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Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System's new hours start April 1
The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System has new hours in effect at each of its locations as of Wednesday, April 1. In January, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed the 2015 ...
March 26, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public to help decide Roswell City Green pathways
City officials are hammering out new details of the Roswell City Green project —specifically, how it will connect city hall to Canton Street. Members of a city-appointed panel met with the design t...
March 25, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell selects alignment for Mansell Road connector
Roswell officials have chosen an alignment plan east of Ga. 400 for the Mansell Connectors project. The roadway will link Mansell Road to the proposed Big Creek Parkway, which will stretch from War...
March 25, 2015 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
With the Humble Pie Pizza Co., owner Adam Andrews said he did not just set out to open another restaurant. Rather, he wanted to create the community pizzeria for all of Alpharetta. The pizza place,...
March 25, 2015 11:14 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
In July, the Cottage School Executive Director Jacque Digieso will step down from the post she has held for three decades. “When you are in a leadership position, I think it is important to realize...
March 25, 2015 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
Fulton County Schools Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer Kenneth Zeff said the system will begin phasing in a new strategic compensation plan this fall. “We use a 1950s wage model to compensate ...
March 25, 2015 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council approves pilot public art project
An $80,000 addition to the new Fire Station No. 4 budget may set a policy precedent for Roswell. The city council unanimously approved the funding adjustment at Monday’s meeting, with the extra mon...
March 25, 2015 10:46 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
Residents will not have to look too hard to find Easter egg hunts in Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell, as all three cities are hosting kid-friendly activities to celebrate the upcoming holiday. In Ro...
March 25, 2015 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County police chief announces retirement
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell DOT to begin resurfacing area roads
The city of Roswell’s Department of Transportation is scheduled to begin resurfacing three roadways next month. The projects include: Old Alabama Road from Holcomb Bridge Road to the City of Johns ...
March 19, 2015 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell names new director of environmental/public works
Roswell’s Environmental/Public Works Department recently welcomed Dan Skalsky as its new director. Skalsky replaces Stu Moring, who retired at the end of August 2014. Skalsky has 35 years of enviro...
March 19, 2015 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
Digital Scientists CEO Tom Klein said the inspiration for his firm’s Rately mobile app came from a most arduous ordeal — online Christmas shopping. “The shopping browser is a way to bring some sani...
March 18, 2015 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell Beer Festival to benefit Starhouse Foundation
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 01:25 pm
  • Roswell police department offers meeting space for Craigslist transactions
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:29 pm
  • Effective date of golf cart ordinance officially delayed in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:24 pm
  • Roswell may change on-street parking restrictions
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:08 pm
  • Annual quilt show celebrates 33rd year in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 05:04 pm
  • Throughout north Fulton, St. Patrick's Day events abound
    by James Swift
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    03.04.15 - 04:59 pm
  • Talks resume on Roswell's Canton Street alley plan
    by James Swift
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    02.26.15 - 03:23 pm
  • Sen. Brandon Beach reintroduces Patient Compensation Act
    by James Swift
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    02.26.15 - 03:16 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    Earlier this year, Scott Kinsey and Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey opened their fifth Taqueria Tsunami in north Fulton. “This is our largest location and it is an amazing market,” Alexis Aleshire-Kinsey, 3...
    March 18, 2015 12:58 PM | 2 2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Fire and Police Foundation gala set for next weekend
    Roswell’s bravest will trade in their blue uniforms and yellow slickers for black ties and ebony tuxedoes at an upcoming fundraising event. The second annual Roswell Fire and Police Foundation char...
    March 18, 2015 12:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell employee named International Songwriting Competition semi-finalist
    For the last two and a half years, Carisa Turner has served as a community relations coordinator for the city of Roswell. When the Woodstock resident is not setting up interviews and sending out pr...
    March 18, 2015 12:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
    More than 2,000 students from nearly 30 high schools will gather in north Fulton this weekend for the 19th annual Roswell Rotary Relays. “The event is different from most of the other track events ...
    March 18, 2015 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. Senate approves resolution to change AP history exam
    The state Senate has passed a resolution demanding that the New York-based College Board redo its most recent revision of the Advancement Placement U.S. History exam. Republican Sen. William Ligon ...
    March 12, 2015 01:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
    Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
    March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    Peruvian-born Mikiel Arnold said he has long dreamed of opening up his own eatery. “I’ve always wanted to create a Peruvian restaurant concept since I can remember,” he said. “I moved here when I w...
    March 11, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell residents raise concerns at River Parks meeting
    Nearly 100 residents attended a River Parks master plan open house meeting last week at the East Roswell Recreation Center. Jacobs Engineering Group representative Brad Jones fielded questions and ...
    March 11, 2015 04:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Home gardening classes offered in north Fulton
    The UGA Cooperative Extension in Fulton County and the North Fulton Master Gardeners are conducting a series of free classes for homeowners on selected weekday evenings. Each class emphasizes pract...
    March 11, 2015 04:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Council approves funding for Hardscrabble Greenloop
    With the Roswell City Council approving right-of -way acquisitions at Monday’s meeting, the Hardscrabble Greenloop project is now completely funded. Voting unanimously, the council approved an addi...
    March 11, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
    The Chattahoochee Nature Center will serve as the starting point and finish line of a unique race with an environmental message March 21. “The annual Water Drop Dash 5K began in 2013 to promote wat...
    March 11, 2015 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Holly
    Furkids presents Holly for the pet of the week spotlight. Holly is a 1 1/2-year-old calico with gray and muted orange markings. This sweet girl loves to be around people and is fine with being held...
    March 11, 2015 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell adopts cultural arts assessment plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.26.15 - 03:10 pm
  • Roswell council to ease restrictions on outdoor drinking
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 09:29 am
  • Public art installation comes to Roswell's Canton Street
    by James Swift
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    02.25.15 - 09:19 am
  • Alpharetta fundraiser paints town green for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.25.15 - 09:01 am