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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 | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Decision on Roswell's Unified Development Code delayed
Several changes to Roswell’s Unified Development Code have been put on the backburner. Rather than approve a second reading of a text amendment altering the code’s outdoor amenity space requirement...
April 15, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 | 20 20 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 | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council OKs on-street parking changes
A 56-year-old Roswell ordinance can soon be on the way out. At Monday’s meeting, the city council voted 5-1 to approve the first reading of an amendment extending the maximum on-street parking limi...
April 15, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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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Roswell events to raise money for The Cottage School
A multi-day celebration to spread awareness of a native flower may raise thousands of dollars to cover education costs for students with special needs. Proceeds from events at the inaugural Roswell...
April 10, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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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  • North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:37 am
  • Roswell considers Holcomb Bridge Road rezoning
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:32 am
  • Roswell mulling detention center closure
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:26 am
  • Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:21 am
  • Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:15 am
  • Milton mayor defends moratorium
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 10:10 am
  • Canton Street alley plan takes step forward
    by James Swift
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    04.01.15 - 09:56 am
  • Public to help decide Roswell City Green pathways
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:44 am
  • UPDATED: Brookhaven official fired for comment at festival
    An official with the city of Brookhaven was fired Monday because of a comment she allegedly made about two teen models during the city’s Cherry Blossom Festival March 27 through 29. Communications ...
    April 08, 2015 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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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    Despite affluence, student poverty an issue in Roswell
    In a city with a median household income well over $100,000, the 1,000-plus students at Mimosa Elementary School represent an entirely different aspect of the Roswell community. There, nine out of ...
    April 08, 2015 10:14 AM | 5 5 comments | 48 48 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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    Alpharetta's Food Truck Alley returns next week
    When the Food Truck Alley program began in Alpharetta three years ago, Mayor David Belle Isle said he had humble expectations. “We thought if it really got successful,” he said, “we might get 1,000...
    April 08, 2015 10:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Volunteers needed for Roswell Day of Hope
    Families throughout Roswell are invited to a unique get-together later this month at an all-day event combining fun and games with charity and community service. The seventh annual Day of Hope, pre...
    April 08, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell ready to resume Alive After 5
    Next week, Roswell’s biggest block party returns. The 2015 Alive After 5 series officially kicks off April 16. Through October, the Canton Street event is held the third Thursday of each month from...
    April 08, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Travel advisory: Delays on Webb Bridge Road this week
    Motorists are advised to expect travel delays on Webb Bridge Road this week in the area between North Point Parkway and Park Bridge Parkway, due to road paving activity. Weather permitting, crews w...
    April 06, 2015 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 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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    Mayor calls for business owners to be creators within Alpharetta
    More than 100 businesses were honored last Thursday at a breakfast held by the city of Alpharetta. The 2014 Business Awards breakfast, held at the Metropolitan Club, was open to any business in the...
    April 01, 2015 01:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    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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    Multi-use project approved at Old Milton Parkway, Thompson Street
    A multi-use project connecting downtown Alpharetta to Avalon has been given the OK by city council. At Monday’s city council meeting, council members voted unanimously to approve a zoning change th...
    April 01, 2015 12:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell selects alignment for Mansell Road connector
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:35 am
  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 11:14 am
  • Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:57 am
  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Roswell council approves pilot public art project
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:46 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Milton greenway connection plans unveiled
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    03.25.15 - 10:20 am