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Atlanta Fitness to expand in Roswell after down zoning
Atlanta Fitness, a high-end gym, will downsize square footage plans for its new facility during its expansion in north Fulton. The membership-based fitness center will feature a 58,000-square-foot ...
February 09, 2016 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Roswell approves rezoning for special learning institute
The city of Roswell will allow for families of students with dyslexia and other related learning challenges to get the additional help they need. The council voted unanimously to approve a rezoning...
February 09, 2016 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell rolls out school bus camera system, other Fulton County cities will follow
In 1997, R. Sam Ham was driving a Fulton County school bus, dropping off elementary school students. He still remembers one particular stop and two of the children who got off the bus, a girl in th...
February 09, 2016 08:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sen. Beach: Horse racing legislation ‘making great strides’ in state Capitol
Proposals for a constitutional amendment and a bill to allow for horse racing is on the move after passing a Senate committee in the state legislature Jan. 27. The legislation now must go before th...
February 04, 2016 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lobbyist to Fulton County: keep eye on train, health, new city bills
Former state representative Ed Lindsey returned to the Capitol this year as an employee of the Thompson Victory Group lobbying firm. He has been hired to represent Fulton County’s interests to the ...
February 04, 2016 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton heroin epidemic prompts nuanced law enforcement approach
Last week, the Neighbor reported on a group founded by parents of children killed by opioids dedicated to fighting addiction and overdoses. Georgia Overdose Prevention worked to pass laws that shie...
February 02, 2016 10:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Christopher Robin
Furkids presents Christopher Robin for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Christopher Robin is just 17 lbs. but has legs for days. This little boy is about 8 years old, giving him the perfect easygoing...
February 02, 2016 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free essential oils class held in Roswell
A free dōTERRA essential oils education and empowerment class will take place Saturday at 11 a.m. at Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata in Roswell. Topics covered will include the benefits of essenti...
February 02, 2016 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hearts for Honduras returns to Roswell
For the second year, Hearts for Honduras will be held at Roswell’s Founders Hall to benefit Lunches for Learning, a nonprofit focused on breaking the lifecycle of poverty in rural Honduras.   The f...
February 01, 2016 04:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mayor Wood plans to reunite ‘divided’ Roswell
Mayor Jere Wood said he hopes everyone in Roswell will work together to ensure continued success in the future. “It’s amazing to me how this city has progressed over my lifetime,” Wood said at the ...
January 29, 2016 05:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary Club of Alpharetta partners with Meals by Grace to expand outreach
The Rotary Club of Alpharetta has teamed up with Meals By Grace to reach more children and families in need. The Alpharetta chapter of the service organization will have an ongoing partnership with...
January 29, 2016 09:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Scully
Furkids presents Scully for the Pet of the Week spotlight. Scully is a cute gray tabby boy. Scully is very excited to see his namesake Dana Scully return to TV with the new X-Files. But he would be...
January 28, 2016 05:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell teen to receive Girl Scout Gold Award for literacy project
Roswell resident and Girl Scout Michelle Manganiello, 16, will receive her organization’s highest honor after she was inspired to create a literacy program at Esther Jackson Elementary because of h...
January 28, 2016 01:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County heroin epidemic spurs community action
A recently-completed study commissioned by the Fulton County District Attorney’s office has found a rapid rise in the use of heroin in north Fulton County. The number of heroin deaths has grown fro...
January 28, 2016 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton educators may not see Gov. Deal’s pay raises
Gov. Nathan deal wants to give Georgia teachers a raise. He has proposed allocating $300 million to increase pay for teachers in the state. But Fulton County Schools spokeswoman Susan Hale said the...
January 28, 2016 01:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton commissioners to consider pay hikes for employees
Some of Fulton County’s lowest paid employees may be getting raises — the county has set aside $2 million to look at increasing pay for workers at the bottom of the pay scale. Commissioner Emma Dar...
January 28, 2016 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Roswell halts accepting new rezoning requests
Roswell Mayor Jere Wood does not want to the city to send the wrong message after the council approved a moratorium on rezoning applications Wednesday morning. The council passed a resolution in a ...
January 27, 2016 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Senate panel backs betting on horse races
A Georgia Senate committee has approved a constitutional amendment and a bill allowing gambling on horse racing over objections from Democrats, who want some of the expected revenue used for need-b...
January 27, 2016 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Roswell votes to clarify term limits ahead of suit
Roswell residents packed city council’s chambers to support Mayor Jere Wood who is at the center of a suit against the city regarding his eligibility to continue his fifth term Monday night. The co...
January 25, 2016 10:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cookies with a click: Greater Atlanta area Girl Scouts to begin online sales
Fans of Thin Mints, Samoas and Do-Si-Dos will not have to wait much longer to get their yearly cookie fix. Girl Scouts will be hitting the streets to sell their classic confections starting Feb. 15...
January 21, 2016 01:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to consider self-pay model for developmentally disabled adults
Caregivers of adults with developmental disabilities could soon have a new option to pay for their care. Currently, the only people able to attend county care or training facilities are those with ...
January 21, 2016 12:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge rules lawsuit against Mayor Wood can move forward
UPDATE: A Fulton County Superior Court judge ruled the case against Mayor Jere Wood can move forward Thursday morning. Attorney John Monroe will serve Wood paperwork, and the Wood will have 30 days...
January 20, 2016 06:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 197 197 recommendations | email to a friend
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My Salon Suite offers resources for Roswell beauty professionals
Vic and Lori Tenuto, owners of My Salon Suite, said they hope to empower Roswell beauty professionals to become better entrepreneurs — and better serve their clients. The husband and wife team will...
January 19, 2016 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell teen directs Atlanta Jewish Film Festival short
Charli Shapiro, a 13-year-old from Roswell, spreads the message of tolerance while sharing her directing talent in the short film “In Our Eyes.” The film will premiere at the Atlanta Jewish Film Fe...
January 19, 2016 12:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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