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Glenridge Hall to be demolished by owner
It’s official. Glenridge Hall, the 84-year-old, 15,000-square-foot Tudor mansion in Sandy Springs, will be torn down. Calling the decision “an emotional thing,” Mike Rabalais, director of the Glenr...
March 26, 2015 05:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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AAA study finds 6 of 10 teens in car crashes distracted
The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, accor...
March 26, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta ranks third in EPA’s Energy Star Top Cities list
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Wednesday released its seventh annual list of the top 25 U.S. metropolitan areas with the most Energy Star-certified buildings in 2014 and the city of...
March 25, 2015 06:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Historic preservation group seeks to save Glenridge Hall
The leader of the Georgia Trust for Historic Restoration said he is hoping Glenridge Hall will be included in one company’s plans to develop the property that includes the 15,000-square-foot Tudor ...
March 25, 2015 05:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corneal transplant recipient lives fully
Gov. Nathan Deal declared March as Eye Donor Month in Georgia, with corneal transplants as one of the most common transplants with the least invasive procedure and no waiting list. Mari Fridenmaker...
March 25, 2015 04:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lake Forrest Drive townhouses green-lit
The planned townhouse development on Lake Forrest Drive in Sandy Springs has received the green light. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve...
March 25, 2015 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Road to drunk
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department March 7 through 13. - Provided by Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit reports in time to me...
March 25, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Superintendent proposes adaptable school expenditures
Fulton County Schools Superintendent Robert Avossa has presented an adaptable expenditure budget to be managed by each school in the district according to its necessities. “Parents always ask me ab...
March 25, 2015 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Secretary of state's corporate registration ends April 1
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp Wednesday announced he is reminding officers and registered agents of corporate entities registered in Georgia the annual registration renewal period has begun...
March 25, 2015 01:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Republican Party elects officers
The Fulton County Republican Party elected its officers to two-year terms during its convention March 14 at the Roswell Recreation Center. Party delegates cast ballots on 15 positions, starting wit...
March 25, 2015 09:43 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County police chief announces retirement
Fulton County Police Chief Cassandra Jones says she plans to retire next month. WAGA-TV reports that Jones, who is Fulton County's first African-American female chief, has been with the department ...
March 25, 2015 07:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Woodward student wins State Spelling Bee
Woodward Academy Tuesday announced eighth-grader Mona Mahadevan won the 54th Georgia Association of Educators’ State Spelling Bee Friday at Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta. Mahadevan c...
March 24, 2015 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs police arrest burglary suspect after I-285 wreck
The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced it has arrested Anthony Reed Eden, 43, of Smiths Station, Ala., after fleeing an officer in a Ford F-150 truck. According to a news release, of...
March 24, 2015 03:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Northside's Sleep Disorders Center hosting open house
Northside Hospital in Sandy Springs will host a community open house of its new state-of-the-art Sleep Disorders Center, 993-C Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 100, Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Guests wi...
March 23, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Symposium to focus on curbing plastic pollution
Georgia State University, the David J. Sencer Museum of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Plastic Pollution Coalition will co-host the 2015 Welch Symposium: Plastic GYRE: Artis...
March 23, 2015 01:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioner Bob Ellis to host town hall meeting
District 2 Fulton County Commissioner Bob Ellis is inviting the public to attend an open house and town hall meeting March 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fulton County North Annex, 7741 Roswell Road in...
March 21, 2015 02:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Police Department up for re-accreditation
The Sandy Springs Police Department will host a team of law enforcement professionals from around the country who will be assessing all aspects of the department’s police operations and management....
March 20, 2015 02:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs City Council green-lights townhouse project
The planned townhouse development on Lake Forrest Drive in Sandy Springs has received the green light. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to approve...
March 19, 2015 08:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs City Council denies lot rezoning
A High Point Road neighborhood lot will not be rezoned following a developer’s third attempt at doing so. At its meeting Tuesday night at City Hall, the Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to deny...
March 19, 2015 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County Juvenile Court appoints new judge
The Fulton County Juvenile Court Wednesday announced the appointment of Renata D. Turner as an associate judge. Selected by a panel of Juvenile Court jurists, Turner will join three presiding judge...
March 18, 2015 08:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton County makes evaluation report available
The Fulton County Housing and Community Development Department has released for public comment the draft fiscal 2014 consolidated annual performance and evaluation report, which covers the entire c...
March 18, 2015 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Buckhead accounting firm marks 30 years
Marshall, Jones and Co., a Buckhead-based accounting firm, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary all year long by keeping its “unquestionable integrity,” said co-owner and co-founder Charles Jones...
March 18, 2015 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schools, organizations offer abudance of activities
Schools will be out for the summer starting in May, but there will be plenty of activities at local summer camps to keep children busy. Camp registration is now open for organizations, schools and ...
March 18, 2015 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Emerald Ball to benefit at-risk children
The 88th annual Emerald Ball dedicated to support the city’s most disadvantaged at-risk children and youth will take place March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Georgia Aquarium in downtown Atlanta. The bal...
March 18, 2015 04:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • The Epstein School names new leader
    by Neighbor Staff
    03.10.15 - 03:17 pm