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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Thwarted
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department June 22 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt...
July 01, 2015 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Four candidates battling for District 80 seat
Four attorneys are vying for the District 80 Georgia House of Representatives position in the July 14 special election. Rep. Mike Jacobs, R-Brookhaven, vacated the seat in May after more than a dec...
July 01, 2015 12:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Murder suspect arrested in Cedartown
The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced murder suspect Juan Aviilez Dominguez, wanted in the June 22 killing of a man in Sandy Springs, has been taken into custody. According to a new...
June 30, 2015 04:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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TNT Fireworks offers safety tips as new law takes effect
In May, Gov. Nathan Deal signed House Bill 110, making it legal to purchase and use consumer fireworks in Georgia, expanding on the types of fireworks residents can buy. Below are answers to freque...
June 30, 2015 01:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating vehicle arson case
The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced it is investigating what it believes is arson to a marked police cruiser. According to a news release, the vehicle was found early Monday morni...
June 30, 2015 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta wins national award
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta Monday announced it was named Affiliate of the Year at the Dallas, Texas-based global breast cancer organization’s annual Komen Leadership Conference in Fort Worth, T...
June 29, 2015 06:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws go into effect this week
July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northridge Road to be closed Monday for valve repairs
The city of Atlanta Department of Watershed Management Friday announced a traffic advisory will be in effect Monday on Northridge Road between Colquitt Road and Dunwoody Place in Sandy Springs as c...
June 28, 2015 09:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA: 41.9 million Americans to travel for July 4 holiday
Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Thursday announced it projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007 and a 0.7 percent increase from the 41...
June 25, 2015 07:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local Realtors: Market good for buyers, sellers
In recent interviews with the Neighbor, top Realtors with local residential real estate companies talked about the current local market and its trends. “It is really busy,” said Betsy Akers, an age...
June 25, 2015 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents brainstorm city solutions
Allen Tonnie is one of the Sandy Springs residents who believes the city should re-vamp Roswell Road. “I would like to change the way it operates. It was built in the 1950s, the strip-mall model do...
June 25, 2015 04:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Rally Foundation bicyclists raise money, awareness
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.17.15 - 05:58 pm
  • Updated: Police identify name of man found dead behind home
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday announced its detectives are investigating an incident of a man found impaled on a wrought-iron fence behind a condominium in the 7000 block of Highland...
    June 25, 2015 01:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City center construction prep starts July 1
    The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday announced it continues to move forward in developing the master block for its city center. With demolition of buildings on the property almost complete, the city...
    June 24, 2015 05:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bad company
    Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department June 5 through 11 and the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, June 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs P...
    June 24, 2015 05:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lake Forrest dam repair expenses to be split
    The cities of Atlanta and Sandy Springs will cover the expenses to fix the Lake Forrest dam thanks to an intergovernmental agreement. According to a Sandy Springs city news release, “the two cities...
    June 24, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Leaders, residents envision new city endeavors
    Tamara Carrera wants to unite organizations in Sandy Springs. “We have the opportunity to develop partnerships to help get residents out of poverty levels. This community has the means,” the execut...
    June 24, 2015 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police: Warrants issued for murder suspect
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced its detectives have obtained arrest warrants for Juan Aviilez Dominguez, 29, for the murder of a 31-year-old male victim Monday night at an apa...
    June 23, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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    All Veterans Career Fair set for Thursday
    The All Veterans Career Fair will take place Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd. in downtown Atlanta. It is being produced by ...
    June 22, 2015 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Two Atlanta churches hosting prayer vigils tonight
    Atlanta’s Big Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church and St. Philip African Methodist Episcopal Church each will hold prayer vigils tonight to remember the lives lost Wednesday during a Bible st...
    June 19, 2015 05:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police investigating shooting
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday announced it is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday just after 9:20 p.m. at 345 Winding River Drive in Sandy Springs. According to a news ...
    June 18, 2015 11:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton County officials to co-host property tax meeting
    District 3 Fulton County Commissioner Lee Morris, Chief Assessor David Fitzgibbon and Board of Equalization Director Melvin Richardson will co-host a town hall meeting Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 p.m....
    June 18, 2015 04:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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    The Brickery getting ready to move
    The Brickery Grill and Bar is preparing to relocate. “All balls are in the air right now; we are aggressively looking at all options,” said Bruce Alterman, who co-owns the Sandy Springs restaurant ...
    June 18, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hotel/motel taxes to be used for new city center
    Sandy Springs officials are continuing to focus their efforts on the new city center project, which has its ground-breaking set for July 1. To accelerate items of the long-term, master-plan project...
    June 18, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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