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Nonprofit helps renovate, expand Roswell family assistance center
Donors, home builders, volunteers and city and county officials joined together to celebrate the expansion and renovation of The Drake House, a local organization that provides assistance to mother...
July 29, 2015 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
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New business brings raw juice selection to Roswell
Childhood friends and juicing advocates Alissa Reynolds and Jaimee Schick are introducing their unique flavors and healthy living attitude to the Roswell community with their new business RAW Juice...
July 29, 2015 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Council amends sign moratorium
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding sign placement by residents in their community has led the mayor and city council to question if the court decision could have lasting impacts on Rosw...
July 29, 2015 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nonprofit brings international cast to north Fulton
Since 1965, global educational program and volunteer organization Up with People has taken multinational young people on an international journey to develop leadership skills, cultivate service lea...
July 29, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton unveils informational online tools
Busy Milton residents now have a variety of online tools at their fingertips, easily allowing them to view information about city spending, events and projects. The recently unveiled tools are a pa...
July 29, 2015 12:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community theater volunteers bring musical to life
Fairy tale fans and theater lovers can experience a musical retelling of the classic story “The Princess and the Pea” by attending the ACT1 Theater presentation of “Once Upon a Mattress." The produ...
July 22, 2015 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
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Beatles animator to visit Roswell gallery
Lovers of the Beatles “Yellow Submarine” film and the Beatles animated television series and cartoon fanatics alike may not think they have much in common, but the cherished characters of both worl...
July 22, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Christmas in July sale will benefit Hembree Farmhouse
Christmas comes twice a year for residents familiar with the Hembree Farm Preservation Committee’s Christmas in July sale to benefit the historical Hembree Farmhouse. The farmhouse, detached kitche...
July 22, 2015 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton celebrates library grand opening
Residents of Milton finally have a library to call their own — a 25,000 square-foot facility that celebrates the city’s rich farming history. Fulton County Library system representatives, state off...
July 21, 2015 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta halts sign permit applications
Sign permit applications were temporarily suspended in the city of Alpharetta following a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. In June, the court ruled a sign ordinance in Gilbert, Ariz., was uncons...
July 21, 2015 12:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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City council still considering Conservation Subdivision ordinance
Residents wanting to ensure responsible development while preserving the rural look and feel of Milton continue to fight for a better conservation subdivision plan. The original Conservation Subdiv...
July 21, 2015 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kroger to donate $60,000 in classroom supplies to teachers
Kroger’s Atlanta division is showing support for metro Atlanta educators by giving away classroom supplies valued at more than $60,000 July 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Teachers are invited to come an...
July 20, 2015 06:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Ga. 400 bike ride raises road funds for junior cyclists
    by Erika Wells
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    07.01.15 - 11:39 am
  • Supreme Court sways Roswell's sign rules
    by Erika Wells
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    06.30.15 - 04:04 pm
  • 30-day project shuts down part of Old Roswell Road
    by Erika Wells
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    06.30.15 - 02:54 pm
  • Roswell City Council denies developer request
    Environmentally conscious Roswell residents in neighborhoods bordering a land lot development at Houze Road helped defeat a developer’s request for an adjustment to the stream buffer due to a proxi...
    July 15, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Arts Commission seeks local artists
    Local artists and art supporters in the community can engage in Roswell’s annual celebration of National Arts and Humanities month in October through the new Roswell Arts Commission program, Art in...
    July 15, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Proposed city green project may become heart of Roswell
    Roswell residents desiring more downtown connectivity and walkability were given the opportunity to consider the conceptual plan for a city green development. Project Manager John Fish said the mai...
    July 15, 2015 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Time-limited on-street parking to begin in downtown Alpharetta
    A time-limited parking program may reduce the need for drivers to circle downtown Alpharetta to find a place to park — and increase revenue for businesses. The city plans to implement the program, ...
    July 15, 2015 10:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Price wins District 48 election
    In the District 48 House race between candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price, Price is the winner. Price won with 51 percent of the vote receiving 1,356 votes, with McCleary receiv...
    July 14, 2015 11:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighborhood gym promotes fitness, extends hours
    Early-rising and late-night fitness buffs can get their workout in at Just Fitness 4U at any time now that the Holcomb Bridge location is open 24 hours. The change took place during Memorial Day we...
    July 09, 2015 01:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 101 101 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Georgia Ensemble Theatre revives John Denver musical production
    Nature lovers and folk music aficionados alike can look forward to the limited summer revival of “Almost Heaven, John Denver’s America” by the Georgia Ensemble Theatre, north Fulton’s only professi...
    July 09, 2015 01:03 PM | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Bike Alpharetta hosts Tour de France viewing party
    Bicycling enthusiasts and north Fulton residents looking for a family friendly summer activity can stop by Avalon to take part in a community viewing party of the Tour de France while helping to su...
    July 09, 2015 01:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    CID predicts construction will not affect shopping seasons
    The North Fulton Community Improvement District, which has partnered with the city of Alpharetta, has placed the approximately $12 million Encore Parkway Bridge and Streetscape Improvement project ...
    July 08, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County's shelter pets can gain independence for $17.76
    Celebrate the Fourth, save money and save a life. LifeLine Animal Project, the nonprofit which recently pledged to have its county shelters reach no-kill levels by the end of 2016, invites resident...
    July 02, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Johnson, McCleary, Price seek District 48 seat
    After the May 1 death of state Rep. Harry Geisinger of Roswell, his vacant House seat has left candidates Jimmy Johnson, Dave McCleary and Betty Price vying for the post in the July 14 special elec...
    July 01, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wilbur & Rudy's Farmtable offers unique produce, coffee
    Milton residents familiar with the old Buice’s General Store on the main corner of the Birmingham Crossroads may have noticed a transformation of the establishment since Ryan and Beth Bowersox took...
    July 01, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • City of Alpharetta approves sidewalks, bike lanes
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:20 am
  • Pro-Am challenge benefits children’s hopsital, honors late couple
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:12 am
  • City of Alpharetta approves 83-unit community on Academy Street
    by Erika Wells
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    06.24.15 - 09:08 am