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Bob Fulton remembered for many efforts for county

Many people now living in North Fulton County did not have the opportunity to know the late County Commissioner Dr. Robert E. Fulton. But they see the things he set in place for the county everywhere …

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Goodbye to the clowns

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Phoebe, sat on my lap and for a couple hours, smiled, clapped, stared, wiggled and ate goldfish. Every couple of minutes my wife, Christina, who sat next to us, would cut …

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Pulitzer Prize: Oscars for journalists

Last week the 2017 Pulitzer Prize winners were named. Along with many other newsrooms across the country, I watched via a live stream on the Pulitzer website the announcements of this year’s …

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25: the year to thrive

I love birthdays. I love the pomp and circumstance that surround the special day. I enjoy honoring a loved one, celebrating their accomplishments over the past year and I always love a good party. …

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Woodstock could learn from Milton’s example

Though I have only covered Milton for a short time, two things have become abundantly clear — residents and city representatives certainly love greenspace, and when a development is proposed, it is …

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Managing growth in your small business

Is your small business growing fast? Are your marketing efforts working well to attract new customers? Do you have operational challenges now that your business is bigger than it was before? All …

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The antidote to traffic: Gold

Okay, I admit it. I like TV shows about prospecting for gold. The show begins, and you meet the heroes. They pack their gear and head to the hills, where they shovel dirt and sweat a lot and …

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Difference between seller’s market and buyer’s market: razor’s edge

For at least the last four years in Atlanta the job market has been on fire. People have been moving to Atlanta and homebuilders have had trouble keeping up. The story has been big, but the same – …

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Eat your dad gum veggies

Did you catch the “news” cycle on Thursday, December 8? If so, you probably saw something about the life expectancy of Americans dropping for the first time since 1993, according to a report …

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Alpharetta should reconsider glass recycling decision

Alpharetta City Council should reconsider adding a fourth bin/truck for glass recycling as it has many negative environmental impacts:  1. Noise pollution 2. Air pollution (burning hydrocarbon …

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