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  • Artist Profile: Brent Lambert-Zaffino (click to Read More)

    Inside The Head of Filmaker Brent Lambert-Zaffino

    By Maria Klouda

    North Georgia’s Brent Lambert-Zaffino was always the kid with the camcorder, spending a lot of time playing around with iMovie. Now, Brent is an independent, freelance director and videographer for music videos, short films and corporate videos. However, what originally began as Brent’s third-grade hobby has recently led to his first feature-length film.

    Brent’s film, The Head, is a dark comedy

  • Book Review: Slightly South of Simple (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    The tiny but mighty "it girl" of southern fiction, Kristy Woodson Harvey, recently released Slightly South of Simple, the first in her new Peachtree Bluff series. There is much to love in this heartfelt story of a widowed mom, three strong daughters, a coastal Georgia town, and a cast of colorful, small-town characters.

    Like mothers do, Ansley Murphy has always put her daughters first. When her husband is killed in the 9/11 tragedy, and she

  • Beat the Heat This Summer (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    With the official arrival of summer this month, it never hurts to have a collection of ways to stay cool during these often hot and humid Georgia days. One of the most obvious ways to ensure you don’t break out into a summer sweat is to make sure that the AC unit in your home is in perfect operating order. R & D Mechanical is a great resource for this information. If you have large, uncovered windows in your home that let in lots of light and heat, you

  • Roswell Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (click to Read More)

    We Know Kids, But Kids Know Us Better

    By Cyndi Braun

    Are you looking for a pediatric dentist? Before searching online, ask your family and friends. Chances are, they’ll recommend Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics.

    Pediatric dentist Dr. Vishant Nath established the practice twelve years ago in Roswell. Pediatric Dentistry now has ten Metro Atlanta locations.

    Unique Dental Experience

    When families walk into Roswell

  • Community Partner: Save the Horses (click to Read More)

    A Rescue Sanctuary in North Georgia

    Cheryl Flanagan was composing an email, explaining to someone that she had no room to take their horse because her rescue, Save the Horses, which was already home to 130 rescued animals, was full. However, she could use her extensive network to find a home for the horse. Before she hit the send button, she answered a knock at the door, and that changed everything.

    The people at the door told her about a small, frail horse that appeared

  • Pittsburgh Steeler’s Josh Dobbs Visits Creek View ES’s Career Week (click to Read More)

    Josh Dobbs, former Creek View ES and Alpharetta HS student, visited students during Creek View Elementary School’s career week to talk about his journey as a collegiate athlete and newly drafted professional football player.

    Dobbs, who played high school football at Alpharetta High School, attended the University of Tennessee. He majored in aerospace engineering and played quarterback for the UT Volunteers from 2013 – 2016. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fourth...
  • 1st Annual Bat Festival (click to Read More)

    The kindergarten grade level at New Prospect Elementary School recently hosted its 1st Annual Kindergarten Bat Festival. The students have been focusing on an in-depth research project regarding the endangered Georgia Grey Bat.

    The students wanted to do whatever they could to help this endangered animal, so they put lots of effort, planning and creativity into developing a plan. They created carnival-style, bat-themed games, which were played by the New Prospect school community...
  • Alpharetta HS Student Completes Eagle Scout Project (click to Read More)

    Chris Natale, who currently attends Alpharetta High School, did his final Eagle Scout service project on the grounds of his former Creek View Elementary School. He drew and painted a map of the United States on the school’s play pad to use as an interactive resource for teachers and students. In addition to the map, Chris created a packet of activities for teachers to use for instructional purposes.

    The administration and staff appreciate the many hours that Chris put into this...
  • Fulton County School Board Selects Steve Smith as Chief of Staff (click to Read More)

    Steve Smith, a longtime metro Atlanta educator and business leader, is returning to Fulton County Schools as its newly appointed chief of staff. In this role, Smith will serve as advisor to the superintendent and manage day-to-day operations of the central administration office.

    Smith was the former principal of A. Philip Randolph Elementary School from 1992-1997. He also has served as an associate superintendent, deputy superintendent, interim chief information officer, and chief...
  • Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (click to Read More)

    The Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce (GNFCC) recently recognized its Ambassador of the Year and its Harry Rucker Junior Volunteer of the Year.

    Ambassadors are an enthusiastic, fun group of members who help promote the services and programs of the GNFCC and greatly contribute to the Chamber’s success. This year’s winner, Han Meier, understands how important personal connections are to growing a business. Han gave unselfishly of his time and went above and beyond to recruit,...
  • WellStar North Fulton Hospital (click to Read More)

    Team members at WellStar North Fulton Hospital show their commitment every day to patients by delivering high-quality care, but they are also using their financial resources for the community’s benefit. The North Fulton team donated money to build a new hospital chapel for patients, family and team members.

