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Robotic surgery expansion gives patients more options

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Recently, Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) obtained a second da Vinci Surgical System designated for single site and laparoscopic surgery....More
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New basketball, beach volleyball facility opens in Cumming

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — Hoops N Sand, a basketball and indoor beach volleyball training facility, opened Sept....More

Italian furniture designer carves way into Roswell

by Aldo Nahed
ROSWELL, Ga. — An Italian outdoor furniture designer is not lounging around when it comes to winning over the American market....More

Margolis named interim CEO of Emory Johns Creek Hospital

ATLANTA – Marilyn Margolis, vice president of operations and chief nursing officer (CNO) at Emory Johns Creek Hospital, has been named interim chief executive officer of the hospital....More
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Forsyth resident named district engineer

GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Georgia Department of Transportation Commissioner Keith Golden announced the appointment of Brent Cook as district engineer for the 21 counties in northeast Georgia that make up DOT District 1....More
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Nicole Buchanan joins Harry Norman, Realtors

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Harry Norman, Realtors welcomes Nicole Buchanan as a realtor in its Johns Creek office....More

Providence Group opens Ruth's Farm model home

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Providence Group of Georgia officially unlocked the doors of its brand new, fully-decorated model home at Ruth's Farm in Alpharetta....More

Ashton Woods Homes announces new South Forsyth community

ATLANTA – Ashton Woods Homes has unveiled its newest community in South Forsyth, The Grove at Spring Valley, which opens for sale this month....More

Peach Clinic opens new location in Cumming

Business: Peach Clinic Opened: September Owners: Dr....More

Ways to save for college

by Jason Binder
Summer has ended and fall has arrived....More

Providence Group opens Ruth's Farm model home

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Providence Group of Georgia officially unlocked the doors of its brand new, fully-decorated model home at Ruth's Farm in Alpharetta....More

Calling all hip and knee pain sufferers

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Do you suffer from hip or knee pain? Dr....More

Lunch and Learn: Google Tools 101

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Have you ever wondered what Google can do for you? What is Google Docs used for? What is Google Voice? During this free Lunch and Learn, Carmichael Consulting Solutions' expert technicians will go through many of the tools that Google provides to users....More

Gena Calloway retires as head of Schenck School

ATLANTA — The Schenck School Board of Trustees announced Sept....More
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Governor hosts tourism conference

ATLANTA — On Sept. 5, Gov. Nathan Deal recognized several of the state's top tourism professionals at the 2014 Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference in Augusta....More

Planet Fitness to open at Connexion

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Sept. 5, Planet Fitness is coming to Connexion on Holcomb Bridge Road....More

Medical research facility moves to Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The Atlanta Institute of Medicine and Research has moved its offices to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta from Sandy Springs and will change its name to the Institute for Advanced Medical Research....More
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Home medical equipment store opens in Johns Creek

Business: Heavenly Wheels Opened: Aug....More

4 features buyers should buy with the home – when possible

by Bob Strader
Finished basements You don't get all your money back from finishing a basement so if you're looking for a home with a basement, you're far better off buying it already done....More

August home sales: national and local

by Bob Strader
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that existing home sales fell across the country by 5....More
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Jimmy John's victim of data breach

Old Milton Parkway location hit

by Jonathan Copsey
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Customers of the Jimmy John's restaurant on Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta may have had their credit card information stolen in yet another corporate data breach....More

Business Coach

Building trust and credibility

by Dick Jones
Do your customers trust you? Have you established credibility with them by demonstrating you can add value to their business? What about your employees? Do they believe you will keep your promises and follow-up on things you've said you'll do? While there are many attributes associated with being a successful small business owner, there is nothing more important than trust and credibility....More

Resident defrauded of thousands

MILTON, Ga. – A Milton resident is the latest victim of a telephone scam that has gained popularity recently....More

Secret shopper scammed

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A Bristol Trace resident was the victim of a classic scam Sept....More

Home intruder finds woman in shower

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A man broke into a Bristol Lane apartment Sept....More

'Strange' pair alert restaurant employees

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – A pair of suspicious people were arrested on drug charges Sept....More

Man solicits teen boy

ROSWELL, Ga. – A 60-year-old man propositioned a teen Aug....More

Stolen credit card info leads to spree

MILTON, Ga. – A Milton resident received a text message from his bank Sept....More

