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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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 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 | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Powers Ferry Road to reopen today
The city of Sandy Springs Wednesday announced it will reopen Powers Ferry Road between just south of Eppington Drive to Whitmere Court in time for the afternoon rush hour. The street has been close...
September 17, 2014 09:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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USAA, AT&T urging residents not to text while driving
The United Services Automobile Association (USAA), in partnership with AT&T, are encouraging drivers across the nation and in metro Atlanta to pledge to not text and drive Friday, an annual day of ...
September 16, 2014 04:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two local schools named Reward Schools
Two local schools were named 2014 Reward Schools in the list released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education. North Atlanta High School in Buckhead and Ison Springs Elementary School in San...
September 16, 2014 03:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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City to close roads for Sandy Springs Festival
The city of Sandy Springs Tuesday announced four roads will be closed this weekend for the 29th annual Sandy Springs Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday. Festival hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satur...
September 16, 2014 12:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pike Nurseries to hire 150 seasonal employees this fall
Duluth-based Pike Nurseries, the nation’s largest independent garden retailer, Tuesday announced it is hiring about 150 seasonal associates at its locations in metro Atlanta, Greensboro and Ballant...
September 16, 2014 10:52 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Schenck head of school to retire next year
The Schenck School in Sandy Springs Tuesday announced the retirement of Head of School Gena Calloway, effective at the end of the 2014-15 academic year. Since taking the leadership helm in 2000, Ca...
September 15, 2014 02:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Two suspects arrested in man's shooting death
The Sandy Springs Police Department Monday announced two people, one male and one female, have been arrested and charged with murder in the Friday shooting death of Daniel John Zeitz, 28, in Sandy ...
September 15, 2014 02:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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MARTA seeks to develop on top of rail stations
MARTA announced Sunday it is seeking innovative ideas to develop the air rights atop its rail stations as part of its transit-oriented development program. It envisions riders eating meals at indoo...
September 15, 2014 07:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Police investigating double murder
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 12:06 P.M. WITH AN UPDATE FROM SANDY SPRINGS POLICE) The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Sunday it its investigating a double homicide after responding to a shooting j...
September 14, 2014 09:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Community Assistance Center's food pantry low
The Community Assistance Center in Sandy Springs, which serves the poor in that city and in Dunwoody, last week announced its food pantry shelves at the are nearly empty and food donations are grea...
September 12, 2014 05:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police investigating armed robbery; reward offered
The Sandy Springs Police Department Friday announced it is investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday at 5 p.m. at the America’s Mail Center located in the Abernathy Square Shopping Cent...
September 12, 2014 03:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Wings thief
Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, Aug. 24 through 30, and the Sandy Springs Police Department, Aug. 29 through Sept. 4. Provided by Atlanta ...
September 12, 2014 09:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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What the Braves will mean, financially, to local business
Commercial property owners in the Cumberland area will contribute a total of $5.15 million each year to help fund the construction of the new $672 million Atlanta Braves stadium. Leaders of the Cum...
September 12, 2014 09:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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City launches performing arts center survey
What types of events do Sandy Springs residents want to see in the city center performing arts center? That’s the question the city is posing to the community in a survey launched Thursday ( http:/...
September 11, 2014 07:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Oral arguments heard in Sandy Springs cemetery dispute
Georgia Court of Appeals judges John J. Ellington and Carla Wong McMillian heard arguments today at its courtroom in downtown Atlanta regarding a two-year land dispute in Sandy Springs involving th...
September 10, 2014 05:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: New school leaders hit ground running this year
(UPDATED FRIDAY AT 9:08 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON ATLANTA GIRLS' SCHOOL'S JOAN KING AND REACCREDITATION) Editor’s note: In its Aug. 6 back-to-school edition, the Neighbor Newspapers did not inter...
September 10, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Candlelight vigil tonight for National Suicide Prevention Week
Survivors of suicide and mental health advocates will join the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s metro Atlanta chapter today at 8 p.m. in a candlelight vigil at Piedmont Park in Midtown ...
September 10, 2014 10:41 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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County to restore Friday hours at 10 libraries, may have Sunday early voting
The Fulton County Board of Commissioners voted 6-0 last week to open 10 Atlanta-Fulton County Library System branches for four hours on Fridays, following budget-driven Friday closures in February....
September 09, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Voice of Apple's Siri speaks at chamber meeting
Sandy Springs resident Susan Bennett, the voice of Apple’s Siri, spoke at the Sandy Springs/Perimeter Chamber of Commerce breakfast meeting Tuesday. Bennett started her career in voice work in the ...
September 09, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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