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Northside Hospital's first Tax Day Baby gets surprise
April 15 at 1:32 a.m. 7-pound Jonathan Choe was born at Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs. Shortly thereafter, his parents were surprised with a contribution to a Path2College 529 Plan account fo...
April 18, 2015 09:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Leadership Sandy Springs hosts Earth Day event
Leadership Sandy Springs is back with its 13th annual Volunteer for a Better Sandy Springs Day Saturday. The event will kick off at 8 a.m. at the North Springs Charter High School, 7447 Roswell Roa...
April 17, 2015 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Schools district honors volunteers
In honor of National Volunteer Week, which started Sunday and ends Saturday, Fulton County Schools last week announced its 2015 volunteers of the year. These community members are an example of how...
April 16, 2015 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents asked for feedback on Fulton district courses
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs will offer a new International Baccalaureate Chinese course and Roswell High School will offer litera...
April 16, 2015 02:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials to open Saturday
Atlanta now has a permanent place where residents can bring items that cannot be recycled through normal means. The Center for Hard-to-Recycle Materials (CHaRM) in southeast Atlanta will open Satur...
April 15, 2015 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board reviews budget at work session
The Fulton County Board of Education Tuesday announced at its monthly work session at the North Learning Center in Sandy Springs it received a first look at the entire 2015-16 budget proposed by Su...
April 14, 2015 06:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school board members hosting community meetings
The local members of the Fulton County Board of Education will host monthly community meetings this week, the school district announced Tuesday. District 3 board member Gail Dean will host a meetin...
April 14, 2015 05:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia Commute Options hosting Be the Solution activities
Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia Department of Transportation program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, Wednesday announced it is planning a week’s worth of activities ...
April 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA changes pickup location for Braves shuttle
MARTA Friday night announced a change in the pickup location for its Braves shuttle. Effective Saturday, the new pickup location will be on the Forsyth Street side of the MARTA Five Points station....
April 12, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Timeless lady
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 15 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 21 through 27. Provided by Sandy Sprin...
April 09, 2015 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Young Explorers learn police work
The Sandy Springs Police Department has a youth program called Police Explorers to teach all things police to residents 14 and older. The program was originally created by the Boy Scouts in partner...
April 09, 2015 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs council green-lights tree ordinance changes
The city of Sandy Springs is two-thirds of the way through a project to approve its conservation ordinances. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the city council voted 6-0 to approve updates...
April 09, 2015 12:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Double-decker highway among ideas to unclog Atlanta traffic
    Georgia transportation planners say converting Atlanta's Downtown Connector into a double-decked superhighway -- or creating tunnels beneath or parallel to it -- are the types of ideas they want ex...
    April 09, 2015 09:52 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Axt retiring as director of Leadership Sandy Springs
    After serving as Leadership Sandy Springs’ executive director for 14 years, Carolyn Axt is retiring. Since 2001 Axt has been in the role, a part-time position, for the 28-year-old nonprofit dedicat...
    April 08, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County DA: heroin problem at ‘outrageous level’
    Until recently, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard said he was not aware of a heroin problem in north Fulton. That all changed, he said, after attending a series of town hall meetings last...
    April 08, 2015 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA to host hearings on bus service changes
    MARTA will hold public hearings on proposed bus service modifications Monday and April 14 and 16 to gather in-put from customers and stakeholders about proposed route modifications. Modifications t...
    April 07, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Federal official Jewell visits Sandy Springs
    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell visited the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area’s Island Ford location in Sandy Springs Monday to highlight the need to fully fund and reauthori...
    April 06, 2015 03:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police: kidnapped mother, two children now safe
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Saturday announced the mother and two children taken earlier Saturday from a home at 66 Northwood Drive have been located and taken into protective custody unhar...
    April 04, 2015 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs residents weigh in on roundabouts plan
    Herb Daws, like many Sandy Springs residents who drive down Mount Vernon Highway and Johnson Ferry Road on a regular basis, is ready for a change to those intersections. He was one of about 30 peop...
    April 02, 2015 09:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs to close Spalding-Mount Vernon intersection
    The city of Sandy Springs Thursday announced the intersection of Spalding Drive and Mount Vernon Road will close to through traffic beginning April 13 as construction begins on roadway improvements...
    April 02, 2015 07:45 PM | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Community Assistance Center touts growth at breakfast
    The Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs celebrated its breakfast and annual meeting last week at the Dunwoody Baptist Church with rising numbers. “CAC serves [the cities of] Sandy Springs ...
    April 02, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Stalker
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 8 through 14, and the Sandy Springs Police Department March 6 through 12. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
    April 02, 2015 10:09 AM | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Buckhead woman one of state’s youngest female advisors
    Buckhead resident Mary Lowell Downing, a SunTrust Bank client advisor associate, could be the only woman under 30 in Georgia to hold this client-facing role, according to Jeffrey Seavey, senior vic...
    April 02, 2015 09:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Survey: Nearly 90% of people pleased with state courthouses
    The first statewide survey to gauge the satisfaction of Georgia’s court users found that most people leaving state courthouses had a positive experience. Almost 90 percent of courthouse visitors an...
    April 01, 2015 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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