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Roswell Heritage Days in May

Tweet The City of Roswell will celebrate National Historic Preservation Month with Heritage Days in May – its annual, month-long event series featuring the people, places and events that make up our community. “This annual tradition is a fun way for us to showcase all the historic places in Roswell and celebrate their importance to […]

2012 Barrington Hall Lecture Series

Tweet Barrington Hall presents a series of lectures in their coach house meeting space on the first and third Wednesdays of each month (and sometimes the fifth Wednesday) . This popular lecture series covers a variety of local and historic topics of interest to people living in Roswell and the surrounding areas. The doors open […]

The Roswell Cycling Festival

Tweet For local families and residents, the Historic Roswell Criterium event has grown into a full weekend festival entitled The Roswell Cycling Festival. It kicks off Saturday, April 24, 2010 with the Big Creek Mountain Bike Day at 10am. A skills clinic will be held at 11am as well as a dirt bike jump demo […]

Top Five Things I Love About Roswell Georgia

Tweet 1.  Big Creek Park – Big Creek Park consists of 3 trail systems: The Greenway Trail, Mountain Bike Trails and a Walking Trail. The Greenway trail consists of a little over 2 miles of concrete sidewalk and boardwalks. It is a multi-user trail meaning it is open to joggers, walkers, bikers, roller bladers, etc. […]

Georgia Rides to the Capitol

Tweet W H O Metro Atlanta Mayors Association (MAMA), Georgia Bikes!, and event sponsors will host over 1,000 cyclists from the metro Atlanta region. Police-escorted rides will depart from Decatur and Roswell led respectively by Mayor Bill Floyd and Mayor Jere Wood as well as other mayors and public officials from the region. W H […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Tweet The City of Roswell Environmental/Public Works will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection on Saturday, March 7. This event is for Roswell residents only and pre-registration is required by March 5. This year, items accepted include: automotive fluids (except motor oil and anti-freeze), household cleaners, liquid/solid pesticides, pool chemicals, bleach, aerosol cans including spray […]

SmyrnaVinings.com Weekly Contests

Tweet Although not related to the community of Roswell, I wanted to inform you about an opportunity on one of our sister sites. SmyrnaVinings.com is a community website much like this one, however it is a bit further along…recently celebrating its second birthday. The usage of social media is growing and for SmyrnaVinings.com to be […]

Roswell High School 2008 – Ranked #5 in SAT Scores for the State of Georgia

Tweet The Fulton County School System had six North Fulton schools make the list of top 20 highest SAT scores in the state out of a total 402 public high schools. As a county, Fulton had the highest overall average with a SAT score of 1593 out of a total possible 2400 points.  Fulton County’s […]

Georgia Homebuyer Tax Credit

Tweet It’s still preliminary, but the state of Georgia is working on a homebuyer tax credit in addition to the $8,000 tax credit passed by the federal government last month. Georgia residents who buy a home would get a three-year tax credit under legislation that easily passed the House today. Under the bill, home purchasers […]

Website Shows How Much Georgia Schools Spend

Tweet Over $14 billion dollars is spent and spread across Georgia’s 180 school systems and more than 2,000 schools. That’s a lot of money. Where does it go? Who gets what? The Georgia Public Policy Foundation recently unveiled an interactive website that tracks how the money is spread and how it is spent. The spending […]

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