Archive for January, 2010

Eighth Annual Tea and Hat Fashion Shows

[ February 20, 2010; 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm. 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

Smith Plantation is planning the Eighth Annual Tea and Hat Fashion Shows in conjunction with Roswell Roots: A Festival of Black History and Culture on Saturday, February 20. Two seatings are planned at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The shows will include an informal tea and a fashion show as our guest speaker, Vernell Washington, shares […]

Shredfest 2010

[ February 13, 2010; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]

On February 13, 2010, the Shredfest event hours will be 8AM until 12 noon or until the truck is full, whichever comes first.

This is a perfect opportunity to safely dispose of sensitive documents like old tax returns, junk mail with personal information, dated documents with personal information, dated pay stubs with personal information, etc.

Shredded while […]

Term Limits Imposed for Roswell Mayor

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Recently re-elected Mayor Jere Wood has finally gotten his way. The Roswell City Council, at the insistence of Wood, has voted to impose term limits on the mayor’s position.
Under the measure, the next mayor, whether it’s Wood or someone else, will be limited to three terms.
The irony of this is this is that Mayor Wood […]

Grimes Bridge Road Roundabout Plans

[ February 4, 2010; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]

The City of Roswell’s Transportation Department will hold a public information open house where staff will be available to discuss the pending roundabout intersection improvements at the Grimes Bridge Road/Warsaw Road/Norcross Street intersection.

The meeting will be held on February 4, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at the Adult Recreation Center located at 830 Grimes Bridge Road […]

Slammin’ in the Suburbs

[ February 18, 2010; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]
Enjoy an evening of wonderful entertainment unlike anything you’ve ever experienced, join us for “Slammin’ in the Suburbs”. This is Roswell’s 6th annual poetry slam during which poets perform their work and are judged by members of the audience on content (discretion encouraged) and performance. Hosted by award winning spoken word artist, Ayodele Heath.
A $300 […]

Roswell Notification Service

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The City of Roswell has launched a new citizen notification service that will deliver important and timely emergency and general information to Roswell residents using the latest technology available.
What is Nixle?
The new notification service, NIXLE, will alert residents to emergency weather events, road closings, public safety advisories, natural and manmade disasters, and general city information […]

Storyteller J’miah Nabawi

[ February 4, 2010; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]
Roswell will host the 9th Annual Roswell Roots festival throughout the month as part of Black History Month. Roswell Roots is the largest and most comprehensive Black History celebration in the state of Georgia and celebrates black history and culture by sponsoring a variety of art exhibits, history and cultural events.
Storyteller J’miah Nabawi – J’miah […]

5th Annual Roswell Reads Program

[ March 20, 2010; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Roswell Reads
The Roswell Reads Selection Committee is excited to announce that Outcasts United by Warren St. John, has been chosen as this year’s book for Roswell’s community-wide reading program.

Roswell Reads is a community reading program that works like a giant book club, but with many additional related activities to enhance the experience for all those […]

North Fulton Transportation Open House

[ January 14, 2010; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The purpose of the North Fulton Comprehensive Transportation Plan is to provide the foundation and framework for transportation and policy recommendations across the distinctive and unique cities of North Fulton – Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Milton, Sandy Springs, Roswell and Mountain Park. The resulting document, TRIP (Transporation Resources Implementation Program), will guide the accomplishment of this […]

Georgia Super Speeder Law

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Georgia Super Speeder Law
The new “Super Speeder” law just took effect on January 1st and it’s about to get really expensive on Georgia roads. The law targets drivers going 75 miles per hour or more on two-lane roads and 85 or more on multi-lane roads like interstates. (Editor Note: For those local drivers, the picture above is […]

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