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  1. Zentangle designs take shape at downtown Alpharetta shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Yvette Baron was inspired by her artist daughter experimenting with geometric shapes and designs when she opened Zenthropologi, her shop in downtown Alpharetta, last August. The shops offers original art, clothing, home accent pieces and more featuring Zentangle art - using smaller designs to create a larger image - at the store at 41 Milton Ave. About three years ago, the Zentangle artwork caught Baron's eye when she saw her daughter, Amanda, creating the designs, which they decided to have placed on clothing and accessories.

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  2. High Meadows program shares how to give kids a - voice in the classroom'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Students play on the iconic tire swing - shown in the school's logo - during free time at High Meadows School in Roswell. The High Meadows School community in Roswell makes sure each day is engaging, educational and anything but typical for students.

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  3. With TSPLOST and MARTA plans back from the dead, north Fulton mayors seek road improvement strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Spring is a time for renewal and rebirth, and in Fulton County, that also applies to transportation tax plans. The MARTA sales tax plan that failed last month has risen from the dead - albeit in a diminished form.

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  4. Three pedestrians hit, one killed in roadway accident in RoswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Police, fire, and ambulance are on the scene of a serious injury accident on Alpharetta Highway and Frazier Street. The police department asked that drivers avoid this intersection for the next couple of hours.

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  5. Windsor Parkway reopens following repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The city of Sandy Springs Saturday announced crews completed necessary repairs ahead of schedule, and the city was able to reopen Windsor Parkway Saturday afternoon. The road closed Jan. 15 due to structural integrity issues related to the stormwater detention construction taking place at Windsor Parkway and Jolyn Place.

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  6. Term limit trial delayed upon Mayor Wood's requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Fulton County Superior Court on March 2 granted Roswell Mayor Jere Wood's request that could delay the trial challenging his fifth term in office at least six months. The lawsuit filed by Roswell resident Michael Litten against Wood was set to go before a jury March 7. However, Judge Craig Schwall Sr. granted Wood a six-month discovery period - to gather more facts - which Litten may consider appealing.

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  7. Man charged after four shot in historic RoswellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Jacob Weaver, 39, of Peachtree Corners, faces charges after four people were shot after leaving a bar in historic Roswell early Sunday morning. An argument led to Weaver reportedly shooting into a minivan with seven people a mile from Moon Hookah Lounge, 890 Atlanta St., about 4 a.m., according to a Roswell Police Department report.

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  8. Roswell's comprehensive plan update highlights future developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    From left, Eric Lusher and Andrew Babb with Pond, a Norcross-based architectural and engineering consulting firm, offer an update on the city of Roswell's 2035 comprehensive plan March 2. The latest update in the city of Roswell's 2035 comprehensive planning process shows residents prefer single-family neighborhoods stay the same regarding rezoning and high-density redevelopment in the future. The city is working with Pond, a Norcross-based architectural and engineering consulting firm, to update the plan, which offers recommendations for long-term strategic planning.

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  9. Term limit trial delayed upon Mayor Wood's requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The Fulton County Superior Court on March 2 granted Roswell Mayor Jere Wood's request that could delay the trial challenging his fifth term in office at least six months. The lawsuit filed by Roswell resident Michael Litten against Wood was set to go before a jury March 7. However, Judge Craig Schwall Sr. granted Wood a six-month discovery period - to gather more facts - which Litten may consider appealing.

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  10. Roswell continues to mull over City Green master plan, designRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The city of Roswell is trying to iron out details for the City Green project before the council votes on the master plan and first phase design. Leaders, residents and business owners attended Monday's open forum and council work session for an update on the status of the project - and to determine whether the three new city council members were onboard.

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  11. MARTA's north Fulton expansion plan derailed by Senate inactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Connect 400, the effort to expand MARTA heavy rail to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, is dead, according to sources within MARTA and the Georgia Senate. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris said SB 313 and 330, which would have allowed for a sales tax to fund transit projects, will not be passing the senate.

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  12. MARTA rail expansion will not pass SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Connect 400, the effort to expand MARTA heavy rail to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, is dead, according to sources within MARTA and the Georgia Senate. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris said SB 313 and 330, which would have allowed for a sales tax to fund transit projects, will not be passing the senate.

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  13. MARTA rail expansion will not pass senateRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Connect 400, the effort to expand MARTA heavy rail to Windward Parkway in Alpharetta, is dead, according to sources within MARTA and the Georgia Senate. MARTA spokesman Lyle Harris said SB 313 and 330, which would have allowed for a sales tax to fund transit projects, will not be passing the senate.

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  14. Roswell mayoral term limit jury trial set for March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The case challenging whether Roswell Mayor Jere Wood should continue his fifth term in office will go before a Fulton County jury at 10 a.m. March 7. Roswell resident Michael Litten filed a lawsuit against the city Jan. 13 claiming Wood violated the city charter by running for office in 2013. In 2010, Wood proposed limiting Roswell mayors to three consecutive terms.

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  15. City of Roswell sets term limit for council membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Future city council members may not get a chance at getting too comfortable in their seats. Starting next year, a city council member may serve no more than three consecutive four-year terms - excluding elected terms served before 2017.

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  16. Fulton County transit plan chugs along despite roadblocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    From left, District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, speaks at the mayor's meeting as District 56 State Sen. John Albers, R-Roswell, looks on. / Staff - Ross Williams Roswell Mayor Jere Wood, center, speaks as, from left, Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed look on during the mayor's meeting.

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  17. Windsor Parkway a problem for residents, cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Windsor Parkway is closed about 300 feet from the Roswell Road intersection, at the Meadowbrook neighborhood near Jolyn Place. / Staff - Margot Carvallo Windsor Parkway is closed about 300 feet from the Roswell Road intersection, at the Meadowbrook neighborhood near Jolyn Place.

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  18. Transit plan gains traction among Fulton County mayorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Roswell Mayor Jere Wood, center, speaks as, from left, Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed look on during the mayor's meeting. / Staff - Ross Williams From left, District 21 State Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, speaks at the mayor's meeting as District 56 State Sen. John Albers, R-Roswell, looks on.

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  19. Atlanta Fitness to expand in Roswell after down zoningRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Atlanta Fitness, a high-end gym, will downsize square footage plans for its new facility during its expansion in north Fulton. The membership-based fitness center will feature a 58,000-square-foot facility instead of three 30,000-square-foot buildings at 2646 Holcomb Bridge Road in Roswell.

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  20. City of Roswell approves rezoning for special learning instituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    The city of Roswell will allow for families of students with dyslexia and other related learning challenges to get the additional help they need. The council voted unanimously to approve a rezoning request for the Swift School to build east of Old Alabama Road near Market Boulevard.

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