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REI to put store in Alpharetta on North Point Parkway

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Recreational Equipment Inc....More

Berkshire Hathaway's grand re-opening

SUWANEE, Ga — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Managing Broker and Senior Vice President Andy Willis and Executive Vice President Toni McGowan cut the signature "Cabernet" colored ribbon at the grand re-opening of the Suwanee-Duluth office of the residential real estate firm....More
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The Manor GCC and Atlanta Fine Homes host King's Ridge golf tourney

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Manor Golf and Country Club and Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's International Realty hosted a golf tournament and awards luncheon for the King's Ridge Christian School varsity golf team....More

Providence Group releases designs for Bellmoore Park

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. —The Providence Group of Georgia released some of its preliminary home designs for Bellmoore Park that will be available at the master-planned Johns Creek community....More

Shiloh Crossing in Alpharetta sold

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Lavista Associates announced the sale of Shiloh Crossing in Alpharetta July 23....More

Don't wait to have a home insured

by Bob Strader
This experience occurred some time ago, but I run into so many buyers and other agents who have never heard of this that I think it's worth revisiting....More
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Wilburn hired as Advanced Disposal's region sales manager

ATLANTA — Advanced Disposal, an environmental services company, announced Susan Wilburn as its South region sales manager....More

Jackson Healthcare acquires consulting company

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Jackson Healthcare, a national staffing company, announced the purchase of Michigan-based Sullivan Healthcare Consulting....More
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Delta Community Credit Union reaches 300,000 member milestone

ATLANTA — Delta Community Credit Union has reached a membership of 300,000, a record in the company's 74-year history....More

State Bank to give free U.S. Amateur tickets

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — As a sponsor of the 2014 U....More

Hi-Rez Studios' co-founder speaks Aug. 21

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Todd Harris, co-founder and chief operating officer of Hi-Rez Studios in Alpharetta, will give a presentation on how his company evolved from a start-up to a global success story....More

Wilson appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council

CUMMING, Ga. — Fritz Wilson, a Cumming resident and executive director of North American Mission Board's disaster relief, was appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Advisory Council....More
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North Fulton mid-year housing report

by Bob Strader
There are many differences between North Fulton east of Ga....More
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Chicken Salad Chick opens new location

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Chicken Salad Chick, a new fast-casual restaurant concept, is opening its new franchise location in Alpharetta on Aug....More
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Mosaic promotes Gautam Patankar to vice president of operations

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Mosaic Clubs and Resorts has promoted 17-year industry veteran Gautam Patankar to vice president of operations Patankar, who has been with Mosaic (formerly Affiniti Golf Partners) since 2005, was most recently a regional manager overseeing operations at several clubs, including The Manor Golf and Country Club and Berkeley Hills Country Club, both located in north metro Atlanta....More
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Stephens now Allstate personal financial representative

ROSWELL, Ga. — Josh Stephens, an Allstate insurance agency owner, recently earned the "Personal Financial Representative" title....More
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Salon de la Vie celebrates 10 years

ROSWELL, Ga. — Salon de la Vie celebrated its 10th anniversary July 30....More
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S&S Technical expands again

by Aldo Nahed
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — When Scott Ogburn and his son Michael started S&S Technical in 2006, the two-employee company made products out of an 1,800-square-foot facility....More
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Lightbridge now available at Atlanta Hobby

CUMMING, Ga. — Atlanta Hobby, at 6110 Parkway North Drive in Cumming, announced that it carries a digital video downlink known as Lightbridge....More

Costco opens in Cumming Aug. 29

CUMMING, Ga Costco will open a membership warehouse in Cumming on Friday, Aug....More

Wheels roll away

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A Johns Creek man is missing four expensive car wheels....More

Don't smoke pot in front of cops

ALPHARETTA, Ga. An Atlanta woman learned the hard way not to smoke pot in front of police....More

Early customer missing drugs, cash

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A man dropped his drugs in the Holcomb Bridge Road Chick-fil-A Aug....More

Thieves take whole kitchen

MILTON, Ga. A home on Hipworth Road had several kitchen appliances taken from it in early August....More

45 fence caps fenced?

