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North Fulton expecting big changes in November

November is usually such a timid month. Oh, football season is in full swing and there are plans to be made for where Uncle Henry will sit on Turkey Day. But in North Fulton change is in the …

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What you do, say matters

One of the first lessons I learned as a parent was that children watch and listen to everything we do and say. And generally, they never forget it. That is, they model their parents’ behavior. They …

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Aspiring journalists find road rocky in pursuit of truth

For years now, Appen Media has taken great pride in the responsibility of hosting college journalism interns for the summer. We did so again this summer, taking on three interns from the University …

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Be respectful of the land we love

Last week, I went for a walk on the Greenway with my mom. We appreciate that our community has worked hard to provide wonderful outdoor exercise options like this pathway and try to take advantage of …

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Hot and bothered with the heat

As I write this from the Appen Media Group office, I am fearing for my life. Surely, the floor beneath my feet is about to crumble, plummeting me to a grim injury or worse, death by encasement in …

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Closing business quicker

Is it taking you more time than you’d like to close business? Is your sales cycle so long that it feels like you’re pushing a big rock up a huge hill to get a deal closed? Reducing the amount of …

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Watching the eclipse? Watch your eyes!

“What are you going to do for Totality?” That’s the question of the week, and I’ve been asked it about a half dozen times in the last few days. Yes, Totality Day is almost here! Monday, …

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A reason to talk about the unspeakable

There is a word I have not said since Feb. 5 early this year, a topic I have run away from discussing. A reality I have tried to push out of my memory. As football season is descending upon us, I’m …

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Take Steve’s advice and ‘Get Outside, Georgia’

I don’t consider myself to be Bear Grylls. I was in Boy Scouts and earned my Totin’ Chip, but I still couldn’t tell you the difference between an overhand knot or a slip knot (nor could I begin …

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Making the case for fourth Johns Creek fire station

The Johns Creek Fire Department began service on Oct. 7, 2008, and has operated since then out of three fire stations inherited from Fulton County. Since the inception of our city, Johns …

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