Teens arrested after burglary, chase

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Three teens were arrested Sept....More
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Couple steal goods, destroy neighbor's home

MILTON, Ga. – Two young people wanted for breaking into a neighbor's home and destroying it, were found after a DUI stop in Milton....More
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Identity theft ring dismantled in Forsyth County

CUMMING, Ga. — What began as a burglary investigation in August now has resulted in an identity theft investigation with the arrest of five people and over 127 possible victims of mail theft....More
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Roswell man killed over PS4 sale

by Jonathan Copsey
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – A Roswell man was shot and killed Sept....More
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Drug use grows from pills to heroin

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Johns Creek resident Chelsea Bennett, 20, injected heroin March 3 and immediately began having seizures....More
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Jimmy John's victim of data breach

Old Milton Parkway location hit

by Jonathan Copsey
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Customers of the Jimmy John's restaurant on Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta may have had their credit card information stolen in yet another corporate data breach....More

Prioritizing your sales pipeline

by Dick Jones
Are you taking the time each week to prioritize your sales pipeline? Are you evaluating opportunities using quantitative data to make decisions on where you are going to focus your time? Is your sales pipeline full of old opportunities that don't seem to be panning out? Prioritizing your sales pipeline is the first step in ensuring you are focused on the right opportunities at the right time....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Fulton principals return from South Korea

by Candy Waylock
Chattahoochee High School Principal Tim Duncan, Wilson Creek Elementary Principal Andrea Cushing and Medlock Bridge Elementary Principal Tiffany Hutchens spent their summer traveling to Seoul, South Korea, as part of an educators exchange program....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Fulton Schools announces dates for redistricting meetings

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Fulton County School System (FCSS) officials will kick off the North Fulton redistricting process on Oct....More

Business Coach

Building trust and credibility

by Dick Jones
Do your customers trust you? Have you established credibility with them by demonstrating you can add value to their business? What about your employees? Do they believe you will keep your promises and follow-up on things you've said you'll do? While there are many attributes associated with being a successful small business owner, there is nothing more important than trust and credibility....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter school status

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

Fulton Science Academy named a STEM finalist

by Candy Waylock
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fulton Science Academy Private School has been named a finalist in the middle school category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards....More

Spruill Oaks Book Sale Oct. 16-17

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – It is time for the Spruill Oaks Library Book Sale, and the Friends of Spruill Oaks is looking for volunteers to help set up....More
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North Fulton students sign 'commitment' letters for college scholarships

REACH program offers $10K incentive stay in school, make good grades

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – During an event patterned after signing day for athletes, eight middle school scholars from Fulton County signed commitment contracts to stay in school, earn good grades and reap the rewards of a $10,000 scholarship....More

North Fulton school enrollment dips

Elementary numbers continue to decline

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Despite new subdivisions popping up like mushrooms across any swath of empty land in North Fulton, the kids have yet to make it into the classrooms....More
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Roswell teachers tour Coke, Aquarium

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA – Going back to school doesn't have to mean that summer fun is over....More

Alpharetta student named National Merit semifinalist

CARROLLTON, Ga. — Alpharetta native Maxwell Roberts, along with Thomas Spader of LaGrange, is one of two University of West Georgia Advanced Academy students recently named as a 2015 National Merit semifinalist....More
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Alpharetta firefighters visit elementary school

by Vallari Bhave
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Alpharetta Elementary School received a visit from the firefighters of Fire Station No....More
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Fifth-graders serve lunch to Alpharetta city workers

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – On Sept. 11, Alpharetta Christian Academy fifth-graders, in conjunction with First Baptist Church of Alpharetta, served lunch to approximately 200 city of Alpharetta workers at Wills Park....More

FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD

Last week's scores Centennial 31, Johns Creek 28 Northview 28, West Forsyth 14 South Forsyth 42, Chattahoochee 34 Alpharetta 52, Habersham Central 3 Milton 56, Lassiter 0 Kell 28, Cambridge 27 Blessed Trinity 45, Douglass 7 Mount Pisgah 41, Christian Heritage 21 St....More

Centennial 31, Johns Creek 28

Centennial's big plays too much for Johns Creek

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Centennial's speed and big play ability was more than Johns Creek could handle, as the Knights held on for a 31-28 victory last Friday night on the Gladiators' home field....More

