Braves team official, local leaders talk new stadium
by Bobby Tedder
October 16, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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 Cobb County in 2017. His remarks came during this week’s Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce luncheon at The Retreat at The Summit in Brookhaven. “We’ve got all the right people in place; we’re going to finish this project and finish on time,” Plant, executive vice president of busine...
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...
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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...
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Theater recognizes 40th anniversary of Save the Fox campaign
In 1974, the Fox Theatre in Midtown was in danger of being torn down due to economic woes.  With an impending sale of the property to utility Southern Bell, the theater, which opened in 1929, was g...
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Elected officials and college degrees
Apr 04, 2014 | 1031730 views | 0 0 comments | 676 676 recommendations | email to a friend | print

Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?