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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 | 5 5 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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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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  • Avalon event to benefit couple battling ALS
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.10.15 - 12:05 pm
  • Roswell councilmembers predict the big local issues of 2015
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 01:55 pm
  • 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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    School choice forums set for Jan. 28, Feb. 2 in north Fulton
    During the last week of January and in conjunction with National School Choice Week, Fulton County Schools is hosting five forums to gather input on what families value most in educational options....
    January 22, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 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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    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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    Chattahoochee Nature Center celebrates Ice Fest 2015
    ICE Sculptures Inc. founder Jim Duggan will bring a little taste of Alaska to Roswell this weekend, as the annual Ice Fest extravaganza returns to the Chattahoochee Nature Center for the second yea...
    January 21, 2015 09:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City of Roswell loses U.S. Supreme Court case
    The holding in T-Mobile South, LLC v. City of Roswell was announced last Wednesday, with the Supreme Court of the United States ruling 6-3 in favor of the telecommunications giant. The case stems f...
    January 18, 2015 08:30 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell to begin improvements at Holcomb Bridge Road/Ga. 400
    The city of Roswell, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Transportation, will soon begin construction on two projects that will improve mobility and safety and ease congestion along one o...
    January 15, 2015 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell Development Authority discusses 2015 opportunities
    The City Green project was one of many issues discussed at the first Roswell Downtown Development Authority meeting of the year. Mimms Enterprise CEO and Authority board member Lonnie Mimms said th...
    January 15, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Newsmaker of the year: Avalon developer discusses success and future plans
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 10:51 am
  • Volunteers gear up for National Day of Service
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    01.07.15 - 10:31 am
  • Nonprofit wants to reduce child hunger in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:52 pm
  • Noise ordinance changes made official in Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:50 pm
  • Reverend looks to rebuild and forgive following arson
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:21 pm
  • Roswell holds off on renewing court services contract
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.31.14 - 02:12 pm
  • All north Fulton middle schools impacted by redistricting plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    12.17.14 - 03:20 pm