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Fulton County School System to begin realignment of Charles Place
Fulton County School System will begin construction on a realignment of Charles Place starting on Monday, February 2. Charles Place runs behind the new West Roswell Elementary School currently bein...
January 29, 2015 01:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ga. Senate passes bill requiring insurance coverage for autism therapy
The Georgia state Senate has passed a bill requiring insurance companies to cover autism therapy for children younger than 6. Lawmakers passed the bill, 54-0 on Thursday. Supporters say early inter...
January 29, 2015 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
Earlier this month, a capacity-constraint stress test was conducted throughout Georgia. The experiment was to see if the state’s schools could handle a large volume of online test takers. “The good...
January 28, 2015 07:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell gets glimpse of Riverwalk Village
A partner for Duke Land Group, the firm behind the proposed 104-acre Riverwalk Village, Kevin Sloan said he is intrigued by a goal outlined in Roswell’s Unified Development Code. “A place to live, ...
January 28, 2015 07:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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GNFCC hosts networking event to kick off new year
Dozens of female business owners and business leaders from the north Fulton area spent Friday morning networking at the Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce’s Women In Business kickoff breakfas...
January 28, 2015 07:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Milton retiree finds success with vending machine operation
Marty Lock, 65, has spent half his life working in the telecommunications field. After he retired, the Milton resident then decided to pursue an entirely different kind of business – he became a ve...
January 28, 2015 07:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Inc. executive director discusses city’s economic outlook
As executive director of Roswell Inc., Steve Stroud serves as a bridge for local government and local business. “We want to work continuously with the developer, the builder and the shop owner, for...
January 28, 2015 07:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Downtown Alpharetta bakery offers gluten-free treats
The sweets and baked goods at 2B Whole in downtown Alpharetta all have one thing in common. They are free of gluten, a protein composite found in wheat and related grains that tend to trouble some ...
January 28, 2015 07:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mid-year budget amendment approved in Roswell
Several adjustments have been made to the city’s fiscal year 2015 budget. A slate of amendments were approved unanimously by the Roswell City Council at Monday’s public meeting. General fund amendm...
January 28, 2015 07:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor supports borrowing to finance city projects
Mayor Jere Wood began his annual Kiwanis Club of Historic Roswell state of the city address last Thursday with great optimism. “We have the lowest unemployment rate in the state, and have been for ...
January 28, 2015 07:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell City Green project takes step forward
The Roswell City Green project officially has a designer. The council voted unanimously Monday to approve a $359,648 master plan and design contract with Atlanta firm jB+a. Firm representative John...
January 28, 2015 06:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell to celebrate black history throughout February
A bevy of Black History Month events will be held in Roswell this February as the city hosts its annual Roswell Roots festival. “Roswell has a really rich black heritage,” said Elaine DeNiro, archi...
January 28, 2015 06:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Alpharetta master plan presentation draws 200
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.21.15 - 10:30 am
  • Locals raise concerns about Alpharetta downtown master plan
    by James Swift
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    01.21.15 - 10:06 am
  • Chattahoochee Nature Center celebrates Ice Fest 2015
    by James Swift
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    01.21.15 - 09:35 am
  • Fulton School's redistricting plan will impact elementary, middle schools
    The Fulton County School System released a final redistricting map earlier this month, with proposed line shifts impacting a dozen elementary schools and 10 middle schools across north Fulton. Unde...
    January 28, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials work to clarify Alpharetta downtown master plan points for public
    The city of Alpharetta is getting closer to adopting its new downtown master plan, but some residents seem skeptical of aspects being presented — prompting those working on the plan to offer clarit...
    January 28, 2015 05:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Comprehensive neuropathy treatment center opens in Roswell
    Locally owned and operated Foundation Therapy Center announced it has opened the Comprehensive Neuropathy Treatment Center at both its Roswell and Sandy Springs, locations. This center offers a gro...
    January 26, 2015 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Roswell
    Local Leaf and Model S owners have reason to get excited — four new electric vehicle charging stations will be installed in Roswell next month. “We are always looking for ways to help our community...
    January 23, 2015 12:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hundreds gathered for unity march in Alpharetta
    Monday’s community march, organized by St. James United Methodist Church, was not the first for the Rev. Gerald Durley. “I walked with Dr. King in 1959,” the 73-year-old said at the footsteps of th...
    January 22, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Salon 1580 awarded Best of 2014 by Kudzu
    Pat Alessi - Salon 1580 was named a Best of 2014 winner for Atlanta Beauty Salons & Hair Care on Kudzu.com, a leading source for local business information and consumer reviews. More than five mill...
    January 22, 2015 02:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Leona
    Furkids presents Leona for the pet of the week spotlight. Leona is a 7-month-old tabby girl with cute, small eyes and a sweet, big heart. Leona has short brown, gray and white fur and is little in ...
    January 22, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton workout studio embraces community
    In an effort to introduce Milton residents to the various businesses in the community, Better Together, the city’s citizen volunteer committee, will continue its business connection series into 201...
    January 21, 2015 11:17 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell council to vote on project designer
    An Atlanta firm has been tabbed by Roswell staff to design the $12 million City Green project. Monday, the city council will vote on a $359,648 contract with landscape architecture group jB+a. The ...
    January 21, 2015 11:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Retail, restaurant balance discussed at Roswell NEXT event
    In 2001, Historic Roswell Merchants Association president Sally Johnson said a group of Canton Street business owners received $1,000 from the city government to hire a consultant. In order to draw...
    January 21, 2015 11:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO urges businesses to adopt a social purpose
    The future of business, according to Coca-Cola Enterprises CEO and Chairman John Brock, is not capitalism – it is connective capitalism. “What are you doing as a business, a company, to make sure t...
    January 21, 2015 11:06 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Milton Mayor: "We’re not going to compete for the big projects"
    While other north Fulton cities mull major economic developments, Mayor Joe Lockwood said Milton is taking a different approach. “We have really nice residential, estate-type land,” he said at last...
    January 21, 2015 10:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Avalon event to benefit couple battling ALS
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.10.15 - 12:05 pm
  • Mayor and council share thoughts on 2015’s big local issues
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 02:01 pm
  • Roswell councilmembers predict the big local issues of 2015
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 01:55 pm
  • Milton council considers health insurance plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 10:58 am