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Local company revamps website

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Old-Fashioned Electric announced the launch of its new website, which features educational resources on things like property value benefits from electrical repairs, home generators and other tips....More
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Ga. Tech's president tours Alpharetta facility

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech President G....More

Local CEO Melanie Romanaux accepts top fundraiser award

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Sept. 2, Melanie Romanaux, CEO of Somedia, accepted the prestigious Top Fundraiser Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society....More

Window cleaning owner recognized for top sales

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Jon Mittleman, owner of the local Fish Window Cleaning, was recognized for top sales at the annual Fish Window Cleaning Convention in St....More

Youfit coming to Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Youfit Health Clubs opened a new club at 935 North Point Drive in Alpharetta....More

Roswell Yoga Life comes to historic district

ROSWELL, Ga. — A new yoga studio is now open in historic Roswell, at 408 South Atlanta St....More
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Hundreds attend Aldi's opening

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. Hundreds of eager shoppers, city and county leaders and the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce attended the Sept....More

Business Coach

Conducting a productive meeting

by Dick Jones
When you have internal meetings or meetings with customers, are they productive? Do your meetings accomplish your objectives? Are there situations where you wish you could start the meeting over again because it's not going well? Conducting productive meetings is important in building relationships, internal planning, identifying sales opportunities and closing business, to name a few....More

Roswell pending sales on the rise heading into fall

by Bob Strader
Typically home inventory and sales begin a slow decline after schools starts....More

Small investors and real estate crowdfunding in Georgia

by Brian Patton
Thanks to recent Georgia law changes, small investors can now "play" with the big boys....More
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Casual pizza eatery shakes up Roswell dining scene

ROSWELL, Ga. — Restaurateurs Hicham Azhari and Fikret Kovac of F&H Food Trading Group opened their fifth venture together, Real Fix Pizzeria, in historic downtown Roswell Sept....More

Broken Egg Café announces Johns Creek location

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Double R Restaurant Group announced plans for a new Another Broken Egg Café location at 11031 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 110 in Johns Creek....More

Building Character Acting adds Alpharetta location

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Building Character Acting classes opened their newest location in downtown Alpharetta....More

Home care provider opens

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Wellington Place of Serenity, a private home care agency has recently opened in Johns Creek....More
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Mount Pisgah's Marshall elected to Southern Headmasters' Association

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — John D. Marshall, head of Mount Pisgah Christian School, was elected to the Southern Headmasters' Association....More
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Peak 10 opens new data center

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. With the needs of data processing and security ever-growing in our high tech world, there is also a need for data centers to house all that information....More

Economy sending mixed signals

by Hatcher Hurd
ATLANTA This economy is sending a mixed bag of data that shows an economy on the mend, but not out of the woods yet....More
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Atlanta Center for Dental Health opens in Alpharetta

What: Atlanta Center for Dental Health Opened: July 7 Owner: Bradley Hepler Where: 11190 Haynes Bridge Road in Alpharetta Hours: 7 a....More

A strong fall housing market, but for whom?

by Bob Strader
2013 was the best year for home price appreciation since 2006 in our area and by all accounts was a welcome shift in our housing market for sellers in North Atlanta....More
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Walgreens opens Healthcare Clinic in Roswell

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Aug. 2, Roswell Mayor Jere Wood cut the ribbon during the grand opening of Walgreens' new Healthcare Clinic....More

Village Burger opens in Johns Creek

Name: Village Burger Opened: July Owner: Jeremy Naschek What: A new hangout to eat and relax with friends and neighbors....More

Unemployment, tax reform should top 2015 legislative agenda

by Mark Burkhalter
This spring, the business network CNBC ranked Georgia the No....More

Alpharetta welcomes Supercuts

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Alpharetta and Johns Creek residents have a new option for all of their hair care needs....More

Clinic opens fifth Atlanta location

ROSWELL, Ga. — American Family Care has opened a fifth location in the Atlanta area....More

Harry Norman, Realtors welcomes corporate general counsel

ATLANTA Harry Norman, Realtors has hired Ashoo Sharma as their new in-house corporate general counsel....More
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Grissom to serve as chairman of Johns Creek Chamber

