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  • DeMercy Dental (click to Read More)

    Where Everybody Knows Your Name

    By Cyndi Braun

    A visit to DeMercy Dental in Roswell feels more like catching up with old friends. From the warm greeting at check-in, to the friendly hygienists, to the father-daughter dentist team, it’s no surprise that DeMercy Dental has been in the business of providing quality dental care for 31 years.

    Back in 1986, Dr. Jeff DeMercy established the practice with his wife, Tammy, managing the office and daughter, Amanda,

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  • Artist Profile: Barbara Jones Hewey (click to Read More)

    Old School Horn Band

    By Barbara Jones Hewey

    Old School Horn Band, a nine-member local party band known for its classic rock and rhythm and blues, is back on stage this summer with three new members, some new twists on popular favorites and a renewed emphasis on songs that showcase the rich, full sound of its unique three-person horn section.

    According to guitarist Bedeke Cresci, the last of the band’s founders still on the roster, the recharged and rejuvenated

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  • Adult Sports Leagues (click to Read More)

    Because Maybe Your Glory Days Haven't Passed You By!

    By Julie Senger

    Who says that just because you’re an adult that you must stop playing recreational or competitive team sports? In fact, adulthood is as good a time as any to play sports for many reasons. First of all, you no longer have to worry about how you’re getting to and from practices and games; you can totally drive yourself! No more relying on mom’s taxi or carpooling with your neighbor! Also, you no

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  • See the First U.S. Continental Total Solar Eclipse Since 1979! (click to Read More)

    By David Dundee

    On Monday, August 21, 2017, be sure to block out the afternoon to catch an amazing, rare spectacle. Stretching from Salem, Oregon all the way to Charleston, South Carolina, the total solar eclipse will be a sight you won’t get to see again across the U.S. until 2024.

    The metro Atlanta area will see between 95-97% of the Sun eclipsed. Locally, the eclipse will begin around 1:00pm EDT and reach a maximum at about 2:30pm EDT. The eclipse will end at

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  • North Fulton Senior Centers Crush Exercise Goals – Walk 15 Million Steps! (click to Read More)

    Everyone knows that exercise has amazing benefits. But, what happened at four north Fulton senior centers has center participants feeling pretty good about themselves, and they are healthier for it, too!

    Senior Services North Fulton partnered with Gentiva Home Health and Hospice Services for an eight-week walking and wellness program aimed to keep older adults active and independent while working to reduce the risk of falls. The program had the senior centers located in Alpharetta,...
  • Northview High Graduates to Compete in National Future Business Leaders of America National Conference (click to Read More)

    2017 Northview High Graduates Neeraj Alavala and Keshav Pandiri are representing the state of Georgia at the National Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) National Conference in Anaheim, CA. Alavala and Pandiri are presenting a project they worked in partnership with the Johns Creek Chamber that was designed to help educate Northview FBLA students in different business skills by providing hands-on opportunities to the students in planning, marketing, executing and networking at various...
  • Discover Historic Roswell Scavenger Hunt (click to Read More)

    The Discover Historic Roswell Scavenger Hunt is a great activity for children, families, visitors and co-workers to explore Roswell while learning more about the history of the area.

    Parking is free behind the Roswell Visitors Center, located at 617 Atlanta Street. Be sure to take a photo of each attraction, and return to the Visitors Center at the end to see how you and your team did! Happy hunting!

    Scavenger Hunt List

    This is the place for...
  • Phase II Funding Approved for Performing Arts Center Feasibility Study in Roswell (click to Read More)

    The Roswell Arts Fund recently received funding approval from the Roswell Mayor and City Council for the second phase of a Feasibility Study for the construction and operation of a performing arts venue. This study will clarify the ideal size, location and funding opportunities as well as identify potential challenges.

    The performing arts center envisioned includes approximately 35,000 to 50,000 square feet to provide for adequate performance, support and public spaces. A main...
  • Johns Creek Purchases More Greenspace to Add to Park Network (click to Read More)

    The Johns Creek City Council authorized the mayor to execute a purchase of approximately 58 acres of land to be used as park land. The property is strategically located along the Chattahoochee River between the recently purchased Cauley Creek property and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The final determination of how the land will be used will be planned through a public process.
  • Little Helpers Kindness Project Roswell Adopt a Road (click to Read More)

    Members of the family volunteer group Little Helpers picked up trash along Woodstock Road as part of the Roswell Adopt-a-Road program. The participants were from Roswell and John’s Creek.