MILTON, Ga. Someone made off with dozens of fence caps Aug....More

Thieves make holes in biz walls

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Two businesses on Alexander Drive were broken into July 28 by thieves making holes in the walls....More

New drug craze: pot concoction called 'wax'

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. As part of a drug bust Aug....More
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4 arrested in large drug bust

ROSWELL, Ga. Four people were arrested and charged with felony drug and weapons Aug....More

Fancy ring goes missing

MILTON, Ga. A wedding ring valued at nearly $12,000 was reported stolen Aug....More

Caution: don't point guns in Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. A case of road rage landed a Lawrenceville man in jail after he allegedly brandished a gun at a driver July 31....More

Shots fired in bad drug deal

ROSWELL, Ga. A police officer on patrol Aug....More

Traffic stop leads to mobile marijuana lab in Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. An Alpharetta man was arrested July 28 after he was allegedly found in possession of more than a pound of marijuana, a handgun, a large amount of cash and marijuana processing equipment....More
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Roswell weapons and drugs

ROSWELL, Ga. Four people were arrested and charged with felony drug and weapons Aug....More

Suspected DUI driver runs up sidewalk in Roswell

ROSWELL, Ga. A man suspected of driving impaired July 22 was arrested after he allegedly ran his car on a sidewalk, nearly hitting pedestrians....More

Homes hit by copper thieves

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two subdivisions under construction were broken into and stripped of copper piping and wiring, according to Forsyth County Sheriff's incident reports....More

Woman drove into Health Department building

CUMMING, Ga. — A woman went to park her 2006 Lexus sport utility vehicle, but hit the gas instead of the brake, according to a Cumming Police incident report....More

Vandals damage pools in two neighborhoods

CUMMING, Ga. — The pool at the Crossview subdivision was in a "state of calamity....More
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Alleged pervert charged with public indecency

CUMMING, Ga. — A man was charged with felony public indecency after a witness spotted him masturbating in a parked car at a shopping mall on Aug....More
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Scavenger steals scraps by burnt building in north Forsyth County

CUMMING, Ga. — A man picking up scraps of metal was charged with burglary at the site of a burned down property....More

ATV driver runs family off road

CUMMING, Ga. — A woman was afraid for her family's safety after an all-terrain vehicle driver tried to run them off the road....More

Church awning damaged in Forsyth

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Someone hit the awning of a church and drove off, according to a Cumming Police incident report....More

Copper stripped from homes under construction in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Two homes under construction had about $500 in copper pipe taken from them, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff's incident report....More

Man tries to bully check cashing at Walmart

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A man trying to cash checks got physically aggressive with Walmart employees, according to a Forsyth County Sheriff's incident report....More

Thief snatches purse from golf cart in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — A woman playing golf Aug....More

Shoplifter takes child on spree in Forsyth County

CUMMING, Ga. — A store employee watched a man shoplift while he carried a small child, according to a Cumming Police incident report....More

Stolen items found in broken down truck in Forsyth County

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Deputies found more than anticipated after investigating a broken down truck on the side of the highway on July 27....More

Moving man takes cash in Milton

MILTON, Ga. A moving man is suspected in stealing more than $2,000 in cash from his partner July 30....More
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RAY APPEN

The Kiss, By Walter Jones

by Ray Appen
Life today has taken on an urgency that we do not necessarily want, need, or realize....More

Business Coach

Creativity is great, but plagiarism is quicker

by Dick Jones
Are you coming to work each day and trying to use your creativity to come up with new ideas to grow your small business? Do you challenge your employees to do the same? Is it taking you longer than you thought to develop new strategies or tactics to better run your business? While creativity in small businesses is great, plagiarism may be a quicker option....More

Business Coach

Don't be a hammer looking for a nail

by Dick Jones
Do you try to sell your customers products or services they don't need? When you meet with clients, are you talking all the time about your company and how great it is? If a product or service isn't a good fit for the situation, do you try to sell it anyway? When you meet with your customers, don't be a hammer looking for a nail....More
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Fenton Crawford Barnes, 61, died Aug. 9

Fenton Crawford Barnes, age 61 died peacefully Saturday, August 9, 2014....More
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Abigail Rose Rice, 17, of Johns Creek, died Aug. 8

