News Line for Roswell

Roswell sued over UDC zoning
After more than a year and a half of work and numerous battles back and forth, Roswell passed its Unified Development Code (UDC) in February, which aimed to rewrite the city's aging zoning codes. Now, the city is being sued over it.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell OKs traffic calming methods
or those who lament speeding on local streets, Roswell Transportation has a solution. Homeowners' associations (HOAs) will now have the option of buying traffic calming devices to keep traffic from speeding on their streets, said Transportation Director Steve Acenbrak.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell cracks down on crime
Roswell and its police department are trying a new approach to cut down on crime. One could call it working smarter rather than harder.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell council backs elected judges
Roswell's City Council decided Feb. 24 to elect its municipal judges, bringing an end to a back and forth in the city over how the court should be managed.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell unveils plans for new Ga. 400 bridge
The city has known for some time that something needs to be done to alleviate the congestion that makes traveling east and west in the city difficult at certain times of day. The solution may be a new bridge crossing the highway.
Source: NorthFulton.com

State of Roswell Address: Mayor Wood sees vibrant, 'walkable' city center
In Roswell Mayor Jere Wood's annual State of the City address, Jan. 31, he spoke of new opportunities for the city to grow in its downtown area as part of a grand revitalization effort that is already underway.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Johns Creek's desire for shared rec services meets with nods
With the blessings of the new City Council, Johns Creek Mayor Mike Bodker is pursuing more bilateral or multilateral partnerships with other North Fulton cities for mutual benefit, and the top of his list is recreation and parks.
Source: NorthFulton.com

State of the City Address Mayor Wood sees vibrant, 'walkable' city center
In Roswell Mayor Jere Wood's annual State of the City address, Jan. 31, he spoke of new opportunities for the city to grow in its downtown area as part of a grand revitalization effort that is already underway.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell unveils 'town green'
Roswell's economic heart and vibrancy is held on Canton Street, however the nearby city government buildings stand back, hidden by trees and facing away from the restaurant-packed street.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell unveils plans for new Ga. 400 bridge Connects east, west of city
For those traveling across Ga. 400 on Holcomb Bridge Road, the traffic can be a headache. The city has known for some time that something needs to be done to alleviate the congestion that makes traveling east and west in the city difficult at certain times of day.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Wood's birthday party aids CDA
Mayor Jere Wood's 65th birthday is something of a milestone not only for him but for the city, since Wood has now spent nearly a third of his life in public life.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell passes UDC zoning
Roswell's Unified Development Code (UDC) is moving forward after the City Council approved the first presentation of the code at their Jan. 13 meeting in a 4-2 vote.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell Recreation runner up for nation's best
The Recreation and Parks Department was saluted Monday night at the City Council meeting for again proving it is one of the best recreation departments in the nation.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Pedestrian bridge proposed over Chattahoochee River
Roswell officials are planning for another bridge to cross the Chattahoochee River, only this one won't be available to cars. Instead, it will support walkers, joggers and bikers.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell candidates hold first forum
The first candidate forum of the 2013 Roswell election was held Oct. 22 at City Hall, at the traditional Roswell Woman's Club Forum.
Source: NorthFulton.com

Roswell police focus on bus safety
The long arm of the law has come to Roswell, and it comes with assistance from those big yellow buses.
Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution