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Group To Explore Black Heritage In The Old South

Group To Explore Black Heritage In The Old South

The American Heritage Society of Georgia will sponsor a program scheduled for Tuesday at Alpharetta City Hall.
Milton, Alpharetta See Jump In Jobless Rates

Milton, Alpharetta See Jump In Jobless Rates

Milton's rate climbed to 6.4 percent in July while Alpharetta's rate rose to 6.1 percent.
Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Trail Attack Sketch, Lightning Strikes Boy, Gun Ban and Ebola Patient Release

Plus, a deputy is recognized for his good deed. Our top posts from Ga. Patch sites.
Brooks Brothers, Peek Boutique Commit To Phase II of Avalon

Brooks Brothers, Peek Boutique Commit To Phase II of Avalon

The grand opening of Phase I of the $600 million mixed use development in Alpharetta is set for Oct. 30.
Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Student Brings Ammo To School, Ice Bucket Challenges, Storms Cause Power Outages, BBQ Restaurant Closes, Rapper Sentenced on Weapons Charges

Plus, a local city is taking steps to create its downtown, a missing man was found alive and a UPS store suffered a data breach.
Latest Homes For Sale Near Alpharetta & Milton, Aug. 20

Latest Homes For Sale Near Alpharetta & Milton, Aug. 20

Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

Fulton ACT Scores Surpass State, National Average

The Fulton County School System had over 3,000 students in the class of 2014 take the ACT.
Alpharetta Wants Your Help To Create Downtown Vision

Alpharetta Wants Your Help To Create Downtown Vision

The city next month will kick off a series of public input meetings to capture ideas on what downtown Alpharetta should look like.
Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Know Before You Go: A's, B's For North Fulton Restaurants

Heading out to lunch or dinner this week. Check out the most recent north Fulton County food inspection scores.
Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Bank Robber Fooled, Inside Job at Benihana, 'Robin Williams' Facebook Scam, Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Unsecured firearms in house where toddler was shot; Man with BB gun prompts school lockdown; Georgia has 2nd worst jobless rate.
Milton Leaders Take The IceBucket Challenge

Milton Leaders Take The IceBucket Challenge

The city on Aug. 15 took part in the challenge and invited north Fulton cities of Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Sandy Springs to do the same.
Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

Report: Atlanta Job Market Rebound Leads To Population Growth

The 10-county Atlanta region added more than 50,000 people between April 1, 2013 and April 1, 2014.
Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Georgia Unemployment Rate Second-Worst in U.S.

Is the increase in Georgia's unemployment numbers a seasonal blip or the continuation of a trend tied to a lack of skilled workers?
GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

GDOT Schedules Public Hearings For I-285, GA 400 Improvements

Two public hearings will be held on Thursday in Dunwoody on the state agency's plans to reconstruct the busy interchange.
Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell Course Runs Through Alpharetta

Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell Course Runs Through Alpharetta

The “Gran Fondo Italia Atlanta-Roswell” will take place Oct. 19, and make a trek through Alpharetta.
$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

$2.2 M in Opium; Missing Owl Found; Bus Accident with Injuries; Standoff and Tear Gas; Ice Bucket Challenges

Also: Suspected electronics thieves stopped in Acworth; Atlanta Watershed probe; Tractor accident kills man; Missing man found safe.
JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

JOBS in North Fulton: Teller, English Teacher, Court Coordinator, Technician

Here are the jobs we've found locally this week. Send available positions to kristal.dixon@patch.com.
Milton Considers Providence Park Purchase

Milton Considers Providence Park Purchase

The Milton City Council on Monday will consider purchasing the park from Fulton County.
Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Exciting Places, Superintendent Announces Retirement, Football Player Dies, Councilman Indicted, Murder-Suicide, Robin Williams Tribute, Another Baby Left in Car

Plus, a convicted rapist was sentenced to six life terms and a Patch blogger explains Robin Williams' impact on his life.
GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

GA Wow Houses: $1.1M Estate; 'Truly Unique' Beauty; 2-Story Family Room and More

Beautiful and expensive homes for sale across Georgia.