Abigail (Abbey) Rose Rice, 17, of Johns Creek, GA, passed away August 8th, 2014....More
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Alpharetta HS launches Junior Raider women's lacrosse team

by Amy Dawson
ALPHARETTA, Ga. This spring, more than 40 girls took the field at Alpharetta High School's (AHS) Raider Stadium as the first official Junior Raider women's lacrosse feeder teams in the school's history....More
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South Forsyth cheerleader earns all-state spot

by Aldo Nahed
COLUMBUS, Ga. — South Forsyth High School cheerleader Cassie Koes was selected to the Georgia Cheerleading Coaches Association all-state squad....More
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Webb Bridge MS environmental team brings home gold

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Webb Bridge Middle School seventh-graders from left, Ushmi Akruwala, Ananya Seth, Manavvi Voleti and Priya Yoshi recently traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to compete at the National FCCLA Leadership Conference as environmental ambassadors....More
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Friends of Alpharetta Library present scholarships

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Friends of the Alpharetta Library (FOTAL) have presented three scholarships to recent graduates from North Fulton high schools....More

FCS names new head lacrosse coach

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. -- Fellowship Christian School has named Neil Solloway as head coach of the FCS varsity lacrosse team and Athletic Community Coordinator, Athletic Director Bryan Lindner has announced....More

Student Leadership Johns Creek builds teen leaders

by Cindy Eade
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Instead of back-to-school shopping or sleeping in, 65 students representing Johns Creek's Centennial, Chattahoochee, Johns Creek and Northview high schools spent a full day Saturday, Aug....More
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JCHS volleyball team donates kids' backpacks

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek High School girls' volleyball team started the school year by donating backpacks and school supplies to children in need in their own Johns Creek community....More
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Johns Creek girl advances in golf competition

by Jonathan Copsey
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Eleven-year-old Erica Scutt of Johns Creek has advanced to the next stage in the national Drive, Chip and Putt Competition....More
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Thaker named Teacher of Year

by Jonathan Copsey
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Pintu Thaker, a teacher at Meadowcreek High School in Norcross, was named the Georgia Teacher of the Year July 16 by the Georgia Business Education Association....More

Be a part of Lambert Longhorns' Friday Night Lights

by Staff Reports
The new Longhorn traditions begin here....More

Library helps students go back to (home) school

by Laura Bradley
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. It's that time of year again....More

School curriculum includes 'softer' skills

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Social skills aren't something most would think of as being taught in a classroom....More
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3 South Forsyth High students honored

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — At a state recognition of high achieving students, State School Superintendent Dr....More
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South Forsyth marching band announces March-A-Thon

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — The Marching War Eagle Band from South Forsyth High School will hold its annual March-A-Thon on Saturday, Aug....More
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About 42,000 return to public schools

by Shannon Weaver
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — On the first day of middle school, Will Martin, 11, said he was ready....More
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Postal workers protest Staples

by Jonathan Copsey
JOHNS CREEK, Ga Protesters from the local American Postal Workers Union No....More

Concern over waste facility grows

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. More than 100 organized and concerned residents who live on the border of Milton and Forsyth County showed up to a standing room only meeting to discuss the expansion of a recycling facility....More

Georgia's unemployment rate rises to 7.8 percent in July

by Staff Reports
ATLANTA The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 7....More

Public Hearings Set On I-285/Georgia 400 Interchange Improvements

by Staff Reports
ATLANTA The Georgia Department of Transportation will conduct three public hearings next week on its plan to reconstruct the interchange of Interstate 285 and Georgia State Route 400....More
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Tech Park residential zoning rejected

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek City Council loved Johns Creek Technology Park's plan for 19....More
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New drug craze: 'wax'

Potent, dangerous marijuana product

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. -- As part of a drug bust Aug....More

Job fair on Aug. 25 seeks job creators

by Staff Reports
ROSWELL, Ga. — Job creators wanted, no booth, cost or preparation, just jobs....More
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HATCHER HURD

The Rev. Frank Lewis Roswell's quiet leader laid to rest

by Hatcher Hurd
The Rev. Dr. Frank Lewis was a giant of humble stature....More

Fulton headed to court over 17% tax hike

NORTH FULTON, Ga. The showdown over whether the state can single out Fulton County to limit its ability to raise taxes will now be settled in the courts....More
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Paula Deen is back! Live road show brings chef to Atlanta

