3 stories Alpharetta readers need to know

North Fulton Community Charities food pantry is still open for those in need; however, the ordering process has moved online rather than in person. Visit www.nfcchelp.org to fill out an order form and schedule a pickup time. (Courtesy North Fulton Community Charities)
North Fulton Community Charities food pantry is still open for those in need; however, the ordering process has moved online rather than in person. Visit www.nfcchelp.org to fill out an order form and schedule a pickup time. (Courtesy North Fulton Community Charities)

North Fulton Community Charities food pantry is still open for those in need; however, the ordering process has moved online rather than in person. Visit www.nfcchelp.org to fill out an order form and schedule a pickup time. (Courtesy North Fulton Community Charities)

Here are three Alpharetta-area stories readers might have missed.

Regional project to widen McGinnis Ferry Road in design phase

The cities of Alpharetta and Johns Creek, Forsyth County and the Georgia Department of Transportation partnered on a project to widen McGinnis Ferry Road from Sargent to Union Hill roads, totaling about 4.6 miles.

Studio HF grand opening delayed due to coronavirus, launches virtual classes in meantime

The grand opening of Studio HF, originally slated to open sometime this spring, is on hold due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, owner Kevin Cardone said in an email.



North Fulton Community Charities sees 321% increase in requests for help following COVID-19 outbreak

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise statewide, more businesses are closing, and more people are filing for unemployment—and therefore relying more on nonprofit organizations such as North Fulton Community Charities for financial and nutritional help, NFCC Executive Director Holly York said.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.



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