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Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
Last September, Roswellian Daniel Zeitz was shot to death in Sandy Springs. His alleged killers contacted him through a Craigslist ad. In January, Cobb County couple Elrey and June Runion were foun...
March 04, 2015 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton names new police chief
In the coming weeks, Milton residents will welcome the new head of their police department. Steven Krokoff, a 22-year law enforcement professional who serves as the police chief in Albany, N.Y., ha...
March 04, 2015 05:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton earns special needs certified designation
The city of Milton has become the first municipality in the country to be special-needs certified. The designation means city employees have successfully undergone training for understanding, engag...
March 04, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Six transportation projects proposed in Milton
The city of Milton may submit as many as a half dozen projects for federal funding under the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Transportation Improvement Program. Assistant City Administrator Carter Lu...
March 04, 2015 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
Those looking for some good, old-fashioned Celtic fun have plenty of local options this year. Olde Blind Dog Irish Pub, 12650 Crabapple Road in Milton, will host two St. Patrick’s Day shindigs. The...
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Race in Milton raises money for families impacted by cancer
To raise money to support local families dealing with childhood cancer, the 6th annual Milton Mayor’s Run will once again be held in conjunction with the 12th annual Jog for a Cause Saturday at 7:3...
February 26, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alcohol ordinance changes considered in Milton
Open containers could soon be allowed in the Crabapple District. The Milton City Council discussed a slate of possible alcohol ordinance revisions at last Wednesday’s meeting. One staff-suggested c...
February 26, 2015 05:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
Senate Bill 86, authored by District 21 Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, will drastically overhaul how Georgia handles medical malpractice suits. Not only will the Patient Compensation Act limit h...
February 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forecasters warn that melting snow will refreeze on roads
Forecasters are warning of slick roads and highways in north Georgia as melting snow refreezes. The National Weather Service said any water that doesn't dry Thursday will refreeze as temperatures d...
February 26, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The annual ShamRockin’ for a Cure festival has been a springtime rite in north Fulton for seven years. The event began in 2009, when Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell teamed up with Chris and Mary Guine...
February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • High rents, low wages concern HomeStretch director
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.10.15 - 02:57 pm
  • Symposium to focus on Alzheimer’s screening, treatments
    by James Swift
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    02.10.15 - 02:47 pm
  • HomeStretch prepares for Peachtree Tea benefit
    by James Swift
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    02.10.15 - 02:40 pm
  • Superintendent: ‘These kids are dying for relationships’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 02:35 pm
  • Roswell event to benefit South American children
    by James Swift
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    02.05.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 07:49 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity seeks donations for new Roswell home improvement store
    An all-new Habitat ReStore is set to open in Roswell next month. Prior to the grand opening, the Habitat for Humanity affiliate is asking the community to donate the following items and goods: Home...
    February 19, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chill & Body introduces advanced cryotherapy to downtown Roswell
    Chill & Body has opened their first retail location which will offer cutting edge Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment. A relatively new form of treatment in the U.S., Cryotherapy is a safe and non-inv...
    February 18, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
    Half a decade ago, Alpharetta resident Walter Mann was in the medical device and consumer manufacturing business. Primarily, he worked with products like diapers and dental equipment. After one of ...
    February 18, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton chamber promotes bonds between businesses, schools
    Good relationships between local businesses and area schools can be mutually beneficial. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce wants to increase those connections with its annual Partners in...
    February 18, 2015 04:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Pistachio
    Furkids presents Pistachio for the pet of the week spotlight. Pistachio is a sweet female dilute calico with lots of love to give. This baby is about a year old and is spayed, housetrained and up-t...
    February 18, 2015 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton to hold celebration for new Broadwell Pavilion
    The city of Milton is continually growing in its offerings of recreational space for residents and visitors to enjoy. Its newest site, the Broadwell Pavilion, will formally open Saturday with a gra...
    February 18, 2015 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Prior to final vote, Schultz discusses new Fulton County school map
    When the final Fulton County School System redistricting map was presented at a first reading last month, District 1 representative Linda Schultz was one of two board members — alongside District 7...
    February 18, 2015 03:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    With 188,000 cars on Ga. 400 crossing 60,000 cars on Holcomb Bridge Road each day, the traffic at the exit 7 intersection is among the heaviest in metro Atlanta. “Depending on your perspective,” ci...
    February 18, 2015 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Update: 19-year-old Bryce Goodall of Milton found
    Updated at 4 p.m.: The city released the following statement: "The City of Milton Police Department would like to sincerely thank the numerous concerned individuals for your help in finding 19-year...
    February 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
    Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
    February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New studio in Roswell trains in dance, theater
    Children and adults looking for a way to exercise their creative spirits can enroll in classes at the Platinum School of Performing Arts in Roswell. The studio, which opened in September, offers cl...
    February 11, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton’s top students shine
    High academic success does not go unnoticed. The Atlanta-based Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation recently named this year’s school-level winners of the Student Teacher Achiev...
    February 11, 2015 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Milton retiree finds success with vending machine operation
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 07:35 pm
  • Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 06:08 pm
  • Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO urges businesses to adopt a social purpose
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 11:06 am
  • Milton Mayor: "We’re not going to compete for the big projects"
    by James Swift
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    01.21.15 - 10:55 am