Posted on: May 25, 2017

Bring Back the West

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Grab your boots and head to the Bring Back the West Show on July 14th & 15th at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center. This one of a kind show is brought to you by One Tree Cowboy Fellowship. The show will feature unique western heritage crafts, m...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Throwdown in Alien Town

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School of Hard Knocks Promotions presents: Throwdown in Alien Town Pro Boxing Event. The throw down will take place on July 22, 2017 at the Roswell Convention & Civic Center located at 912 N. Main St. Doors open at 6 pm and the show starts at 7 pm. G...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

In search of a home for a heeler

Adopt Of The Week (week of 5-22-17) (website)

This male heeler is 2 years old and in need of a new home. You can visit him at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 7095. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

Properly check out repair services after hailstorm

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Following the recent hailstorm, many roof-repair services are expected to be out in force soliciting their services to local residents whose home or business roofs were damaged by the hail. The number of these types of contractors usually grows after a se...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Vote for Roswell!

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The more votes we get in this contest bring us closer to winning improvements for Roswell's Main Street businesses. You can vote every day to help the Roswell community! Go to http://www.mainstreetcontest.com/profile.php?id=121 to learn more and vote...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Program offered to encourage removal of dilapidated buildings

Clean and Safe (website)

The City of Roswell is conducting its “Clean and Safe” program that offers local property owners free disposal (other than a $5 permit fee) of materials from the demolition and removal of condemned and dilapidated structures in the cit...

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Posted on: February 4, 2017

‘Smart meters’ will offer better billing accuracy and monitoring of water use

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The City of Roswell is preparing to replace the approximately 19,000 water meters at residential and business properties throughout the city with modern “smart meters” that will offer more accurate customer billing and greater efficiency in the water util...

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Posted on: September 30, 2016

Emergency-notification system serving city, county

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Citizens in Roswell and throughout Chaves County are encouraged to sign up for notifications from the city and county that will warn, inform and instruct residents during severe weather and emergency situations. 

People can select one or more means &a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Zoo initiates earlier daily opening

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Beginning Memorial Day, May 26, people will be able to visit the Spring River Park and Zoo an hour earlier than in the past. The free-admission zoo will open at 9 a.m. each of its weekly six days of operation.

Opening an hour earlier will offer visitors ad...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Summer Vacation Fun Program features variety of activities

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Registration is open for Roswell Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Vacation Fun Program. The theme of this year’s program is “Thinking Green in 2017.”

The Summer Vacation Fun Program will be in session May 30 through Aug. 9 a...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Runners and walkers can enter Alien Chase

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The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Alien Chase Saturday, July 1. The event will begin at 7 a.m. at the Roswell Convention and Civic Center at 912 N. Main. The Alien Chase includes a 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run, and a 5K ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

City’s Summer Sports Camps begin with tennis

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The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring Summer Sports Camps, kicking off with the Tennis Camp June 5-8. The camp is for ages 6-14 and will take place each day 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Cahoon Park Tennis Courts. The cost is $30 (plus...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Splash pad set to open for spring/summer season

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The Murphy Family Splash Pad will open for its full-time spring/summer season Memorial Day weekend.

The splash pad at Poe Corn Park (along East Second Street just east of Garden Avenue) will open Saturday, May 27, and be open every day (with occasional one...

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Posted on: April 29, 2017

Fish Naming Contest

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While our new fish water feature settles in to its new home, we need your help, or, more specifically, the help of the children. Our local children have an opportunity to name this fish. 

The city and our partners are excited to open a naming contest ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Registration begins in May for youth summer soccer

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The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring its annual youth Summer Soccer League. The league is open to boys and girls ages 3-13. Cost is $35 (plus tax) for the first child and $30 (plus tax) for each other child being registered by...

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Posted on: April 1, 2017

What's Happening @ Parks & Recreation

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Special events for April, May, & June 2017

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Public’s help sought to locate murder suspect

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An arrest warrant was issued May 25 for a Roswell man who allegedly conspired with another local man to plan and carry out the December 2014 murder of Joe Anthony Garza of Roswell.

Roswell Police Department investigators are asking for the public&rsquo...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

In search of a home for a heeler

Adopt Of The Week (week of 5-22-17) (website)

This male heeler is 2 years old and in need of a new home. You can visit him at the Roswell Animal Shelter at 705 E. McGaffey St. The impound number is 7095. Shelter hours are Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. You can call the ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Buried murder victim identified

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A woman’s body found two weeks ago buried outside a house in south Roswell has been identified as that of Ambra Lynn Taylor, whom is believed to have been murdered.

Roswell Police Department investigators were able to make the identification based on tatto...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Man charged with the 2005 double murder of brothers who were shot at home

cold-case murder solved (website)

An arrest warrant was issued March 27 for the man Roswell Police Department investigators believe is responsible for the murder of two brothers in their Roswell home nearly 12 years ago.

The warrant charging two counts of first-degree murder was issued for...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

RPD's Annual Report available

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Top-level crimes, as classified by the FBI, decreased for a second straight year in Roswell in 2016. The overall decline (11.5 percent) in Part I crimes (murder, rape, robbery, assault, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft, arson) within the city comes ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

RPD is hiring!

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The Roswell Police Department is now hiring! We are eager to add to the department those who share our commitment to making a positive difference by protecting and serving this community. RPD welcomes anyone ready to become part of our team of professiona...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Take steps to protect property and be aware of suspicious activity

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Roswell's citizens play a key role in helping prevent crime in the community and making their neighborhoods safer places to live. The Roswell Police Department encourages citizens to be mindful of the simple steps they can take to help reduce cri...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Summer Reading Program Kick-off Party + Food Drive

Summer Reading PRogram Kick off Party and food drive

On June 1st when signing up for the Summer Reading Program if you bring in 5 non-perishable food items or hygiene products, you will receive a FREE root beer float and browsing bag *while supplies lasts*! Items will be donated to a local food bank (Harves...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Seeking Donations for Summer Reading + more

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The Roswell Public Library is seeking donations for the Summer Reading Program as prizes - primarily for adults, but other age appropriate donations are welcome. The Library is also seeking items to be donated to use for Tween Crafts. Below is a list of i...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

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