Schools explore fall reopening and more: News from Alpharetta

Fulton County Schools officials are in the beginning planning stages for reopening schools this fall. (Screenshot via Zoom)
Fulton County Schools officials are in the beginning planning stages for reopening schools this fall. (Screenshot via Zoom)

Fulton County Schools officials are in the beginning planning stages for reopening schools this fall. (Screenshot via Zoom)

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper coverage of the Alpharetta area.

Fulton County Schools officials begin to explore options for fall reopening

While the coronavirus pandemic continues, Fulton County Schools officials are looking ahead to what school looks like this fall, FCS Superintendent Mike Looney said during a Greater North Fulton Chamber of Commerce forum May 26.

Gov. Brian Kemp extends public health emergency through July 12, issues guidelines for other business reopenings

Gov. Brian Kemp issued two executive orders May 28, outlining more guidelines for "reviving a healthy Georgia," including guidelines for group gatherings; overnight summer camps, reopening bars and nightclubs, resuming professional and amateur sports and extending the public health state of emergency through 11:59 p.m. July 12. Georgians age 65 and older as well as the medically fragile should continue to shelter in place through July 12, Kemp said in a press conference May 28.



Zagster ends bike share service in Alpharetta as of May 29

Alpharetta city officials were notified late in the day May 27 that Zagster will end its bike share service with the city effective May 29.

New 17-lot residential subdivision coming to Thompson St. in Alpharetta

A new 17-lot residential subdivision will be coming to 296 and 304 Thompson St. in Alpharetta following an Alpharetta City Council vote—which passed 4-3—to rezone the property from residential to the downtown live-work zone at the Alpharetta City Council meeting May 26.

Christian Brothers Automotive to open on Hwy. 9 in Alpharetta toward fourth quarter 2020

Christian Brothers Automotive is expected to open a new location near The Village at Crooked Creek shopping center, located at the 6200 block of Hwy. 9 in Alpharetta, in the fourth quarter of 2020 or the first quarter of 2021, according to a news release from Christian Brothers Automotive.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.



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