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Georgia Ensemble Theatre presents Tim Firth’s ‘Calendar Girls’
Georgia Ensemble Theatre will launch its 2015-2016 season with the regional premiere of Tim Firth’s “Calendar Girls,” set to open Sept. 10 and run through Oct. 4. It is the first American theater t...
August 27, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA launches "Free Ride” campaign for Labor Day Monday
All day on Sept. 7, MARTA is inviting everyone to ride its trains, buses and Mobility service at no charge. “Free Ride” is the second ridership initiative introduced by the Authority in recent week...
August 27, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Johns Creek officials present proposed fiscal year 2016 budget to public
Johns Creek City officials presented a proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 balanced budget to the City Council for consideration during the Aug. 24 work session at City Hall. The proposed FY 2016 Genera...
August 27, 2015 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta event debuts startup tech showcase
The third annual Alpharetta Business Association Expo Aug. 28 will offer the opportunity to experience why Alpharetta is considered the “Technology Capital of the South.” Last year, about 500 peopl...
August 26, 2015 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell considers e-cigarette ban in parks
Roswell residents soon may not be allowed to use electronic cigarettes, vaporizer pens and other similar products in public parks. The Roswell Recreation Commission found the products may be a publ...
August 26, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta producer shares inspirational film
Giving Films, the company behind “90 Minutes in Heaven,” a faith-based motion picture filmed in the Atlanta area, did not intend to produce another “near-God experience” movie. The film is about Do...
August 26, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton library branches offer adventures beyond books
North Fulton area branches of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System provide diverse, free activities for residents of all ages when their heads are not in the books. Zumba, a total fitness worko...
August 26, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Musician beat odds, shares passion for drumming
After surviving a nearly fatal car accident, Frank Odom, a Roswell-based music instructor, decided not to take his talent for granted but instead to share his love for drumming through his business...
August 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Event offers irresistible deals at Alpharetta eateries
Ali Moradi is one of more than a dozen Alpharetta dining establishment owners who hopes to get better acquainted with customers while promoting his company at the Alpharetta Restaurant Week from Se...
August 26, 2015 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Price sworn in as new District 48 State Representative
Dr. Betty Price has been sworn in as the 48th House District Representative to the Georgia Legislature representing parts of Roswell and Alpharetta. She was sworn in by Judge Tom Campbell who previ...
August 20, 2015 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ice cream event to benefit Drake House
North Fulton residents and ice cream lovers looking for a family-friendly and inexpensive activity can attend Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin August 30 at the Roswell Square. The 11th annual event ta...
August 19, 2015 05:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell-based nonprofit helps young adults fight cancer
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.05.15 - 05:18 pm
  • New foundation supports first responders in Milton
    Community leaders in Milton have joined together to rally local support for public safety personnel. The recently launched First Responders Foundation aims to assist Milton police officers and fire...
    August 19, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton council considers Arnold Mill form based code
    Milton residents concerned about the development of the Arnold Mill form based code have been following its progress since early summer. The item was first presented to the Milton City Council June...
    August 19, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Five things you need to know about the Roswell River Parks Master Plan
    While in the beginning stages of developing a River Parks Master Plan, the city of Roswell has asked for community feedback by hosting a total of three public input meetings. Residents were encoura...
    August 19, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta 5K raises funds for north Fulton nonprofits
    More than 50 corporate teams will raise money for North Fulton charities at the Alpharetta Rotary Mayor’s Corporate Challenge — with Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle’s fundraising proposal at the ...
    August 19, 2015 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta OKs $2.6 million contract for extension
    Alpharetta will move forward with about a $6 million roadway project will provide access to the future Gwinnett Technical College and Jackson Healthcare Facility locations. The North Fulton Communi...
    August 19, 2015 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alien-themed half marathon and 5K event invades Roswell
    Nighttime roadrunners will try to escape aliens while raising awareness for literacy and education at the Area 13.1/Terrestrial 5K race event at Riverside Park in Roswell Aug. 22. In its fourth yea...
    August 12, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell adjusts laws for state, federal changes
    As part of one of several changes made to the city’s code, Roswell residents may be less likely to be cited or arrested for using inappropriate language in public following a federal decision, whic...
    August 12, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Beatles animator visits Roswell gallery
    Animator Ron Campbell made an appearance at the Ann Jackson Gallery last weekend, bringing numerous drawings from some of his most famous cartoons with him. Although most known for his animation wo...
    August 12, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council vote split on Alpharetta convention center plans
    For years Alpharetta has contemplated plans to build a conference center for the city, and now development plans for the center, along with a hotel are moving forward. The center, which the city wo...
    August 12, 2015 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Live! in Roswell Series brings musicians to cultural arts center
    The Live! In Roswell Series is making a return for the fifth time bringing nationally and internationally recognized artists to the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. Katherine Jones, coordinator for th...
    August 12, 2015 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Birthday celebration will benefit Child Development Association
    Long-time Roswell resident and community advocate Bob Hagan is celebrating his 60th birthday, and doing it for a good cause. On Aug. 16 from 7 to 10 p.m. guests can celebrate with Hagan at the hous...
    August 12, 2015 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jekyll Brewing celebrates two year anniversary
    Local craft brewery, Jekyll Brewing is commemorating two years of community support and success in Alpharetta with a celebratory anniversary party. On Saturday from 1 to 9 p.m., residents and beer ...
    August 12, 2015 12:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta halts sign permit applications
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.21.15 - 12:27 pm