    Little Helpers has been helping children help others since December 2010. The family volunteer group holds monthly service projects for children of all ages. The program is designed to help young people understand the value of volunteering, recognize the blessings in their lives, broaden their...
  • Johns Creek Recognized at 38th Annual Livability Awards (click to Read More)

    Johns Creek recently received Honorable Mention in the small city category of the U.S. Conference of Mayors 2017 City Livability Awards. The City earned the distinction for its online DataHub, which is an expansion of its OpenData portal that includes a variety of interactive tools that help users see, understand and work with large amounts of City-generated data such as code enforcement information, building permits and fire and police data. The DataHub allows users to visualize data in a...
  • Community Partner: Backpacks of Love (click to Read More)

    A Blessing to Families in Need

    Homelessness and poverty have become much more visible and prevalent problems in suburban areas like northern metro Atlanta. In 2015, Forsyth County, one of Georgia’s wealthier counties as measured by per capita income, conducted its first ever survey of the homeless population.

    Backpacks of Love (BofL) serves homeless and at-risk children and their families in Forsyth and north Fulton counties. They work through social workers in Fulton and

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  • Summer Tropical Shortcake (click to Read More)

    Serves 4

    By Paul Bodrogi

    Fruit Medley Ingredients
    - 2 mangoes
    - 2 kiwi fruit
    - 1 pineapple

    Fruit Medley Procedure
    - Peel and slice the mangoes, and grill one minute on each side.
    - Dice other fruits, and combine in a bowl.
    - Dice the grilled mango,

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  • Yukatan Shrimp Cocktail (click to Read More)

    Shrimp and Pico de Gallo Ingredients

    - 7 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
    - ¼ cup diced tomato
    - 1/8 cup diced red onion
    - 1 teaspoon finely diced jalapenos
    - 1 minced garlic clove
    - 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
    - Juice of ½ a lime
    - Salt and pepper to taste

    Shrimp and Pico de Gallo Procedure

    - Poach shrimp in boiling water for 90 seconds, and transfer them to an ice bath to cool down.
    - Combine all remaining ingredients in...
  • Secrets of Southern Girls (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Georgia author Haley Harrigan’s debut novel, Secrets of Southern Girls, is of the “all-nighter” variety.
    It is a story that grabs you from the first line of the prologue, “She only has lovers in wintertime,” and continues to twist, turn, circle back, stop, and punch forward, compelling you to read just one more chapter.

    Julie Portland is a happy five-year-old living in New York until her parents tragically die, and she is sent to Lawrenceville,

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  • Artist Profile: Marilyn Sparks (click to Read More)

    Painting Memories

    By Maria Klouda

    Old barns, regional landscapes and fields of flowers are just some of the images of the simplicities of the south that are lovingly created by Georgia artist, Marilyn Sparks.

    Marilyn retired from the fashion industry after thirty years of producing shows all over the country. The impact of off-shore competition and the growth of the internet changed the industry significantly. Instead of seeing the changes as the end of her

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  • All Pro Window Tinting (click to Read More)

    Reducing Interior Sun Damage

    By Cyndi Braun

    Whether you’re on a boat, headed to the beach or relaxing poolside, if you’re outside, you have probably protected your skin with sunscreen. But have you protected your home, your car or your business from sun damage? The same heat, glare and UV rays are penetrating your windows, fading your interior, making your air conditioner work harder and producing annoying glare.

    Why Window

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  • Trade School (click to Read More)

    A Great Alternative to the Four-Year College Degree

    By Julie Senger

    With traditional, four-year college and university tuitions continuing to increase each year, many recent high school graduates are looking for another alternative. According to *Collegedata, “The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2016–2017 school year was $9,650 for state residents at public colleges, $24,930 for out-of-state residents attending public universities, and $33,480 at private

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  • Book Review: Almost Sisters (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    Joshilyn Jackson’s newest book, Almost Sisters, is a stunning telling of the complicated. It is a story of twos: two sets of “almost sisters,” two churches, two kinds of fathers, two books in one, two races, and characters, both real and imagined, with two identities. It is also a story of rabbits. While this seems like a jumbled set of ideas that could never make much sense, Jackson aligns themes and plot to create an unforgettable tale.
    At 39, Leia Birch

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  • Starting Over — Second Careers (click to Read More)

    By JoEllen Wilson

    For many, a life plan often takes the route of finishing high school, attending college, getting a job, marrying and having children. However, this traditional path is rarer
    than you think. Many take a more non-traditional path — like I did.

    Let me start at the beginning . . .

    I was a traditional-age college student. I entered Reinhardt after high school and graduated in two years from this excellent junior college. Then, John Wilson

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