A year after its budget dropped by 21.23% due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sandy Springs’ fiscal 2022 budget is a record-shattering $144.6 million.
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Brenda Letzler, who with her husband Jonathan lives on Cameron Glen Drive in Sandy Springs, is fed up with the problems caused by a Northside Drive party house that abuts her back yard.
Ronda Smith is among the Sandy Springs residents who support the potential rezoning of the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Atlanta Perimeter Center from a hotel to an apartment community.
A year after all local July 4 in-person events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Independence Day celebrations, including fireworks displays, are returning.
A suspect who shot at police officers as they were serving him with an arrest warrant died by suicide after taking three hostages in an apartment, the Sandy Springs Police Department announced.
The city of Sandy Springs is getting over $3 million more than expected in the proposed second transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST), which will begin in April if it’s approved to be placed on the November ballot via a referendum and passed by voters then.
More than a year after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center is reopening for events once again.
Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna has been arrested on domestic violence charges by the Sandy Springs Police Department following an incident with his wife at their home.
The tourism arms for the cities of Alpharetta, Roswell and Sandy Springs have been honored with a Travelblazer Award for Topside Tap Trail, which they created to promote the their seven craft breweries combined.
A Sandy Springs-based business has agreed to pay millions to resolve accusations it violated the False Claims Act regarding how it billed Medicare and Medicaid during a four-year period.
More than three quarters of Sandy Springs residents surveyed want to see term limits for the mayor and city council, and a majority would like to see the city’s charter reviewed more often than every 11 years.
The hit NBC sitcom “Friends” has been off the air since 2004, but metro Atlanta fans of the TV show can relive some of their favorite episodes through The Friends Experience, a new interactive exhibition in Sandy Springs.
Tibby DeJulio is among the Sandy Springs officials, employees and residents who are fed up with the problems arising from the EnerGov software the city uses for its permitting process.
A year after it was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Sandy Springs’ annual Take it to the River Lantern Parade is returning to Morgan Falls Overlook Park June 5.
The Community Assistance Center, a nonprofit that aids those in need in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody, will host a popup COVID-19 vaccination site May 12 from 1 to 6 p.m.
Shortly after Sandy Springs incorporated in 2005, Gary Alexander was asked by then-Mayor Eva Galambos to bring the “Anne Frank and the World: 1929-1945” exhibit to the city, and it’s been there since 2009.
Steve Ellis, Sandy Springs’ new city solicitor, plans to completely revamp its Municipal Court system, and the restructured program could begin this summer.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has re-arrested, on additional charges, a suspect wanted in a hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian and his dog.
After a 14-hour, multi-jurisdiction manhunt, an Arizona murder suspect who escaped custody while being transported from Atlanta back to that state has been caught.
Just like its City Green Live concert series, seating for the city of Sandy Springs’ Concerts by the Springs series, which begins May 9, will be at maximum capacity despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of its longstanding support of Atlanta Public Schools, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) recently had students screaming for ice cream during special events at two schools.
A Sandy Springs mother of two has co-founded a new business that offers a free playlist of classical and jazz music for young children.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has arrested a suspect wanted in a hit-and-run incident that resulted in the death of a pedestrian and his dog.
After hosting a Valentine’s Day-themed Daddy-Daughter Dance for the past 11 years, the city of Sandy Springs is letting moms and sons get into the act Mother’s Day weekend with its inaugural Mother-Son Dance May 8.
Like several other Sandy Springs residents, Glenn Wasser said he believes the city’s plan to partner with the Georgia Commission for the Holocaust to open an arts and culture center that will house the “Anne Frank and the World: 1929-1945” exhibit, plus other art or museum exhibitions and ot…
The city of Sandy Springs has released its proposed projects for the second transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST 2), and the widening of Hammond Drive is by far the highest-priced item, weighing in at $38.5 million.
The city of Sandy Springs wants your opinion on which roads should be included in its second set of transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST) projects.
The city of Sandy Springs announced it will seat its upcoming free City Green Live concert series safely at full capacity after the governor lifted restrictions on large-scale events due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul plans to convince Gov. Brian Kemp to veto House Bill 465, which the Georgia General Assembly approved during its recently wrapped-up session.
The city of Sandy Springs plans to partner with the Georgia Commission for the Holocaust to open an arts and culture center that will house the “Anne Frank and the World: 1929-1945” exhibit, plus other art or museum exhibitions and other facilities.
As metro Atlanta arts venues and organizations remain dormant during the COVID-19 pandemic because of limits on large-scale indoor events, some are hoping to get a boost from the American Rescue Plan Act, the latest federal stimulus package to provide relief for individuals and businesses im…
A year after farmers markets in Atlanta, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs had to temporarily close and some even adjusted to a curbside pickup-only format due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their leaders said they’re glad to be reopening and in person again.
Will Morrison and Ariella Lewis, eighth-graders at The Davis Academy in Sandy Springs, have placed in C-SPAN StudentCam, a national documentary competition, and one will have his film shown on the news channel.
Editor’s note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic or other reasons, the Bitsy Grant Tennis Center, Chastain Arts Center, Chastain Horse Park and Chastain Park Tennis Center are not offering summer camps this year.
On select weekends through Aug. 21, the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department will host outdoor children’s/families’ events as part of its Wild Explorers program, which was launched last year.
Following a year of events being cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Sandy Springs wants all to “reDiscover” what it has to offer.
The City Springs Theatre Company, which has been forced to host only online performances and other virtual events since the COVID-19 pandemic started just over a year ago, is returning to in-person shows, but with a twist.
The city of Sandy Springs and the North Perimeter Optimist Club are uniting to host a dinosaur-inspired Easter egg hunt April 3 at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. The event is designed for children with physical and developmental disabilities.
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