Good Morning all! I’m back in your inbox on this warm morning with your new copy of the Roswell Daily. Read on for everything you need to know about what’s happening in the city these days…
First today’s weather:
Mostly sunny and very hot. High: 97 Low: 72.
Here are the top five stories in Roswell today:
- That Programm, an FBI database on police use of force, has produced some insights after years of struggling with voluntary reporting. That Agencies in Georgia are among the countries with the lowest participation in the program, but the The Roswell Police Department is an exception. Roswell Police Commissioner James Conroy said, “Our collective participation in the FBI’s reporting program can only provide us with stronger, actionable data in our quest for continual improvement in the profession.” (Saporta Report)
- On June 19, the Roswell June 16 Celebration concluded with “Reflections on Slavery in Roswell” at Roswell Presbyterian Church. The performance was followed by a potluck dinner and the event ended with Parishioners reflecting on the city’s past. (Appen media)
- Finding a home in the Roswell area just got easier. Check out the link to see new homes for sale and open homes near you. This weeks property summary features a 3 bedroom, 2 bath property Leeward Lane for $380,000, a 3 bed, 3.5 bath property Windalia way for $560,000 and up. (Roswell patch)
- Roswell was named #7 in “8 Underrated Georgia Cities That Deserve a Second Look.” by Only In Your State. According to the article, Roswell has a “natural vibe that you won’t find in many neighborhoods around ATL” and has a great historic district. The article was also highlighted The Vickery Creek Trail. (Only in your state)
- Elaine Deniroan archivist at the Roswell Historical Society, and Karl Grogana Roswell Native who has researched and chronicled the history of the African American community in Roswell for decades, presents Black History in Roswell: Honoring Our Past on Thursday, June 23 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. There will be a formal presentation, pictures and a question and answer session. (Roswell patch)
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- The Roswell Police Department is hosting a free community course, “Civilian Response to an Active Shooter Event” on Tuesday, July 19 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The course takes place at Zion Missionary Baptist Church, located at 888 Zion Circle in Roswell. Registration is not required, but is encouraged as places are limited. Click here to learn more and sign up. (Facebook)
- Meet the firefighters in your neighborhood and check out all the trucks with your friends and family on June 25th from 10:00am to 12:00pm! Truck 21 Push-In Ceremony and Station 21 Open House, at 1002 Alpharetta Street in Roswell. (Twitter)
- Don’t miss this month’s What’s NEXT at Casa Robles! From 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m Thursday 23 June, located at 45 Oak Street in Roswell. Click here for more information. (Facebook)
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— Nicole Fallon Peek
About me: Nicole Fallon-Peek is a journalist and copywriter with a degree in Media, Culture and Communications from New York University. She has worked as a freelance reporter, editor-in-chief, editor and editorial director for a variety of B2B news outlets. She currently co-owns and operates content creation agency Lightning Media Partners.