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Local attorney Susan T....More

Nash named to Fulton Development Authority

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC) has named Alvin P....More
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The next big thing: Competitive video gaming

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Video gaming is about to enter the realm of popular sports....More

Business Coach

Saying 'no problem' is a problem

by Dick Jones
Have you ever said "thank you" after transacting business and heard the response "no problem?" Would you have preferred to hear a polite, "thank you" or "thank you for your business?" While it may seem trivial to respond by saying "no problem," it's not....More

Prescribing a healthier harvest

by James Carr
Suzanne Geddes, founder of the Cumming Harvest in Forsyth, realized how important healthy food is for overall health and wellness....More
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Local company grows own garden

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Farmer Larry Sanford works his way through rows of crops, stopping occasionally to pick out a leaf or to pick a tomato from a vine....More
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Suspect arrested in smoke shop crime spree

by Hatcher Hurd
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Police say they have a suspect in custody who may be involved in as many as 30 storefront break-ins in 22 metro cities several of them in North Fulton-Forsyth....More

Craigslist scammer gives fake check

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. There are fraudulent people on Craigslist....More

Bad drug deal leads to arrest

MILTON, Ga. A suspected drug dealer was arrested Sept....More

Windows cleaned out

MILTON, Ga. More than 35 windows were taken from a home under construction over Labor Day weekend....More

DUI stop turns up warrants

MILTON, Ga. A suspected DUI driver was spotted leaving a gas station Sept....More

Alleged forger, thief arrested at Sam's Club

ALPHARETTA, Ga. A suspected forger was arrested Sept....More

Alleged shoplifter gets into fight

MILTON, Ga. A Woodstock woman was arrested Aug....More

Which are the right plans?

MILTON, Ga. A new business under construction may have forged plans....More

Copper stolen from Bell Park

MILTON, Ga. A large amount of copper wiring was stolen between Aug....More

Neighbor catches teen beer-handed

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A young, would-be thief said he was "good" after being caught in the act of stealing beer Aug....More

Unwanted guest steals watch

MILTON, Ga. An unknown person not only stole a hotel keycard Aug....More

Robber takes shirt off man's back

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A man was robbed of his clothes at gunpoint Aug....More

DUI driver headed to gun range

ALPHARETTA, Ga. An Acworth man was not only allegedly driving under the influence of drugs Aug....More

DUI driver headed to gun range

ALPHARETTA, Ga. An Acworth man was not only allegedly driving under the influence of drugs Aug....More

'Pushy' man arrested for fake check

ALPHARETTA, Ga. A Decatur man was arrested on forgery and drug charges after he entered a bank Aug....More

Dump truck tried emptying on business

ROSWELL, Ga. Police arrested a man Aug....More

Man charged with drugs twice

ROSWELL, Ga. An Alpharetta man was arrested on two drug charges within 48 hours of each other....More

The family that steals together

MILTON, Ga. A Dawsonville couple are suspected in attempting to steal nearly $300 in goods from the Windward Walmart Aug....More

Teen caught 'mooning' by cop

MILTON, Ga. An 18-year-old was charged with public indecency after he was caught mooning traffic Aug....More

Copper piping missing

MILTON, Ga. A Thompson Road resident found several feet of copper piping missing from her home Aug....More

Bathing suits, ring nabbed from home

MILTON, Ga. Someone stole several bathing suits from a Deerfield Point home Aug....More
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Nick Gordon arrested for DUI

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The husband of Bobbi Kristina Brown was arrested in Roswell Aug....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Officials with Fulton Science Academy High School (FSAHS) and the Fulton Sunshine Academy elementary school (FSAES) are pinning their hopes on Fulton school leaders to keep their charter status after a thumbs down vote from the state....More

Water line installation to affect Crabapple Road

by Rachael Dier
ROSWELL, Ga. — Fulton County's Department of Water Resources will install a new water line on northbound Crabapple Road in Roswell, just south of Crossville Road....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Redistricting for area North Fulton schools to begin in October

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Parents would be wise to stay aware of school attendance zone changes in the coming months....More