ST. FRANCIS 28, WALKER 7

St. Francis rolls over Walker: 3 TDs in fourth quarter keep Knights unbeaten

by Mike Blum
MARIETTA, Ga. – The St. Francis Knights remained unbeaten with a 28-7 victory last Friday night at Walker, setting up a showdown this Friday night at 2013 Class A private school semifinalist Mount Pisgah....More

Private schools roundup

BLESSED TRINITY 45, DOUGLASS 7: BT Titans win fifth straight

ATLANTA – The Blessed Trinity Titans rolled to their fifth straight victory, winning 45-7 last Friday night over Douglass at Lakewood Stadium....More

MOUNT PISGAH 41, CHRISTIAN HERITAGE 21

Winchester leads Patriots to third straight victory

by Mike Blum
DALTON, Ga. – Aaron Winchester passed for 326 yards and two touchdowns and ran for a score to lead Mount Pisgah to a 41-21 victory last Friday night at Christian Heritage....More

MILTON 56, LASSITER 0

Milton back on track, thumps Lassiter

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. – The Milton Eagles bounced back from their first loss of the season with a vengeance, overpowering Lassiter 56-0 at home last Friday night for their first victory in Region 5-AAAAAA....More

SOUTH FORSYTH 42, CHATTAHOOCHEE 34

Chattahoochee Cougars burned by LaFlamme

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – The Chattahoochee Cougars enjoyed another big night offensively, but could not contain South Forsyth's Tyler LaFlamme and lost to the War Eagles 42-34 at home last Friday night....More

KELL 28, CAMBRIDGE 27

Bears lose to No. 3 Longhorns on Hail Mary

by Mike Blum
KENNESAW, Ga. – The Cambridge Bears came within one play of stunning unbeaten Kell, the No....More

ALPHARETTA 52, HABERSHAM CENTRAL 3

Raiders' King tosses 5 TDs in romp

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The Alpharetta Raiders remained unbeaten in Region 6-AAAAAA, defeating winless Habersham Central 52-3 at home last Friday night....More

Prescription drug abuse awareness video contest for teens ends Oct. 31

LILBURN, Ga. — Attorney General Sam Olens kicked-off a video contest for Georgia high school students at Parkview High School in Lilburn, aimed at preventing prescription drug abuse among teens....More

Fulton students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Nearly 120 students in the Fulton County School System were named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program and will go on to compete for college scholarships valued at $33 million....More
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North Fulton students sign 'commitment' letters for college scholarships

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – During an event patterned after signing day for athletes, eight middle school scholars from Fulton County signed commitment contracts to stay in school, earn good grades and reap the rewards of a $10,000 scholarship....More
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Brock Lohnes wins That Guy award

by Rachael Dier
ROSWELL, Ga. — The 2014 Legacy Lacrosse Cup has recognized Brock Lohnes as the recipient of its That Guy award....More

Parent-teacher group gets donation from Alpharetta Beverage

ATLANTA – The Georgia Parent Teacher Association (GaPTA) has signed an agreement with the Alpharetta Beverage Company (ABC)....More
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Titans rout rival Gladiators

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – The Northview Titans rolled to their fourth straight decisive victory, defeating Johns Creek 50-7 last Friday night, Sept....More

Teaching Museum recruiting tour docents

ROSWELL, Ga. – The Teaching Museum North in Roswell, part of Fulton County Schools, is seeking volunteer docent tour guides for a walking tour designed for eighth-grade students....More

Fulton students named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Nearly 120 students in the Fulton County School System were named semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program and will go on to compete for college scholarships valued at $33 million....More

St. Francis 21, Mount Zion-Carroll 0

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The St. Francis Knights pounded out more than 300 yards rushing and the defense recorded its second shutout of the season in a 21-0 victory at home last Friday night, Sept....More

Roswell 33, Milton 31

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. – After three difficult seasons, the Roswell Hornets are again a playoff caliber team that knows how to win big games....More

