Northside, Gwinnett Medical announce plans to combine
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MARTA selects developers for Brookhaven, Chamblee stations
MARTA Thursday announced its board of directors has approved the transit-oriented development partners for its Brookhaven/Oglethorpe and Chamblee rail stations. In September 2014, the agency announ...
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Sandy Springs Circle to be closed Sept. 12 and 13
The city of Sandy Springs Thursday announced motorists who use Sandy Springs Circle as part of their weekend travel route will need to plan around lane closures Sept. 12 and a road closure Sept. 13...
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Morgan Falls Road construction starting this week
The city of Sandy Springs Monday announced construction to improve Morgan Falls Road and add a sidewalk along the roadway will start this week. The $1.75 million project will install a new sidewalk...
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Northside, Gwinnett Medical announce plans to combine
Northside Hospital and Gwinnett Medical Center Wednesday announced they have approved a non-binding letter of intent to begin exclusive discussions to combine their operations. According to a news ...
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Braves bond to cost less than estimated
Due to low interest rates, the $368 million in bonds the county plans to use to finance the construction of SunTrust Park will require $22.4 million in annual debt service payments, about $1.6 mill...
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Phone thief
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 14 through 20. - Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Department did not submit ...
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Mount Vernon Village celebrates upgrades
After 30 years of happy memories, Mount Vernon Village, has updated its facilities/services and wants to celebrate it with the community with an open house Sept. 13. The 7-acre-independent living f...
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Ready Georgia survey: Not all residents ready for disaster
More than three out of four Georgians are at least somewhat prepared for an emergency, but many have not taken all of the essential steps to get ready, according to a new statewide survey released ...
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Georgia Commute Options issues Code Orange smog alert
Georgia Commute Options, a program of the Georgia Department of Transportation, Tuesday announced it has issued a Code Orange smog alert for Wednesday. A Code Orange alert means that the air is unh...
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Lovett completes $94 million capital campaign
The Lovett School in Buckhead Monday announced it has completed its $94 million capital campaign. Our Defining Decade: A Campaign for Lovett, 2005-2015, will help pay for major improvements to camp...
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Updated: Sandy Springs named one of Safest Cities in Georgia
SafeWise, a Salt Lake City, Utah-based, community-focused security organization committed to increasing safety education, awareness and preparedness that tracks safety, released its 2015 40 Safest ...
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AAA: Gas for Labor Day should be lowest in 10 years
Motorists in the Southeast should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade, Tampa, Fla.-based AAA — The Auto Club Group announced Sunday night. According to a news release, the current stat...
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  • City of Sandy Springs to host Veterans Day Tribute
    The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced it will host its annual Veterans Day Tribute Nov. 11 at 11:30 a.m. The public celebration to honor those who serve and served our country will be held at ...
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    Alpharetta resident dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game
    A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees. Lt. Charles Hampton of the ...
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    Local high schools’ ACT scores mixed
    Local high schools had mixed results in the American College Testing (ACT) exam, according to scores released Wednesday by the Georgia Department of Education. The ACT is an alternative to the Scho...
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    MARTA launches "Free Ride” campaign for Labor Day Monday
    All day on Sept. 7, MARTA is inviting everyone to ride its trains, buses and Mobility service at no charge. “Free Ride” is the second ridership initiative introduced by the Authority in recent week...
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    Sandy Springs' Riverside Drive reopens
    The city of Sandy Springs Thursday announced motorists can once again use Riverside Drive at Johnson Ferry Road as part of their travel route. Riverside Drive reopened Thursday following a three-mo...
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    AAA: 35.5 million Americans to travel on Labor Day weekend
    Tampa, Fla.-based AAA Travel Thursday announced it projects 35.5 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Labor Day holiday weekend, the highest volume for the holiday s...
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    Sprouts Farmers Market to open in Sandy Springs next week
    Sprouts Farmers Market, a Phoenix-based healthy grocery store offering fresh, natural and organic foods at competitive prices, will host the grand opening for its new Sandy Springs location Sept. 2...
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    Five things you need to know about the future of Turner Field
    The Atlanta Braves baseball stadium, originally occupied by the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games, is not only a sports destination. It is also the subject of controversy as the city of Atlanta, Fulton...
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    Advanced Placement test scores improve during 2014-15
    Recently released Fulton County School District Advanced Placement scores on calculus grade averages for the 2014-15 school year showed great improvement despite math curriculum changes for the cur...
    August 25, 2015 05:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Bumped and stranded
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Aug. 9 through Aug. 18 and the Sandy Springs Police Department Aug. 8 through 14. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer April White and Sand...
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    Effort under way to winterize Chastain Park pool
    The Chastain Park Athletic Club plans to take its swimming team practices to a new level by winterizing its pool allowing divers more preparation time. “We are now in the process of taking the pool...
    August 25, 2015 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA to roll out bicycle repair kiosks Tuesday
    MARTA Monday announced it will open the first of seven self-service, Dero bicycle repair kiosks at rail stations across the system Tuesday. According to a news release, cyclists will be able to mak...
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