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  • The Chandlery (click to Read More)

    The Chandlery is having a retirement sale! Mary Anne and Jim Johnson are celebrating their retirement after almost forty years. The sale will progress through the end of the year, including all merchandise and fixtures.

    Mary Anne and Jim Johnson opened The Chandlery in 1977 in a 400-sq.-ft., clapboard building at the Roswell Square on S. Atlanta Street. In 1990, The Chandlery moved to Canton Street and provided collectible houses, French linens, Christmas decor, fine china,...
  • The Arts Council Announces its 2017 Signature Series (click to Read More)

    Formerly known as the Pearce Series, the Signature Series offers unique opportunities to witness nationally and internationally famed performers. The concerts this season include Artrageous on January 17th at 7:30 pm (Pearce Auditorium); The Joe Grandsden Big Band, featuring guest vocalist Annie Sellick on June 3rd at 8:00 pm (The Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center Lawn), and The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, featuring guest vocalist Robert Cantrell on June 16th at 8:00 pm (The Arts Council...
  • Little Helpers Donate to Trevor’s Toes & Tushies Socks & Underwear Drive (click to Read More)

    A child may appear well dressed on the outside, but lack clean garments. The family volunteer group Little Helpers tried to fill a gap left by regular clothing drives. Members collected 300 new, packaged socks and underwear for needy children in the area.

    Trevor’s Toes & Tushies Socks & Underwear Drive benefited MUST Ministries, a non-profit organization that addresses the basic needs of families. The drive was held in honor of Little Helpers member Trevor George, of...
  • Roswell Launches “SeeClickFix” App for Residents (click to Read More)

    SeeClickFix is a popular citizen reporting tool being used in many cities across Georgia. This mobile app will allow Roswell’s residents to report non-emergency issues to the City of Roswell and track their resolution.

    Residents can use the app to report issues such as a pothole, tall grass, missed garbage pickup, broken streetlight and more. Users will be asked to drop a location marker on the map where they notice a concern, answer a few questions to help understand the issue and...
  • Taste of Life: Chocolate Custard with Raspberries (click to Read More)

    By Chef Paul Bodgrogi

    Ingredients

    3 oz. cream
    7 oz. milk
    2 oz. sugar
    3 ea. egg yolks
    5 oz. chocolate

    Preparation

    1. Bring the cream to a boil.
    2. Combine the milk, yolks and sugar in a separate saucepan.
    3. Whisk the boiling cream into the egg yolk and sugar mixture.
    4. Cook it on low-medium heat until it thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon but not until its boiling.
    5. Remove the mixture from the heat,

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  • Artist Profile: Linda Maphet (click to Read More)

    Capturing Personality with Paint

    There are many beautiful paintings in the world, but there’s just something special about a painted portrait. Portraits can show an individual’s personality in ways that cameras may sometimes fail to express, and that is what Linda Maphet, local portrait artist, likes so much about them. “It’s not just an image or a photograph. A person’s character and what’s endearing about them is captured on canvas when made into a portrait,” Linda says....

  • Book Review: South of the Etowah (click to Read More)

    Annell Gerson

    Defining “southern literature” can be tricky. Must the author be southern-born? Must the story be set in the south? Must it deal with southern social issues, include southern dialect, and/or reflect the southern values of the time period? Not surprisingly, answers vary depending upon who you ask. However, those of us who love “southern literature” just know it when we read it.

    Thus, when readers delve into Raymond Atkins’ South of the Etowah: The...
  • Minions Comes to Creek View Elementary (click to Read More)

    Last month, the Creek View Elementary School PTA hosted “Screen on the Green,” where students, staff and their families were treated to the movie, Minions, in the school’s courtyard. There were food and yogurt vendors and even a Toasted Cheese food truck. One lucky PTA member won a piñata filled with candy, and a second member won a life-size Minion.
  • Riverwood International Charter School Student is Published in Journal of Applied Physics (click to Read More)

    Riverwood International Charter School senior Kenzie Fisher co-authored a paper titled “Effect of Top Electrode Material on Radiation-Induced Degradation of Ferroelectric Thin Film Structures,” which was published online in the Journal of Applied Physics (Vol. 120, Issue 2). In addition, Fisher completed an internship in materials science at Georgia Tech during the summers following her sophomore and junior years.

    Kenzie conducted research and created ferroelectric PZT (lead...
  • Local Teacher Brings Sustainable Agriculture to the Classroom (click to Read More)

    Thanks to two mini-grants provided by the Riverwood International Charter School PTSA, AP Environment and Earth Systems teacher Patti Lawrimore is able to continue her quest to explore and examine means to bring sustainable agriculture to the urban environment.