Trailing 21-0, Knights charge to comeback win over Lambert

by Mike Blum
ROSWELL, Ga. – Trailing 21-0 in the closing seconds of the first half, Centennial rallied for a 28-21 victory Sept....More
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Alpharetta firefighters visit elementary school

by Vallari Bhave
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Alpharetta Elementary School received a visit from the firefighters of Fire Station No....More
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Creek View Elementary celebrates tribal ceremony

by Vallari Bhave
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fourth-grade students at Creek View Elementary School had their 10th annual Native American potlatch celebration on Sept....More

Hamilton, Davis lead BT to third straight victory

by Mike Blum
CANTON, Ga. – The Blessed Trinity Titans improved their record to 3-0 with an easy 37-0 victory last Friday night, Sept....More

Medlock Bridge Elementary hosts Runapalooza

by Vallari Bhave
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Medlock Bridge Elementary School will heldits fifth annual Runapalooza fun run Friday, Sept....More
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62 Mount Pisgah students achieve 'Summer Scholar Extraordinaire' status

by Vallari Bhave
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Mount Pisgah Christian School's new Summer Scholar program is designed to increase younger students' academic pursuits during the summer and maintain their skills in the areas of reading, math and service to others....More
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'Ironman' takes over elite Northview cross country program

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. –Northview's cross country program has recruited a top-tier coaching talent to guide the cross country program to the next level, Ironman triathlete Tony Cianciola who is known to the runners as "Coach C....More
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'Hooch's Cecily Mohammed kicks up fuss

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A 13-year-old Little Leaguer named Mo'ne Davis created a national stir with her arm, but there is 14-year-old Cecily Mohammed at Chattahoochee High School who has started a bit of a stir with her leg....More

Scoreboard

Last week's scores Roswell 27, Walton 15 Alpharetta 31, Johns Creek 10 Centennial 28, Lambert 21 Northview 49, North Forsyth 0 West Forsyth 23, Chattahoochee 15 Cambridge 38, Rome 21 Blessed Trinity 37, Creekview 0 Mount Pisgah 28, Eagle's Landing Christian 21 Chattooga 34, Fellowship Christian 17 Darlington 23, King's Ridge 6 This week's games Roswell at Milton Chattahoochee at Centennial Johns Creek at Northview Alpharetta at Lambert Jackson at Blessed Trinity Mount Paran at King's Ridge Christian Heritage at Fellowship Mount Zion, Carrollton at St....More

Eagles host Hornets in key region contest

by Mike Blum
MILTON, Ga. – For decades, Roswell vs....More

Hornets strike early, hold on for big region win over Walton

by Mike Blum
MARIETTA, Ga. – During the past three extremely difficult seasons, the Roswell Hornets have suffered their share of defeats in games they appeared to be in position to win....More

Winchester's 4 TDs lift Patriots past Chargers

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – In a match-up of two teams that lost in the Class A private school semifinals last season, Mount Pisgah held off Eagle's Landing Christian Academy 28-21 last Friday night, Sept....More

Pearson, defense power Titans to third straight runaway victory

by Mike Blum
CUMMING, Ga. – The Northview Titans scored their third straight dominant victory last Friday night, Sept....More
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Cougars' late rally falls short against Wolverines

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – A late Chattahoochee rally came up short at home last Friday night, Sept....More

Raiders win 31-10 against Johns Creek

by Mike Blum
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Johns Creek gave Alpharetta a battle for a half, but the Raiders pulled away for a 31-10 victory last Friday night, Sept....More

St. Andrew youth trip to infamous prison inspires faith

by Tom Regan
ROSWELL, Ga. – More than two dozen members of St....More

Gladiators gored by Longhorns

by Mike Blum
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – The Lambert Longhorns returned the opening kickoff for a touchdown and went on to a 41-7 victory over the Johns Creek Gladiators on Sept....More

Pinecrest Academy named 2014 School of Excellence

High school recognized by Catholic Education Honor Roll

by Staff Reports
CUMMING, Ga. — Pinecrest Academy, a private preK-12 Catholic school in Cumming, was selected for the 2014 Schools of Excellence designation....More

Ways to save for college

by Jason Binder
Summer has ended and fall has arrived....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Fulton principals return from South Korea

by Candy Waylock
Chattahoochee High School Principal Tim Duncan, Wilson Creek Elementary Principal Andrea Cushing and Medlock Bridge Elementary Principal Tiffany Hutchens spent their summer traveling to Seoul, South Korea, as part of an educators exchange program....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