Business Coach

Saying 'no problem' is a problem

by Dick Jones
Have you ever said "thank you" after transacting business and heard the response "no problem?" Would you have preferred to hear a polite, "thank you" or "thank you for your business?" While it may seem trivial to respond by saying "no problem," it's not....More
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CANDY WAYLOCK

Common Core divides school superintendent candidates

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Aside from political affiliation, few issues divide the candidates for state school superintendent when it comes to the future of public education in Georgia....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Redistricting for area schools to begin in October

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Parents would be wise to stay aware of school attendance zone changes in the coming months....More
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Musical duo sponsoring meals for Facebook likes

by Rachael Dier
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A pair of North Fulton-based teen musicians will be feeding the hungry abroad through social media....More

Studio West Productions presents 'Big Fish, the Musical!'

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — West Forsyth High School's award winning Studio West Productions has announced its fall production, the Georgia premier of "Big Fish, the Musical!" "'Big Fish' is a thoroughly entertaining family show, perfect for all ages," said Director Eric Gray....More
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Creek View ES marks September as Attendance Awareness Month

by Vallari Bhave
ALPHARETTA, Ga. September is Attendance Awareness Month....More
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Swift School recognized by Georgia Goal

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. On Aug. 28, Karen Buttermore, director of advancement at Swift School, received an award on behalf of the school from the Georgia Goal Scholarship Program....More

Eagles-Hornets rivalry not as intense as it was

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. Milton opens play in Region 5-AAAAAA Friday night, Sept....More
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Students, cities recall Sept. 11 attacks

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. North Fulton was awash with tributes and memorials remembering the victims of the Sept....More

Pearson's 5 TD passes lift Titans

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. D.J. Pearson passed for 300 yards and five touchdowns to lead Northview to a 41-0 victory last Friday night in the Titans' Region 6-AAAAAA opener against Habersham Central....More

Alpharetta defense stars in victory

by Mike Blum
CUMMING, Ga. As defensive efforts go, you won't find many better than the one Alpharetta gave in last Friday night's game against Region 6-AAAAAA rival West Forsyth....More
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Illustrator dazzles students at Alpharetta Elementary

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Students at Alpharetta Elementary thoroughly enjoyed visiting with illustrator Michael White, Thursday, Sept....More

Private school football roundup week 3

CANTON, Ga. Blessed Trinity scored its second straight victory against a team from a higher classification, winning 35-14 last Friday night, Sept....More

St. Francis wins second straight game

ALPHARETTA, Ga. St. Francis is off to a successful start to its football season, defeating Lakeview Academy of Gainesville 45-14 last Friday night, the Titans' second straight win of 2014....More

Patriots bounce back with victory

TIGER, Ga. The Mount Pisgah Patriots won 27-9 at Rabun County last Friday night, welcoming back three key starters who missed the team's season-opening loss with injuries....More

Tigers edged in season opener

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The King's Ridge Christian Tigers dropped their season opener last Friday night 31-28 to Walker, which outscored the Tigers 17-14 in the final period....More

Eagles dominate defending state champions

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. Some local football observers may have wondered why Milton scheduled defending state AAAAAA champion Norcross as one of the Eagles' two non-region games for the 2014 and '15 seasons....More

Alpharetta 38, West Forsyth 6

by Mike Blum
CUMMING, Ga. As defensive efforts go, you won't find many better than the one Alpharetta gave in last Friday night's game against Region 6-AAAAAA rival West Forsyth....More

CHATTAHOOCHEE 20, NORTH FORSYTH 17

by Mike Blum
CUMMING, Ga. Chattahoochee rebounded from a season opening loss to defeat North Forsyth 20-17 last Friday night, Sept....More

ROSWELL WALTON Football Preview

by Mike Blum
ROSWELL, Ga. The Roswell Hornets open Region 5-AAAAAA Friday night, Sept....More

Football scoreboard

LAST WEEK'S SCORES Milton 26, Norcross 0 Alpharetta 38, West Forsyth 6 Chattahoochee 20, North Forsyth 17 Northview 41, Habersham Central 0 Lambert 41, Johns Creek 7 South Forsyth 49, Centennial 20 Blessed Trinity 35, Sequoyah 14 Mount Pisgah 27, Rabun County 9 St....More

