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AAA survey: 52% of Americans to take 2-3 vacations in 2015
The busy travel season is quickly approaching and many Americans are already making plans, according to a study released Tuesday morning by Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group. This year, n...
March 03, 2015 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta, Fulton school districts get grants
The State Board of Education Friday announced it has awarded Striving Reader grants to schools in 15 Georgia school districts, including the Atlanta and Fulton County ones. The Cobb County district...
February 28, 2015 01:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Propane gas study: Georgia's demand 226.1 million gallons
The Propane Education & Research Council, a Washington-based, congressionally authorized check-off and national energy organization, Tuesday released the findings in its economic impact study about...
February 27, 2015 06:55 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA Buses to Operate on Saturday Schedule Starting at 6 p.m due to weather
Based on current and anticipated weather conditions, MARTA will make the following changes to its bus, rail and Mobility service. BUS: Beginning at 6 p.m. till 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25, bus se...
February 25, 2015 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Some friend
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Feb. 13 through 19. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit re...
February 25, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Select Medical bringing facility to Emory St. Joseph's Hospital
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 2 P.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON WHO WILL PAY FOR THE RELOCATED HOSPITAL FACILITY) If all goes as planned, Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs will bring “a hospital within...
February 25, 2015 02:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPS honored by Environmental Protection Agency
The Washington-based U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday announced it gave the Climate Leadership Award to 16 organizations and businesses and one individual nationwide, including Sandy Sp...
February 24, 2015 03:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: All local school districts cancel classes again
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 8:29 P.M. WITH NEWS THAT ALL THREE LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE CANCELLED THURSDAY'S CLASSES) Another day of inclement weather and/or predicted winter storms meant another day ...
February 23, 2015 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotary Club of Buckhead honors Cinnabon's Kat Cole
The Rotary Club of Buckhead Saturday night honored one of Atlanta’s biggest stars in business. At its annual Foundation Ball at Cherokee Town Club in Buckhead, the organization lauded Kat Cole, new...
February 22, 2015 10:37 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community to get private park
The High Point Civic Association and Sandy Springs Conservancy are partnering with the city to plan and fund a private park within the High Point community. Conservancy board mem-ber William Collin...
February 20, 2015 06:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lake Forrest townhouse project deferred
A new townhouse project may be coming to the corner of Lake Forrest Drive and Hammond Drive in Sandy Springs. At its meeting Tuesday at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 5-0 to defer ...
February 20, 2015 06:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Residents, city officials meet on Lake Forrest dam issue
    by Margot Carvallo
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    02.12.15 - 04:45 pm
  • Couples share secrets to long-lasting marriages
    by Margot Carvallo
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    02.11.15 - 04:39 pm
  • Companies use customized medicine for better care
    by Margot Carvallo
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    02.11.15 - 04:32 pm
  • Fulton names finalist for new county manager
    Effective Monday, the Fulton County Board of Commissioners has designated a single finalist for the position of county manager, Fulton announced Monday. Richard “Dick” Anderson, who has served as c...
    February 20, 2015 09:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County schools cancel classes; Atlanta, Cobb open
    (UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH NEWS THAT THE FULTON COUNTY SCHOOLS DISTRICT CANCELLED FRIDAY CLASSES) With the National Weather Service issuing a winter weather advisory for north Georgia, inclu...
    February 20, 2015 09:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA apologizes for mechanical problems
    MARTA announced Thursday afternoon it apologizes for the mechanical problems on the rail system Thursday morning that impacted customers during one of the coldest days of the year. As a result, six...
    February 19, 2015 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local high schools named AP Honor Schools
    State School Superintendent Richard Woods Wednesday named 609 Advanced Placement (AP) Honor Schools, and the four local public high schools were named to some of those lists. AP courses and exams a...
    February 19, 2015 09:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Veterinary clinic’s new parking deck approved
    Georgia Veterinary Spe-cialists may have resolved its employee parking safety issues. At its meeting Tuesday at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council approved the Abernathy Road clinic’s rezoni...
    February 18, 2015 06:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Chamber to recognize outstanding work at awards gala
    The third annual Sandys Awards Gala will take place Saturday night at the Chastain Horse Park in Buckhead. The masquerade ball, hosted by the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce, is a black...
    February 18, 2015 06:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Dogs, officers form efficient partnership
    The K-9 unit’s role within the Sandy Springs Police Department is very specific and key to the city. The dogs are able to perform certain tasks more efficiently than police officers can, officer Mi...
    February 18, 2015 06:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Brookhaven resident invents new phone
    Nebi Erdogan, a Brookhaven resident, has developed a Voice Over Internet Protocol-optimized, dual- subscriber identity module smartphone that allows users to have voice-text service without the nee...
    February 18, 2015 06:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fox Theatre brings friendship story to stage
    The Fox Theatre opens its doors tonight to welcome “Wicked” as a part of the Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta’s 2014-15 series. Playing through March 8, “Wicked” is based on Gregory Maguire’s b...
    February 18, 2015 06:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Update: 19-year-old Bryce Goodall of Milton found
    Updated at 4 p.m.: The city released the following statement: "The City of Milton Police Department would like to sincerely thank the numerous concerned individuals for your help in finding 19-year...
    February 18, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Not playing games
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Feb. 1 through 7. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White. Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Poli...
    February 18, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sen. Tate files a bill to annex Braves back into Atlanta
    A bill filed in the Georgia General Assembly Feb. 10 proposes to annex the property where the new Atlanta Braves stadium is being built into the city of Atlanta. Senate Bill 96, filed by District 3...
    February 18, 2015 11:10 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Cedar Club to raise funds for children’s hospital
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.11.15 - 04:28 pm
  • GDOT: 285/400 interchange work to start in 2016
    by Margot Carvallo
    mcarvallo@neighbornewspapers.com
    02.06.15 - 06:40 pm