February 2007

There are 4 blog entries for February 2007.

Kimbell Bridge and Buice Roads DedicationFollowing the critical injury of Chris Land, in October 2005 while riding his motorcycle at the intersection of Kimball Bridge and Buice Roads, the local community joined forces to make this intersection safer. On February 23 the efforts of the community were rewarded when the Fulton County Government, in conjunction with the Cities of Alpharetta and Johns Creek, held a dedication to commemorate the improved intersection. The intersection has now been widened, sidewalks have been added and a stoplight has been installed to improve safety. Chris Land and his family were in attendance along with friends, extended family and neighbors. Also in attendance were speakers:
  • Mayor of Alpharetta, Arthur Letchas
  • Mayor of Johns Creek, Mike Botker
  • Fulton
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Congratulations to the Chattahoochee Boys Basketball team!Fulton County High School Basketball Photo The varsity Chattahoochee boys basketball team won second place in the regional tournament this past weekend. They beat the powerhouse Wheeler high team in the semi-finals (game photos) and then suffered a heartbreaking loss in overtime to the Centennial High Knights in the championship game. Come and support the team as they enter the state playoffs with a home game at Chattahoochee this Saturday February 24th at 7:30pm. Check back here Monday for (game photos) photos of the game. All the best, Jeff
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Ok, I am sure most of you sit around asking the burning question “what does Jeff get excited about?” I will answer thatCanom 1D Mark3 question for you now to put your minds at ease. Today Canon announced a new camera that I want badly. In fact I have already pre-ordered it and look forward to its arrival sometime in late April to early May. Here is some info on the new Canon 1D Mark 3 for those of you that also enjoy photography. Basically it is a 10 Mega Pixel, 10 frames per second beast that will be incredible for low light situations such as night football games, indoor basketball and theater events. It has a host of other improvements over the models that I currently use ( Canon1D and 1D Mark 2) that will make it more enjoyable and effective to use. I really…
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January Sales Report What a way to start the year! My recent optimism has proven to be well founded. Sales were up strongly in most price ranges. The only slow spot in the market compared to December 2006 was the price range from $600,000 to $800,000, where sales were off 71.4%. Now it is time for the good news and there is lots of it. Home sales for those listed under $275,000 went up 28.7% over December. The mid price range from $275,000 up to $600,000 saw sales shoot up 55.9%. Our happiest Alpharetta home sellers were those with homes listed over $800,000, as sales soared 200% over last month. Sales were strong compared to December 2006 and now we will take a quick look to see how sales compared to January 2006.St Ives Country Club Sales were up 1.9% in January 2007 for…
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