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Roswell mulls overhaul of noise ordinance
Roswell officials said they want to make it loud and clear — if there is too much racket going on, property owners better be prepared to face some hefty penalties. The city council is considering c...
November 19, 2014 02:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Alpharetta eatery offers unique buffet experience
Chinese, seafood, Southern cooking — all much-beloved, time-honored buffet staples. At Alpharetta’s Mayuri Indian Restaurant, however, there are not any metal trays lined with mashed potatoes or fl...
November 19, 2014 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton retailers prepare for Small Business Saturday
The premise behind Small Business Saturday, a national event started by American Express in 2010, is simple. After consumers have spent heaps of money online and at malls and big box stores, the id...
November 19, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Geisinger targets controversial issue with 2015 legislative proposal
Earlier this year, District 48 State Rep. Harry Geisinger, R-Roswell, introduced a bill to the Georgia General Assembly addressing unmanned aerial vehicles, more commonly known as drones. The bill,...
November 19, 2014 02:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Realtor says lack of affordable homes hurts Roswell
Georgia Initiative for Community Housing Team Roswell member Dan Wilhelm knows the local market well — he is also the owner of the residential management company 3 Options Realty. Speaking at a Ros...
November 19, 2014 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFCC director says volunteers, donations needed year-round
Executive Director Barbara Duffy said she is amazed how the smallest things can trigger such strong emotions for families seeking North Fulton Community Charities services. “I’ve had someone break ...
November 19, 2014 01:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell looks at fire station relocation
Design concepts for the new Fire Station No. 4 were unveiled at a Roswell Public Safety and Public Works Committee meeting last Wednesday. At about 16,000 square feet, the facility will be roughly ...
November 19, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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With demand increasing, food pantry seeks holiday donations
More than 100 volunteers work for North Fulton Community Charities. On any given day, roughly 50 are onsite. Even with the manpower, the organization has difficulties keeping up with food pantry de...
November 19, 2014 01:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Santa appearances, events take place in north Fulton
There are several opportunities to have pictures taken with Santa in the Roswell, Milton and Alpharetta areas this winter. On Saturday, at the Alpharetta Welcome Center, located at 178 South Main S...
November 12, 2014 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Future Horizons brings spectrum disorder experts to Roswell
On Wednesday, a trio of distinguished lecturers working in the autism spectrum disorder field spoke at a conference hosted by Area 51 Family Entertainment. The event was sponsored by Future Horizon...
November 12, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Golf cart ordinance caps long night at Roswell city hall
“I had no idea it was going to be this long,” Roswellian Jeff Jablonski said at Monday’s – and almost Tuesday’s – city council meeting. The golf cart enthusiast had to wait until almost midnight to...
November 12, 2014 05:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Clay Collective chili cook-off returns to Roswell
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.05.14 - 02:34 pm
  • North Fulton voters to decide district, county races
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.03.14 - 11:50 am
  • Roswell details low-income assistance funding plan
    Next year, Roswell anticipates nearly a half million dollars in low-income assistance funding from the federal Community Development Block Grant. Of the $431,000 U.S. Department of Housing and Urba...
    November 12, 2014 05:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Redistricting plans affect dozens of Fulton schools
    Fulton County Schools unveiled three realignment maps at an Alpharetta High public meeting last Wednesday. The rezoning was prompted by the construction of a new elementary school on Highway 9 and ...
    November 12, 2014 05:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    U.S. District Rep. Price discusses big GOP wins
    Count U.S. District 6 Rep. Tom Price, R-Roswell, among Tuesday’s many victorious conservative candidates in Georgia. The orthopedist-turned-congressman secured his sixth election win in a decade, g...
    November 12, 2014 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Republicans roll to easy victories
    While Fulton County collectively vouched for Democratic candidates, north Fulton voted more in-line with the state as a whole in last week’s midterm elections. Republicans swept every county race n...
    November 12, 2014 05:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Roswell’s rain gardens offer new solution to water pollution
    Stormwater flowing across hard surfaces like parking lots and roadways is a key way that pollutants enter local waterways. And it is one of the main reasons the city of Roswell has built innovative...
    November 12, 2014 05:05 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Group announces plans for 104-acre Roswell complex
    Move over, Avalon. A Dunwoody group wants to build a mixed-use development in Roswell that will dwarf Alpharetta’s recently opened complex. Duke Land Group announced plans Nov. 4 for Riverwalk Vill...
    November 12, 2014 04:56 PM | 4 4 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Owner reflects on past, and future, of Wender & Roberts Pharmacy
    Wender & Roberts Pharmacy and Gifts, a Roswell mainstay for roughly four decades, was jam-packed at Saturday’s Customer Appreciation Day. Behind the counter, longtime employees Johnny Barker and Di...
    November 05, 2014 04:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City of Roswell awaits big day in Washington
    The highest court in the land will hear arguments in a case involving the city of Roswell next week — with ramifications for wireless providers and municipalities all across the nation. The case, T...
    November 05, 2014 04:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Planning expert encourages innovative land-use solutions
    Doing research for her Power of Experiential Planning presentation at the Muse & Co. Fine Art Gallery last Thursday, Center Forward President Heather Alhadeff said she was impressed by Roswell’s la...
    November 05, 2014 04:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Proposed Roswell developments opposed by Coleman Road residents
    A crimson tide showed up at the Oct. 21 Roswell Planning Commission meeting. That evening, Roswell City Hall was flooded by residents opposed to a rezoning request from Wayne Lamar, a business part...
    November 05, 2014 04:15 PM | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Morgan Rodgers named new head of Roswell rec, parks department
    Following the retirement of 37-year veteran Joe Glover, long-time assistant director Morgan Rodgers has been named the new leader of Roswell’s Recreation and Parks Department. The outgoing director...
    November 05, 2014 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Chambliss bids adieu at chamber event
    When Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., first entered Congress as a U.S. representative in 1994, he made himself a promise. “The one thing I [wanted] to make sure we have in place when I [left] Congress,...
    November 05, 2014 03:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Roswell city hall screenings begin Nov. 3
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.29.14 - 03:42 pm
  • Nashville firm updates Roswell Council on city branding initiative
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.29.14 - 03:34 pm
  • Council approves $3.6M for adult rec center pool
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.29.14 - 03:30 pm
  • Roswell Recreation and Parks Director to retire after 37 years
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.29.14 - 01:10 pm
  • Whole Foods offers taste of things to come
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 02:01 pm
  • Roswell council grapples with development code requirement
    by James Swift
    jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
    10.22.14 - 02:00 pm