Fulton County Schools to start year remotely, Indiehouse Modern Fragrance Bar opens: News from Alpharetta

After presenting extensive reopening plans for either in-person or individual remote learning, Fulton County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney pivoted the district's reopening strategy to universal remote learning. (Designed by Isabella Short)
After presenting extensive reopening plans for either in-person or individual remote learning, Fulton County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney pivoted the district's reopening strategy to universal remote learning. (Designed by Isabella Short)

After presenting extensive reopening plans for either in-person or individual remote learning, Fulton County Schools Superintendent Mike Looney pivoted the district's reopening strategy to universal remote learning. (Designed by Isabella Short)

Read the latest news from the Alpharetta and Milton areas.

JUST IN: Fulton County Schools pivots reopening to all virtual learning

Fulton County Schools will start the school year Aug. 17 in a universal remote learning fashion, per a live video announcement from FCS Superintendent Mike Looney July 16. The announcement comes after presenting extensive reopening plan guidelines and expectations for parents to select either in-person or individual remote learning for their children.

Indiehouse Modern Fragrance Bar opens on Alpharetta's Old Roswell Street

A new fragrance boutique, Indiehouse Modern Fragrance Bar, opened in downtown Alpharetta on July 2. Located at 26 Old Roswell St., Ste. 101, Alpharetta, Indiehouse features a custom mixing bar, DIY workshops and a retail space with 42 independent brands from around the world, according to a press release from the boutique.



Cafe De Bono now open in Alpharetta-Milton area

Cafe De Bono held its soft opening in late June at 631 N. Main St., Ste. 104, Alpharetta. The restaurant offers authentic, Italian-style food and drinks, including espresso, cappuccinos, macchiatos, soups, salads and sandwiches.

Kara McIntyre contributed to this report.