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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 | 3 3 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 | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns Creek mayor to be sworn in as president of the Georgia Municipal Association
Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker will become the 83rd president of the Georgia Municipal Association, the lobbying, education, and training organization for cities in Georgia. Bodker, who has served a...
June 25, 2015 01:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell police turn Bobbi Kristina investigation over to District attorney
Police in Roswell say they've turned over their investigative file in the case of Bobbi Kristina Brown to the district attorney, who will determine whether any charges will be filed. Fulton County ...
June 25, 2015 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 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 | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pat Houston: Bobbi Kristina's condition has deteriorated
Bobbi Kristina Brown is being moved to hospice care after months in the hospital. In a statement, her aunt Pat Houston said Whitney Houston's daughter's "condition has continued to deteriorate" and...
June 24, 2015 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge Brian Hansford reflects on first year
In his short time on the bench as Roswell’s municipal court judge, Hansford has seen his ideas met with success, developed new goals and sought to change the perception of the overall court experie...
June 24, 2015 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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City reviews Vicker’s Village request
Roswell residents and neighbors turned out to hear the outcome of Vicker’s Village, a proposed development at the corner of Canton Street and Woodstock Road. The city considered conditional use req...
June 24, 2015 01:51 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Special Equestrians of Georgia benefits special needs residents
For years Special Equestrians of Georgia has focused on creating a supportive environment to help individuals facing physical, emotional, behavioral and developmental challenges gain independence, ...
June 24, 2015 01:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pro-Am challenge benefits children’s hopsital, honors late couple
The Legends Tour of the Ladies Professional Golf Association and college and amateur golfers will raise money for JCI Foundation while continuing the legacy of former Roswell residents. The foundat...
June 24, 2015 09:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta resident pleads guilty to charge over noose on Ole Miss statue
A former student at the University of Mississippi pleaded guilty Thursday to a misdemeanor charge arising from a noose placed on a statue of civil rights activist James Meredith. At a brief court a...
June 22, 2015 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fundraising event celebrates 175th anniversary of Bulloch Hall
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 07:11 pm
  • Roswell program provides support for at-risk youth
    by James Swift
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 06:17 pm
  • Crowd flutters to Butterfly Festival in Roswell
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 05:44 pm
  • Animal Rescue Fair in Alpharetta helps pets find homes
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 05:11 pm
  • Roswell race supports humanitarian efforts in Africa
    by James Swift
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 01:38 pm
  • Mentoring program helps Centennial High grad achieve dream
    by James Swift
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.27.15 - 01:28 pm
  • Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    Vanessa Whited of Milton and three other amateur cyclists gained inspiration from children fighting cancer to bike 46 miles per day for more than two weeks for Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer...
    June 17, 2015 05:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Johns Creek buys four-acre tract on Morton Road for pocket park
    The Johns Creek City Council on June 15 voted 5-0 to purchase four acres of property on Morton Road to for pocket park for surrounding neighborhoods. Pocket parks are small parks at typically 4 acr...
    June 17, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local teen duo earns award nomination
    After just two years of performing, 13-year-old Abbey Kochman and 14-year-old Dudley Merriam have seen their efforts as a musical team culminate in a nomination in the Youth and Country Rock catego...
    June 17, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Field day brings out amateur radio enthusiasts
    Ham radio enthusiasts and curious locals will converge at the North Fulton Amateur Radio League annual field day event in Roswell June 27 and 28. More than 330 members in the north Fulton community...
    June 17, 2015 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Magnolia Ball celebrates Bulloch Hall and supporters
    Community members and representatives turned out to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Bulloch Hall and recognize three individuals for their dedication to the historic Roswell property. The Friend...
    June 15, 2015 02:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beer tasting, road race combine for Alpharetta evening fundraiser
    After runners cross the finish line they can enjoy more than 80 varieties of beer at the fourth annual Craft Beer Festival and 5K Road Race June 20 to benefit people with special needs. The family-...
    June 10, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta event offers ‘Survivor’ party, adventures
    The city of Alpharetta will celebrate the beginning of summer with its Survivor Pool Party at Wills Park Pool Saturday. The family-friendly event, which has a different theme each year, will includ...
    June 10, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Recycling Center celebrates 15 year anniversary
    City representatives and residents joined together to recognize the community and economic importance of recycling by celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Roswell Recycling center with a ribbon ...
    June 10, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Annual Possum Trot set for Sunday in Roswell
    North Fulton residents looking for a race boasting a great view and the opportunity to raise money for a local cause will have the chance to run in the 37th annual Possum Trot Sunday to benefit the...
    June 10, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Isakson announces Parkinson’s diagnosis
    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but said he and his doctors say it has not impacted his ability to represent Georgia. Isakson, 7...
    June 10, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton deputies say goodbye to retired K-9 officer
    Atlanta K-9 teams gathered in Roswell to say emotional goodbyes to a beloved member of the Fulton County Sheriff's Office. Multiple news outlets report Mokey, a retired K-9, was put to rest at 11 a...
    June 08, 2015 11:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell festival brings lavender appreciation to community
    Visitors can experience the relaxing effect of lavender as it fills the air at the Barrington Hall grounds on June 13 during the fifth annual Roswell Lavender Festival. The free event, which center...
    June 03, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell business teaches students high-tech skills
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.13.15 - 11:20 am
  • Superintendent Avossa discusses future of Fulton County Schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.13.15 - 11:04 am