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Georgia moves up seven spots in ACT rankings
The 2014 ACT (American College Testing) results show Georgia moved up seven spots from 37th in 2013 to 30th this year. The 2014 ranking puts the state at the top of the pack among its Southeastern ...
August 20, 2014 05:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council, residents talk MARTA, rezoning
City officials and residents have kicked off a new round of possible MARTA rail expansion talks. MARTA officials conducted a presentation laying out preliminary details about the proposed project b...
August 20, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Movies by Moonlight series returns Friday
An entertainment option this time of year for the past decade is back by popular demand. The Movies by Moonlight series — presented by Leadership Sandy Springs — kicks off Friday with a showing of ...
August 20, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council honors Community Development Block Grant program
At its meeting Tuesday night, the Sandy Springs City Council marked the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant program with a proclamation declaring this Friday as Sandy Springs ...
August 20, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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City center web survey seeking residents' comments
The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday opened a web survey ( www.sandyspringscitycenter.com/retail ) to solicit input from the community on the mix of retail they’d like to see as part of the new city...
August 20, 2014 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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McCoy named CEO of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital
Craig McCoy has been named new chief executive officer of Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Sandy Springs, effective Sept. 1, the hospital announced Monday in a news release. McCoy joined Emory Health...
August 18, 2014 05:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voter registration deadline for Nov. 4 election Oct. 6
The Fulton County Department of Registration and Elections encourages residents to register to vote or to update their information to ensure they will have a smooth voting experience. Those wanting...
August 18, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Progress made in Fulton County Jail lawsuit case
Both parties in ongoing litigation agree progress is being made in housing Fulton County Jail inmates, the county announced Friday in a news release. Attorneys representing both parties in the case...
August 16, 2014 01:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's Healthcare of Atlanta video goes viral
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Rewind the Future video by its Strong4Life division went viral last week, and now has more than six million views. The video gives viewers a dose of reality when ...
August 16, 2014 12:59 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Economic development chief lauds Sandy Springs, Dunwoody
The state’s economic development chief is touting area officials and merchants for their contributions to the current business and residential climate. Chris Carr, commissioner of the Georgia Depar...
August 16, 2014 11:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police: Murder suspect arrested in California
The Sandy Springs Police Department Thursday announced the suspect wanted in the July 24 murder of a Sandy Springs man was arrested in Bakersfield, Calif., Wednesday night by the U.S. Marshals Paci...
August 14, 2014 05:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nantahala Outdoor Center to open two local centers
The Bryson City, N.C.-based Nantahala Outdoor Center and the Washington-based National Park Service Sunday announced Nantahala will open two riverside adventure centers within the Chattahoochee Riv...
August 14, 2014 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Hawks CEO: Team to tap into city’s businesses
Officially one month into his new job as CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, Steve Koonin has big plans for the NBA team. “Of the 16 Fortune 500 companies in [metro] Atlanta, only three are doing business wi...
August 14, 2014 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City officials, residents talk natural resources
City officials and residents are looking to get on the same page concerning natural resource protection, a topic at last week’s special called Sandy Springs City Council meeting at City Hall. The c...
August 13, 2014 05:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Good Samaritans
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, July 27 through Aug. 2. Provided by Atlanta Police Officer A.S. White Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Pol...
August 13, 2014 12:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Police investigating possible murder-suicide
(UPDATED WEDNESDAY AT 3:11 P.M. WITH SHOOTER'S IDENTITY) The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday afternoon announced it has released the name of the shooter in its investigation of a possible...
August 13, 2014 11:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Newell Rubbermaid announces second quarter results
Sandy Springs-based Newell Rubbermaid earlier this month announced the company’s second quarter 2014 financial results. “We have delivered very strong second quarter results across all key metrics,...
August 13, 2014 11:02 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cousins to buy Sandy Springs office complex for $348M
Downtown Atlanta-based Cousins Properties Inc. last week announced it will purchase the Northpark Town Center office complex in Sandy Springs from AEW Capital Management/Bank of Ireland for $348 mi...
August 12, 2014 04:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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No local schools on state's Alert Schools list
Tuesday the Georgia Department of Education released its 2014 Alert Schools list as part of the state’s waiver from the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. None of the local public schools in t...
August 12, 2014 01:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton students go back to school
Students at High Point Elementary School in Sandy Springs and all other schools in the Fulton County Schools district went back to school Monday. Atlanta Public Schools, including schools in Buckhe...
August 12, 2014 10:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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County gives tuberculosis outbreak update
The Fulton County Health and Wellness Department Friday released a status report on the ongoing tuberculosis outbreak at downtown Atlanta homeless shelters. According to the report, from Jan. 1 thr...
August 08, 2014 04:53 PM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton commissioners urging state to expand Medicaid
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners Wednesday voted to urge Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Legislature to reduce the burden of county taxpayers by reconsidering their decision to not expand ...
August 08, 2014 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED Fulton legislators sue commission over property tax hike
Six Fulton County state representatives and one former state representative announced today that they have filed legal suit to seek a preliminary and permanent injunction against the Fulton County ...
August 07, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton school officials look ahead
With the 2014-15 school year upon us, the annual occurrence of new concepts, hires and programming has begun in earnest. The impact on educators, parents and students constitutes an ongoing storyli...
August 07, 2014 11:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • National Night Out set for Tuesday
    by Staff Reports
    07.30.14 - 05:03 pm