Read the latest news from the past week in the Alpharetta and Milton area.
New golf entertainment concept coming to The Maxwell development in downtown Alpharetta this year
Alpharetta residents will see a new 11,000-square-foot golf and entertainment concept—called Fairway Social—coming to downtown Alpharetta this fall, according to an April 14 press release from Sports Community Consultants. The new center, called Fairway Social, will be located inside The Maxwell, a mixed-use development at the northeast corner of South Main Street and Devore Road.
Fulton County Schools meal distributions switch to one day per week going forward
After testing out a one-day-per-week model for meal distributions April 15, Fulton County Schools officials decided to continue with this model for the rest of the year and potentially through summer school at all 21 distribution locations, Chief Operations Officer Patrick Burke said at the April 16 virtual FCS Board of Education work session.
Milton City Council extends special mayoral powers, declaration of emergency through mid-May
Milton City Council members and Mayor Joe Lockwood voted April 15 to extend the initial emergency ordinance declaring a public health emergency—which was passed March 20 and set to expire at midnight April 19—to begin at 12:01 a.m. April 19 until midnight on May 20.
Milton makes progress on public safety complex, road construction, Birmingham Park landscaping
A slew of items on the consent agenda was unanimously approved without discussion at the April 15 virtual Milton City Council meeting, including items regarding Milton's new public safety complex on Hwy. 9, landscaping improvements at Birmingham Park, and both design and construction on the Hopewell Road traffic flow improvement project and the roundabout at Freemanville and Birmingham roads.
MAP: Learn which Alpharetta, Milton restaurants offer takeout, delivery options
Restaurants in Alpharetta and Milton are restricted to drive-thru, takeout, curbside pickup and delivery options until April 30, per an executive order from Gov. Brian Kemp ordering every Georgia resident to shelter in place.
Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.