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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Carjacking
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 10 through 16, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 15 through 21. - Provided by Atlanta Pol...
August 28, 2014 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Some Fulton teachers to see extra state funds
Designated math and science teachers working in the Fulton County Schools district can look forward to additional state funds to aid their instructional efforts. That news was unveiled during last ...
August 28, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local financial pro showing way to retirement
Editor’s note: This story is part of an occasional series of articles profiling local professionals. Scotty Hendricks is an account manager at Mutual of America. Although Scotty Hendricks Jr. is fa...
August 28, 2014 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Superior Court starts pilot project
The Superior Court of Fulton County Family Division in partnership with Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School and the Georgia Hispanic Bar Association Wednesday announced a new pilot project beginning...
August 27, 2014 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newell Rubbermaid EVP/CFO leaving company
Sandy Springs-based Newell Rubbermaid announced last week Doug Martin, executive vice president/chief financial officer, has resigned from the company, effective Aug. 24, to accept a senior leaders...
August 27, 2014 02:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County services moving as centers close
As of Wednesday, Fulton County will be offering all Comprehensive Workforce Services for dislocated adults and youth at three career centers. Tuesday will be the last day residents can use the cent...
August 22, 2014 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Innocents’ participates in ice bucket challenge
In a video posted to YouTube Friday, Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Head of School Paul Barton, left, and the Rev. Ned Mulligan, the school’s chaplain, took the ice bucket challenge for ALS after...
August 22, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Realtor putting the work in
Editor’s note: This story is the first in an occasional series of articles profiling local professionals. Collette McDonald is a real estate agent at RE/MAX Around Atlanta. Even for an early riser ...
August 22, 2014 07:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia moves up seven spots in ACT rankings
The 2014 ACT (American College Testing) results show Georgia moved up seven spots from 37th in 2013 to 30th this year. The 2014 ranking puts the state at the top of the pack among its Southeastern ...
August 20, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council, residents talk MARTA, rezoning
City officials and residents have kicked off a new round of possible MARTA rail expansion talks. MARTA officials conducted a presentation laying out preliminary details about the proposed project b...
August 20, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movies by Moonlight series returns Friday
An entertainment option this time of year for the past decade is back by popular demand. The Movies by Moonlight series — presented by Leadership Sandy Springs — kicks off Friday with a showing of ...
August 20, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council honors Community Development Block Grant program
At its meeting Tuesday night, the Sandy Springs City Council marked the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant program with a proclamation declaring this Friday as Sandy Springs ...
August 20, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fulton students go back to school
    by Samantha Shal
    sshal@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.12.14 - 10:09 am
  • City center web survey seeking residents' comments
    The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday opened a web survey ( www.sandyspringscitycenter.com/retail ) to solicit input from the community on the mix of retail they’d like to see as part of the new city...
    August 20, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McCoy named CEO of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital
    Craig McCoy has been named new chief executive officer of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, effective Sept. 1, the hospital announced Monday in a news release. McCoy joined Emory Health...
    August 18, 2014 05:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Voter registration deadline for Nov. 4 election Oct. 6
    The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections encourages residents to register to vote or to update their information to ensure they will have a smooth voting experience. Those wanting...
    August 18, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Progress made in Fulton County Jail lawsuit case
    Both parties in ongoing litigation agree progress is being made in housing Fulton County Jail inmates, the county announced Friday in a news release. Attorneys representing both parties in the case...
    August 16, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
    Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
    August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Economic development chief lauds Sandy Springs, Dunwoody
    The state’s economic development chief is touting area officials and merchants for their contributions to the current business and residential climate. Chris Carr, commissioner of the Georgia Depar...
    August 16, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police: Murder suspect arrested in California
    The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday announced the suspect wanted in the July 24 murder of a Sandy Springs man was arrested in Bakersfield, Calif., Wednesday night by the U.S. Marshals Paci...
    August 14, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nantahala Outdoor Center to open two local centers
    The Bryson City, N.C.-based Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Washington-based National Park Service Sunday announced Nantahala will open two riverside adventure centers within the Chattahoochee Riv...
    August 14, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    New Hawks CEO: Team to tap into city’s businesses
    Officially one month into his new job as CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Koonin has big plans for the NBA team. “Of the 16 Fortune 500 companies in [metro] Atlanta, only three are doing business wi...
    August 14, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    City officials, residents talk natural resources
    City officials and residents are looking to get on the same page concerning natural resource protection, a topic at last week’s special called Sandy Springs City Council meeting at City Hall. The c...
    August 13, 2014 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Good Samaritans
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 27 through Aug. 2. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Pol...
    August 13, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    UPDATED: Police investigating possible murder-suicide
    (UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 3:11 P.M. WITH SHOOTER'S IDENTITY) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday afternoon announced it has released the name of the shooter in its investigation of a possible...
    August 13, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • National Night Out set for Tuesday
    by Staff Reports
    07.30.14 - 05:03 pm