UPDATED: Officer injured in car wreck on Ga. 400
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Glenridge Hall property getting interest from corporations
Since going on the market July 1, the Glenridge Hall property in Sandy Springs has been visited by about a dozen potential buyers, said Mike Rabalais of the Mayson family office, which is selling i...
July 25, 2014 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrants issued for suspect in murder case
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday morning detectives have obtained murder warrants for Patricko Mondrez Davis, 21, of Pine Cone Road in southwest Atlanta, in connection with the ...
July 25, 2014 12:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council to tweak rezoning regs, talks performing arts center
Officials are temporarily rebuffing some prospective developers in an effort to tweak the city’s zoning regulations. At a special called meeting Wednesday at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Counc...
July 25, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Officer injured in car wreck on Ga. 400
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:33 P.M. WITH THE OFFICER'S NAME) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced one of its officers was involved in a two-car wreck on Ga. 400 South at Northridge Ro...
July 24, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
(UPDATED THURSDAY 10:45 WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF SANFORD POSNER) An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deporte...
July 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County commission delays vote on property tax rate
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting last week moved the millage rate hearings and vote. According to a county statement, commissioners delayed the procedures because they want m...
July 23, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Head of Household
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 6 through July 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 10 through 16. Provided by Atlanta P...
July 23, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating shooting/carjacking case
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 2 P.M. WITH NEWS THE STOLEN VEHICLE HAS BEEN RECOVERED) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced detectives are working a number of leads provided by the victim...
July 23, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests
Meredith Jones studied for the SAT and ACT tests before taking them June 7 and 14, respectively, but said she was not expecting to score perfect marks on both of them. The 17-year-old rising senior...
July 23, 2014 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff
Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that w...
July 22, 2014 11:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 ...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police officer gets counterterrorism training
Capt. Robert Stevens of the Sandy Springs Police Department recently returned from Israel after spending two weeks learning new public safety techniques and technologies, the Georgia International ...
July 22, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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159,152 Georgians vote early in primary runoff election
Early voting for Tuesday’s primary runoff election ended Friday, and the Georgia secretary of state’s office announced Monday the number of ballots cast during the three-week period, which started ...
July 21, 2014 07:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Judge dismisses Pitts’ lawsuit against Eaves, county
A judge has dismissed the May 20 Democratic primary election lawsuit District 7 Fulton County Board of Commissioners (chairman) candidate Robb Pitts filed against fellow candidate John Eaves and Ri...
July 21, 2014 01:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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State complying with new law on school fundraisers
In response to new federal school nutrition regulations, State School Superintendent John Barge and the Georgia Board of Education Friday announced they are initiating the rule-making process to am...
July 20, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter turnout expected to be 10 percent
Even with a ballot that includes the high-profile showdown between Republican U.S. Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue, only about 10 percent of voters are expected to hit the polls in...
July 17, 2014 09:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Changes afoot with Vinings restaurants
The Vinings restaurant scene is undergoing some changes following the July 1 closing of Garrison’s Boiler and Tap in the Vinings Jubilee. Garrison’s, which opened in 1998, was sold to Tom Murphy, o...
July 17, 2014 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Woman arrested for leaving child in hot car
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 6:10 P.M. WITH NEW DETAILS ON THE CASE) The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday afternoon announced detectives this morning arrested Melissa Jackson, of Marietta, wanted i...
July 17, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: City's tree canopy rises to 62 percent
Following Tuesday’s Sandy Springs City Council meeting at City Hall, where the issue was discussed, the city announced a recent study measuring its tree canopy places Sandy Springs among the top ti...
July 16, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council mulls transportation, rezoning projects
Sandy Springs officials are considering a proposed development project whose implications have prompted residents to speak out. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Cou...
July 16, 2014 02:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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