Fulton Schools announces dates for redistricting meetings

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Fulton County School System (FCSS) officials will kick off the North Fulton redistricting process on Oct....More

Lunch and Learn: Google Tools 101

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Have you ever wondered what Google can do for you? What is Google Docs used for? What is Google Voice? During this free Lunch and Learn, Carmichael Consulting Solutions' expert technicians will go through many of the tools that Google provides to users....More

Gena Calloway retires as head of Schenck School

ATLANTA — The Schenck School Board of Trustees announced Sept....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter school status

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

Fulton Science Academy named a STEM finalist

by Candy Waylock
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fulton Science Academy Private School has been named a finalist in the middle school category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards....More

Fulton County may donate library land to city

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – In a unanimous vote, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the donation of the land of the current Alpharetta Public Library to the city of Alpharetta....More

August home sales: national and local

by Bob Strader
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that existing home sales fell across the country by 5....More

Judge allows Fulton tax bills to go forward

Rejects lawmakers' call to stop notices going out

by Jonathan Copsey
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – In a blow to North Fulton legislators, a Cobb County Superior Court judge refused Sept....More

Ga. 400 toll closure project wins awards

by Rachael Dier
ATLANTA — The State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) was honored with the Institute of Transportation Engineers' (ITE) Transportation Achievement Award for Operations for the planning and communications associated with the ending of tolls on Ga....More

Man solicits teen boy

ROSWELL, Ga. – A 60-year-old man propositioned a teen Aug....More

Stolen credit card info leads to spree

MILTON, Ga. – A Milton resident received a text message from his bank Sept....More

Teens arrested after burglary, chase

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Three teens were arrested Sept....More
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Identity theft ring dismantled in Forsyth County

CUMMING, Ga. — What began as a burglary investigation in August now has resulted in an identity theft investigation with the arrest of five people and over 127 possible victims of mail theft....More
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Sample election ballots now online

by Rachel Dier
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced state registered voters can now access their specific sample ballot for the Nov....More
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Roswell man killed over PS4 sale

by Jonathan Copsey
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – A Roswell man was shot and killed Sept....More
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Governor hosts tourism conference

ATLANTA — On Sept. 5, Gov. Nathan Deal recognized several of the state's top tourism professionals at the 2014 Georgia Governor's Tourism Conference in Augusta....More

Medical research facility moves to Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The Atlanta Institute of Medicine and Research has moved its offices to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta from Sandy Springs and will change its name to the Institute for Advanced Medical Research....More

GDOT asks community to develop Ga. 9 widening plan

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on three projects that are proposed to widen Ga....More
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Drug use grows from pills to heroin

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Johns Creek resident Chelsea Bennett, 20, injected heroin March 3 and immediately began having seizures....More

August home sales: national and local

by Bob Strader
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that existing home sales fell across the country by 5....More
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Truett Cathy's impact

by Tim Echols
I met Truett Cathy at a Rotary Club meeting where I received a certificate for my high school leadership achievements....More

Pinecrest Academy named 2014 School of Excellence

High school recognized by Catholic Education Honor Roll

by Staff Reports
CUMMING, Ga. — Pinecrest Academy, a private preK-12 Catholic school in Cumming, was selected for the 2014 Schools of Excellence designation....More
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Jimmy John's victim of data breach

Old Milton Parkway location hit

by Jonathan Copsey
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Customers of the Jimmy John's restaurant on Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta may have had their credit card information stolen in yet another corporate data breach....More

Judge allows Fulton tax bills to go forward

Rejects lawmakers' call to stop notices going out

by Jonathan Copsey
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – In a blow to North Fulton legislators, a Cobb County Superior Court judge refused Sept....More

GDOT asks community to develop Ga. 9 widening plan

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. — The Georgia Department of Transportation seeks input on three projects that are proposed to widen Ga....More

Startling new Obamacare costs show need for state solution to health care crisis

by Sen. Brandon Beach
This is the time of year when many of us will learn from our employers how much more it will cost to retain health insurance next year....More

Fall in Georgia: The best time to plant trees and shrubs

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fall is the best time of year in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees....More

Why is my tree dying?

by Rolando Orellana
"Why is my tree dying?" Since moving to the Fulton County Extension Office in December 2012, I have heard this question often....More

