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Alpharetta, Milton see fewer COVID-19 cases compared to other North Fulton cities

Alpharetta and Milton have both seen fewer than 150 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to the May 22 epidemiology report from the Fulton County Board of Health.


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Alpharetta, Milton restaurant owners navigate reopening while coronavirus pandemic continues

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, Alpharetta and Milton restaurant owners are figuring out how to best operate their businesses while adhering to state regulations.


Virtual summer school registration for Fulton County Schools ends May 29

The deadline to register for virtual summer school, which is only available for middle and high school students, at Fulton County Schools ends May 29.



Modified summer camps and more: News from Alpharetta

Read the latest Alpharetta news from Community Impact Newspaper's website.


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

Christian Brothers Automotive announced May 18 that the company would open a new location in Alpharetta late this year or early in 2021.


Alpharetta to offer modified children's summer camp schedule this summer

The city of Alpharetta will offer a modified version of its summer camps amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


Mother-daughter team at Milton's Scratch...fresh adapt to coronavirus

Scratch...fresh has yet to reopen its dining room but continues to offer curbside pickup, delivery and takeout orders.



MAY 23 ROUNDUP: The most popular Alpharetta-area stories from the past week

Read the latest news from the past week of Community Impact Newspaper coverage in the Alpharetta and Milton areas.


Milton City Pool opens with new safety measures May 23 in time for Memorial Day weekend

Milton City Pool will open for the summer at 11 a.m. May 23 with new safety measures to enforce social distancing and public health precautions.


Rotary Club of Alpharetta, city of Alpharetta to host virtual Memorial Day tribute May 25

The city of Alpharetta and the Rotary Club of Alpharetta will host a virtual Memorial Day tribute at 9 a.m. May 25, which can be viewed on the city of Alpharetta's YouTube channel.


Fulton County epidemiology reports show fewer than 100 cases of coronavirus in both Alpharetta, Milton

Alpharetta and Milton have both seen fewer than 100 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to the May 18 epidemiology report from the Fulton County Board of Health.



Alpharetta becomes first city in Georgia to provide antibody testing to first responders

The city of Alpharetta partnered with StageZero Life Sciences to offer free antibody testing to all 200 of the city's first responders.


Georgia's number of total COVID-19 tests includes serology tests, health department officials confirm

In an email May 21, Georgia Department of Public Health officials confirmed the inclusion of serology tests in with the number of total COVID-19 tests administered.


MAY 21 ROUNDUP: News from the Alpharetta, Milton area

Read the latest news from Alpharetta and Milton here.


Alpharetta, Milton population growth from 2010-19 outranks other North Fulton cities, census data shows

Alpharetta and Milton saw the greatest percentage increase in population growth from 2010-19 compared to other North Fulton cities.



Coronavirus in Georgia: Percentage of positive cases from coronavirus tests drops to less than 10% on May 20

The number of administered COVID-19 tests in Georgia now surpasses 400,000, according to the latest data from the Georgia Department of Public Health.


Milton begins phased reopening of city facilities, operations starting May 20

Milton City Council members approved the city's phased reopening plan May 18.


Coronavirus in Georgia: Percentage of positive cases statewide continues to decline

As of 7 p.m. May 19, the percentage of positive cases of COVID-19 dropped to 10.27%, according to data from the Georgia Department of Public Health.


Alpharetta City Council discusses potential skateboarding regulations at May 18 meeting

Alpharetta City Council members discussed the potential for regulations on the use of skateboards during the workshop portion of council's May 18 meeting.



Pier 1 to close Alpharetta location on North Point Parkway as company braces to go out of business

Pier 1 Imports will be closing all locations as it prepares to go out of business, partially due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Coronavirus in Georgia: Number of administered tests rises 45% in 7 days

As of 7 p.m. May 18, a total of 364,289 COVID-19 tests have been administered statewide, according to data from the Georgia Department of Public Health.


Early voting for June 9 Georgia primary begins May 18

Registered voters can cast their ballots at any of the five early voting locations in Fulton County from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays between May 18 and June 5.


Crumbl Cookies to open May 28 in Alpharetta; will offer free cookie day May 29

Crumbl Cookies is expected to open May 28 on Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta.



MAY 16 ROUNDUP: Popular stories this week from Alpharetta

View the latest news form the past week's coverage on Community Impact Newspaper's website.


Plano-based J.C. Penney files for bankruptcy protection as store closure announcements loom

Plano-based J.C. Penney filed for bankruptcy protection May 15, a move the company said would help it navigate the difficult business climate during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.