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Real Atlanta Housewife booked, released
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office reported today "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams turned herself into the Fulton County Jail last evening at 5:45 p.m. and was released at 7:16...
April 17, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council denies Hertz Rent a Car bid
(UPDATED THURSDAY AT 12:30 P.M. WITH QUOTES FROM HERTZ LAWYER PETE HENDRICKS) Sandy Springs officials have rejected a plan that would have brought a national car rental chain to the city’s central ...
April 16, 2014 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT to host statewide rail plan meetings
The Georgia Department of Transportation has initiated the development of its 2014 statewide rail plan. The purpose of the plan is to serve as a statewide long-range rail planning document and prov...
April 16, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Vinings Business Expo set for Monday
The Vinings Business Association will host its fifth annual Vinings Business Expo Monday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the Courtyard Atlanta Vinings Hotel, 2857 Paces Ferry Road. Admission and parking are...
April 16, 2014 12:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dunwoody to get new park in Perimeter area
The city of Dunwoody is partnering with the Perimeter Community Improvement Districts for a new perimeter park. The location of the proposed park runs along Perimeter Center Parkway between Hammond...
April 15, 2014 03:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Most candidates wait until last day to file disclosure reports
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 1:40 P.M. WITH JEFF ABEL'S REPORT INFO) Most of the local contested candidates running in the May 20 primary election waited until the last day to file first quarter campaign di...
April 15, 2014 01:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Sandy Springs to host Civil War exhibit
Heritage Sandy Springs announced Monday it will share the previously untold story of the Civil War in the city through the exhibit “The Civil War in Sandy Springs,” opening at the Heritage Sandy Sp...
April 14, 2014 12:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area upping annual fee
Following a month-long public comment period in November and approval from the Washington office of the National Park Service, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area will increase the pri...
April 14, 2014 12:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Father-son canoeists rescued from river
In a news release Friday, the Sandy Springs Police and Fire departments announced they responded to a report that two people had fallen into the Chattahoochee River while canoeing Friday afternoon....
April 11, 2014 04:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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'Lion King' performers with Georgia ties set to play the Fox
For Sharron Williams, there’s no place like home — the right sentiment, wrong show. Rather than fiddling with a pair of ruby slippers, you will find her braving the circle of life in “The Lion King...
April 10, 2014 12:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Study: Bad drivers common in Georgia
Common complaints about aggressive and inept drivers on metro Atlanta’s roads may have been validated by a study that has named Georgia the state with the 14th worst drivers. In the study completed...
April 10, 2014 12:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Sandy Springs' Squire wins national award
    by From Staff Reports
    04.02.14 - 01:30 pm
  • Work on bridge over Ga. 400 to close lanes starting tonight
    The Georgia Department of Transportation will close two lanes on each side of Ga. 400 in Sandy Springs starting tonight. The work will take place at the Northridge Road interchange, where crews wil...
    April 09, 2014 05:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH: Caught red-handed
    Police reports of note from the Atlanta Police Department Zone 2, which includes Buckhead, March 23 through 29. - Provided by Atlanta Police Officer L. Illery Editor’s note: The Sandy Springs Polic...
    April 09, 2014 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    MARTA ridership up in Dunwoody, Sandy Springs
    Compared to this time last year, MARTA ridership is up in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, CEO Keith Parker told attendees today at a luncheon hosted by the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs/Perimeter chambers...
    April 08, 2014 04:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police seeking public’s help on office creepers
    The Sandy Springs Police Department announced Monday in a news release it is seeking to identify two female office creepers. The suspects frequent doctor’s offices at hospitals and medical building...
    April 07, 2014 01:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local legislators recap 2014 session
    (UPDATED MONDAY AT 9:17 A.M. WITH CORRECTED INFO ON STATE REP. JOE WILKINSON CO-SPONSORING HOUSE BILL 885) With the 2014 Georgia General Assembly ending March 20, local legislators last week talked...
    April 07, 2014 09:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Archbishop to vacate $2.2M Buckhead home
    After being criticized for living in a $2.2 million home in Buckhead, Atlanta Roman Catholic Archbishop Wilton Gregory announced Saturday he will vacate his residence in early May and move into ano...
    April 05, 2014 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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    State school board approves teacher, leader systems
    At its monthly meeting Thursday, the State Board of Education adopted a new rule, establishing all school systems and charter schools will implement the Teacher Keys Effectiveness System and Leader...
    April 03, 2014 06:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
    Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
    April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Broadwell, Ellis spar for newly created Fulton County Commission seat
    Whoever wins the May 20 primary election for the newly drawn Fulton County commission District 2 will wind up seated at commission meetings come January because there is no Democrat in the race. Th...
    April 03, 2014 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs firefighter in singing contest
    Mark Ware of the Sandy Springs Fire Rescue Department and Rodney Brooks of the Henry County Fire Department have advanced to the final round of a national contest to perform the Star-Spangled Banne...
    April 03, 2014 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
    A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
    April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Sandy Springs approves neighborhood security camera policy
    Sandy Springs officials have given the green light to the framework allowing electronic surveillance apparatus to be erected in residential areas. The Sandy Springs City Council voted 6-0 to establ...
    April 03, 2014 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • IRS: 2010 tax refunds available
    by Staff Reports
    03.21.14 - 02:47 pm