Roswell High TasteFest returns this fall

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School is hosting its annual TasteFest Friday, Sept....More
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Brookwood Elementary kicks off bully prevention program

by Rachael Dier
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. Students at Brookwood Elementary joined more than 100,000 students and staff in schools across the county to stomp out bullying....More
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Musical duo sponsoring meals for Facebook likes

by Rachael Dier
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — A pair of North Fulton-based teen musicians will be feeding the hungry abroad through social media....More

Defense not enough for Gladiators

by Mike Blum
WOODSTOCK, Ga. The Johns Creek Gladiators turned in a strong defensive effort in their season opener at Woodstock, but struggled offensively in a 9-0 loss to the Wolverines....More

SCOREBOARD

Last week's scores Milton 17, Alpharetta 10 Roswell 42, Centennial 10 Northview 42, Duluth 7 Woodstock 9, Johns Creek 0 Cambridge 42, Chapel Hill 12 Blessed Trinity 42, St....More

Defense lifts Titans past Duluth

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Northview Titans made a successful return to the state's largest classification, rolling past fellow AAAAAA opponent Duluth 42-7 at home Friday night, Aug....More

CAMBRIDGE 42, HOLY INNOCENTS 6

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. Bryan Moore accounted for 374 yards of offense and had a hand in all six of his team's touchdowns, as the Cambridge Bears opened their season with a 42-6 victory on their home field over Holy Innocents Aug....More
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Eagles use defense to get past Raiders

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. It's ordinarily not a good sign for a football team when its defense is responsible for more points than the offense....More
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Sept. 26 marks Homeschool Day in Roswell

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. The Roswell Convention and Visitors Bureau and "A Southern Trilogy: The Historic Homes of Roswell" will host a Homeschool Day for students from 10 a....More

Chattahoochee Nature Center to host 'Harvest on the Hooch' Oct. 19

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Chattahoochee Nature Center is bringing 'Harvest on the Hooch' back Oct....More

Eagles, Raiders face key games this week

NORTH FULTON, Ga. Coming off their season-opening battle last week, both Alpharetta and Milton face big games this week....More
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Ga. Tech's president tours Alpharetta facility

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Georgia Tech President G....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Officials with Fulton Science Academy High School (FSAHS) and the Fulton Sunshine Academy elementary school (FSAES) are pinning their hopes on Fulton school leaders to keep their charter status after a thumbs down vote from the state....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Redistricting for area North Fulton schools to begin in October

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Parents would be wise to stay aware of school attendance zone changes in the coming months....More

Building Character Acting adds Alpharetta location

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Building Character Acting classes opened their newest location in downtown Alpharetta....More
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Mount Pisgah's Marshall elected to Southern Headmasters' Association

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — John D. Marshall, head of Mount Pisgah Christian School, was elected to the Southern Headmasters' Association....More

St. Francis romps to opening victory

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The St. Francis Knights piled up 350 yards rushing and six different players scored touchdowns in a 47-10 season-opening victory at home against Providence Christian....More

Slade's big plays lead Hornets past Knights

by Mike Blum
ROSWELL, Ga. Mechane Slade returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and scored on an 80-yard pass reception late in the first half to lead the Roswell Hornets to a 42-10 victory at home last Friday night, Aug....More

Bears score second straight victory

by Mike Blum
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. The Cambridge Bears scored their second decisive victory of the young 2014 season, roaring past Chapel Hill 42-12 last Friday night, Aug....More

BT opens with big win over St. Pius

by Mike Blum
ATLANTA Blessed Trinity opened its season last Friday night, Aug....More
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CANDY WAYLOCK

Common Core divides school superintendent candidates

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Aside from political affiliation, few issues divide the candidates for state school superintendent when it comes to the future of public education in Georgia....More
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U-18 Ambush Red win Charlotte Invitational boys' tournament

NORTH FULTON, Ga. The Alpharetta Ambush boys' 97 Red team won their division of the Charlotte Invitational the weekend of Aug....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Redistricting for area schools to begin in October

