetta, investing $10 million into...
    April 03, 2014 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
    Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
    April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadwell, Ellis spar for newly created Fulton County Commission seat
    Whoever wins the May 20 primary election for the newly drawn Fulton County commission District 2 will wind up seated at commission meetings come January because there is no Democrat in the race. Th...
    April 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
    A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
    April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Campaign filings detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents
    Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting an improvement in his personal finances as he heads into a competitive re-election bid four years after questions were raised about his sizeable debts. Reports show De...
    April 02, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Native plant sale expanded to two weekends
    Both hobby-level, small space gardeners and those who take pleasure in caring for every inch of their home landscapes will be delighted with the Chattahoochee Nature Center’s expansion of one of it...
    April 02, 2014 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arts events abound in downtown Alpharetta April 26 and 27
    It's only a few weeks before more than 80 artists from across the country will showcase their work at the 10th annual Alpharetta Arts StreetFest. “We’re really trying to grow the arts in Alpharetta...
    April 02, 2014 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Verizon Wireless to bring more that 430 jobs to Ga.
    Verizon Wireless is looking to hire more than 430 full-time employees in Georgia this year. More than two hundred of the available positions are for customer service-related opportunities at call c...
    March 26, 2014 05:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Andy
    Furkids presents Andy for the pet of the week spotlight. Andy, a short-haired, gray-and-white male with a sleek and clean coat, was rescued by Furkids from Jasper County Animal Control just before ...
    March 26, 2014 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Furkids to dedicate renovated dog shelter
    Furkids, one of the most successful nonprofit animal rescue organizations in the southeast, is hosting a dedication ceremony Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for Sadie’s Place, the newest and most mo...
    March 26, 2014 03:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Work begins on third phase water transmission main project
    The Fulton County Department of Water Resources began work Monday on the third phase of the Alpharetta Water Transmission Main project.  From 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. Tuesday, crews installed 200 linear...
    March 26, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Library system breaks ground on new Alpharetta branch
    Construction began Tuesday on Alpharetta’s new public library, an important component of the city’s new City Center project. The 25,000-square-foot library for Alpharetta is part of Phase I of the ...
    March 26, 2014 03:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Arabian horse among auction items for All Kids Count gala
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.12.14 - 02:57 pm
  • Bulloch Quilt Guild’s annual show returns
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.05.14 - 01:30 pm