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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta gun owner files complaint against Fulton Schools
When Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60 into law earlier this year, the sweeping gun legislation made national headlines. Much less reported was House Bill 826, a piece of legislation signed by ...
September 11, 2014 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nash named new Fulton County Development Authority director
The Development Authority of Fulton County recently unanimously approved Alvin P. Nash as its new executive director.   “We are very excited that someone with Al Nash’s expertise has agreed to join...
September 11, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Canton Street gets new pizzeria
Forget a five-star rating from Zagat. The Real Fix Pizzeria Co-owner Hicham Azhari said his new restaurant recently received the ultimate rave review — from a 12-year-old chowing down on a Margheri...
September 11, 2014 10:13 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to restore Friday hours at 10 libraries, may have Sunday early voting
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to open 10 Atlanta-Fulton County Library System branches for four hours on Fridays, following budget-driven Friday closures in February....
September 09, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell author inspired by local farmer
For Roswell resident Renea Winchester, a chance visit to Billy Albertson’s farm on Hardscrabble Road in Roswell has altered her life. She first stopped by Albertson’s farm about seven years ago whe...
September 03, 2014 02:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Award-winning cooks to visit Sur La Table in Alpharetta
The new Sur La Table store at North Point Mall in Alpharetta will host a day of free culinary events Sept. 13 as part of the James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Tour. The New York-based foundati...
September 03, 2014 11:35 AM | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pet of the Week: Jorge
Furkids presents Jorge for the pet of the week spotlight. Jorge is a 1-year-old gray and white tuxedo cat with huge green eyes. He’s a friendly boy who loves being petted and hanging out with peopl...
September 03, 2014 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell water rate fees to increase in 2015
Residents who get their water services through the city of Roswell can expect to pay more next year. Last week, the city council voted unanimously to approve an 8 percent water rate increase, which...
September 03, 2014 10:57 AM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson talks debt, national security
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., spoke last week to the Rotary Club of Roswell about the two biggest challenges facing the country — national security and the national debt. But first, he commended...
September 03, 2014 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Public Works Director retires
Stu Moring grew up in a civil engineering family. His father was in the field and it was the study of both his older brothers. “Probably middle way through high school, I was oriented toward becomi...
September 03, 2014 10:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • North Fulton secession talks flare up following tax increase
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 02:00 pm
  • MARTA briefs Roswell city council on Ga. 400 initiative
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 01:37 pm
  • Judge compensation, transportation change orders highlight meeting
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 01:34 pm
  • Roswell set for 10th annual ice cream celebration
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.13.14 - 12:46 pm
  • Roswell local has passion for wearable art
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:57 pm
  • Roswell development authority discusses downtown’s future
    Members of the city’s Downtown Development Authority said they envision big things happening over the next half decade. However, they are also quick to point out several potential developmental con...
    September 03, 2014 10:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell United Methodist and Avalon team up for job fair
    Monday, the Roswell United Methodist Church, located at 814 Mimosa Blvd., will be the site of the first official Avalon job fair. More than 30 employers are expected to attend the all-day event. Am...
    September 03, 2014 10:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Rotary putts, serves, deals for annual event
    On Sept. 8, the Country Club of Roswell will be the site of not just one, but two charity competitions — the 36th annual Aubrey Greenway Golf tournament and the second Hagan Cup Classic tennis tour...
    August 28, 2014 04:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Centennial High to host bash Sunday
    This weekend, Roswell plans on welcoming fall with a bang. The 13th annual End of Summer Celebration will be held at Centennial High on Sunday, with festivities set to begin at 5:30 p.m. The baseba...
    August 28, 2014 04:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell swears in new municipal judge
    “Those who know me know I’m not one for fanfare,” said Roswell Municipal Court Judge Brian Hansford, who was officially sworn in at Monday’s City Council meeting. “I’m just ready to get to work.” B...
    August 28, 2014 04:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
    Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
    August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Resident glad for career change to entrepreneur
    It was a chance meeting on an airplane that changed the course of Anna Shmukler’s life. The north Fulton resident had spent the past three decades of her life working as a transportation engineer b...
    August 20, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Water contamination unlikely in Roswell, officials say
    Last month, construction on Roswell’s new water treatment plant began. Located at Oxbo Road, the new facility will replace the city’s current plant, which was constructed 80 years ago. The nature o...
    August 20, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Master plan for Canton Street alleys released
    City Planner Courtney Lankford unveiled a draft for the Roswell East-West Alley Master Plan at a Downtown Development Authority meeting last Thursday. “The East Alley, we’ve made one way around Can...
    August 20, 2014 02:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Statewide test raises concerns
    North Fulton educators and parents alike are expressing concerns about statewide changes heading into the 2014-15 school year. “There’s a new test that’s coming, the Georgia Milestones,” said North...
    August 20, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Officials report smooth start to school year
    Last week, about 96,000 students — in addition to 13,000-plus employees — returned to Fulton County schools. The first week back was deemed a rousing success by many local parents, administrators a...
    August 20, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell pastor Frank Lewis remembered for dedication, leadership
    Longtime Zion Missionary Baptist Church pastor, the Rev. Dr. Frank Lewis, died Aug. 5. He was 64. Lewis served as the head pastor of the church since 1983. He also acted as Zion’s Chief Administrat...
    August 13, 2014 02:15 PM | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Georgia Ensemble Theater set for 2014-2015 season
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:31 pm
  • For some, Farmers Market means more than food, fabric
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:21 pm
  • Plans for Mansell road connectors announced
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.06.14 - 01:01 pm
  • OTP merges traditional, modern
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.30.14 - 12:41 pm
  • City council OKs new health benefits plan
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.30.14 - 11:11 am