Show postponed to Sunday, Nov. 16

by Aldo Nahed
ATLANTA — Paula Deen is making a comeback and is ready to invite her fans back into her kitchen....More
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Ice Bucket Challenge spreads across district schools

Nice clothes no excuse for Big Creek principal

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — The Ice Bucket Challenge that has gone viral on the Internet has hit the school yard....More
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Riley receives 'Champion of Georgia Cities' award

by Hatcher Hurd
ATLANTA State Rep. Lynne Riley, R-Johns Creek, has received a 2014 "Champion of Georgia's Cities" award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)....More
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Fulton Pet of the Week: Flicker

Flicker is a happy dog who is always smiling....More

'An Evening with Jay Leno' supports arts education

ATLANTA ArtsBridge Foundation, formerly known as the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre Foundation, announced "An Evening with Jay Leno" on Wednesday, Aug....More
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Philanthropist, developer James Cowart remembered

NORTH FULTON James H. (Jim) Cowart, born Sept....More
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Pinecrest student wins 'Toughest Recruit' award

by Aldo Nahed
PARRIS ISLAND, S.C. — Hernando "Nando" Holdsworth, a freshman at Pinecrest Academy and a member of the General Raymond G....More

North Hall Lions Club annual road race

by Aldo Nahed
CLERMONT, Ga. — The sixth annual Clermont Cupcake Challenge 5K and 1K Road Race will be run on Saturday, Sept....More
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Snowball seeks forever, foster home

FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Snowball has a personality that shines and is absolutely amazing with children....More

Humane Society of Forsyth County to hold first Cruise for Critters

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Pets are invited on board with the Humane Society of Forsyth County's first Cruise for Critters Saturday, Aug....More

Former Milton player misses

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Zack Jaworski's U....More

Can the older generation lead the way on community farm movement?

by James Carr
Millennials have short attention spans....More
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Temple Kehillat Chaim holds Drake House fashion show

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — Temple Kehillat Chaim's Sisterhood will sponsor a Drake Closet fashion show Sept....More

Punk Rock Legends X Coming To the Center Stage in Atlanta

Monday August 18 at 8pm

by Staff Reports
ATLANTA -- Rival Entertainment presents X (with its original line up) and the band Not In The Face on Aug....More
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Local dancers perform on national TV stage

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — After growing a national following on live television this summer, a local group of teenage dancers is preparing to return to normal life, including high school....More

Coast Guard offering safe boating course

by Shannon Weaver
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Flotilla 29 of the U....More
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Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra auditions

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra, a competitive orchestra for high school students, will hold auditions on Saturday, Aug....More
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Cambridge cross country starts season off on right foot

by Katie Van Brackle
MILTON, Ga. On Aug. 4, the Cambridge High School cross country team decided to start the new season off on the right foot by giving back to the local community....More

Eaves cuts off debate on budget hike

by Hatcher Hurd
ATLANTA — When the last of six budget hearings ended Aug....More
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Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra auditions

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra, a competitive orchestra for high school students, will hold auditions on Saturday, Aug....More

ProSys Information Systems expands, relocates

by Aldo Nahed
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — An information technology company is leaving Norcross for an expanded warehouse and integration center in south Forsyth County....More

Can the older generation lead the way on community farm movement?

by James Carr
Millennials have short attention spans....More

Public asked for input on state's transportation needs, funding

by Aldo Nahed
ATLANTA As state and national leaders consider alternatives for funding future transportation needs, the Georgia Department of Transportation wants to know what Georgians would like in their 21st century transportation system and how they recommend paying for it....More
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Alpharetta YMCA member to compete for world swimming title

by Shannon Weaver
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Juan Carlos Sanchez, member of the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA, is competing for the Masters World Swimming Championship in Montreal....More
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Residents oppose 'smelly' development

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. Christine Langlands and her family moved to Milton's Crooked Creek neighborhood this past November for all the right reasons good schools, safe neighborhoods and proximity to the city....More
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Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra auditions

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Georgia Piedmont Youth Orchestra, a competitive orchestra for high school students, will hold auditions on Saturday, Aug....More
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National Night Out draws crowds