Man solicits teen boy

ROSWELL, Ga. – A 60-year-old man propositioned a teen Aug....More
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Sample election ballots now online

by Rachel Dier
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced state registered voters can now access their specific sample ballot for the Nov....More
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'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

Fulton County may donate library land to city

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – In a unanimous vote, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners approved the donation of the land of the current Alpharetta Public Library to the city of Alpharetta....More
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Roswell man killed over PS4 sale

by Jonathan Copsey
SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. – A Roswell man was shot and killed Sept....More

Medical research facility moves to Alpharetta

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The Atlanta Institute of Medicine and Research has moved its offices to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta from Sandy Springs and will change its name to the Institute for Advanced Medical Research....More

4 features buyers should buy with the home – when possible

by Bob Strader
Finished basements You don't get all your money back from finishing a basement so if you're looking for a home with a basement, you're far better off buying it already done....More

5th annual Brew & BBQ benefit for people with rare disorder

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

Fulton Library system restores some Friday hours

by Hatcher Hurd
Atlanta – Fulton County library patrons have some of their library hours restored on Fridays as long as you don't work in the afternoon....More
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Drug use grows from pills to heroin

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Johns Creek resident Chelsea Bennett, 20, injected heroin March 3 and immediately began having seizures....More
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Atlanta Walk to Remember

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

Statewide burn ban ended Sept. 30

ATLANTA – The fire safety burn ban implemented by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources was lifted Sept....More

Park Place Health and Wellness Fair, Oct. 10

by Shannon Weaver
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Park Place's Health and Wellness Fair will be held on Friday, Oct....More

JC's Pup-a-Palooza

Doggie party set Oct. 11

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Residents are invited Saturday, Oct....More
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Stars 'N' Stitches Quilt Show returns

Biannual judged show features best of classic and contemporary quilting

by Hatcher Hurd
CUMMING, Ga. – The biannual Stars 'N' Stitches Quilt Show returns Oct....More
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Roswell approves new fire station

East Roswell site gained in swap

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – At long last, Roswell has approved a new fire station for East Roswell....More
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Keeping Roswell beautiful

Rivers Alive cleanup yields trash

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – Roswell's Riverside Park was abuzz with activity on the morning of Sept....More

Roswell celebrates National Arts and Humanities Month

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – The city of Roswell is celebrating National Arts and Humanities Month in October by partnering with other organizations to present more than 50 different events....More

Fall in Georgia: The best time to plant trees and shrubs

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fall is the best time of year in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees....More
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Residents celebrate assisted living week

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – Resident ambassadors Barbara Barned and Gertrude Fymire accept signed proclamations from Roswell Mayor Jere Wood at the Bon Voyage Breakfast event held Monday, Sept....More

'The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower' Oct. 3, 4

Latest ACT1 Theater performance

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – For three performances only, ACT1 Theater presents "The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower," a comedy inspired by the "Ransom of Red Chief," Oct....More
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American Legion gets improved baseball field

Donation makes it possible

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Significant upgrades to the baseball field at American Legion Post 201 on Wills Road in Alpharetta have just been completed thanks to a hefty donation....More

The fall vegetable garden

by Pascale Chambers
Pleasant, breezy days and cool evenings signal the transition from summer to fall has begun....More
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Fall into autumn

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – The first Saturday in October – Oct....More
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Eaves to residents: 'We can do better'

Roswell town hall meeting gives residents chance to air grievances

by Hatcher Hurd
ROSWELL, Ga. – Fulton County Commission Chairman John Eaves brought Sept....More
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Cities celebrate American Legion Week

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Alpharetta Mayor David Belle Isle, second from left, and City Councilmember Jim Gilvin, far right, present a resolution to Roger Wise, ambassador to the American Legion Post 201, in recognition of American Legion Week, Sept....More
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Native plants on show

CNC holds sale

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – Fall is the best time to get trees and shrubs into the ground....More

Spanish classes begin Oct. 6

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. – There's still time to learn Spanish....More

CORRECTION:

A front page story entitled "Verizon proposes 180-foot tower at wastewater facility" that ran in the Sept....More
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Living Faith Lutheran Church finds Forsyth home

by Shannon Weaver
CUMMING, Ga. — After gathering in houses and renting meeting spaces for 14 years, Living Faith Lutheran Church has a permanent home at 1171 Atlanta Highway in Cumming....More
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Cumming Fair brings shows, family entertainment

