Friday, October 12, 2012
Wanda Gaylor was last seen by her husband at their home in the Cambridge Hills subdivision in Cumming around 7 a.m. Friday.
Update: 10-12-12, 7:18 p.m. Wanda Gaylor, 76, of Cumming, who was reported missing by her husband around 3 p.m. Friday, was safely found in nearby Alpharetta, according to Karleen Chalker with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office. Gaylor was located just before 6 p.m. and the Mattie's Call was canceled. No information was given as to where she was found or the circumstances that led to her disappearance. It was reported earlier today that Mrs. Gaylor made a gas purchase in the area of Haynes Bridge Road in Fulton County around 11:30 a.m. Original article: The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing elderly woman. Wanda Gaylor, 76, was last seen by her husband at their home in the …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
It's been nearly a week since a firestorm ignited between the mayor of Cumming and the actions of a Roswell resident.
A Roswell resident is right at the heart of questions involving government transparency issues in Forsyth County. The media coverage involving Cumming Mayor H. Ford Gravitt following an incident that occurred during a city council meeting on April 17 has been, to say the least, explosive. The event caught on video by Roswell resident Nydia Tisdale shows Mayor Gravitt beginning the meeting, but first ordering Tisdale to turn off her video camera. "First of all, a little house cleaning," Gravitt says on the video. "Chief Tatum [newly appointed Cumming Chief of Police], if you would remove the camera from the auditorium. We don't allow filming inside the city hall here." What followed was a brief protest by Tisdale stating her right to record…
Friday, March 2, 2012
There's plenty to do in our local area this weekend! Click on the links for more information or add a missing event to our calendar!
Around Roswell: Parent's Night Out Hillside Elementary 5K Husky Dash Dr. Seuss’s Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Scholarship Art Exhibition Around Alpharetta-Milton: Shiitake Mushroom Class Literacy Open House/Grand Opening Live Music at Menchie's Windward Around Johns Creek: Creating Wildlife Habitat Gardens Workshop Learn To Dance Ballroom Family Story Night Cumming: 2012 Police Vs. Fire Hockey Game Princess for a Day: Preserving Your Daughter's Purity and Innocence Editor's Note: If you know of an upcoming event be sure to post it on the Roswell Patch Events Calendar. We may even feature your event on our weekly event roundup column.
Friday, February 24, 2012
With spring right around the corner, shoppers will love these local business deals.
Spring is almost here and the weather is teasing us to get prepared. Now is a great time to get a head start on getting new decor for the home in bright festive and happy colors. North Fulton has several small and locally owned businesses who can help you do this and save money at the same time. Check out these shops and the bargains they offer to help you get your home ready for spring. 1. Designer Fabric Outlet in Cumming Deal: Save money on your interior design and decorating needs at this new store in Cumming. They have prices heavily discounted off of the regular retail listings. Good Through: The deals are ongoing and ever changing at the store. See their Facebook page for more information. 2. Dream Home Interiors in Roswell Deal: …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Here are a few things we've found going on in our area this weekend. Add other events you know of to the Patch events calendar!
Roswell Roswell City Dance Winter Concert Voter Registration Drive - Roswell Library Widows GPS Coffee or Tea! Alpharetta Mike Veal Band Family Day in the Teen Center It's All About the Dress Bridal Experience 2012 Johns Creek WHERE'S JULIE? by Daniel Guyton Friday Feeding Time at Autrey Mill Sam Robb Memorial 5K Cumming Infant and Young Child Survival Swimming Program Mia's Pizza and Eats Ongoing Fundraiser and Food Drive
Friday, December 2, 2011
Stop by historic Roswell to see Santa and enjoy holiday treats!
It's a holly, jolly holiday on in historic Roswell, Alpharetta and Cumming this weekend. Here are some activities the kids might enjoy. Friday, Dec. 2 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. Holiday Open House on Canton Street, including live music, luminaries, Santa and more. Saturday, Dec. 3 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brunch with Santa at North Forsyth High School will provide a pancake breakfast by Simply Southard for $10. 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Caroling on Canton Street means that Canton Street will be closed to cars; and boutiques and galleries will be open late for shopping as various groups sing holiday songs. Local businesses will provide coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider and s'mores. Sunday, Dec. 4 4 p.m. A traditional children's nativity in the Alpharetta First …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The 2011 Kansas City Barbeque Society National Cup was held at the Cumming Fairgrounds over the weekend. Here's a peek at some of the other competitors.
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- Denise Ray
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Competition was stiff as folks vied for the title of 2011 Kansas City Barbeque Society National BBQ Cup held at the Cumming Fairgrounds over the weekend. An estimated 93 professional teams as well as 34 backyard enthusiasts arrived Thursday night and settled in to begin the process of cooking their fare. Arriving from Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, and Tennessee, and bringing families, participants set-up quickly and before you could say ‘barbeque,' the smell of competition was in the air. The Q-Team of Daniel Pomerantz and Jesse Doeninck of Tennessee have previously participated in the Kansas City Barbeque Society competitions together. “This is our eighth competition together,” said Pomerantz. He added, “it’s a huge competition. It’s the …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Garage sales in Roswell, Alpharetta, Johns Creek and Cumming offer new American Girl items, holiday decor and many more items.
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- Tammy Bester
Friday, November 18, 2011
This weekend is the last official weekend before the holidays begin. Smart shoppers can get a jump start on their holiday shopping at local garage sales. Many sellers are offering brand new items and gifts at a fraction of the retail price. No one will know where you bought it and you will save money as you shop. Here is a list of the sales I found on Patch and Craigslist for this weekend. If you would like to add your sale, no need to email me for me to do it. Simply add it to the comments section at the end of the list. Roswell 2000 Darien Park Drive, Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vintage music, art, furniture and more will be at this unique sale. 960 Hickory Oak Hollow, Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Antiques and farm equipment …
Saturday, November 12, 2011
Need a score? Have a score? Want to comment on your team? Do it all here. UPDATED THROUGH THE EVENING
Here are selected high school football playoff scores from Nov. 11 involving schools from DeKalb, Gwinnett, Fulton and Forsyth counties. Home team is listed second. Class AAAAA Class AAAA Class AA Class A This scoring list is compiled from reports by Patch staff and correspondents at games; email, phone and social media reports from schools, boosters and coaches; and scoring lists posted on other Georgia Patch sites.
Friday, November 11, 2011
Whether you are at the game, at home or visiting friends, join the live discussion on Alpharetta, Johns Creek, Chattahoochee, Centennial, Lambert, Milton, Blessed Trinity and West Forsyth.
Patch takes to the live blogosphere to report on tonight's first round football playoff action. Going to the game, sitting at home or enjoying a Friday night out, you can still see not only what other people are saying about your game, but also games played by other North Fulton and Forsyth County teams. Keep track of scores in this Live Sports Blog and in our Scoreboard posted on Patch tonight. If you are away from your computer, pull out your iPhone or Android phone and install the free Cover It Live app. You don't even have to log in once you've installed the iPhone app or Android app–just search for the Live Sports Blog in Live Events, and find the one that says "Patch Covers GHSA Football Playoffs." If you are at the game, we welcome …