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Alpharetta studio owner’s passion for ceramics comes naturally
An Alpharetta ceramics artist who traded in her lab coat for a pottery wheel will be featured in exhibits in the Atlanta area this spring and summer. Janis Wilson Hughes, who owns Evolution Stonewa...
May 06, 2015 05:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Avalon event extends yoga to north Fulton community
The Outside the Perimeter yoga community will participate in the inaugural Sweet Tea Yoga Festival at Avalon to spread awareness in Alpharetta May 9. The daylong event will feature 35 yoga classes ...
May 06, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Bailey
Furkids presents Bailey for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Bailey is a 5-year-old male domestic short-haired cat. He is known for having dreamy gray and white fur and a cute dot on his nose. He’s a...
May 06, 2015 05:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton events held to celebrate moms this Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and all around north Fulton events are taking place to celebrate moms this weekend. Moments with Mom is an opportunity for children to spend quality time with their mot...
May 06, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mondo Pizza Kitchen opens shop in Milton
Restaurateur Greg DeMichiel said he did not have to contemplate the concept of his latest venture, Mondo Pizza Kitchen, for very long. “When we found this space, it already had pizza ovens intact,”...
May 06, 2015 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton residents weigh in on MARTA’s Ga. 400 plan
Opinions are mixed on a $2 billion-plus heavy rail expansion proposal. While some locals consider the plan necessary for economic competitiveness, others are decrying it as wasteful spending. Last ...
May 06, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Colors Festival of Arts returns to Roswell
For more than two decades, the Colors Festival of Arts has been a local Mother’s Day tradition. Now in its 25th year, the crafts showcase returns to Roswell this weekend with two days of festivitie...
May 06, 2015 12:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton chairman, incoming U.S. AG meet
Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John H. Eaves joined several mayors of large cities and other municipal leaders participating in a conference call with recently confirmed U.S. Attorne...
May 05, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton Police investigating traffic crash fatality
The Milton Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality, which occurred April 29 on Freemanville Road near Dartmouth Road. As a result of injuries sustained in this crash, 42-year-old Jaso...
May 04, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton parents unite against standardized testing
Crabapple Crossing Elementary mom Sheila Souza is one of many local parents concerned about the impact of standardized testing on students. “My daughter is in the third grade and the way she talks ...
May 01, 2015 06:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Rep. Harry Geisinger dies at 81
District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, has died at the age of 81. His death was announced last Friday. He had been battling leukemia. The Cincinnati native spent most of his youth in Ch...
May 01, 2015 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sen. Brandon Beach rallies for north Fulton MARTA expansion
    by James Swift
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    04.22.15 - 06:19 am
  • Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.17.15 - 10:03 am
  • Stage set for Milton's Earth Day Festival
    by Erika Wells
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    04.15.15 - 01:37 pm
  • Alpharetta hosts Arts Streetfest this weekend
    by Erika Wells
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    04.15.15 - 12:30 pm
  • Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
    by James Swift
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    04.15.15 - 10:12 am
  • Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
    by James Swift
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    04.15.15 - 09:59 am
  • Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
    by James Swift
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    04.15.15 - 09:40 am
  • Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
    by James Swift
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    04.15.15 - 09:20 am
  • Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
    by Erika Wells
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    04.10.15 - 03:02 pm
  • Woman fatally shot in back of Atlanta police car identified
    Authorities on Friday released the name of a woman who was fatally shot when officers say she fired at them from the back of a patrol car in downtown Atlanta. The Fulton County medical examiner's o...
    April 30, 2015 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Movement to opt out of Common Core tests growing
    Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic performance. This “opt-out” movement re...
    April 30, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rusty's Bakery creates natural, decorative doggy delights in Roswell
    Rusty’s Bakery is celebrating its first anniversary of serving all-natural, handcrafted treats for four-legged friends in its stand-alone store in Roswell. The treats are popular with pet lovers wh...
    April 30, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Gov. Deal signs autism insurance bill for kids
    Gov. Nathan Deal has signed into law a House-Senate bill that includes an insurance coverage requirement for autism known as Ava's Law in honor of Ava Bullard of Lyons, a 10-year-old with the disor...
    April 29, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rep. Tom Price advocates health care reform
    When it comes to incentivizing health care innovations, the chairman of the House Budget Committee said Washington is coming up short. “Is government requiring the measurement of the kinds of thing...
    April 29, 2015 10:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Executives discuss future of health care at Alpharetta event
    From micro-movement sensors to community-based integrated services, local health care executives said the future of medicine is already observable in metro Atlanta. Representatives from four organi...
    April 29, 2015 10:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Without tax credit, slower north Fulton electric car sales expected
    A bill expected to be signed into law by Governor Nathan Deal shortly has some north Fulton electric vehicle dealers and proponents worried. House Bill 170, also known as the Transportation Act of ...
    April 29, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vintage Computer Festival comes to Roswell
    With more than 900 technology companies dotting its Golden Corridor, north Fulton is often regarded as a hotbed for digital innovation. This weekend, a two-day event in Roswell will pay homage to t...
    April 29, 2015 09:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sixth annual Drake Walk returns to Roswell
    Hundreds are expected to descend upon downtown Roswell this weekend for a fundraiser benefiting local single mothers and their families. The sixth annual Drake Walk kicks off at Roswell United Meth...
    April 29, 2015 09:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home By Dark concert series features storytelling under the stars in Alpharetta
    A Milton-based performer invites music lovers to experience songs and a scenic backdrop. Home By Dark, a concert in the round event hosted and produced by musician James Casto, features singers on ...
    April 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 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 | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.08.15 - 10:20 am
  • North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.15 - 10:37 am
  • Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.15 - 10:21 am
  • Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.15 - 10:15 am
  • Milton mayor defends moratorium
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.01.15 - 10:10 am
  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:14 am