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Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race
Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election, with the GOP nominee's campaign suggesting in reply that her pro...
August 01, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: While you were sleeping
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 13 through July 19, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 17 through 24. Provided by Atlanta ...
August 01, 2014 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount confirms Woods as GOP state superintendent nom
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Thursday certified the recount for the July 22 primary runoff election results for the Republican state school superintendent candidates, confirming Richard L....
August 01, 2014 09:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia, four other states get one-year ESEA extension
President Barack Obama’s administration Thursday announced five states — Delaware, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and South Carolina — have received a one-year extension for flexibility from certain ...
July 31, 2014 07:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools’ scores mixed on EOCT
Students at local schools had mixed results in the End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) during the 2013-14 academic year when compared to the state averages for most subjects. The Georgia Department of Educa...
July 31, 2014 06:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Hub cited for fire, code enforcement violations
The Hub, an extended-stay hotel located at 6096 Barfield Road and being used for student housing by the Art Institute of Atlanta in Sandy Springs, faces multiple violations following annual inspect...
July 31, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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National Night Out set for Tuesday
In a news release Wednesday, the Sandy Springs Police Department announced it and Target are teaming up for the 31st annual National Night Out community celebration Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Hamm...
July 30, 2014 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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West Nile Virus reported at four county parks
The Georgia Division of Public Health has notified the Fulton County Department of Health Services that mosquito samples in four communities have tested positive for the West Nile Virus, the county...
July 30, 2014 12:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local couple promotes cord blood awareness
For Nehal Patel, her looming Aug. 3 due date is representative of life in more ways than the obvious. Aside from marking a new addition to the Sandy Springs resident’s family, mother and child’s fi...
July 30, 2014 11:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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School board discusses armed personnel
Fulton County Board of Education officials are looking to clarify the implications of recently passed legislation to parents and staffers regarding weapons in and around school campuses. The Georgi...
July 30, 2014 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Recount ahead in GOP state school superintendent race
The Georgia secretary of state’s office Tuesday announced it will hold a recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff election between Richard Woods and Michael L. “Mike” Bu...
July 29, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glenridge Hall property getting interest from corporations
Since going on the market July 1, the Glenridge Hall property in Sandy Springs has been visited by about a dozen potential buyers, said Mike Rabalais of the Mayson family office, which is selling i...
July 25, 2014 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Warrants issued for suspect in murder case
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Friday morning detectives have obtained murder warrants for Patricko Mondrez Davis, 21, of Pine Cone Road in southwest Atlanta, in connection with the ...
July 25, 2014 12:54 PM | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Perdue wins GOP nomination
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 12:09 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM CANDIDATES BOB BARR, BARRY LOUDERMILK AND SUSAN THAYER) David Perdue has won his tight Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’...
July 25, 2014 12:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council to tweak rezoning regs, talks performing arts center
Officials are temporarily rebuffing some prospective developers in an effort to tweak the city’s zoning regulations. At a special called meeting Wednesday at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Counc...
July 25, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Officer injured in car wreck on Ga. 400
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 1:33 P.M. WITH THE OFFICER'S NAME) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced one of its officers was involved in a two-car wreck on Ga. 400 South at Northridge Ro...
July 24, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Atlanta Cyclorama painting to move to Buckhead
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 5:54 P.M. WITH NEW INFO ON THE CYCLORAMA'S NEW FACILITY) Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed said the huge Atlanta Cyclorama painting, which has been on display in Grant Park for more tha...
July 23, 2014 07:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead resident struggling with immigration issue
(UPDATED THURSDAY 10:45 WITH CORRECT SPELLING OF SANFORD POSNER) An immigration issue could force a Buckhead resident who grew up in Campinas, Brazil, but attended college in the U.S. to be deporte...
July 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County commission delays vote on property tax rate
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners at its meeting last week moved the millage rate hearings and vote. According to a county statement, commissioners delayed the procedures because they want m...
July 23, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Head of Household
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 6 through July 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, July 10 through 16. Provided by Atlanta P...
July 23, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating shooting/carjacking case
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 2 P.M. WITH NEWS THE STOLEN VEHICLE HAS BEEN RECOVERED) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced detectives are working a number of leads provided by the victim...
July 23, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Holy Spirit student earns perfect scores on SAT, ACT tests
Meredith Jones studied for the SAT and ACT tests before taking them June 7 and 14, respectively, but said she was not expecting to score perfect marks on both of them. The 17-year-old rising senior...
July 23, 2014 09:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County School System prepares to open Aug. 11, announces changes
The 2014-2015 school year starts on Aug.11 for thousands of children in Fulton County. The Fulton County School System has announced several changes for its schools, including new principals, new p...
July 22, 2014 11:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wilson wins Democratic primary for state superintendent
Democrat Valarie Wilson has won her party's nomination for state school superintendent. Early returns Tuesday showed Wilson winning about 54 percent of the vote against state Rep. Alisha Thomas Mor...
July 22, 2014 11:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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