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Clerk: Alpharetta city council candidate is eligible for office

Dismissing a challenge from Clifford Martin, Alpharetta City Clerk Erin Cobb has determined that local realtor Donna Murphy is eligible to … Read more

U.S. Army veteran sets out to honor 13 servicemembers killed in Kabul

Steve Olesnevich was sitting at the American Legion Post 201 when he saw news of the 13 service members killed in Afghanistan. Moved, he de… Read more

Posh Hair Designz opens in Roswell

Posh Hair Designz is a hair loss salon spa wellness boutique located in Roswell. Read more

Milton agrees to pay homeowner $79,000 for Hopewell/Bethany roads project

Milton settled a condemnation action Sept. 8 for property at the intersection of Hopewell Road and Bethany Bend. The city will pay Donald S… Read more

Columns:

Opinion: Let me tell you a story

By RAY APPEN Publisher Emeritus rayappen@gmail.com

Along time ago - it feels like a hundred years - when I was in college, I took karate classes. The style - Cuong Nhu was a relatively new style - a mix of other styles both “hard” and “soft.” (Read)

Opinion: Jean Fallon’s 1996 Olympic experience: hosting the North Korean delegation

By VALERIE BIGGERSTAFF

Jean Reid Fallon of Dunwoody contacted me to share her unusual experiences during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. To fully understand her Olympic story, we must first go back to before she met her husband, Patrick Fallon. (Read)

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Alpharetta-Roswell

Shopping Guide: 5 graduation gifts from Onward Reserve

Looking for a graduation gift? Check out these five ideas from The Avalon's Onward Reserve.  (Read)

Education

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Innovation Academy welcomes students to new Alpharetta campus

After nearly a decade, five superintendents, a recession and a pandemic, Fulton County's new STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) high school, Innovation Academy, has opened its doors to students.  Read more

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Milton students embrace the meaning of ‘Never Forget’

Milton High School honored the lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the heroism of the survivors with a special 20th-anniversary memorial service Friday, Sept. 10. Read more

Community

Brief: Alpharetta resident will co-host The Morning XTRA

Dickey Broadcasting Company announced that XTRA 106.3 will extend their morning show, The Morning XTRA, to five days per week. One of the hosts will be Tug Cowart, an Atlanta radio veteran and Alpharetta resident.  Read more

Alive in Roswell expected to draw thousands more through October

By CHAMIAN CRUZ ​ | ​

After a year-long hiatus, Alive in Roswell broke records in July with people eager to socialize again in the community. Read more

Weather Today

Mostly cloudy

Today

81° 67°

More clouds than sun. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Humidity:77%
Cloud Coverage:82%
Wind:ESE at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:15%
UV Index:5 Moderate
Sunrise:07:22:13 AM
Sunset:07:40:48 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Mostly cloudyFri
15%81° 67°
Scattered thunderstormsSat
36%80° 68°
Scattered thunderstormsSun
58%76° 68°
Scattered showersMon
58%75° 68°
Scattered thunderstormsTue
58%78° 68°
Scattered thunderstormsWed
56%77° 56°
ClearThu
20%75° 54°