Read the latest news from the Alpharetta area.
High Country Outfitters now open inside Avalon in Alpharetta
High Country Outfitters, located at 4170 Avalon Blvd., Alpharetta, opened inside Avalon June 18, marking the store's fifth metro Atlanta location.
Alpharetta bans skateboarding in most of City Center; plans pop-up skate park to open in mid-July
Alpharetta City Council members and Mayor Jim Gilvin passed an ordinance in a 4-3 vote at the June 15 council meeting—with Gilvin and council members Dan Merkel and John Hipes voting in opposition—to ban the use of skateboards and longboards in most of the downtown area in what is being called the Skateboard Restriction Zone.
EVENTS UPDATES: See which local, regional event dates have changed due to COVID-19
Over the past several weeks, many events in Alpharetta, Milton and the Greater Atlanta area have been canceled or postponed as residents were under shelter-in-place orders from local and state officials. However, as businesses begin to reopen in the area, some events are being rescheduled toward the end of the year.
Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.