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Popular puppet series returns to Roswell this summer

Popular puppet series returns to Roswell this summer

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North Fulton Golden Games begin May 4

North Fulton Golden Games begin May 4

FULTON COUNTY, Ga. -- The 17th annual North Fulton Golden Games will kick off on Wednesday, May 4.

This event is open to area adults who are at least 50 years old. There is a $12 registration fee, which includes a T-shirt and picnic lunch on opening day.

The Games will begin with check-in at 9 a.m. and an opening ceremony at 9:30 a.m. at the Roswell Adult Recreation Center (830 Grimes Bridge Road, 30075). Track and field events are scheduled to start after the ceremony.

The 2011 Golden Games will also include the second annual Wii video game bowling tournament, and a dance competition and exposition with dance-offs in the foxtrot, waltz, tango, cha-cha and swing.

New events include Bunco, a diving contest, tennis, three-on-three basketball and a softball skill challenge.

The awards luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at the Dorothy C.

Georgia Ensemble Theatre announces 2011-2012 lineup

Georgia Ensemble Theatre announces 2011-2012 lineup

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, has announced its lineup for the 2011-2012 season.

Robert J. Farley, founding artistic director, announced the season at the Thursday, Apr. 7 production of Forbidden Broadway.

"I am so looking forward to celebrating Georgia Ensemble Theatre's 19th season of professional theatre with this truly entertaining and outstanding lineup," Farley said. "We had nearly 1,000 subscribers renew before we even announced the 2011-12 season.

Bulky trash amnesty day scheduled for North Fulton

Bulky trash amnesty day scheduled for North Fulton

ROSWELL, Ga. -- The Roswell, Alpharetta and Milton Public Works Departments are teaming up with Keep Roswell Beautiful to offer residents a chance to dispose of unwanted items at no charge.

The event will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Mar.

Roswell to Hold Open House on Riverwalk Trail Project

Roswell to Hold Open House on Riverwalk Trail Project

ROSWELL, GA -- The City of Roswell and the National Park Service will hold an open house to present options for the Roswell Riverwalk Trail Connection Project.

The meeting will be on Thursday, Mar. 10 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Roswell River Landing (245 Azalea Drive, 30075).

Roswell to Hold Meeting on Historic Gateway Project

Roswell to Hold Meeting on Historic Gateway Project

ROSWELL, GA -- The public is invited to attend an informational meeting on the City of Roswell's Historic Gateway Project on Thursday, Mar. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Founders Square (555 South Atlanta Street, Suites A-100 & A-200, 30075).

The project's primary goal is to make multimodal transportation and safety improvements along the Atlanta Street corridor; this will include the removal of the outdated reversible lane system.

A secondary aim is to improve operations and safety at the intersection of Atlanta Road and Riverside Road/Azalea Drive. This project will also increase the economic vitality of the area.

Ultimately, the project will examine a number of concepts and alternatives, and develop a solution that best meets the needs of people who rely on the Atlanta Street corridor every day.

Jeff Foxworthy Joins Roswell Day of Hope

Jeff Foxworthy Joins Roswell Day of Hope

ROSWELL, GA -- Roswell Day of Hope is gearing up to celebrate its third year of bringing together community organizations, churches and businesses to provide help and hope for those in need.

The 2011 event will be on Saturday, Apr. 16 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at City Hall (38 Hill Street, 30075).