State coronavirus cases rise, farmers market returns: News from Alpharetta, Milton

Case counts in Georgia rose by more than 3,400 cases in a 24-hour period July 8 for the third time since the pandemic hit in March. (Community Impact staff)
Case counts in Georgia rose by more than 3,400 cases in a 24-hour period July 8 for the third time since the pandemic hit in March. (Community Impact staff)

Case counts in Georgia rose by more than 3,400 cases in a 24-hour period July 8 for the third time since the pandemic hit in March. (Community Impact staff)

Read the latest news from the Alpharetta and Milton area.

Coronavirus in Georgia: Case counts top 3,400 new cases in 24 hours for the third time

As of 3 p.m. July 8, Georgia has seen 103,890 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 3,420 cases from yesterday, according to the COVID-19 daily status report from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Alpharetta Farmers Market to return downtown starting July 11

After postponing the April kickoff of the Alpharetta Farmers Market due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and shifting to a mini market version, the Alpharetta Farmers Market will return to downtown Alpharetta on the Town Green on July 11 from 9 a.m.-noon with adjusted health precautions in place, according to a press release from the farmers market July 7.



Milton City Council discusses final stages of Trail Prioritization Plan

Milton City Council members at their July 6 meeting discussed the Milton Trail Prioritization Plan, a project that has been in the planning stages for about a year to help find more trails and pedestrian-friendly areas in Milton.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.



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