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Report: former employee to blame for release of Georgia voter data
A report released Monday by Secretary of State Brian Kemp faults a single employee for the release of all Georgia registered voters' personal information. The 30-page report is the fullest accounti...
December 15, 2015 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell voters use polls to show concern about high-density
Roswell voters overwhelmingly chose newcomers over incumbents in last week’s city council election. Marcelo Zapata beat incumbent Rich Dippolito in the Post 1 race, and Mike Palermo defeated Becky ...
November 11, 2015 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
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City of Roswell partnership plan promotes paths
A connectivity partnership policy may allow the city of Roswell to consider projects that promote multi-use paths presented by residents, homeowners and other organizations. Under the policy, an ap...
November 11, 2015 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Councilman-elect Marcelo Zapata considers new role his ‘biggest responsibility’
As Marcelo Zapata, 47, takes over the Roswell City Council Post 1 seat, he said he will focus on doing what is best for residents. “I’m looking forward to working with everyone in Roswell,” Zapata ...
November 06, 2015 11:16 PM | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilman-elect Mike Palermo ready to take Roswell in new direction
Political newcomer Mike Palermo, 32, said he was inspired by his supporters and campaign volunteers, who helped him sweep last week’s Roswell City Council Post 2 election. “[They did] nonstop, hard...
November 06, 2015 10:39 PM | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don Horton hopes to preserve Roswell’s ‘rich history,' bring changes to council
The campaign theme “Don Horton Hears You” resonated with Roswell residents, who elected the new councilman to fill an empty seat Nov. 3. Don Horton, 67, said he felt great when he learned he had wo...
November 06, 2015 01:11 PM | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newcomers oust incumbents in Roswell City Council race
The votes are in in Roswell's City Council election, and the winners in all three races are newcomers. In Post 1, Marcelo Zapata beat out incumbent Rich Dippolito with 57 percent of the vote. Dippo...
November 03, 2015 10:48 PM | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: North Fulton voter turnout varies, low at polls
Updated 6:42: By about 5:15 p.m., the total number of people, who voted at Centennial High School increased to 75, following in an increase in traffic shortly before rush hour, Speede said. She sai...
November 03, 2015 06:42 PM | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout slow and steady in Roswell
The many and colorful political signs posted along Crossville Road swayed in the breeze of cars zipping by them Tuesday morning. Most of the cars fly by Crosspointe Community Church without slowing...
November 03, 2015 01:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five things you need to know about how votes are counted
1.Your vote is stored on a special memory card. “Once a person casts a vote, it’s stored on the machine itself and on a DRE memory card,” said Fulton County Elections Chief Dwight Brower. DRE stand...
October 30, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell candidates vie for council seats Tuesday
Roswellians will have the chance to pick the council member filling three seats on their city council this Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the general election. Looking to take Post 1 are incu...
October 28, 2015 01:27 PM | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five Roswell candidates seek to fill council seat, add diversity
Candidates Shayne Gray, Donald Horton, Kay Howell, Nate Porter and Ricky Spencer add different approaches as they compete in the Roswell City Council Post 3 race, which lacks an incumbent. The cand...
October 21, 2015 10:23 AM | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sidewalks a hot topic in Roswell city council election
Roswell City Council hopefuls discussed issues they may have to address if elected at a candidate forum hosted by the East Roswell Alliance at Centennial High School Oct. 15. Former Councilmember D...
October 21, 2015 10:12 AM | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell City Council hopefuls seek to serve as voice of residents
Roswell City Council Post 2 general election candidates say they are seeking to represent the best interests of residents while adapting to the area’s growing needs. Incumbent Becky Wynn, 66, who h...
October 14, 2015 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Post 1 candidates focus on infrastructure, planning
Candidates for the City of Roswell Post 1 Nov. 3 general election have their priorities set on preparing the city of Roswell for future growth. Incumbent Rich Dippolito, 51, who works in real estat...
October 07, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Updated: Candidates in north Fulton qualify for November elections
Qualifying for the Nov. 3 general elections took place last week for many cities, including Alpharetta, Milton and Roswell. In Alpharetta, qualifying ended last Wednesday at 5 p.m., and it appears ...
September 10, 2015 12:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
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