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County launches food donation campaign
Fulton County Youth Commissioners will kick off their sixth Can-Paign to Fight Hunger Oct. 6 to help feed hungry adults and children. The campaign, in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Ba...
September 23, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Suspect arrested in double murder
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 2:16 P.M. WITH NEWS OF A SUSPECT BEING ARRESTED) The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced one person is in custody in connection with the Sept. 14 double homicide a...
September 23, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDUCATION GUIDE: New Construction
There will be no shortage of makeovers on local campuses in the 2014-15 school year and beyond. The following is a list of construction projects that were either completed in time for students to u...
September 23, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Absentee ballots sent at state deadline
The secretary of state’s office Monday announced the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Vot...
September 22, 2014 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra cancels concerts through Nov. 8
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s 70th season is scheduled to begin Thursday, but with little progress made in negotiations since the musicians’ two-year contract expired Sept. 6, it will be delayed...
September 22, 2014 04:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinkhole repair work expected to last at least a week
West Wieuca Road at Chastain Park in Buckhead is expected to reopen in a week to a week and a half as crews work to repair a sinkhole that closed the street between Lake Forrest Drive and Dudley La...
September 22, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating shooting at Target parking lot
The Sandy Springs Police Department Monday announced investigators arrested Larry J. Walls, 28, of Milwaukee, in connection with Sunday night’s shooting of Mario Ross, 27. Walls was as passenger in...
September 22, 2014 08:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City making grants available to organizations
The city of Sandy Springs announces the availability of fiscal 2015 grant funding for eligible nonprofits and community organizations that serve residents of Sandy Springs. The available funding po...
September 19, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to host performing arts center charette meeting
The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced it is seeking input from directors for arts organizations, theater, dance groups, music promoters, visual arts organizations and youth and business progra...
September 19, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia ranks 13th in Annual Highway Report
Georgia ranks 13th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report released Thursday by the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation. Georgia was ...
September 18, 2014 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council talks nightclub, rezoning issues
The Sandy Springs City Council has rejected a rezoning project involving the construction of an apartment building at 400 Carpenter Drive. That decision, by a 6-0 vote, was among the highlights of ...
September 17, 2014 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools get tech-savvy in classrooms
Students at local schools and across metro Atlanta are putting down their pencils and textbooks in exchange for laptops, tablets and other electronic devices as learning aides. This year, The Gallo...
September 17, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
    by Ricky Leroux
    nside@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.12.14 - 09:21 am
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    by Hilary Butschek
    nfulton@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.11.14 - 12:39 pm
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    by Samantha Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.09.14 - 01:31 pm
  • NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Parental Guidance
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 31 through Sept. 5, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 5 through 11. Provided by Atlanta ...
    September 17, 2014 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs Festival returns this weekend
    For Molly Graham, the Sandy Springs Festival is an early fall tradition she would not want to do without. Over the years Graham has served in virtually every capacity during the evolution of this w...
    September 17, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Powers Ferry Road to reopen today
    The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday announced it will reopen Powers Ferry Road between just south of Eppington Drive to Whitmere Court in time for the afternoon rush hour. The street has been close...
    September 17, 2014 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
    The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
    September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two local schools named Reward Schools
    Two local schools were named 2014 Reward Schools in the list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education. North Atlanta High School in Buckhead and Ison Springs Elementary School in San...
    September 16, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City to close roads for Sandy Springs Festival
    The city of Sandy Springs Tuesday announced four roads will be closed this weekend for the 29th annual Sandy Springs Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satur...
    September 16, 2014 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
    Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
    September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Schenck head of school to retire next year
    The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
    September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two suspects arrested in man's shooting death
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Monday announced two people, one male and one female, have been arrested and charged with murder in the Friday shooting death of Daniel John Zeitz, 28, in Sandy ...
    September 15, 2014 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA seeks to develop on top of rail stations
    MARTA announced Sunday it is seeking innovative ideas to develop the air rights atop its rail stations as part of its transit-oriented development program. It envisions riders eating meals at indoo...
    September 15, 2014 07:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community Assistance Center's food pantry low
    The Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs, which serves the poor in that city and in Dunwoody, last week announced its food pantry shelves at the are nearly empty and food donations are grea...
    September 12, 2014 05:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police investigating armed robbery; reward offered
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Friday announced it is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday at 5 p.m. at the America’s Mail Center located in the Abernathy Square Shopping Cent...
    September 12, 2014 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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