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Fulton County seeking public input on budget
Fulton County residents and stakeholders are invited to give input during an upcoming series of public hearings regarding the 2015 general fund and south Fulton tax district fund budgets. The board...
October 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Police investigating commercial burglaries
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 10:10 A.M. WITH THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF THE OTHER BUSINESSES BURGLARIZED) The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday it is investigating several commercial burglarie...
October 17, 2014 09:04 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tornadoes touch down in Vinings, Sandy Springs
The National Weather Service has reported there were five tornadoes in metro Atlanta Tuesday morning, including one each in the Sandy Springs and Vinings areas. According to a public information st...
October 16, 2014 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Funny Money
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department, Oct. 3 through 9. Reports from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, were not submitted by press time. — ...
October 16, 2014 12:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Braves team official, local leaders talk new stadium
Atlanta Braves executive Mike Plant urged a room of local merchants, politicians and other professionals to not believe everything they read in the newspapers about the team’s move to southeast Cob...
October 16, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal staffer dies in Ga. 400 wreck
A 25-year-old Roswell man who worked for Gov. Nathan Deal died in a wreck on Ga. 400 near Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to a news release from Deal’s office, Maret "M...
October 14, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Sheriff's Office warning of jury duty scam
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new twist on an old telephone scam. Scam artists are typically targeting senior citizens, but recently they have been calling residents ...
October 14, 2014 10:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candidates disclose campaign finances
Several candidates in the Nov. 4 general election had either not filed their third quarter campaign disclosure reports for the Sept. 30 cycle or any at all by press time Monday, according to the Ge...
October 14, 2014 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to award arts, jail contracts
At its meeting Wednesday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve $750,000 in arts allocations and $24.5 million in jail contracts. The arts allotments include $48,000 for c...
October 14, 2014 07:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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DA: Thrasher to plead guilty
The Fulton County District Attorney’s office Monday announced Dr. Kelly Thrasher, a Sandy Springs resident arrested and charged with several criminal charges, is expected to plead guilty to those c...
October 13, 2014 02:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins in Fulton County
Fulton County’s early voting period for the Nov. 4 general election started Monday and will end Oct. 31. During the first week of early voting, seven sites are open. In the final two weeks of early...
October 13, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Students at Ridgeview Charter School evacuated
Ridgeview Charter School in Sandy Springs was evacuated Thursday afternoon, when some students were hospitalized for having chest pains or problems breathing. The rest of the school’s students were...
October 10, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Bike Challenge ends Oct. 19
In an effort to further promote cycling as a fun and sustainable transportation alternative, Georgia Commute Options and the Atlanta Regional Commission are partnering with an international firm, L...
October 10, 2014 01:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most local schools fare well on AP exams
Compared to the state average, three of the four local public high schools fared well on the Advanced Placement exams, according to data released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Education on ...
October 09, 2014 08:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Sept. 20 through 26, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 26 through Oct. 2. Provided by Atlanta...
October 09, 2014 11:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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'In the Moment' event to benefit hospice patients
In the Moment: A Celebration of Life, Sandy Springs-based nonprofit Visiting Nurse Health System’s signature fundraiser, will be held at the Piedmont Driving Club in Midtown Oct. 16. Its aim is to ...
October 09, 2014 11:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County early voting starts Monday
Fulton County’s early voting period for the Nov. 4 general election will begin Monday and end Oct. 31. During the first week of early voting, seven sites will be open. In the final two weeks of ear...
October 08, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Subdivision opts for private road
A Sandy Springs street is on the verge of going private. The processing of a petition for road and stormwater abandonment and privatization filed by Highland Valley Court Homeowner’s Association wa...
October 08, 2014 03:25 PM | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee Riverkeeper prepares for new leadership
After 20 years of leading Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Sally Bethea, 63, is preparing to retire from her roles as executive director and riverkeeper of the Atlanta-based nonprofit, which is dedicated...
October 08, 2014 01:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Suspect arrested for emailed threat to Art Institute of Atlanta
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 9:19 A.M. WITH PHOTO OF SUSPECT) The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday night announced detectives have arrested Anthony Michael Kallio, 32, of Duluth, for allegedly maki...
October 07, 2014 04:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Price, Montigel square off on election issues
On Nov. 4, Georgia’s sixth congressional district — consisting of a wide swath across east Cobb, north Fulton and north DeKalb — is up for grabs, as incumbent Tom Price, R-Roswell faces Democratic ...
October 07, 2014 02:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Local high schools’ SAT scores mixed
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 3:55 P.M. WITH COMPARISON OF THIS YEAR'S SCHOOL-LEVEL SCORES TO THE 2013 ONES) Local high schools had mixed results in the 2014 Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores released Tu...
October 07, 2014 10:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta offers tips to avoid SIDS
Each year, more than 2,500 infants in the United States die from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), the unexplained, sudden death of an infant under 1 year old. Researchers are finding the majori...
October 06, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents turn out to talk Northside-Powers Ferry upgrades
Sandy Springs residents turned out in droves for Tuesday’s open house targeting traffic improvement projects in the Northside Drive-Powers Ferry Road area. The city-hosted event, held at Temple Sin...
October 03, 2014 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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