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Parents would be wise to stay aware of school attendance zone changes in the coming months....More
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American Heritage Society teaches black history

by Kathleen Sturgeon
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The American Heritage Society of Georgia held a presentation on Southern black heritage at the Alpharetta City Hall Aug....More
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Suspect arrested in smoke shop crime spree

by Hatcher Hurd
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Police say they have a suspect in custody who may be involved in as many as 30 storefront break-ins in 22 metro cities several of them in North Fulton-Forsyth....More

Human trafficking in Johns Creek: How city took aim

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Citizens of Johns Creek have noted a peculiar number of massage operations in the city for some time now, and with the right website address accessed, it is obvious certain establishments advertise services of a sexual nature rather than a therapeutic one....More

Driver Services announces testing exemptions for military

by Rachael Dier
ATLANTA —Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced a new customer service for active or former military service members and their dependents requesting a motorcycle license....More
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Peak 10 opens new data center

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. With the needs of data processing and security ever-growing in our high tech world, there is also a need for data centers to house all that information....More
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Local company grows own garden

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Farmer Larry Sanford works his way through rows of crops, stopping occasionally to pick out a leaf or to pick a tomato from a vine....More
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Sen. Beach lauded for small business support

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) was recognized Aug....More
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Roswell's 'Historic Gateway' nears big milestone

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. For drivers who use South Atlanta Street in Roswell, there is good news and bad news....More
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Nick Gordon arrested for DUI

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The husband of Bobbi Kristina Brown was arrested in Roswell Aug....More

Unemployment, tax reform should top 2015 legislative agenda

by Mark Burkhalter
This spring, the business network CNBC ranked Georgia the No....More

St. Francis romps to opening victory

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The St. Francis Knights piled up 350 yards rushing and six different players scored touchdowns in a 47-10 season-opening victory at home against Providence Christian....More

Slade's big plays lead Hornets past Knights

by Mike Blum
ROSWELL, Ga. Mechane Slade returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and scored on an 80-yard pass reception late in the first half to lead the Roswell Hornets to a 42-10 victory at home last Friday night, Aug....More

Bears score second straight victory

by Mike Blum
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. The Cambridge Bears scored their second decisive victory of the young 2014 season, roaring past Chapel Hill 42-12 last Friday night, Aug....More

BT opens with big win over St. Pius

by Mike Blum
ATLANTA Blessed Trinity opened its season last Friday night, Aug....More
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Eagles use defense to get past Raiders

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. It's ordinarily not a good sign for a football team when its defense is responsible for more points than the offense....More

Business Coach

Conducting a productive meeting

by Dick Jones
When you have internal meetings or meetings with customers, are they productive? Do your meetings accomplish your objectives? Are there situations where you wish you could start the meeting over again because it's not going well? Conducting productive meetings is important in building relationships, internal planning, identifying sales opportunities and closing business, to name a few....More

Roswell pending sales on the rise heading into fall

by Bob Strader
Typically home inventory and sales begin a slow decline after schools starts....More

Small investors and real estate crowdfunding in Georgia

by Brian Patton
Thanks to recent Georgia law changes, small investors can now "play" with the big boys....More

Human trafficking in Johns Creek: How city took aim

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Citizens of Johns Creek have noted a peculiar number of massage operations in the city for some time now, and with the right website address accessed, it is obvious certain establishments advertise services of a sexual nature rather than a therapeutic one....More
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Illustrator dazzles students at Alpharetta Elementary

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Students at Alpharetta Elementary thoroughly enjoyed visiting with illustrator Michael White, Thursday, Sept....More

Nash named to Fulton Development Authority

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC) has named Alvin P....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Officials with Fulton Science Academy High School (FSAHS) and the Fulton Sunshine Academy elementary school (FSAES) are pinning their hopes on Fulton school leaders to keep their charter status after a thumbs down vote from the state....More
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The next big thing: Competitive video gaming

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Video gaming is about to enter the realm of popular sports....More

Roswell High TasteFest returns this fall

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School is hosting its annual TasteFest Friday, Sept....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Redistricting for area North Fulton schools to begin in October

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. Parents would be wise to stay aware of school attendance zone changes in the coming months....More

