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Council adopts no-bid guidelines; new bridge opens
Sandy Springs officials are touting a new way of doing business in regards to road maintenance and construction contr...
11:07 AM, Thursday, June 19
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Police: Barricaded suspect taken into custody
The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday morning announced the North Metro SWAT arrested a suspect who had barric...
09:33 AM, Thursday, June 19
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Verizon users in Douglas soon can text to 911
Verizon Wireless customers living in Douglas County will soon be able to text public safety personnel to report emerg...
04:36 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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City wants county millage reduction to offset payment for ...
Douglasville City Council will ask Douglas County to continue to provide its fire and animal control services but wan...
04:16 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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Report: Metro Atlanta ranks eighth in walkable urbanism
Once known for its urban sprawl, metro Atlanta ranks eighth in walkable urbanism among the 30 largest U.S. cities, ac...
04:14 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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Master gardeners dispense horticulture know-how
When it comes to growing anything, from vegetables to flowers, there are no better authorities in Douglas County than...
04:02 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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CAT'S MEOW: Officials hope adoptions ‘shower’ on shelter
An event designed to bring together individuals and families seeking a four-legged friend is set this Saturday at the...
03:44 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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Council approves budget, names city center developer
Sandy Springs officials are touting another year of solvency. With a 5-0 vote, the Sandy Springs City Council approve...
01:36 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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Country Club of Roswell to host LPGA event
The Country Club of Roswell will be the site of the third annual Judson Collegiate & Legends Pro-Am Challenge June 26...
01:30 PM, Wednesday, June 18
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Construction starts on $14M addition to Teasley
Construction started last week on a $14 million, 20-classroom addition for the overcrowded Teasley Elementary School ...
11:51 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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Barr, Loudermilk trade blows at forum at Kennesaw State
The two remaining hopefuls in the race for Georgia’s 11th Congressional District traded verbal blows during a Saturda...
11:46 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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Roswell-based anti-aging spa gets clients ready for summer
After an icy winter and a rainy spring, summer is finally here, bringing with it beach vacations and pool parties. On...
11:18 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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Roswell remembers ‘community person’ Bill Billingsley
William Morton Billingsley, husband of Bulloch Hall Historic Site Coordinator Pam Billingsley, died June 9. The U.S. ...
11:09 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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Neighborhood watch: Good Samaritan has wallet stolen, Pure...
Recent police reports of note. All reports were supplied by local police departments. FORCED ENTRY: A Roswell residen...
11:00 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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Stultz faces Thayer for Cobb Post 2 school board seat
Tim Stultz, the Post 2 school board member for Cobb County, will face Susan Thayer July 22 in the Republican primary ...
10:50 AM, Wednesday, June 18
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