Archive for the ‘Announcements’ Category
Posted by Aaron Hofmann on December 24th, 2011
Great news. It appears that Santa is on schedule and is heading across the Atlantic Ocean as we write this. So it may be time to get the cookies and milk ready and get the kids tucked into their beds for the night. Santa is on his way to the Roswell area, so be ready.
Posted by lauraeverett on November 20th, 2011
[ December 1, 2011; 2:30 am to 9:30 pm. ] The City of Roswell will host a public information meeting on the Historic Gateway Project December 1 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Roswell, 710 Mimosa Boulevard in the Brantley Seymour Activity Building. Roswell residents, business owners and other stakeholders are invited to attend.
The City has already held three public meetings along [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on November 17th, 2011
It’s the beginning of a new era in Georgia, where alcohol can be purchased 7 days a week. On Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 80% of voters checked “yes” for the Sunday sale of alcohol in Roswell, Ga. Since then, there has been much discussion on when the new law will take effect. Well, the wait [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on November 16th, 2011
The Roswell Recycling Center is now providing Roswell residents with a way to safely and securely dispose of sensitive documents throughout the year by offering document shredding services. There will be a limit of two standard copy size boxes per vehicle per day. Total weight should not exceed 200 pounds.
Shredding will be done Monday thru [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on October 28th, 2011
Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) recently announced that it received a $260,000 grant from the Thoresen Foundation.
GET Board President Carla Crowell said the “grant gives new life” to GET, North Fulton’s only professional theater company and one of only a handful of metro professional troupes operating outside I-285.
“It provides the stability we need to enter our [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on October 18th, 2011
The secret is out about Roswell’s historic treasure – Canton Street! The setting for great shopping, dining and special events like Alive After 5 was recently awarded the “2011 Great Places in Georgia – Great Street” by the Georgia Planning Association (GPA). Canton Street was described as “the hottest scene OTP” (OTP-outside the perimeter.)
The GPA [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on August 29th, 2011
Roswell has been recognized by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) as having the best Recreation and Parks Department in the state! The Agency of the Year Award categories are based on population, and Roswell won in the Over 80,000 category. What’s truly remarkable is that Roswell has previously won the award eight times.
Posted by lauraeverett on August 8th, 2011
Use your social media skills to help Roswell receive a tremendous grant. By helping Roswell, you will also be helping yourself because that money will just be pumped right back into the community. All you have to do is vote for Roswell Area Park as your favorite park, and you will get it one step [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on July 11th, 2011
Earlier this year, the City of Roswell put into motion the establishment of the Community Development Block Grant. Basically, this program funds city projects that benefit low to moderate income populations and has $400,000 to $500,000 annually to help these projects. Now that the city of Roswell has all of the logistics worked out, they [...]
Posted by lauraeverett on June 23rd, 2011
There’s a new family fun center in town that promises to entertain kids of all ages, and their parents, too. Area 51 is located in the Roswell Town Center shopping center and includes an Aurora Cineplex movie theater and two 18-hole miniature golf courses.
The Aurora Cineplex showcases Hollywood’s latest blockbusters. Take advantage of some of [...]