Roswell Road in Sandy Springs reopens following gas leak
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Snow flurries hit metro Atlanta; after-school activities cancelled
Snow flurries were falling Tuesday morning in metro Atlanta but the precipitation is not expected to accumulate. According to the National Weather Service’s website, the temperature Tuesday morning...
February 09, 2016 11:13 AM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell rolls out school bus camera system, other Fulton County cities will follow
In 1997, R. Sam Ham was driving a Fulton County school bus, dropping off elementary school students. He still remembers one particular stop and two of the children who got off the bus, a girl in th...
February 09, 2016 08:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs officials to plant tree on Arbor Day
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul and members of the Sandy Springs City Council will plant a hickory tree at Hammond Park, 705 Hammond Drive, in commemoration of Arbor Day Feb. 19 at 10:30 a.m. The hi...
February 08, 2016 03:23 PM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton mayors, commissioners to meet Wednesday
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting, convening a gathering of mayors from all of the county’s cities, Wednesday at 10 a.m. It will take place at the offices ...
February 08, 2016 02:41 PM | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs to host meeting on Glenridge Drive
The city of Sandy Springs will host a public information meeting Feb. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. at City Hall council chambers to gain residents’ input as the city begins the process of developing a Compl...
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MARTA reaps benefits of long-term bonds refunding
MARTA Monday announced its board has approved a resolution to refund $283 million of its bonds, which means the authority will save about $48.1 million in debt payments over the next 18 years. “MAR...
February 08, 2016 01:11 PM | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board announces February community meetings
The Fulton County Board of Education Monday announced its February community meetings. Each board member sponsors a monthly meeting open to all members of the community. The sessions provide an opp...
February 08, 2016 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Westminster debate team wins national tournament
Westminster senior Anish Dayal, 17, and junior Harrison Hall 16, won the 61st Barkley Forum National policy debate tournament, a prestigious invitational event with a field comprised of the top 230...
February 05, 2016 07:02 PM | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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San Fran’s top HIV doc aids Fulton in launching new clinic
Flanked by veteran California warriors in the fight against HIV/AIDS, Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John Eaves and the leadership of the county’s health services department Friday a...
February 05, 2016 06:37 PM | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County to host AARP mature driving course
The Fulton County Senior Multipurpose Facilities will host four AARP 55 Alive Mature Driving refresher courses in February, including one Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Dorothy C. Benson Seni...
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City delays lane closures on Sandy Springs Circle
The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced planned February lane closures for road construction on Sandy Springs Circle have been postponed until late spring. The delay is to provide added time for...
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Fulton County Schools to launch school bus cameras
The Fulton County School System Thursday announced it will activate its new bus stop arm cameras Monday, with a 30-day warning period on tickets to allow drivers to become familiar with the new saf...
February 04, 2016 09:04 PM | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Double Zero relocating to DeKalb County
The Sandy Springs Italian restaurant Double Zero Napoletana, which has been a good representative of the city’s diverse food options, is moving to Emory Village in DeKalb County. The restaurant ope...
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Sandy Springs to buy Hammond Road property
A lot on Hammond Drive at Lorell Terrace in Sandy Springs could be purchased by the city with intensions to widen Hammond in the future to improve traffic with a right-of-way. “It is something that...
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Knock, knock
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2 substa-tion, which includes Buck-head, Jan.10 through 30 and the Sandy Springs Police Department from Jan. 22 through 28. — Provided...
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Lobbyist to Fulton County: keep eye on train, health, new city bills
Former state representative Ed Lindsey returned to the Capitol this year as an employee of the Thompson Victory Group lobbying firm. He has been hired to represent Fulton County’s interests to the ...
February 04, 2016 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Segment of PATH400 in Buckhead open to pedestrians
Denise Starling paused during a walk down the PATH400 Greenway Trail in Buckhead to kick some dirt off the trail back onto its side. Three joggers approached, speeding down the path from Lenox Road...
February 04, 2016 10:11 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton's early voting for presidential primary starts Monday
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections will open 24 early voting locations for registered voters to cast their ballots for the 2016 presidential preference primary and city of A...
February 03, 2016 10:05 AM | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Fulton heroin epidemic prompts nuanced law enforcement approach
Last week, the Neighbor reported on a group founded by parents of children killed by opioids dedicated to fighting addiction and overdoses. Georgia Overdose Prevention worked to pass laws that shie...
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Sandy Springs’ Llop to run for District 11 U.S. House seat
Sandy Springs resident William Llop Tuesday announced his plans to run against incumbent District 11 U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Cassville, in the May 24 Republican primary election. The district...
February 02, 2016 06:28 PM | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Robinson running for Fulton County Superior Court clerk
Atlanta native Duvwon Robinson last month announced his candidacy for the seat of Fulton County Superior Court clerk. Robinson discussed his background, qualifications for the position, vision for ...
February 02, 2016 02:23 PM | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell Road in Sandy Springs reopens following gas leak
The city of Sandy Springs Tuesday afternoon announced a commercial-size gas line was damaged at Roswell Road and Sandy Springs Circle, forcing the closure of all lanes on Roswell at that intersecti...
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Sandy Springs native to appear on 'Jeopardy!'
Sandy Springs native Amanda Rosner, a freshman at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, will compete in the quarterfinals of the "Jeopardy!" College Championship Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. on ...
February 01, 2016 09:33 PM | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton workforce board to meet Feb. 18
The Fulton County Workforce Preparation and Employment System – Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act board will meet Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m. at the Adamsville Career Center located within the Adamsvil...
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