LIVE UPDATES: Here's what Alpharetta, Milton businesses, restaurants are doing in response to coronavirus concerns
Alpharetta and Milton restaurants and businesses are making changes in response to coronavirus concerns.
COVID-19 is hitting the entire world, including the Alpharetta and Milton area. Here are the updates you need to know, all in one place.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance rates are increasing across the nation in the midst of COVID-19.
Pedestrian improvements are underway on Canton Street in downtown Alpharetta.
Shelter in place ordinance passed by Alpharetta City Council at April 1 emergency meeting, will continue for up to 30 days
Alpharetta City Council members passed an ordinance April 1, which issued an immediate shelter in place order for all city residents for the next 30 days. (Kara McIntyre/Community Impact Newspaper)
Gov. Brian Kemp orders statewide shelter in place to begin April 3, closes all public schools through remainder of school year
Beginning April 3, all Georgia residents will be under a statewide shelter in place order via Gov. Brian Kemp. Kemp also announced the closure of all K-12 public schools through the rest of the school year.
Residents of Alpharetta can expect to see construction on the Georgia 400 interchange at Windward Parkway completed by this fall.
Council members will consider a shelter-in-place order among other city restrictions at the emergency meeting.
Alpharetta's Maple Street Biscuit Co. starts meal program for health care workers, offers groceries to community
Community members can now purchase high-demand grocery store products, boxed meals for health care workers and meals for neighbors at Maple Street Biscuit Co.
With Alpharetta residents staying home, city sees 'more than 25% increase' in residential waste volumes
With more residents staying at home, the city of Alpharetta is urging its community to reduce yard and bulky waste to help waste collectors.
One lane in each direction will be closed for two weeks for road work.
While parks are closed in the cities of both Alpharetta and Milton, the nature trails, paths and the Big Creek Greenway are all open for public use. Take a look at what residents can still enjoy at city parks during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
The Ballog staff launch store website, switch to 'survival mode' to stay afloat during coronavirus pandemic
Kelsey Edwards, the creative director and buyer of The Ballog, launched the store website months prior to the original plans to boost sales during the shop's closure due to coronavirus concerns.
Fifth Group Restaurants, owner of South City Kitchen at Avalon, launches silent auction, GoFundMe for furloughed employees
Guests can donate to the GoFundMe, bid in the auction or purchase a gift card to support Fifth Group Restaurants.
Fulton County Schools will remain closed at least through April 24 per an executive order from Gov. Brian Kemp.
'Some days are half wonderful; others are wonderful': Alpharetta's Wildflour owner adjusts to new normal
Wildflour owner Michael Field has implemented curbside ordering and pickup to accommodate customers and still follow the city of Alpharetta's law prohibiting dine-in service due to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Milton residents can still use the nature trails at city parks, despite the closure of all city parks and park facilities beginning March 26.
Four ordinances in the city of Milton were suspended in an effort to help support local businesses.
Medical providers and the general public alike are taking precautions against the coronavirus, and facemasks are often in demand by residents in many parts of the U.S.
Alpharetta City Council, mayor close all public parks; trails, paths, Big Creek Greenway remain open
Residents can no longer gather in city parks for the next 30 days but can still use trails, paths and the Big Creek Greenway.
More than 15,000 meals were distributed to families in need by Fulton County Schools employees this week.
Alpharetta prohibits dine-in service at all food establishments; announces extension of public event cancellations
Food-serving establishments in the city of Alpharetta can no longer offer dine-in services until further notice.
Alpharetta parent-teacher groups donate more than $20,000 total to families in need amid school closures
Local parents and community members rallied to help families in need amid school closures due to coronavirus prevention measures.
The Georgia presidential preference primary was originally scheduled for March 24.
Milton City Council members pass emergency ordinance to conduct essential business virtually amid coronavirus pandemic
The city of Milton closed all city buildings for 30 days and adopted an emergency ordinance March 16 in regard to the coronavirus pandemic.