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Tuesday, Aug....More

New homeschool opens Sept. 2

by Shannon Weaver
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Rising High Homeschool Academy (RH) is a new homeschool in the Cumming, Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Roswell area founded by a recently retired teacher....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Schools gear up for influx of 'undocumented minors'

by Candy Waylock
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. As the flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America are relocated to communities across the country, Fulton County School System (FCSS) officials are keeping an eye on increased numbers of new enrollments for the coming school year....More
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James Taylor comes to Verizon

by Staff Reports
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Songwriting legend James Taylor performed to a nearly sold out show Aug....More
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Veterans protest Roswell green

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. Veterans groups turned out at Roswell's Faces of War Memorial Aug....More

Roswell DOT resurfacing Nesbit Ferry Road

ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell's Department of Transportation (RDOT) began a resurfacing project at Nesbit Ferry Road on Aug....More

Intersection improvement planned for Holcomb Bridge and Warsaw

ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell Department of Transportation (RDOT) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will begin an intersection improvement project at Holcomb Bridge Road and Warsaw Road at the end of August....More

Cottage School revs up hot wheels fundraiser

by Hatcher Hurd
ROSWELL, Ga. The inaugural Cougar Classic Car Show and Bazaar peels out Saturday, Oct....More

Déa Salon partners with Drake House

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — Déa Salon and Boutique has been building a partnership with the Drake House, a shelter for women and children, since they came to Roswell last year....More

Alpharetta allows emergency 911 texts

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Alpharetta residents who have Verizon or T-Mobile as their wireless carrier can now send a text message to 911 when faced with an emergency situation....More

Greenway to link Westside, North Point Pkwy.

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Alpharetta City Council agreed to sign a contract with the state to complete a link between two parts of the Greenway....More
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Alpharetta street named for resident: Marjean Wood Birt

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. It must be a special person who gets a street named after them....More
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Alice Cooper and Motley Crue play Alpharetta

by Chuck Holloway
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Nikki Sixx, Tommy Lee, Mick Mars, Vince Neil and the Motely Crue made their final appearance in Atlanta Aug....More
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Friends of Alpharetta Library present scholarships

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Friends of the Alpharetta Library (FOTAL) have presented three scholarships to recent graduates from North Fulton high schools....More
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Dooley talks football, history with chamber

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. College football legend Vince Dooley was the guest speaker at the Alpharetta Chamber of Commerce's breakfast Aug....More
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Veterans relive war days

by AJ McNaughton
ATLANTA — Flying in an airplane can be quite the mundane task....More
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Milton Chorale performs national anthem for Braves

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. On Monday, July 28, the Milton Chorale performed the national anthem for the Atlanta Braves home game against the San Diego Padres....More

Alpharetta's Public Safety Director receives national award

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Director Gary D....More
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Alpharetta YMCA member to compete for world swimming title

by Shannon Weaver
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Juan Carlos Sanchez, member of the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta YMCA, is competing for the Masters World Swimming Championship in Montreal....More
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Friends of Alpharetta Library present scholarships

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Friends of the Alpharetta Library (FOTAL) have presented three scholarships to recent graduates from North Fulton high schools....More

Alpharetta works to market itself

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Alpharetta has a marketing problem....More

Local golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Two local golfers have qualified to be in the United States Golf Association's U....More
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JC Arts Guild presents Summer Serendipity juried art exhibition

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek Arts Guild has announced its inaugural juried art show sponsored by the guild itself, and is offering a $1,000 prize to the Best in Show....More

'Jilted' City Council defers townhomes

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK Ga. The Johns Creek City Council felt like the date stood up on Saturday night, when the developer didn't show and sent only his lawyer instead....More
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Johns Creek Chamber Afterhours a hit

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek Business Afterhours gives Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce members and guests the opportunity to network informally and perhaps discover a great new eatery in the bargain....More

Jaworski falls just short at U.S. Amateur

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Zack Jaworski's U....More
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Shane O'Dazier to close summer concert series

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Country music singer Shane O'Dazier will appear 7:30 p....More

JC Leadership Honored

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Since 2009, Leadership Johns Creek has labored under the assumption that while some leaders are born, it makes more sense to develop leadership in the community and tap into the city's greatest natural resource its citizens....More

Phillips Exeter Academy

EXETER, N.H. Seungmin Yoon, grade 9, daughter of Dr....More

Jones-Abbotts Bridge property coming back

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A 6.88-acre tract of property on Abbotts Bridge Road just east of Jones Bridge Road is coming back before the Johns Creek City Council Monday, Aug....More

