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Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Ireland
Furkids presents Ireland for the pet of the week spotlight. This sweet calico female is named for her large, emerald-colored eyes. At just over a year old, Ireland is house trained and great with o...
April 23, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates share views on fixing Fulton
MARTA, Milton County and prison overcrowding were a few topics discussed last Wednesday at Alpharetta City Hall at a candidate forum for the upcoming primary election. Candidates for the newly crea...
April 23, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton schools see gains in 2013 college, career ready performance index
On Monday, the Georgia Department of Education released results of the second year of its College and Career Ready Performance Index. The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability system, impleme...
April 23, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dining Destinations: Theo’s Brother’s Bakery
In the annals of OTP restaurateurs, Sedgwick is a respected name. Chris and Michele Sedgwick, president and vice president of both the Sedgwick Restaurant Group and Pure Taqueria Franchising USA, l...
April 23, 2014 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Jail on ‘Beyond Scared Straight’ Thursday
Thursday’s episode of A&E’s “Beyond Scared Straight,” scheduled for 10 p.m., will feature Fulton County. According to a news release, Fulton Sheriff Ted Jackson is proud of this episode because it ...
April 22, 2014 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 20 20 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 | 10 10 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 | 42 42 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 | 18 18 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 | 7 7 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 | 7 7 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
  • 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 | 29 29 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 | 33 33 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 | 27 27 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 | 27 27 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    JCPD recruiting golfers, sponsors for Special Olympics tournament April 21
    Johns Creek Police are conducting a citywide round-up of all golfers who want to play their favorite sport and benefit Special Olympics Georgia at its annual tournament April 21 at St. Ives Country...
    April 02, 2014 10:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Johns Creek hires Warren Hutmacher as new city manager
    The City of Johns Creek announced today the appointment of Warren Hutmacher as its new City Manager, effective April 28. "Warren has a broad understanding of our culture and unique insight into our...
    March 26, 2014 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Voters get choice on freezing Ga. income tax rate
    Voters will decide whether to freeze Georgia's top marginal income tax rate at the current level of 6 percent. State lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a proposed constitutional amendment th...
    March 21, 2014 09:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lawmakers snuff out medical marijuana, allow guns in church on final legislative day
    A bill allowing sick patients to legally take a marijuana derivative to ease their symptoms failed Thursday in the final hours of Georgia's legislative session, stalling amid a dispute between Hous...
    March 21, 2014 09:07 AM | 2 2 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lawmakers ban minors from buying 'e-cigarettes'
    Georgia lawmakers have voted to keep so-called e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors. The bill approved Thursday would impose a $300 fine on any retailer who sells the noncombustible nicotine alt...
    March 20, 2014 08:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Bulloch Quilt Guild’s annual show returns
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.05.14 - 01:30 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Charlie
    by Erin Gray
    03.05.14 - 01:12 pm
  • Jazz Age reborn on stage with GET’s ‘Gatsby’
    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.14 - 02:34 pm
  • Pet of the Week: Cloud
    by Erin Gray
    02.19.14 - 11:46 am