    Lawrimore’s quest began during the 2015-2016 school year with the purchase of a 55-gallon tank for her classroom, funded by a PTSA mini-grant. Her students grew trout in the tank and released the live fish into the...
  • Northview High School to Vie for High-Q Title (click to Read More)

    For WSB-TV’s 31st season of High-Q, Fulton County Schools Academic Bowl champions Northview High School is one of the thirty Georgia schools selected to vie for the 2017 title and $5,000 in scholarships.

    The Northview team is captained by sophomore Akaash Para, with sophomores Ayush Nene, Varun Vangala and junior Anirudh Thatavarty rounding out the starting four. Sophomore Amshu Chakrigiri and senior Nithin Raghavan are the alternates. Northview’s coach is Scott Fowler.
  • Local CPAP (click to Read More)

    eSnore & Sleep has moved to a new, larger office in Alpharetta and is now called Local CPAP.

    The new store is located just east of Highway 400, between Windward Parkway and McFarland Parkway.

    Just as their new name implies, Local CPAP is 100% committed to local service, local same-day delivery and low prices on all CPAPs, masks, accessories and supplies. They have developed a new robust, interactive website and have the largest inventory of CPAP-related products in...
  • VENZA (click to Read More)

    VENZA, a company that delivers security solutions to the hospitality industry, collected food for an organization at Crabapple Middle School called Huskies Helping Huskies (HHH).

    “Quarterly, the VENZA team fires up the grill and plays hooky on a Friday afternoon to celebrate our relationships and the great work we do together,” explained Daniel Johnson, VENZA’s COO. “Our company works to never lose sight of how fortunate we are. It’s for that reason, each of our gatherings...
  • Cleaning Closets and Collecting Coats for a Good Cause (click to Read More)

    North Fulton Community Charities’ (NFCC) Warm Coat Drive program has been keeping North Fulton children and families warm for over thirty years. Their goal is to provide the basic resources to low-income families and individuals in the community who are struggling to maintain financial stability. With a mission to build self-sufficiency, and prevent homelessness and hunger by providing emergency assistance and enrichment programs, the agency assists those in need during times when items like...
  • Roswell Wins National Award for its Website (click to Read More)

    The City of Roswell was recently honored with a 1st Place Pinnacle Award from the National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) for its website, RoswellGov.com. The City received the award in the medium population group (50,001 to 150,000 residents).

    Pinnacle Awards are awarded annually and are judged by web professionals within and outside of the government web industry. They are awarded to the best entries based on the following judging criteria: team size, content,...
  • New Bike-Share Program Comes to Roswell (click to Read More)

    The City of Roswell is excited to announce a new bike-sharing program, at Big Creek Park, on Old Alabama Road. The Zagster bike-sharing program allows visitors to use cruiser bikes for local trips on the Big Creek Greenway, or anywhere locally, as long as the bike is returned to a Zagster station. The Roswell Zagster station joins four Alpharetta stations—three along the Alpharetta portion of the Big Creek Greenway and one at Avalon.

    “Roswell is excited to launch this new program....
  • Pay It Forward (click to Read More)

    It starts with you…

    As we approach the time of year where gift-giving and giving back to others in our community is at the forefront of our minds, why not combine these two actions and shop with local companies who give back to the community on your behalf? We hope you will consider these, as well as other businesses that do the same, when shopping during the holiday season and all year long.

    Alpharetta Outfitters
    79 South Main Street,

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  • Northside Heart (click to Read More)

    Northside Cardiology & CPNA — Partnering For Your Care

    By Cyndi Braun

    Northside Heart brings together 16 cardiologists to provide quality care to patients throughout Atlanta and surrounding communities. Besides the nearby office in Cumming, offices are located in Alpharetta, Atlanta, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Suwanee/Johns Creek and Woodstock. Locations in East Cobb and Canton will open in coming months.

    While the name “Northside Heart” is new, the

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  • Stomp Your Feet (click to Read More)

    Here's Something to Wine About

    By Julie Senger

    Looking for an opportunity to test out your seasoned or newly acquired wine-tasting skills? Georgia has many vineyards that are near enough for a “girls’ day out” or a romantic couple’s day-date. Two of its newer, family-owned-and-operated vineyards, Fainting Goat Vineyards and Winery and Chateau Meichtry Family Vineyard and Winery, are definitely something to “wine” about.

    Located in the picturesque foothills

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  • Little Sunshine's Playhouse & Preschool (click to Read More)

    Spreading Sunshine in Alpharetta

    Little Sunshine’s Playhouse is the new preschool in Alpharetta that everyone is talking about. Here’s a peak into why it stands out above the rest!

    Humble Beginnings
    Little Sunshine’s Playhouse (LSP) can trace its roots to humble beginnings in Springfield, Missouri, where Founder Rochette Dahler started the company out of her home over fifteen years ago; it was only licensed for eight children. Her desire to create an

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