North Fulton schools grapple with federal junk food ban
by James Swift
jswift@neighbornewspapers.com
July 02, 2014 11:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
USDA Smart Snacks in Schools standards went into effect nationwide on July 1. Under the federal requirements, foods such as fried chips and high-calorie sodas are barred from being sold to students during normal school hours. The standards place restrictions on “competitive foods” sold in vending machines and school stores. The regulations apply to both public and private schools participating in the National School Lunch Program, although requirements differ depending on grade leve...
Main Event Entertainment opens first Georgia location in Alpharetta
Main Event Entertainment — a family entertainment center featuring bowling, arcade games, laser tag and more — opened its first location in the state last week in Alpharetta. The new center is the ...
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Ga. students struggle on algebra, geometry tests
Georgia students continue to struggle with tougher math exams. State education officials released the results on Wednesday. About 65 percent of Georgia students didn't meet state standards for anal...
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Column: Emergency room eavesdropping
Q: I’ve heard you poke fun about how country folks talk about their health problems. I live in a small town far away from Atlanta, and I cringe every time I hear such talk. How should I respond the...
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North Fulton traffic
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Has the traffic situation in north Fulton improved in the past five years?