Local couple promotes cord blood awareness
by Bobby Tedder
July 30, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For Nehal Patel, her looming Aug. 3 due date is representative of life in more ways than the obvious. Aside from marking a new addition to the Sandy Springs resident’s family, mother and child’s first meeting will also result in the donation of the latter’s umbilical cord blood — a potentially lifesaving treatment option for patients battling a litany of diseases. Patel and her husband, Rohit, opted to do the same after the birth of son Shaan two years ago. “By donating, instead of ...
National Night Out set for Tuesday
In a news release Wednesday, the Sandy Springs Police Department announced it and Target are teaming up for the 31st annual National Night Out community celebration Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hamm...
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Perdue wins GOP nomination for US Senate
U.S. Senate GOP - Runoff (2,431 of 2,727 precincts - 89 percent) WINNER- David Perdue, GOP 233,832 - 51 percent Jack Kingston, GOP 228,006 - 49 percent School Superintendent Dem - Runoff (2,431 of ...
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Guest column: What sort of man picks on hungry children?
District 1 U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston calls himself a “fiscal hawk” who would slash federal budgets with a machete. He especially wants to chop federal assistance programs for the elderly, the disable...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 605421 views | 0 0 comments | 424 424 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?