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Roswell Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager bids adieu
Long-time city employee Morgan Timmis will say goodbye to Roswell on Monday. The Historic and Cultural Affairs Manager of 15 years said she is retiring early to fulfill her lifelong dream of servin...
February 27, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talks resume on Roswell's Canton Street alley plan
Following a work session last August, major changes were made to the proposed East-West Alley master plan. Among other modifications, the Canton Street area project was tweaked to include a new rou...
February 26, 2015 03:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
Senate Bill 86, authored by District 21 Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, will drastically overhaul how Georgia handles medical malpractice suits. Not only will the Patient Compensation Act limit h...
February 26, 2015 03:16 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell adopts cultural arts assessment plan
A comprehensive public arts strategy guiding Roswell’s programs for the next 15 years is now official. Voting unanimously, the council approved the Imagine Roswell Arts and Culture 2030 assessment ...
February 26, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forecasters warn that melting snow will refreeze on roads
Forecasters are warning of slick roads and highways in north Georgia as melting snow refreezes. The National Weather Service said any water that doesn't dry Thursday will refreeze as temperatures d...
February 26, 2015 02:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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What Roswell's Reading: Bookmiser's bestselling books for the month
From Jan. 16 to Feb. 15 the best-selling books from Roswell 's Bookmiser are as follows: 1. “American Sniper” by Chris Kyle and Scott McEwen, non-fiction 2. “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand, non-fic...
February 26, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council to ease restrictions on outdoor drinking
The city is looking to loosen up alcohol restrictions in Roswell’s central restaurant district. The city council voted unanimously Monday to approve the first reading of an ordinance amendment allo...
February 25, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public art installation comes to Roswell's Canton Street
Roswell Arts Renaissance President Maggie Davis wanted to do something different to commemorate the month-long Roswell Roots program. Inspired by the Living Walls project in Atlanta, she sought an ...
February 25, 2015 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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East Roswell Library now open
Residents of East Roswell finally have a library to call their own. The 15,000-square-foot facility is the third of eight new libraries to open as part of the Atlanta-Fulton County Public Library S...
February 25, 2015 09:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The annual ShamRockin’ for a Cure festival has been a springtime rite in north Fulton for seven years. The event began in 2009, when Jon and Pam Baker of Roswell teamed up with Chris and Mary Guine...
February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell council denies office park rezoning bids
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 02:17 pm
  • Roswell neighborhood upset by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 02:01 pm
  • Wings meet strings at upcoming nature center event
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 01:39 pm
  • High rents, low wages concern HomeStretch director
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.10.15 - 02:57 pm
  • Roswell discusses capital projects, potential bond
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.10.15 - 02:55 pm
  • HomeStretch prepares for Peachtree Tea benefit
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.10.15 - 02:40 pm
  • Habitat for Humanity seeks donations for new Roswell home improvement store
    An all-new Habitat ReStore is set to open in Roswell next month. Prior to the grand opening, the Habitat for Humanity affiliate is asking the community to donate the following items and goods: Home...
    February 19, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Legislators spar over revised College Board AP history test
    The College Board's new Advanced Placement U.S. history test is strongly biased to the left and should be scrapped, Republican Sen. William Ligon said Wednesday in an argument that has also been ma...
    February 19, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chill & Body introduces advanced cryotherapy to downtown Roswell
    Chill & Body has opened their first retail location which will offer cutting edge Whole Body Cryotherapy treatment. A relatively new form of treatment in the U.S., Cryotherapy is a safe and non-inv...
    February 18, 2015 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Effective date of golf cart ordinance in Roswell could be delayed
    Residents looking forward to taking their personal transportation vehicles out on the roads of Roswell may have to wait a little bit longer. Last December, the city council approved an ordinance al...
    February 18, 2015 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sanitization system has big impact on childcare services
    Half a decade ago, Alpharetta resident Walter Mann was in the medical device and consumer manufacturing business. Primarily, he worked with products like diapers and dental equipment. After one of ...
    February 18, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton chamber promotes bonds between businesses, schools
    Good relationships between local businesses and area schools can be mutually beneficial. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce wants to increase those connections with its annual Partners in...
    February 18, 2015 04:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Pistachio
    Furkids presents Pistachio for the pet of the week spotlight. Pistachio is a sweet female dilute calico with lots of love to give. This baby is about a year old and is spayed, housetrained and up-t...
    February 18, 2015 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Groups decry lack of low-income residential units in Roswell
    Once a month, the Roswell Housing Authority tenant council meets. “Our job is to address the concerns and the issues that the residents have,” said Vincent Scrutchins, 60. “They voted us into offic...
    February 18, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fees established for Roswell's electric vehicle charging stations
    While other motorists get acclimated to rising gasoline costs, electric vehicle owners in Roswell can be paying as little as $1 to juice up their cars. Deputy City Administrator Michael Fischer dis...
    February 18, 2015 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell mulls overhaul of outdoor alcohol policy
    With the spring festival season approaching, Roswell officials are considering some major changes to outside consumption regulations. The city’s current ordinance, modeled after an earlier state la...
    February 18, 2015 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Rotary's Dave McCleary: ‘Any child can become a victim’
    In 1979, Rotary International began a global campaign to eradicate polio. Since then, cases of the devastating disease have decreased worldwide by 99 percent. Today, the world’s largest service org...
    February 18, 2015 03:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell breaks ground on Holcomb Bridge Road improvements
    With 188,000 cars on Ga. 400 crossing 60,000 cars on Holcomb Bridge Road each day, the traffic at the exit 7 intersection is among the heaviest in metro Atlanta. “Depending on your perspective,” ci...
    February 18, 2015 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fourth annual Roswell Green Expo set for Saturday
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.06.15 - 04:46 pm
  • Mayor encourages infrastructure investments, on roads, online
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.06.15 - 04:34 pm
  • Roswell event to benefit South American children
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.05.15 - 02:15 pm
  • Fulton Schools computer crash preps system for tests
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 07:49 pm
  • Roswell gets glimpse of Riverwalk Village
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.28.15 - 07:44 pm