    North Fulton will convert office space on the first-floor lobby of the hospital into an interfaith chapel where guests can privately pray and meditate 24 hours a day, seven days...
  • Humble Pie Pizza Company (click to Read More)

    Local Humble Pie Pizza Company Chef Abe Colin finished big in the International Pizza Challenge recently, which featured contestants from all over the United States, Canada, Mexico, Italy, Greece, Austria, Scotland and Japan.

    Chef Abe placed fifth in the world as well as second in the southeast region in the non-traditional pizza category. The Challenge is part of the annual International Pizza Expo, which is billed as the best pizza-making contest in North America. Contestants...
  • Local Garden Club Members Attend 89th State Convention (click to Read More)

    The three-day event spotlighted education and awards, beginning with several workshops and tours. The Roswell Garden Club brought home a total of sixty awards. The first-place awards from the Garden Club of Georgia included Civic Improvement, Horticulture Achievement, Litter & Pollution Control and Public Relations. The Deep South Garden Clubs, Inc. also presented the Roswell Garden Club with 1st place awards in Public Relations, Horticulture, Community Action and Litter Control.
  • Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System Celebrates Top Volunteers (click to Read More)

    The value of volunteering topped $1.7 million at Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System for 2016, with 2,950 volunteers donating 73,597 hours, which were valued at $1,733,945.32 in donated services. This is the ninth year library volunteer services have topped $1 million, and the theme of this year’s event was “Hands Down! Our Volunteers are the Best.”

    Library volunteers serve as clerical assistants, computer assistants, English as a second language (ESL) teachers, homework help...
  • Roswell Launches Trolley Pilot Program on Friday & Saturday Nights (click to Read More)

    Visitors to the City of Roswell will find it easier to navigate the Historic District on Friday and Saturday nights with the launch of the Roswell Trolley Pilot Program. The free pilot program will run through August 5th on Fridays and Saturdays, from 5:00-11:00pm.

    Roswell City Council approved the trolley pilot project to move people through the Historic District during the busiest times of the week, Friday and Saturday nights, when parking is hard to come by. This will allow...
  • Community Partner: Kind Bikes (click to Read More)

    Our Bikes Your Cause

    Founded in 2016, Kind Bikes is the brainchild of co-founder Jimmy Stubbs. Drawing from his experience as a participant and then cycling coach with Team in Training, Jimmy realized that there was a huge obstacle preventing thousands of people from participating in charity cycling races and triathlons — the cost of the bicycle. With entry-level road bikes averaging around $1,000, participation in these types of fundraising events is often limited. To promote the

  • Fall in Love with Some of Georgia's Natural Swimming Holes and Rock Slides (click to Read More)

    By Julie Senger

    Anyone who has spent any amount of time in Georgia knows that the line between spring and summertime is often a blurry one. Georgia’s transition between these two seasons is not usually dictated by a date on the calendar, but rather by the temperature outside. Georgia frequently sees 80-90°+ temperatures while it’s still technically “spring.” So, if you’re looking for a unique way to cool off, check out some of these breathtaking waterfalls; submerge

  • Honoring the Fallen (click to Read More)

    Understanding the Traditions Behind How We Say Goodbye to Our Active Duty and Veteran Soldiers

    By Julie Senger

    While all funerals are somber, special, personal and moving experiences for the family and friends who are in mourning, if you’ve ever attended a military funeral, you have experienced an additional level of respect and gratitude through the different traditions, protocols and etiquettes that must be followed by our nation’s military as they assist

  • St. George Village (click to Read More)

    The Single Life — Secure, Comfortable Senior Living

    By Cyndi Braun

    When Bev Langhorne and her husband, Jack, moved to St. George Village in 2011, she knew it was the right place for this time in their lives. Bev already knew several people who lived in the community; they were contacts from her years of volunteering at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. Additionally, she and Jack quickly made new friends as soon as they moved into their new

  • Book Review: The Martyr's Brother (click to Read More)

    By Annell Gerson

    For many of us, “home” includes winding neighborhood roads lined with towering pines, plush fescue lawns sprinkled with azaleas and dogwoods and roads dense with SUV’s loaded with soccer gear, children and the family dog. Compared to “home” around the globe, suburban life in Atlanta is mostly quiet, predictable and safe.

    But what if it wasn’t?

    What if the unimaginable happened in our city? What if a stadium, school or shopping center became the