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AAA predicts 1.3 million Georgians traveling for Thanksgiving
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since ...
November 20, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council approves two electric vehicle charging stations
During its meeting at City Hall Tuesday, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve electric vehicle charging stations at Hammond Park through a grant from the Georgia Environmental Financ...
November 19, 2014 05:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Forecaster: Buckhead following Midtown’s lead
Once the epicenter of the metro Atlanta economy, Buckhead is now taking a back seat to Midtown, at least in the housing department. That was the message from Rajeev Dhawan, Ph.D., director of the E...
November 19, 2014 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nightclub, rezoning issues revisited
Officials rebuffed the purported new owner of a controversial local nightclub during Tuesday’s Sandy Springs City Council meeting. The city’s governing body voted 6-0 to deny Kenneth Durden’s bid f...
November 19, 2014 04:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vena at Vinings a hidden local gem
Local restaurateur Bruce Speer adheres to a simple mantra: “Believe in the magic of the music.” The proprietor of Vena at Vinings — vying for best-kept-secret-in-town status — aims to convert other...
November 19, 2014 11:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local school to host documentary screening
Morris Brandon Elementary School, 2741 Howell Mill Road in Buckhead, will host a special screening and discussion of the documentary “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia” Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:...
November 18, 2014 09:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools honored with Legacy of Excellence awards
Representatives of each of Sandy Springs’ public schools were among those honored Friday during Fulton County Schools’ Legacy of Excellence luncheon at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown...
November 18, 2014 07:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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SunTrust, Harris release holiday spending poll
Nearly 40 percent of Americans feel pressured to spend more than they can afford during the holidays, according to a recent survey conducted online among more than 2,000 adults by Harris Poll on be...
November 18, 2014 12:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Board of Realtors announces October data
The Atlanta Board of Realtors Monday released its October Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 area counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by First Multiple Listing ...
November 17, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weber School changing name to honor co-founder
The Doris and Alex Weber Jewish Community High School in Sandy Springs announced Tuesday it will officially change its name to The Felicia Penzell Weber Jewish Community High School, at a private r...
November 16, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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City taking Humanitarian Award nominations
The city of Sandy Springs Monday issued a call for nominations for its 2015 Humanitarian Award honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. The honor recognizes an individual who embodies King’s h...
November 14, 2014 06:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police seeking armed robbery suspect
The Sandy Springs Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying one of two armed robbery suspects. Shortly after 7 a.m. Nov. 6, the suspects, one white and one black, robbed at gunp...
November 14, 2014 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Hill, Golick re-elected
    by Hilary Butschek
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    11.05.14 - 01:59 pm
  • Children’s Healthcare performs 600th kidney transplant
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Thursday announced its transplant program performed its 600th kidney transplant last month at its Egleston campus in DeKalb County. Markai Dickerson, 4, of Jonesbor...
    November 13, 2014 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs Society's holiday happenings returns
    The fourth annual Elegant Elf Marketplace, as organizers say, continues to pick up steam while still managing to evolve. The event, one of Sandy Springs Society’s signature annual fundraisers, will...
    November 13, 2014 01:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Freeze warning covers metro Atlanta
    Forecasters have issued freeze warnings for much of northern, central and western Georgia as the coldest weather so far this season blows into the state. The National Weather Service said the warni...
    November 13, 2014 01:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ga. Board of Education seeks public input on Common Core
    The Georgia Board of Education has posted, for a 60-day public comment period, revisions to the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in English language arts and math. The standards were revis...
    November 13, 2014 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Peach Pass can now be used in Florida, North Carolina
    Just in time for the holiday travel season, the State Road and Tollway Authority announced Wednesday Peach Pass customers can now drive on Florida and North Carolina toll roads without having to st...
    November 12, 2014 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lovett hosting lecture, art show
    The Lovett School in Buckhead will continue its four-year lecture series, The Civil War and the Forging of Character, with a talk by Elizabeth R. Varon, Ph.D., Thursday at 6 p.m. in the Hendrix-Che...
    November 12, 2014 10:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City hosts Veterans Day Tribute
    The city of Sandy Springs hosted its fifth annual Veterans Day Tribute Tuesday at the Veterans Memorial located at the Concourse Corporate Center next to the Queen building, Building 5. Former U.S....
    November 11, 2014 03:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Little Nancy Creek Park board to host meeting
    The board of Little Nancy Creek Park in northeast Buckhead will host a public meeting Sunday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. James United Methodist Church, 4400 Peachtree Dunwoody Road in Buckhead. The ...
    November 11, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Friedman: Middle East 'a world of disorder'
    Thomas L. Friedman is the latest luminary to headline the annual Eizenstat Memorial Lecture. The renowned New York Times columnist, journalist and author delivered his address, “Explaining a World ...
    November 11, 2014 07:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre Biggest Fan contest winner named
    After a month-long search and 372 entries via social media, the Fox Theatre in Midtown Monday announced the winner of the Fox Theatre Biggest Fan contest, in celebration of the 40th anniversary of ...
    November 10, 2014 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ASO management, musicians reach agreement
    The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown announced Saturday it has ended the two-month lockout with its musicians. The symphony’s 70th anniversary season will open Thursday after its musicians and...
    November 08, 2014 08:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    ARC State of Region meeting focuses on technology
    With a focus on innovation and technology, the Atlanta Regional Commission hosted its annual State of the Region breakfast meeting Friday at the Georgia World Congress Center downtown. “We are a gr...
    November 07, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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