Economy sending mixed signals

by Hatcher Hurd
ATLANTA This economy is sending a mixed bag of data that shows an economy on the mend, but not out of the woods yet....More

A strong fall housing market, but for whom?

by Bob Strader
2013 was the best year for home price appreciation since 2006 in our area and by all accounts was a welcome shift in our housing market for sellers in North Atlanta....More

Business Coach

Saying 'no problem' is a problem

by Dick Jones
Have you ever said "thank you" after transacting business and heard the response "no problem?" Would you have preferred to hear a polite, "thank you" or "thank you for your business?" While it may seem trivial to respond by saying "no problem," it's not....More
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Foster, adoption center to open

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. A new development aims to be a respite for foster children....More

Prescribing a healthier harvest

by James Carr
Suzanne Geddes, founder of the Cumming Harvest in Forsyth, realized how important healthy food is for overall health and wellness....More
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CANDY WAYLOCK

Common Core divides school superintendent candidates

by Candy Waylock
ATLANTA Aside from political affiliation, few issues divide the candidates for state school superintendent when it comes to the future of public education in Georgia....More
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Roswell's 'Historic Gateway' nears big milestone

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. For drivers who use South Atlanta Street in Roswell, there is good news and bad news....More
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Roswell unveils drug take back box

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. -- The Roswell Police Department now has a secure box for disposing of unwanted prescription drugs....More

Unemployment, tax reform should top 2015 legislative agenda

by Mark Burkhalter
This spring, the business network CNBC ranked Georgia the No....More

Study: Georgia hospitals contribute $40B to state's economy

by KEVIN BLOYE
As Georgia continued to slowly rebound from years of economic decline and job loss, Georgia hospitals continued to be a bright spot in 2012, pumping nearly $40 billion into the state's economy, a new Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) study shows....More

Freemanville intersections open house Sept. 17

MILTON, Ga. Have you spent time recently in the congestion on Freemanville Road? Then the city of Milton wants to hear what you think about solutions....More
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International peacekeeper from Russia visits Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Rev. Victor Ignatenkov's grandfather was executed in Russia during the 1930s for his faith....More

'Spiral Bound' highlights importance of art for youth

by Jade Rodgers
It's difficult to imagine a world without the beauty of art and the inventive minds that pluck it from the world of imagination and integrate it with reality....More
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Businesses band together to improve South Forsyth

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
CUMMING, Ga. — Five local business representatives from Forsyth County met at the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce on Sept....More

6th in state after win over Norcross

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. The Milton Eagles came into the 2014 football season expecting to continue on their run of recent success....More

Oct. 6 marks voter registration deadline for general election

by Aldo Nahed
ATLANTA — Georgians must be registered to vote by Oct....More
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Milton student earns A.O. Smith Scholarship

by Jonathan Copsey
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Justin Bates of Milton is one of 21 students to earn an A....More

Hundreds seek jobs at Avalon

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. Hundreds of potential workers had the chance to get a foot in the door of upcoming mega-development Avalon....More
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Community gardens a place to grow together

by Pascale Chambers
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Community gardens have a rich history in the United States, dating back to the late 1800s....More

JC police, fire chiefs lead city's Sept. 11 memorial

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Johns Creek Fire Chief Jeff Hogan and Police Chief Ed Densmore will be the keynote speakers at the Rotary Club of Johns Creek North Fulton's Patriot Day event Thursday, Sept....More

Human trafficking in Johns Creek: How city took aim

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. Citizens of Johns Creek have noted a peculiar number of massage operations in the city for some time now, and with the right website address accessed, it is obvious certain establishments advertise services of a sexual nature rather than a therapeutic one....More
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GET season opens with 'Pump Boys and Dinettes'

ROSWELL, Ga. Georgia Ensemble Theatre will start its new season with one of the most irresistible musicals that ever fell off the turnip truck....More

5th annual Brew & BBQ benefit

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation, a national nonprofit family support organization, is hosting its fifth annual Brew & BBQ for CdLS Saturday, Sept....More
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Drake House, Van Michael Salon team up

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Drake House has a new partnership with Van Michael Salon....More

Nash named to Fulton Development Authority

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA The Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC) has named Alvin P....More
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What are you wearing?

