Johns Creek International Festival returns Saturday

JOHNS CREEK — Get ready to celebrate traditional food, music and art from around the world at the Johns Creek International Festival on Saturday. When & Where:Saturday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the fields across from the Atlanta

Find out more about how your TSPLOST vote impacts Sandy Springs

SANDY SPRINGS — The City of Sandy Springs will host informational pop-up meetings regarding the 2021 Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum at the following locations the week of Oct. 25. Monday, Oct. 25 Abernathy Greenway Linear Park, 70 Abernathy

You can drop off unused prescriptions in Alpharetta Saturday

ALPHARETTA — Saturday, October 23 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, an event designed to draw attention to the importance of properly disposing of unused prescription medications so they do not contribute to the drug crisis threatening communities. Across the Nation

Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K set for Oct. 24

ALPHARETTA — The Alpharetta Women’s Half Marathon & 5K Race presented by Altra Running is set for Sunday, Oct. 24, starting and finishing at the family-friendly atmosphere of Avalon. Over 1,000 racers from 18 states have already registered to run the 2021

Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend

JOHNS CREEK — The Johns Creek Arts Festival returns this weekend and will last both Saturday and Sunday. Talented local artists will exhibit paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art, and more Saturday, Oct. 16 from 10 a.m. to 6

Stolen turtles returned to Autrey Mill Nature Preserve

JOHNS CREEK — The five box turtles that were stolen from Autrey Mill Nature preserve over two weeks ago were returned this week, according to nature preserve officials. In a post on the nature preserve’s Facebook page, officials thanked the Johns Creek

Alpharetta police need your help identifying a shoplifter

ALPHARETTA — The Alpharetta Police Department is asking for your help identifying a man who shoplifted landscaping items from the Lowe’s on Windward Parkway. Police say the man is responsible for stealing multiple items on August 29 and September 4. In both

Roswell Dia de los Muertos Festival returns October 30

ROSWELL — Roswell will host its second Dia de los Muertos Festival on Saturday, October 30, 2021, from 2 to 8 p.m., on the grounds of City Hall at 38 Hill Street in Roswell. Visitors of all ages are invited to celebrate this

Ghostface Gangster arrested at Roswell hotel on drug charges

ROSWELL — A member of the Ghostface Gangsters was arrested at a Roswell hotel in July, and authorities recently pieced together more details of his gang activities after a months-long investigation. The Arrest: On the evening of July 11 Roswell patrol officers

Wellstar is no longer covered if you have UnitedHealthcare

Tens of thousands of UnitedHealthcare members will now face higher out-of-pocket fees if they go to Wellstar Health System hospitals and doctors. The contract between the two organizations ended Sunday without a new agreement. An estimated 80,000 United members will be affected.

Should Buckhead become its own city?

What would become Georgia’s 10th largest municipality – and one that could prove financially devastating to the city of Atlanta – had the undivided attention Monday of several lawmakers from around the state.   A proposed city of Buckhead would carve about 25 square

Proposed redistricting map could squeeze democrats out of Congress

The General Assembly’s special redistricting session doesn’t start until November, but the first map of redistricting season was released late Monday. Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, who presides over the Georgia Senate, and Sen. John Kennedy, chairman of the chamber’s Redistricting and Reapportionment