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ASO’s Romanstein resigns; Neal named interim leader
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra in Midtown Monday announced Stanley Romanstein, Ph.D., has resigned as its president and CEO, effective immediately. The move comes in the middle of a lockout of musi...
September 29, 2014 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City snags new fire chief from Alpharetta
Following an extensive selection process, the city of Sandy Springs Monday announced it has hired Keith Sanders as the its new fire chief. Sanders will replace Jack McElfish, who retires at the end...
September 29, 2014 12:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASO management, musicians agree to mediation
(UPDATED SUNDAY AT 6:08 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA'S PLAYERS ASSOCIATION'S CHRISTINA SMITH ON MEDIATION) The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Saturday announced its management a...
September 28, 2014 06:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Rotarians salute city's first responders
Sandy Springs’ finest received their just due this week. Officers hailing from the Sandy Springs Fire and Rescue and Police departments were feted during Monday’s annual Rotary Club of Sandy Spring...
September 25, 2014 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Guess Who?
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Sept. 6 through 12, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 12 through 18. Provided by Atlanta Poli...
September 25, 2014 11:54 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children’s Healthcare performs 300th heart transplant
The Heart Transplant Program at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta reached a major milestone early Monday morning, performing its 300th heart transplant since the program’s inception in 1988. The mil...
September 25, 2014 11:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs taking part in Drug Take Back Day
The Sandy Springs Police Department Wednesday announced it will again participate in the DEA-sponsored National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at police headquarter...
September 24, 2014 07:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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State seeks feds’ flexibility on ESEA waiver
Georgia will ask the U.S. Department of Education for flexibility from its Elementary and Secondary Education (ESEA) waiver in order to delay, for one year, the high-stakes consequences related to ...
September 24, 2014 06:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs park to host naturalization ceremony
In celebration of National Public Lands Day, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will host its second naturalization ceremony with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service Saturday. At...
September 24, 2014 01:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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24 Hours of Booty returns next weekend
During the past few 24 Hours of Booty cycles in Sandy Springs, Ashley Miller developed a reputation for being the consummate team player — albeit sans an actual team to call her own. The Sandy Spri...
September 24, 2014 01:28 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Drugs fighting leukemia, lymphoma fast-tracked
September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Georgia chapter, based in Buckhead, last week announced some good news in the drugs fighting the diseases. Since May...
September 24, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County launches food donation campaign
Fulton County Youth Commissioners will kick off their sixth Can-Paign to Fight Hunger Oct. 6 to help feed hungry adults and children. The campaign, in partnership with the Atlanta Community Food Ba...
September 23, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Suspect arrested in double murder
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 2:16 P.M. WITH NEWS OF A SUSPECT BEING ARRESTED) The Sandy Springs Police Department Tuesday announced one person is in custody in connection with the Sept. 14 double homicide a...
September 23, 2014 02:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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EDUCATION GUIDE: New Construction
There will be no shortage of makeovers on local campuses in the 2014-15 school year and beyond. The following is a list of construction projects that were either completed in time for students to u...
September 23, 2014 11:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Absentee ballots sent at state deadline
The secretary of state’s office Monday announced the election officials in each of the 159 counties in Georgia have worked diligently to ensure that all Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Vot...
September 22, 2014 04:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sinkhole repair work expected to last at least a week
West Wieuca Road at Chastain Park in Buckhead is expected to reopen in a week to a week and a half as crews work to repair a sinkhole that closed the street between Lake Forrest Drive and Dudley La...
September 22, 2014 03:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating shooting at Target parking lot
The Sandy Springs Police Department Monday announced investigators arrested Larry J. Walls, 28, of Milwaukee, in connection with Sunday night’s shooting of Mario Ross, 27. Walls was as passenger in...
September 22, 2014 08:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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City making grants available to organizations
The city of Sandy Springs announces the availability of fiscal 2015 grant funding for eligible nonprofits and community organizations that serve residents of Sandy Springs. The available funding po...
September 19, 2014 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to host performing arts center charette meeting
The city of Sandy Springs Friday announced it is seeking input from directors for arts organizations, theater, dance groups, music promoters, visual arts organizations and youth and business progra...
September 19, 2014 10:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Georgia ranks 13th in Annual Highway Report
Georgia ranks 13th in the nation in overall highway performance and cost-effectiveness in the latest Annual Highway Report released Thursday by the Los Angeles-based Reason Foundation. Georgia was ...
September 18, 2014 08:51 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council talks nightclub, rezoning issues
The Sandy Springs City Council has rejected a rezoning project involving the construction of an apartment building at 400 Carpenter Drive. That decision, by a 6-0 vote, was among the highlights of ...
September 17, 2014 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local schools get tech-savvy in classrooms
Students at local schools and across metro Atlanta are putting down their pencils and textbooks in exchange for laptops, tablets and other electronic devices as learning aides. This year, The Gallo...
September 17, 2014 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Parental Guidance
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 31 through Sept. 5, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Sept. 5 through 11. Provided by Atlanta ...
September 17, 2014 10:39 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sandy Springs Festival returns this weekend
For Molly Graham, the Sandy Springs Festival is an early fall tradition she would not want to do without. Over the years Graham has served in virtually every capacity during the evolution of this w...
September 17, 2014 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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