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. With historic television shows such as "Downton Abbey" gaining popularity, an important aspect of the appeal is the period clothing the actors wear....More
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The next big thing: Competitive video gaming

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Video gaming is about to enter the realm of popular sports....More

Center for Puppetry Arts, JC Arts Center team up

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Johns Creek Arts Center and the Center for Puppetry Arts will combine to present a puppetry workshop....More

Motorcyclists want to be seen on road

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
ALPHARETTA, Ga. —"Motorcycles are smaller than cars," said Alpharetta resident and motorcycle owner Paul Crowe....More
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ProLink Atlanta Volleyball Club sets parent information meeting dates

by Vallari Bhave
CUMMING, Ga. The ProLink Atlanta Volleyball Club (PLA) has scheduled parent information meetings for the 2014-2015 club volleyball season....More
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Businesses band together to improve South Forsyth

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
CUMMING, Ga. — Five local business representatives from Forsyth County met at the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce on Sept....More
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Red likes to walk and run

CUMMING, Ga. — Red is a fabulous 3-and-a-half-year-old Golden Retriever/Setter mix looking for a foster or forever home....More
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Boss is 'purrfect'

CUMMING, Ga. — Boss is her name, but she's not bossy at all; she's a sweet 6-year-old domestic short-haired female....More
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Consumers learn to fly unmanned aircrafts

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — Cliff Whitney is a leader when it comes to unmanned air vehicles for personal use....More

CSA Bringing the community back to food

The acronym "CSA" stands for community supported agriculture....More

GNFCC Golf Classic tees off Sept. 29

ALPHARETTA, Ga. The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce will bring back its annual Golf Classic Monday, Sept....More

YMCA to refurbish youth center

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Benefiting the revitalization of the Ed Isakson/Alpharetta Family YMCA Teen Center, the YMCA is holding a garage sale Sept....More
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Living history event in Roswell

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. — The Roswell Historical Society will present "Beyond My Stone" at 5:30 p....More

Driver Services announces testing exemptions for military

by Rachael Dier
ATLANTA —Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Rob Mikell announced a new customer service for active or former military service members and their dependents requesting a motorcycle license....More

Bulky trash amnesty day

by Vallari Bhave
MILTON, Ga. The Milton Public Works Department and Milton Grows Green are offering residents a bulky trash amnesty day on Saturday, Sept....More
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The Montgomery family participated in last year's Atlanta Walk to Remember to honor their lost loved one.

by Vallari Bhave
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. The 10th annual Atlanta Walk to Remember, presented by Northside Hospital, will be Sunday, Oct....More

St. Francis romps to opening victory

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The St. Francis Knights piled up 350 yards rushing and six different players scored touchdowns in a 47-10 season-opening victory at home against Providence Christian....More

Slade's big plays lead Hornets past Knights

by Mike Blum
ROSWELL, Ga. Mechane Slade returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and scored on an 80-yard pass reception late in the first half to lead the Roswell Hornets to a 42-10 victory at home last Friday night, Aug....More

Bears score second straight victory

by Mike Blum
DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. The Cambridge Bears scored their second decisive victory of the young 2014 season, roaring past Chapel Hill 42-12 last Friday night, Aug....More

BT opens with big win over St. Pius

by Mike Blum
ATLANTA Blessed Trinity opened its season last Friday night, Aug....More

Baby born at Roswell Walmart parking lot

ROSWELL, Ga. A baby was born Aug....More

'Race to Nowhere' coming to Northview HS

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The Northview High School PTSA and River Trail Middle School PTA are partnering with Johns Creek Mental Wellness Task Force and Emory Johns Creek Hospital to bring the documentary "Race to Nowhere" to Johns Creek....More
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Annie needs a home

NORTH FULTON, Ga. If you are looking for an adorable kitten, then our pet of the week will win you over....More

Duffy named Nonprofit Leader of the Year

by Hatcher Hurd
ROSWELL, Ga. Since Barbara Duffy took the reins of the fledgling North Fulton Community Charities in 1990, it has been the model for nonprofit organizations in this area....More
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Foster, adoption center to open

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. A new development aims to be a respite for foster children....More

