Monday, May 13, 2013
Multiple victims have already come forward.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, May 13
Roswell Police is warning local residents about a scam involving a man claiming to be a Fulton County Sheriff’s Deputy. According to several locals who've fallen victim to the scam, the man calls and tells a resident that there is a warrant for their arrest for speeding through the toll booth on Ga 400. He then claims that the warrant will be voided if they pay a fine by credit card or money order. "This is a scam," authorities wrote in an alert, Monday morning. "The police department or sheriff’s office would never call you for a payment. Do not give out your credit card information, bank account number, or purchase a money order." Residents who receive a call like this should report it to the Roswell Police Department at 770-640-4100. If…
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Barnwell Road water main break leaves nearby residents without water.
According to a notice sent out by the cities of Johns Creek and Roswell, a 12-inch water main break on Barnwell Road between Niblic Drive and Olde Clubs Drive will likely cause traffic delays during Wednesday's evening commute and has left residents on Holcomb Bridge Road from Nesbit Ferry Road to the county line without water. The southbound lane of Barnwell will be closed during the repair, which is expected to last until late tonight. Fulton County is working on the repair. Portions of River Ridge, Rivermont and Glenn Ferry subdivisions were reported to be without water around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
The air quality today will be in the unhealthy range for sensitive groups despite the 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms expected.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
The Georgia Clean Air Campaign has issued a smog alert for Saturday, July 9. Today’s air quality index (AQI) forecast is 103, an unhealthy range for sensitive groups. The corresponding ozone concentration is 77 parts per billion. A code orange advisory means children, people who are sensitive to ozone, and people with heart or lung disease should limit prolonged outdoor exertion during the late afternoon or early evening when ozone concentrations are highest. The Air Quality Index (AQI) has five color-coded levels: green or good (AQI 0 to 50), yellow or moderate (AQI 51 to 100), orange or unhealthy for sensitive groups (AQI 101-150), red or unhealthy (AQI 151 to 200) and purple or very unhealthy (AQI 201 to 300). The Clean Air Campaign …