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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

REI to put store in Alpharetta on North Point Parkway

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

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

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

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

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
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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
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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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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 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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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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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
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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

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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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

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
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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
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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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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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New drug craze: 'wax'

Potent, dangerous marijuana product

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

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

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

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

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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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

19-year-old drowns after party on Lake Lanier

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
CUMMING, Ga. — Nineteen-year-old Forsyth County resident Cody Daniel Gibbs's body was recovered from Lake Lanier on Thursday, Aug....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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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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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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Beloved teacher gave of herself in abundance

Family, friends remember Laura Jones Tavel

by Aldo Nahed
Laura Jones Tavel, a beloved and inspiring seventh grade social studies teacher at River Trail Middle School in Johns Creek, has died....More

19-year-old drowns after party on Lake Lanier

by Carolyn Ridder Aspenson
CUMMING, Ga. — Nineteen-year-old Forsyth County resident Cody Daniel Gibbs's body was recovered from Lake Lanier on Thursday, Aug....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

'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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

Lake Lanier claims 7 lives this year

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

State Bank to give free U.S. Amateur tickets

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

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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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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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
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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

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
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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

Former Milton player misses

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

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

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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Planting SEEDS for a better future

by James Carr
Georgia is the perfect place to set an example for how a state can work with communities to provide their own food and energy....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
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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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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

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

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

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

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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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

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
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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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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

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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Beloved teacher gave of herself in abundance

Family, friends remember Laura Jones Tavel

by Aldo Nahed
Laura Jones Tavel, a beloved and inspiring seventh grade social studies teacher at River Trail Middle School in Johns Creek, has died....More
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