Monday, December 31, 2012
Alpharetta – just like every other city – has a zero tolerance for drinking and driving, and officers will be out in force on New Year's Eve to stop drunk drivers.
New Year's Eve seems to be an even bigger party night than St. Patrick's Day for those who like to imbibe. But it's not only against the law to drink and drive, it's also expensive and not too smart, either. "We are aware during this holiday period there are those individuals who will drink and drive. Those who choose to do so pose an immediate danger to the innocent motorists who use our roadways," said George Gordon, spokesman for the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety. To protect Alpharetta residents during the New Year's Eve time period, he said the department will utilize: "The Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has zero tolerance for drunk driving offenders," Gordon said. Milton's Police Department has the same disdain for …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
Just a week after Christmas comes the New Year's holiday, and most government offices will be closed again on Tuesday, with a few even closed on Monday.
We've barely finished with Christmas and it's time to start planning for New Year's. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 is a holiday, and governmental agencies, financial institutions and most service businesses are likely to be closed. Alpharetta will close all of its facilities, including City Hall, the Community Center and the Crabapple Government Center, at noon on Monday, Dec. 31. Trash pickup in Alpharetta will be on the regular Monday schedule on New Year's Eve, with no delays. No garbage pickup will be done on New Year's Day, which pushes collections forward a day for the rest of the week, with Tuesday pick ups on Wednesday, Wednesday on Thursday and Friday's pick ups on Saturday. Milton City Hall will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of…
Saturday, December 10, 2011
This holiday movie bonanza with a massive, celebrity-stuffed cast is two hours you'll never get back.
Saturday, December 10, 2011
No less than a dozen different story lines intertwine in the star-stuffed film "New Years Eve." These stories are spliced together and made into a movie. The small stories include first kisses, midnight rendezvous, newborn babies, dying fathers, trapped strangers and husbands at war. The end result is a big, bloated cast of celebrities with very little to say, except, happy holidays. So who's in the film ? Let's roll the credits… Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger, Hilary Swank, Sofia Vergara, Ryan Seacrest, Matthew …