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Decision on Roswell's Unified Development Code delayed
Several changes to Roswell’s Unified Development Code have been put on the backburner. Rather than approve a second reading of a text amendment altering the code’s outdoor amenity space requirement...
April 15, 2015 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Urban Escape Games brings unique experience to Alpharetta
Just off Warsaw Road, suite 275 at 20 Mansell Court East looks like any other office space. Inside, however, is anything but an ordinary business. Within the walls of Urban Escape Games, visitors w...
April 15, 2015 10:12 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wigwam Wellness Festival comes to Roswell
Atlanta-based event producer Jennifer Lingvall said she did not set out to create a wellness fair. Instead, she said she wanted to create a wellness adventure. “Wellness festivals have been present...
April 15, 2015 10:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teen Victim Impact Program promotes young driver safety
Bill Mabrey, a speaker for the Teen Victim Impact Program, said the service for young traffic violators is not meant to be punitive. Instead, he said, the court diversion program, which has been in...
April 15, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell council OKs on-street parking changes
A 56-year-old Roswell ordinance can soon be on the way out. At Monday’s meeting, the city council voted 5-1 to approve the first reading of an amendment extending the maximum on-street parking limi...
April 15, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Annual Golden Games return to north Fulton
North Fulton’s older athletes will soon get a chance to shine in more than 50 different competitions. Spanning 10 sites, the 21st annual Fulton Golden Games begin in two weeks. The events, open to ...
April 15, 2015 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Quick Six Enduro to benefit Big Creek Park
This Saturday, more than 100 bikers will compete in a fast and furious downhill race in Roswell. The second Big Creek Quick Six Enduro will be held at 1600 Old Alabama Road. Registration starts at ...
April 15, 2015 09:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mugs on Milton to add Crabapple location
A local business owner plans to expand this spring after brewing over the idea since winter. Mugs on Milton Coffee Shop and Bakery in downtown Alpharetta will be known as Mugs once another location...
April 10, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell events to raise money for The Cottage School
A multi-day celebration to spread awareness of a native flower may raise thousands of dollars to cover education costs for students with special needs. Proceeds from events at the inaugural Roswell...
April 10, 2015 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Despite affluence, student poverty an issue in Roswell
In a city with a median household income well over $100,000, the 1,000-plus students at Mimosa Elementary School represent an entirely different aspect of the Roswell community. There, nine out of ...
April 08, 2015 10:14 AM | 5 5 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Humble Pie Pizza Co. aspires to be Alpharetta's ‘community pizzeria’
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 11:14 am
  • Founder of Roswell's Cottage School to retire
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:57 am
  • Salaries discussed at Fulton Schools community meeting
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:51 am
  • Roswell council approves pilot public art project
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:46 am
  • Easter activities planned throughout north Fulton
    by James Swift
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    03.25.15 - 10:32 am
  • Alpharetta firm Digital Scientists introduces new merchant platform
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 01:07 pm
  • Taqueria Tsunami opens shop in Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:58 pm
  • Volunteers needed for Roswell Day of Hope
    Families throughout Roswell are invited to a unique get-together later this month at an all-day event combining fun and games with charity and community service. The seventh annual Day of Hope, pre...
    April 08, 2015 09:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell ready to resume Alive After 5
    Next week, Roswell’s biggest block party returns. The 2015 Alive After 5 series officially kicks off April 16. Through October, the Canton Street event is held the third Thursday of each month from...
    April 08, 2015 09:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen who got heart transplant dies in crash during chase in Roswell
    An Atlanta area teenager who said a heart transplant two years ago gave him a second chance at life died this week when he lost control of the car he was driving while fleeing police, according to ...
    April 02, 2015 01:02 PM | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell's Anti-Aging Skin Studio by Renata offers hot deals for warm weather
    Summer is right around the corner, so for many women, and men, it is time to get ready to put your best face forward. One Roswell skin care studio is committed to providing the most effective and r...
    April 01, 2015 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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    North Fulton leaders say education, transportation vital to economy
    At last Friday’s North Fulton Business Expo, an opening ceremony mishap may have demonstrated just how much the local economy has rebounded. Holding a pair of oversized scissors, Greater North Fult...
    April 01, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell considers Holcomb Bridge Road rezoning
    Under a new rezoning proposal, developers may someday have the ability to construct buildings as tall as eight stories within the Holcomb Bridge Road and Ga. 400 corridor. At a committee meeting la...
    April 01, 2015 10:32 AM | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell mulling detention center closure
    As early as this summer, the Roswell City Council can vote to suspend the city’s detention center operations. “We have asked our police department to look at alternatives to running our own jail to...
    April 01, 2015 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Inaugural Farm Fair set for Saturday in Roswell
    Two of the most popular Chattahoochee Nature Center events have merged, resulting in an all-new sustainable farming and community gardening celebration. The inaugural Back to Your Roots Farm Fair i...
    April 01, 2015 10:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Race to Change Destinies returns to Roswell
    Redeemed Christian Church of God King’s Court Chapel senior pastor the Rev. David Akindoju said the Race to Change Destinies is about much more than medals and finish times. “The race itself is jus...
    April 01, 2015 10:15 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Canton Street alley plan takes step forward
    After months of tweaks and redesigns, a portion of the East-West Alley master plan is finally headed to a city council vote. The project, which seeks pedestrian-friendly renovations to both alleys ...
    April 01, 2015 09:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 37 37 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 | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell Fire and Police Foundation gala set for next weekend
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:43 pm
  • Roswell employee named International Songwriting Competition semi-finalist
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:36 pm
  • Roswell Rotary Relays set for Saturday
    by James Swift
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    03.18.15 - 12:24 pm
  • New Peruvian restaurant rolls into Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 05:21 pm
  • Roswell residents raise concerns at River Parks meeting
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 04:45 pm
  • Roswell Council approves funding for Hardscrabble Greenloop
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 04:02 pm
  • Third annual Water Drop Dash 5K returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
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    03.11.15 - 03:51 pm