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Hugo’s Oyster Bar moves into year two in Roswell
Heading into its second year, chef Jon Schwenk said he feels confident about the future of his restaurant. “The first year was better than we thought,” he said of his Roswell eatery. “I feel like w...
July 09, 2014 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Visioning plan set for Highway 9 North in Milton
Future development along State Route 9 in Milton, north of Bethany Bend to the Forsyth County line, will take on more of a mixed-use residential feel and less of a commercial feel. On June 2, Milto...
July 09, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton blacksmith will create artwork for Bell Memorial park
Blacksmith artist Michael Dillon, a Milton resident, will leave his mark on the city with public art at Bell Memorial Park. The project will be the first of its kind for the city and is part of the...
July 09, 2014 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Historical Society couples wine tasting, history lesson
The Roswell Historical Society will host a French wine tasting event at the Little Green House this Saturday. The event, scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. at 780 Hembree Road, will feature hors d’oeuvres ...
July 09, 2014 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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More public meetings slated for Roswell alley revitalization project
After hosting a successful series of public planning sessions last month, the city of Roswell is inviting residents and local business owners to attend public meetings for its East-West Alley maste...
July 09, 2014 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Main Event Entertainment opens first Georgia location in Alpharetta
Main Event Entertainment — a family entertainment center featuring bowling, arcade games, laser tag and more — opened its first location in the state last week in Alpharetta. The new center is the ...
July 02, 2014 12:53 PM | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mom and daughter duo run new boutique in Alpharetta
It has been just two and a half months since Honey and Hazel Boutique opened in Alpharetta, but owners Julie and Grace Gordy, who are mother and daughter, said business has been great. “Everyone in...
July 02, 2014 12:36 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton court launches teen victim impact program
In late June, Milton’s Municipal Court launched the Teen Victim Impact program, an educational initiative to reduce teen traffic violations and death in car crashes. Drivers under 21 accused of tra...
July 02, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
July 02, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA holds meetings to discuss north Fulton expansion
MARTA will be holding another series of public input meetings to discuss potential transit expansion north along the Ga. 400 Corridor. One session will be held in Alpharetta on July 10 from 6:30 to...
July 02, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell city council approves 2015 budget
By a 3-2 vote, the Roswell City Council adopted the fiscal 2015 budget June 25. At $112 million, the budget represents nearly an 11 percent increase from last year’s approved budget. Councilmembers...
July 02, 2014 12:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell occupation commemorated at upcoming event
A century and a half ago, the workers of the Roswell Manufacturing Co. were arrested by Union officers. Charged with treason, about 400 people — almost all women — were exiled deep into Federal ter...
July 02, 2014 12:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • No changes to proposed Roswell property tax rate at second hearing
    by James Swift
    jswift @neighbornewspapers.com
    06.18.14 - 10:41 am
  • North Fulton schools grapple with federal junk food ban
    USDA Smart Snacks in Schools standards went into effect nationwide on July 1. Under the federal requirements, foods such as fried chips and high-calorie sodas are barred from being sold to students...
    July 02, 2014 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hearing, vote set on 400-foot tower in Johns Creek
    A public hearing and city council vote are set in Johns Creek, where officials are considering a proposed 400-foot tower for emergency communications. The Johns Creek City Council is holding the pu...
    June 30, 2014 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fraudulent MARTA Breeze card ring indicted in DeKalb
    A DeKalb County grand jury recently indicted seven co-conspirators for their respective roles in an elaborate scheme involving hundreds of Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Breez...
    June 27, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    A big turnout crowds Roswell's Canton Street for Alive After 5
    The heat did not stop shoppers, diners and revelers from crowding Canton Street last week. The date marked this year’s third Alive After 5 event, as hundreds of residents and out-of-towners flocked...
    June 27, 2014 12:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local businessman named to Alpharetta technology network board
    Intelliverse CEO Sean Gordon has been named the newest board member of the Greater Alpharetta Technology Network. Since March 2013, Gordon has been the head of the Alpharetta-based communications s...
    June 27, 2014 12:28 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell businesses reflect on Alive After 5 impact
    For eight years, the Alive After 5 series has turned Roswell’s trendiest shopping and dining district into an afterhours jamboree. According to organizer Sally Johnson, the event averages 3,000 peo...
    June 27, 2014 12:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nature center director praised
    In January, Chris Nelson took over the reins as executive director of the Chattahoochee Nature Center. He follows in the footsteps of Ann Bergstrom, who served as the center’s executive director fo...
    June 27, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta church collects cookies for troops
    The congregation at Alpharetta First United Methodist Church and the community at-large are stocking up on Oreo cookies by the caseloads as the church holds its sixth annual Operation Oreo cookie d...
    June 25, 2014 05:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Upcoming Roswell event celebrates amateur radio
    Take note, hams. The North Fulton Amateur Radio League will hold its annual field day event in Roswell Saturday and Sunday. The event is coordinated through the American Radio Relay League. For the...
    June 25, 2014 05:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fourth of July festivities planned
    There are a handful of options for residents and visitors to celebrate Independence Day in north Fulton this year. The city of Roswell will host its 15th annual Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganz...
    June 25, 2014 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Country Club of Roswell to host LPGA event
    The Country Club of Roswell will be the site of the third annual Judson Collegiate & Legends Pro-Am Challenge June 26 to 30. The five-day event brings amateur putters together with 30 Ladies Profes...
    June 18, 2014 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell-based anti-aging spa gets clients ready for summer
    After an icy winter and a rainy spring, summer is finally here, bringing with it beach vacations and pool parties. One Roswell spa is offering packages and services, helping to get north Fulton res...
    June 18, 2014 11:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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