Eleven-day event runs at Cumming Fairgrounds Oct. 2 – 12

by Aldo Nahed
CUMMING, Ga. – More than 40 classic midway rides and numerous games provided by the Great James H....More
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Area fencers begin season at Roswell HS

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Sept. 6, the Georgia High School Fencing League Tournament was held at Roswell High School....More
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Nina looking for good home

CUMMING, Ga. — Smiley Nina is a 2-year-old female Boxer/Lab mix with stunning markings....More
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Purrin' on with the Ritzy kitty

CUMMING, Ga. — Two-year-old Ritzy is a beautiful black and white adult female in the cat room....More
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'We've all had traffic fatigue'

Ga. 9 widening to four lanes a welcomed project

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Hundreds of residents and business owners participated in the Georgia Department of Transportation input open house meeting to address the widening of Ga....More
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It's a boat, it's a car — it's a boat car

But don't count on this custom-built vehicle to float

by Aldo Nahed
ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Mark Ray is making waves on the roads....More
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Jimmy John's victim of data breach

Old Milton Parkway location hit

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Customers of the Jimmy John's restaurant on Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta may have had their credit card information stolen in yet another corporate data breach....More
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Sample election ballots now online

Available on 'GA Votes' mobile app

by Rachael Dier
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced state registered voters can now access their specific sample ballot for the Nov....More
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Ambush boys win Atlanta Cup

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The Alpharetta Ambush 03 boys' soccer team won the top 8 v....More
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Tiny houses give big rewards

Residents learn of compact lifestyle

by Jemille Williams
ATLANTA – Dream big, live tiny....More
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Alpharetta director makes Lifetime film

'The Assault' airs on Lifetime network

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- "Ultimately, it's a movie about choices and consequences," says director and Alpharetta native Jason Winn, of his newest film, "The Assault," which premiered Saturday, Sept....More
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Unitarian Universalists meet for annual picnic

by Vallari Bhave
ROSWELL, Ga. – Roswell Unitarian Universalists from Unitarian Universalist Metro Atlanta North (UUMAN) gathered with congregants from other Unitarian Universalist (UU) congregations from across North Georgia at the Georgia ReUUnion picnic on Sept....More

Letter to Editor: Reader takes issue with 'economic signals'

Mr. Hatcher Hurd, Please refer to your Business Post headline of Sept....More

Startling new Obamacare costs show need for state solution to health care crisis

by Sen. Brandon Beach
This is the time of year when many of us will learn from our employers how much more it will cost to retain health insurance next year....More
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Fall events draw artists, crowds

Art for art's sake

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Fall is upon us, the weather is turning just right and the leaves are turning....More

Run with Alpha PAL Oct. 2

ALPHARETTA, Ga. – The annual Alpha PAL Patrol 5K race returns to Jackson Healthcare Oct....More

Fall in Georgia: The best time to plant trees and shrubs

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fall is the best time of year in Georgia to plant shrubs and trees....More

Special Equestrians host 'Raise the Roof' fundraiser

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. — On Saturday, Sept....More

Why is my tree dying?

by Rolando Orellana
"Why is my tree dying?" Since moving to the Fulton County Extension Office in December 2012, I have heard this question often....More

Ga. 400 toll closure project wins awards

by Rachael Dier
ATLANTA — The State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) was honored with the Institute of Transportation Engineers' (ITE) Transportation Achievement Award for Operations for the planning and communications associated with the ending of tolls on Ga....More
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RHS hosts Covered Bridge meet

by Shannon Weaver
ROSWELL, Ga. — Roswell High School hosted its annual Covered Bridge Run, a cross country meet, which was attended by 23 teams Sept....More

Roswell approves City Hall security

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – Roswell's City Council approved contracting with a private company to add two new security guards to watch over the entrances to City Hall....More
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Sample election ballots now online

by Rachel Dier
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced state registered voters can now access their specific sample ballot for the Nov....More
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'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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Celebrating 100 years

by Jonathan Copsey
MILTON, Ga. – What do you do when you turn 100 years old? Celebrate, of course....More
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Farming and fried bologna

