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Avalon says no thanks to Thanksgiving Day sales
While many retailers have made the decision to keep their doors open on Thanksgiving, Avalon executives have taken a stand against Turkey Day sales. “We’re really more interested in being a communi...
November 25, 2014 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Dempsey
Furkids presents Dempsey for the pet of the week spotlight. Dempsey is an adorable yellow and white tabby male who is looking for a home. This sweet boy is about 8 months old and was originally par...
November 24, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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New business takes custom home building to next level
When drawing up the blueprints for its new Design Center in Alpharetta, Vice President of Research and Marketing Caroline Simmel said Edward Andrews Homes took its cues from the co-founder of Apple...
November 24, 2014 02:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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With delivery service, Alpharetta sisters take over takeout
The Sumpter sisters said their food delivery service was born out of a love for entrepreneurialism — and veggie burgers. Earlier this year, the long-time north Fulton residents began frequenting a ...
November 24, 2014 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta promotes local holiday shopping with rewards program app
The city of Alpharetta has partnered with Rately, an Alpharetta-based shopping browser, to promote local shopping this holiday. Free for both shoppers and retailers, this mobile app-based program f...
November 24, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell breaks ground on new therapeutic pool facility
Subfreezing temperatures were not going to keep Roswell Ramblers President Bettye Prescott from attending the official groundbreaking of the Adult Recreation Center’s new indoor pool facility. For ...
November 24, 2014 01:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton rejects renewal bids by two local academies
At a meeting last Thursday, the county board of education voted unanimously to reject renewal petitions from two charter schools – the Fulton Science Academy High School in Alpharetta and the Fulto...
November 24, 2014 01:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County School System eyes math curriculum changes
Fulton County Schools district 2 board member Katie Reeves visited Summit Hill Elementary in Milton last week to discuss the school system’s Continuous Achievement model. The county board of educat...
November 24, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell's Theo Keyserling among top business leaders
Theo Keyserling finds herself in exclusive company. Alongside heavy hitters such as Usher Raymond, Telemundo Atlanta managing partner Susan Sim Oh and Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance President...
November 24, 2014 01:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta unveils master plan
Kimley-Horn and Associates urban designer Eric Bosman made it clear that Alpharetta’s downtown master plan, which was unveiled at an open house meeting Thursday, was not going to be implemented ove...
November 24, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell mulls overhaul of noise ordinance
Roswell officials said they want to make it loud and clear — if there is too much racket going on, property owners better be prepared to face some hefty penalties. The city council is considering c...
November 19, 2014 02:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta eatery offers unique buffet experience
Chinese, seafood, Southern cooking — all much-beloved, time-honored buffet staples. At Alpharetta’s Mayuri Indian Restaurant, however, there are not any metal trays lined with mashed potatoes or fl...
November 19, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Local legionnaires share bonds of battle
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 05:40 pm
  • Roswell details low-income assistance funding plan
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 05:33 pm
  • Redistricting plans affect dozens of Fulton schools
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 05:27 pm
  • U.S. District Rep. Price discusses big GOP wins
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 05:18 pm
  • Republicans roll to easy victories
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 05:16 pm
  • Group announces plans for 104-acre Roswell complex
    by James Swift
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    11.12.14 - 04:56 pm
  • Owner reflects on past, and future, of Wender & Roberts Pharmacy
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 04:40 pm
  • City of Roswell awaits big day in Washington
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 04:32 pm
  • Planning expert encourages innovative land-use solutions
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 04:22 pm
  • North Fulton retailers prepare for Small Business Saturday
    The premise behind Small Business Saturday, a national event started by American Express in 2010, is simple. After consumers have spent heaps of money online and at malls and big box stores, the id...
    November 19, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Geisinger targets controversial issue with 2015 legislative proposal
    Earlier this year, District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, introduced a bill to the Georgia General Assembly addressing unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones. The bill,...
    November 19, 2014 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta Police Explorers take home medal
    The Alpharetta Police Explorers returned home Saturday, Nov. 15, with a victory in the third annual Police Explorer Competition in Snellville. They also learned a valuable safety lesson for law enf...
    November 19, 2014 02:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Realtor says lack of affordable homes hurts Roswell
    Georgia Initiative for Community Housing Team Roswell member Dan Wilhelm knows the local market well — he is also the owner of the residential management company 3 Options Realty. Speaking at a Ros...
    November 19, 2014 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NFCC director says volunteers, donations needed year-round
    Executive Director Barbara Duffy said she is amazed how the smallest things can trigger such strong emotions for families seeking North Fulton Community Charities services. “I’ve had someone break ...
    November 19, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton city council weighs in on LEED certification
    At Monday’s public meeting, council members contemplated going green with the new Milton City Hall building designs. While the council did not vote to deny or approve Leadership in Energy and Envir...
    November 19, 2014 01:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell looks at fire station relocation
    Design concepts for the new Fire Station No. 4 were unveiled at a Roswell Public Safety and Public Works Committee meeting last Wednesday. At about 16,000 square feet, the facility will be roughly ...
    November 19, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    With demand increasing, food pantry seeks holiday donations
    More than 100 volunteers work for North Fulton Community Charities. On any given day, roughly 50 are onsite. Even with the manpower, the organization has difficulties keeping up with food pantry de...
    November 19, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
    Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
    November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Santa appearances, events take place in north Fulton
    There are several opportunities to have pictures taken with Santa in the Roswell, Milton and Alpharetta areas this winter. On Saturday, at the Alpharetta Welcome Center, located at 178 South Main S...
    November 12, 2014 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Future Horizons brings spectrum disorder experts to Roswell
    On Wednesday, a trio of distinguished lecturers working in the autism spectrum disorder field spoke at a conference hosted by Area 51 Family Entertainment. The event was sponsored by Future Horizon...
    November 12, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Golf cart ordinance caps long night at Roswell city hall
    “I had no idea it was going to be this long,” Roswellian Jeff Jablonski said at Monday’s – and almost Tuesday’s – city council meeting. The golf cart enthusiast had to wait until almost midnight to...
    November 12, 2014 05:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Proposed Roswell developments opposed by Coleman Road residents
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 04:15 pm
  • Milton thanks troops with inaugural ceremony
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 03:59 pm
  • Morgan Rodgers named new head of Roswell rec, parks department
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 03:37 pm
  • Sen. Chambliss bids adieu at chamber event
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 03:04 pm
  • Alpharetta resident honors fallen soldiers
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 03:01 pm
  • Clay Collective chili cook-off returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    11.05.14 - 02:34 pm