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Ohio gov. mulling presidential run speaks in Sandy Springs
As he considers running for president in 2016, Ohio Gov. John Kasich sounds like he is leaning toward that decision. Although the Republican did not announce if he is running for president for the ...
May 26, 2015 06:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Massage Scam
Police reports of note from the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30 and May 7 through 13. Provided by Sandy Springs Police Capt. Steve Rose. Editor’s note: The Atlanta Police Depart...
May 21, 2015 05:09 PM | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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North Atlanta High principal completing first year
The student body at North Atlanta High School in Buckhead welcomed Curtis Douglass, who is completing his first year as principal at the school. “This was an awesome year,” said Frankie Williams, c...
May 21, 2015 05:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Roswell exhibit shows visual arts side of John Lennon
The Ann Jackson Gallery in Roswell will showcase how a legendary English singer-songwriter expressed himself through drawings in “The Art of John Lennon” exhibit May 29 through 31. “He was an artis...
May 20, 2015 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia State Patrol enforcing "slow poke" law
The Georgia State Patrol says officers have written about 270 tickets under a law that makes it illegal to block faster drivers in the left-hand lane. The state's so-called "slow poke" law took eff...
May 18, 2015 04:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Riverside Drive to be closed to realign sharp curve
Beginning May 26, Riverside Drive south of Johnson Ferry Road will close to through traffic as the city begins realigning the existing sharp curve on Riverside Drive, the city of Sandy Springs anno...
May 14, 2015 10:18 PM | 1 1 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Busted
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department’s Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, April 26 through May 2, and the Sandy Springs Police Department April 24 through 30. Provided by Atlanta...
May 13, 2015 06:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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2015 graduation ceremonies
Editor’s note: the following list of graduation ceremonies was compiled based on information from the schools’ websites and their staff. Atlanta Country Day: May 21 at 6:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza Atlan...
May 13, 2015 06:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local companies, workers honored by Ga. Commute Options
Four local companies and two area employees late last month were honored during the Georgia Commute Options’ Be the Solution awards ceremony at the Commerce Club in downtown Atlanta. The event reco...
May 13, 2015 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs brings bees back to preserve
There is a buzz swarming in Sandy Springs, but it isn’t the rumor mill at work. About 25,000 bees arrived in the city Tuesday, ready to move into new digs at Lost Corner Preserve, one of the city’s...
May 13, 2015 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Official: Fulton County School System prepared for possible measles outbreak
Following a case in which a Forsyth County child last week was suspected of having measles but tested negative for it, a health official with the Fulton County Schools System said it is prepared fo...
May 13, 2015 04:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lovett valedictorian taking talents to Vanderbilt
Lovett School senior Mary Anderson’s high school run is a done deal and her future in college has been predicted as nothing short of victorious, said Anita Alston, her college advisor. The valedict...
May 13, 2015 12:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Clean commuting promoted during Bike to Work Week
Bicycling to work may be a daunting prospect, but would you try it just for one week? Georgia Commute Options, a Georgia DOT program designed to encourage alternatives to driving to work alone, is ...
May 13, 2015 11:38 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes 11 bills
Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Board of Realtors releases April Market Brief
The Atlanta Board of Realtors Tuesday released its April 2015 Market Brief on residential housing statistics for 11 counties in metro Atlanta. Market Brief, now compiled by First Multiple Listing S...
May 12, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Report: Atlanta among 35 'sneeziest and wheeziest' cities
Atlanta is ranked among America’s 35 sneeziest and wheeziest cities, the New York-based Natural Resources Defense Council announced Wednesday in a phone-based news conference to release a major rep...
May 11, 2015 04:19 PM | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Carter Center, Rotarians to co-host human trafficking summit
The Carter Center in Atlanta and Rotarians Against Child Slavery will co-host an international summit on human trafficking Monday and Tuesday. There also will be a candlelight vigil Tuesday at 7:30...
May 10, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commuters urged to use alternate routes, avoid plane crash
The Sandy Springs Police Department Friday announced it is urging commuters passing through the city to use alternate routes to avoid the plane crash on Interstate 285 eastbound at Peachtree Indust...
May 08, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Partership with Israeli cities announced
The city of Sandy Springs will partner with the Western Galilee cluster of three cities in Israel for a sister city project already under way. The new partnership, which will be managed by the Sand...
May 07, 2015 10:58 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal signs watered-down version of craft breweries bill
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a watered-down bill allowing craft breweries to let customers take home as much as 72 ounces of beer, or the equivalent of a six-pack, but only as a "souvenir." The legi...
May 06, 2015 05:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal signs bill giving tax break to Mercedes-Benz
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill granting a special tax break to automaker Mercedes-Benz. He signed the bill Wednesday without fanfare, ceremony or an announcement. It originally was drafted to r...
May 06, 2015 05:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA planning two more transit-oriented developments
During MARTA’s third annual Development Day Tuesday at the Historic Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech in Midtown, it announced plans for transit-oriented developments at two of its stations. They...
May 06, 2015 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton chairman, incoming U.S. AG meet
Fulton County Board of Commissioners Chairman John H. Eaves joined several mayors of large cities and other municipal leaders participating in a conference call with recently confirmed U.S. Attorne...
May 05, 2015 01:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Development, school crowding concern residents
    by Erika Wells
    ewells@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.28.15 - 12:41 pm