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – Reading the pages of this paper, one cannot help but notice the many changes coming to the area....More
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CDA day at McD's

by Jonathan Copsey
ROSWELL, Ga. – "Would you like fries with that?" While many people do not notice the common phrase uttered by fast food employees, on Sept....More
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Historical Society announces annual Flea Fling

ROSWELL, Ga. – The Roswell Historical Society will hold its annual Flea Fling on the grounds of Historic Hembree Farm on Saturday, Oct....More

Johns Creek, Rotary remember 9/11

by Hatcher Hurd
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Johns Creek paid tribute to the city's fire and police personnel Sept....More

5th annual Brew & BBQ benefit for people with rare disorder

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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Andrew Butcher receives 2015 Under Armour All-America jersey

by Jonathan Copsey
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Andrew Butcher, a senior football player from Alpharetta High School, was presented his honorary game jersey at the American Family Insurance Selection Tour for the 2015 Under Armour All-America High School Football Game at Alpharetta High School in Alpharetta on Sept....More

Learn about 'Constitution Week' with Heritage Society

by Jonathan Copsey
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – On Tuesday, Sept....More
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"Teal Trot" 5K to raise awareness for ovarian cancer

by Jonathan Copsey
ATLANTA – September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, and the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance is working hard across the state to highlight the cause, honor those battling the disease and educate women about the risks and symptoms leading to early detection....More

Fulton Library system restores some Friday hours

by Hatcher Hurd
Atlanta – Fulton County library patrons have some of their library hours restored on Fridays as long as you don't work in the afternoon....More

Library system restore Friday hours

by Jan Jones
ATLANTA – The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted on Wednesday to restore Friday hours back to ten Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System branches effective Sept....More

Bestselling authors to stop at Sexton Hall during book tour

by Aldo Nahed
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Forsyth County Senior Services is inviting adults ages 50 and up who enjoy a good book to the Keeper Books Tour....More
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Atlanta Walk to Remember

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

Pinecrest Academy named 2014 School of Excellence

High school recognized by Catholic Education Honor Roll

by Staff Reports
CUMMING, Ga. — Pinecrest Academy, a private preK-12 Catholic school in Cumming, was selected for the 2014 Schools of Excellence designation....More

Judge allows Fulton tax bills to go forward

Rejects lawmakers' call to stop notices going out

by Jonathan Copsey
FULTON COUNTY, Ga. – In a blow to North Fulton legislators, a Cobb County Superior Court judge refused Sept....More

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Fulton principals return from South Korea

by Candy Waylock
Chattahoochee High School Principal Tim Duncan, Wilson Creek Elementary Principal Andrea Cushing and Medlock Bridge Elementary Principal Tiffany Hutchens spent their summer traveling to Seoul, South Korea, as part of an educators exchange program....More

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Fulton Schools announces dates for redistricting meetings

by Candy Waylock
NORTH FULTON, Ga. – Fulton County School System (FCSS) officials will kick off the North Fulton redistricting process on Oct....More

Providence Group opens Ruth's Farm model home

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — The Providence Group of Georgia officially unlocked the doors of its brand new, fully-decorated model home at Ruth's Farm in Alpharetta....More

Lunch and Learn: Google Tools 101

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Have you ever wondered what Google can do for you? What is Google Docs used for? What is Google Voice? During this free Lunch and Learn, Carmichael Consulting Solutions' expert technicians will go through many of the tools that Google provides to users....More

Planet Fitness to open at Connexion

ROSWELL, Ga. — On Sept. 5, Planet Fitness is coming to Connexion on Holcomb Bridge Road....More
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Home medical equipment store opens in Johns Creek

Business: Heavenly Wheels Opened: Aug....More

Business Coach

Building trust and credibility

by Dick Jones
Do your customers trust you? Have you established credibility with them by demonstrating you can add value to their business? What about your employees? Do they believe you will keep your promises and follow-up on things you've said you'll do? While there are many attributes associated with being a successful small business owner, there is nothing more important than trust and credibility....More

CANDY WAYLOCK

State denies FSA charter school status

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

Fulton Science Academy named a STEM finalist

by Candy Waylock
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Fulton Science Academy Private School has been named a finalist in the middle school category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards....More

Calling all hip and knee pain sufferers

DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Do you suffer from hip or knee pain? Dr....More
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