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

North Fulton Community Charities aids in food, financial assistance during coronavirus recovery

Not even 90 days after Holly York started her role as executive director of North Fulton Community Charities, the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the North Fulton area, shutting down businesses, canceling events, and sparking layoffs and furloughs—and therefore relying more on nonprofit organizations such as NFCC for financial and nutritional help, she said.

Coronavirus in Georgia: Viral testing increases by more than 15,000 in 24 hours

The latest COVID-19 data from the Georgia Department of Public Health indicates that viral testing, which shows current and active infections of coronavirus, has increased by 15,450 tests since 3 p.m. June 16—just 24 hours ago—totaling 644,723 viral tests administered as of 3 p.m. June 17. This is a 2.46% increase in 24 hours.

Big Blue Swim School to open June 22 on Alpharetta-Johns Creek border

Big Blue Swim School is expected to open June 22 on the Alpharetta and Johns Creek border after a delayed opening due to COVID-19.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.