Council approves townhome rezoning, nonprofit grants
by Everett Catts
December 17, 2014 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 10:20 A.M. WITH THE CORRECT NUMBER OF TOWNHOUSES IN THE SOUTHTECH HOMES DEVELOPMENT) In its final meeting of 2014, the Sandy Springs City Council Tuesday night covered a myriad of issues, dominated by zoning ones. The three-plus-hour meeting at City Hall started with the council spending an hour in executive session talking about real estate and litigation issues. Afterwards, Mayor Rusty Paul said he could not elaborate on what was discussed, citing state laws. ...
Area’s schools CCRPI scores mixed
The Georgia Department of Education Tuesday released the College and Career Ready Performance Index, based on data from the 2013-14 academic year. Local schools had mixed results. In February 2012,...
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Column: Progress being made in state’s charter school efforts
You may recall I vigorously opposed passage of a constitutional amendment in 2012 creating the State Charter School Commission that would allow an alternative method for authorizing charter schools...
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Metro Atlanta organizations help woman aid burned baby
A Staten Island, N.Y., woman who has helped children at one metro Atlanta school is now helping two other metro Atlanta organizations aid a badly burned baby from Swaziland. Elissa Montanti, founde...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?