Frost completes Marines training

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. On July 25, James S....More
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Northview senior killed in ATV accident

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The first day of school was a somber one for Northview High School Aug....More
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JC Business Expo returns Oct. 3

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Johns Creek Business Expo Friday, Oct....More

Brumbelow signal should be blinking after Labor Day

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Even when city governments talk to each other nicely, the wheels of government turn slow, but they do turn....More

Local golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Two local golfers have qualified to be in the United States Golf Association's U....More

Local golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Two local golfers have qualified to be in the United States Golf Association's U....More
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Forsyth County's animal shelter opens Aug. 22

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The county is slated to open its new animal shelter on Friday, Aug....More
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Teen wakeboarder sets eyes on pro career

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — Jenna Malcolm can do backflips (tantrums) on her wakeboard....More
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Rep. Woodall talks about VA problems

CUMMING, Ga. — Rep. Rob Woodall, (R-Ga....More
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Auxiliary named top unit in state

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — Cumming Ladies Auxiliary Unit 307 swept the district and state awards and was named the top unit in Georgia....More
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American Legion officers installed

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — The American Legion Post 307 in Cumming has installed its 2014-15 officers....More
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Costco donates backpacks for local school

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Chestatee Elementary School received a large delivery of filled backpacks on July 28 from Costco Wholesale....More

Forsyth County to hold public hearing on development code proposals

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — The Forsyth County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 8 of the Unified Development Code of Forsyth County at the commission's meeting Aug....More
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Dr. Galland, veterinarian, receives Public Service Award

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Since she was a child, Dr....More

Lake Lanier claims 7 lives this year

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Deaths on any lake are always a tragedy....More

Local golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur Championship

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Two local golfers have qualified to be in the United States Golf Association's U....More
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BrushStrokes opens in Forsyth

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Do-it-yourself enthusiasts have found a new painting resource in Forsyth County....More
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Mattie needs forever home

CUMMING, Ga. — Mattie has been at the shelter for a year and a half and has watched so many other kitties get adopted....More

New animal shelter to open in late August

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. —The new Forsyth County Animal Shelter is slated to open in late August with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the date and time to be announced....More
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Milton band gaining momentum

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. Forming a band is the dream of just about every teenager who can pick up an instrument....More
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Bears challenge Eagles over ice

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. The Cambridge Bears seventh-grade football feeder team threw down the gauntlet Aug....More

Cambridge hosts suicide awareness concert

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. On Friday Sept. 19, the Cambridge High School football program, in partnership with the Will-to-Live Foundation, will present the CHS Bear Growl 2014 "Let It Go" concert at Chukkar Farm in Alpharetta....More
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Milton Chorale performs national anthem for Braves

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. On Monday, July 28, the Milton Chorale performed the national anthem for the Atlanta Braves home game against the San Diego Padres....More
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Milton's Dylan Cease signs with Cubs

by Erica O'Neal
MILTON, Ga While people celebrated America's independence on July 4, Dylan Cease, a former Milton High School baseball player, celebrated signing a contract to play for the Chicago Cubs....More
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Hopewell run draws 300

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. -- Hopewell Middle School kicked off the school year in a healthy way by hosting the "Super 5K Race" held on Aug....More
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Milton Chorale performs national anthem for Braves

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. On Monday, July 28, the Milton Chorale performed the national anthem for the Atlanta Braves home game against the San Diego Padres....More
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Saddle Club to have first meeting

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. Horse enthusiasts will soon have a common meeting place the Milton Saddle Club....More
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Bell Memorial Park expansion underway

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. The dirt was tossed onto home plate Aug....More

Riley receives 'Champion of Georgia Cities' award

ATLANTA State Rep. Lynne Riley, R-Johns Creek, has received a 2014 "Champion of Georgia's Cities" award from the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)....More

Public hearings set for I-285/Ga. 400 improvements

ATLANTA The Georgia Department of Transportation will conduct two public hearings on its plan to reconstruct the interchange of Interstate 285 and Ga....More
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1914: The Emperor of Japan declares war on Germany.
1926: American film star Rudolph Valentino dies, causing world-wide hysteria and a number of suicides.
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