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Roswell skincare studio helps collect food for homeless dogs
In keeping with a commitment to always be kind to animals, Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata in Roswell is collecting donations of wet and dry dog and cat food for the Humane Society of Forsyth Coun...
April 22, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Avalon GM: ‘We will own this market’
Recently, Matt Simon traded in his Manhattan Beach, Calif., home for an apartment above J. Crew Avalon. The 39-year-old transplant, however, is not just a new tenant — he is the development’s new v...
April 22, 2015 09:28 AM | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Down Home Derby set for May 2 in Milton
The seventh annual Down Home Derby looks to bring a little taste of Louisville, Ky., to north Fulton next week. The Child Development Association fundraiser will be held at the Iron Horse farm, 164...
April 22, 2015 09:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, said Mercedes-Benz was at one point eyeing a piece of property along Haynes Bridge Road. Without a MARTA line connection, however, he said the $9...
April 22, 2015 06:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 17, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
Just off Warsaw Road, suite 275 at 20 Mansell Court East looks like any other office space. Inside, however, is anything but an ordinary business. Within the walls of Urban Escape Games, visitors w...
April 15, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
North Fulton’s older athletes will soon get a chance to shine in more than 50 different competitions. Spanning 10 sites, the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games begin in two weeks. The events, open to ...
April 15, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
This Saturday, more than 100 bikers will compete in a fast and furious downhill race in Roswell. The second Big Creek Quick Six Enduro will be held at 1600 Old Alabama Road. Registration starts at ...
April 15, 2015 09:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Brookhaven official fired for comment at festival
An official with the city of Brookhaven was fired Monday because of a comment she allegedly made about two teen models during the city’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 27 through 29. Communications ...
April 08, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase in Roswell
An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to ...
April 02, 2015 01:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.11.15 - 05:21 pm
  • Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 03:51 pm
  • Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:29 pm
  • Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 04:59 pm
  • Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:16 pm
  • Roswell's Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata offers hot deals for warm weather
    Summer is right around the corner, so for many women, and men, it is time to get ready to put your best face forward. One Roswell skin care studio is committed to providing the most effective and r...
    April 01, 2015 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    At last Friday’s North Fulton Business Expo, an opening ceremony mishap may have demonstrated just how much the local economy has rebounded. Holding a pair of oversized scissors, Greater North Fult...
    April 01, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    Two of the most popular Chattahoochee Nature Center events have merged, resulting in an all-new sustainable farming and community gardening celebration. The inaugural Back to Your Roots Farm Fair i...
    April 01, 2015 10:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    Redeemed Christian Church of God King’s Court Chapel senior pastor the Rev. David Akindoju said the Race to Change Destinies is about much more than medals and finish times. “The race itself is jus...
    April 01, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's new hours start April 1
    The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has new hours in effect at each of its locations as of Wednesday, April 1. In January, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2015 ...
    March 26, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    With the Humble Pie Pizza Co., owner Adam Andrews said he did not just set out to open another restaurant. Rather, he wanted to create the community pizzeria for all of Alpharetta. The pizza place,...
    March 25, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    In July, the Cottage School Executive Director Jacque Digieso will step down from the post she has held for three decades. “When you are in a leadership position, I think it is important to realize...
    March 25, 2015 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    Fulton County Schools Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer Kenneth Zeff said the system will begin phasing in a new strategic compensation plan this fall. “We use a 1950s wage model to compensate ...
    March 25, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    Residents will not have to look too hard to find Easter egg hunts in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell, as all three cities are hosting kid-friendly activities to celebrate the upcoming holiday. In Ro...
    March 25, 2015 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County police chief announces retirement
    Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
    March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    Digital Scientists CEO Tom Klein said the inspiration for his firm’s Rately mobile app came from a most arduous ordeal — online Christmas shopping. “The shopping browser is a way to bring some sani...
    March 18, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    Earlier this year, Scott Kinsey and Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey opened their fifth Taqueria Tsunami in north Fulton. “This is our largest location and it is an amazing market,” Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey, 3...
    March 18, 2015 12:58 PM | 3 3 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 09:01 am
  • Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 04:59 pm
  • Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 03:13 pm
  • Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.18.15 - 01:59 pm