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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 | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stage set for Milton's Earth Day Festival
An annual Earth Day celebration will use natural energy to entertain visitors while shining light on environmental issues. The city of Milton and Milton Grows Green, a volunteer citizen’s environme...
April 15, 2015 01:37 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
The city of Alpharetta will close downtown streets so thousands of visitors can explore works by about 100 artists from across the country at a two-day festival. The 11th annual Alpharetta Arts Str...
April 15, 2015 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 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 | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
Bill Mabrey, a speaker for the Teen Victim Impact Program, said the service for young traffic violators is not meant to be punitive. Instead, he said, the court diversion program, which has been in...
April 15, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 5 5 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
A local business owner plans to expand this spring after brewing over the idea since winter. Mugs on Milton Coffee Shop and Bakery in downtown Alpharetta will be known as Mugs once another location...
April 10, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 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 | 21 21 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 | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton City Hall construction could begin this year
Officials said the new Milton City Hall is on track for an early 2017 opening, with construction possibly beginning as early as this fall. Residents got their first glimpse of facility renderings a...
April 08, 2015 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
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    03.18.15 - 12:58 pm
  • Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
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    03.18.15 - 12:24 pm
  • Milton council backs NFL youth program
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:13 pm
  • New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    by James Swift
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    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
  • Fulton Commissioners OK plan for Milton to acquire Providence Park
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 01:46 pm
  • Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:29 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 | 27 27 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 | 22 22 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 | 61 61 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 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton mayor defends moratorium
    Although controversial, a citywide emergency moratorium on land-disturbance permits enacted March 16 was the right call, said Mayor Joe Lockwood. The 30-day residential and agricultural district ap...
    April 01, 2015 10:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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 | 37 37 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 | 33 33 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 | 31 31 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 | 30 30 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 | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton greenway connection plans unveiled
    A proposal to connect Milton to the Big Creek Greenway will not only give residents access to new local trails, but access to trails in Alpharetta and Forsyth County as well. Conceptual drawings fo...
    March 25, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 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 | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Six transportation projects proposed in Milton
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:13 pm
  • Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 04:59 pm
  • Alcohol ordinance changes considered in Milton
    by James Swift
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    02.26.15 - 05:05 pm
  • Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    by James Swift
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    02.26.15 - 03:16 pm