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Alpharetta’s taken leadership position in region

Alpharetta had a little party last week when city officials and developers broke ground March 23 on its new City Center. It is an $85 million mixed-use project that will surround City Hall and the …

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Goodbye to the clowns

My 2-year-old granddaughter, Phoebe, sat on my lap and for a couple hours, smiled, clapped, stared, wiggled and ate goldfish. Every couple of minutes my wife, Christina, who sat next to us, would cut …

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A look to the past could open a lot of hearts

This year marks the 100-year anniversary that my great grandfather first set foot on American soil. With World War I looming, he looked to escape Germany and build a life for himself in the United …

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25: the year to thrive

I love birthdays. I love the pomp and circumstance that surround the special day. I enjoy honoring a loved one, celebrating their accomplishments over the past year and I always love a good party. …

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Is there such thing as a girl’s car?

I was given the opportunity to attend the Atlanta International Auto Show last week, and being a car lover, I couldn’t pass it up. I could also not pass up the opportunity to drive a Fiat 124 …

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Selecting target markets

Have you defined your ideal target markets? Do you understand the buying criteria of the potential customers in your target markets? Have you segmented your markets to take advantage of using unique …

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Focus on fishing: three good bets

Fishing is, as they say, definitely in the news this week. If you enjoy casting a line, this is definitely a great time to get outside!Item 1: The big crappie are hitting I was talking to my next …

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Braves’ new home more than just a stadium

Like many issues today, the Braves announcement to move to Cobb County got people arguing. Even people who were for the move still make jokes about having to helicopter in over the traffic to get …

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Eat your dad gum veggies

Did you catch the “news” cycle on Thursday, December 8? If so, you probably saw something about the life expectancy of Americans dropping for the first time since 1993, according to a report …

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Human greed versus Mother Nature

Thank you for your insightful and forward thinking article “Coyote Ugly.” Many people are unaware that the coyote is not native to the southeastern United States. The USDA introduced the Coyote …

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