Emerging snake disease confirmed in Georgia

ATLANTA — A disease that some scientists have compared to the illness killing bats by the millions has been documented in a wild snake in Georgia....More

Forsyth County tax bills due Nov. 15

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Tax bills are in the mail....More

Forsyth County public hearings set for Sept. 4

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold several public hearings on Sept....More

Prescribing a healthier harvest

by James Carr
Suzanne Geddes, founder of the Cumming Harvest in Forsyth, realized how important healthy food is for overall health and wellness....More
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U-18 Ambush Red win Charlotte Invitational boys' tournament

NORTH FULTON, Ga. The Alpharetta Ambush boys' 97 Red team won their division of the Charlotte Invitational the weekend of Aug....More
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Local company grows own garden

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Farmer Larry Sanford works his way through rows of crops, stopping occasionally to pick out a leaf or to pick a tomato from a vine....More
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Sen. Beach lauded for small business support

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) was recognized Aug....More
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'Sip of the South' returns to Bulloch Hall

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. — Grab your cowboy boots and head out to Bulloch Hall at 6:30 p....More
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Roswell's 'Historic Gateway' nears big milestone

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. For drivers who use South Atlanta Street in Roswell, there is good news and bad news....More
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Volunteers help clean up Big Creek

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. Volunteers from the Georgia Canoeing Association worked to clean up a portion of Big Creek, also known as Vickery Creek, on Sunday, Aug....More
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Roswell Visitors Center to host local author

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. A local author and her friends will be featured in a book signing series at the Roswell Visitors Center on Roswell Square, 617 Atlanta St....More

Master gardeners offer fall/winter lawn care classes

NORTH FULTON, Ga. To have a beautiful lawn next year, you need to start now....More

RUMC Preschool and Kindergarten

ROSWELL, Ga. The Roswell United Methodist Church Preschool and Kindergarten (RUMCK) will host its semi-annual children's consignment sale Friday, Sept....More

Nonprofit teaches seniors to polish Apple skills

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. The BlueHair Technology Group will be conducting a series of workshops for seniors on the basics of Apple iPads and iPhones starting Sept....More
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American Heritage Society teaches black history

by Kathleen Sturgeon
ALPHARETTA, Ga. The American Heritage Society of Georgia held a presentation on Southern black heritage at the Alpharetta City Hall Aug....More
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Old Crow plays Verizon

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Old Crow Medicine Show performed Aug....More
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Nick Gordon arrested for DUI

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The husband of Bobbi Kristina Brown was arrested in Roswell Aug....More
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Roswell unveils drug take back box

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. -- The Roswell Police Department now has a secure box for disposing of unwanted prescription drugs....More

Healing Hands Youth Ranch taking registration for annual golf tournament Oct. 24

by Staff Reports
WALESKA, Ga. — Come join us at The Highlands Course at Lake Arrowhead in beautiful Waleska, Ga....More

Local CEO Melanie Romanaux accepts top fundraiser award

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Sept. 2, Melanie Romanaux, CEO of Somedia, accepted the prestigious Top Fundraiser Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society....More

Youfit coming to Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Youfit Health Clubs opened a new club at 935 North Point Drive in Alpharetta....More

Roswell Yoga Life comes to historic district

ROSWELL, Ga. — A new yoga studio is now open in historic Roswell, at 408 South Atlanta St....More
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Hundreds attend Aldi's opening

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. Hundreds of eager shoppers, city and county leaders and the Cumming-Forsyth Chamber of Commerce attended the Sept....More

Business Coach

Conducting a productive meeting

by Dick Jones
When you have internal meetings or meetings with customers, are they productive? Do your meetings accomplish your objectives? Are there situations where you wish you could start the meeting over again because it's not going well? Conducting productive meetings is important in building relationships, internal planning, identifying sales opportunities and closing business, to name a few....More

Broken Egg Café announces Johns Creek location

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Double R Restaurant Group announced plans for a new Another Broken Egg Café location at 11031 Medlock Bridge Road, Suite 110 in Johns Creek....More
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Eagles use defense to get past Raiders

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. It's ordinarily not a good sign for a football team when its defense is responsible for more points than the offense....More
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