A bill introduced in the Georgia General Assembly could invalidate the city of Sandy Springs’ controversial alarm ordinance, Mayor Rusty Paul said.
Sandy Springs News
The fees Fulton County plans to charge to hold elections in its cities this November are going way up compared to the 2017 ones, Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul said.
The city of Sandy Springs continues to distribute more COVID-19 relief funds – $2.1 million in total – as part of its plan to help residents, organizations and businesses impacted by the pandemic.
The city of Sandy Springs will hold a virtual public meeting March 11 to provide the community with an update of the city’s trails master plan.
Chastain Park Conservancy announced the 2,500 daffodils its volunteers recently planted to honor the children who died in the Holocaust have bloomed.
The city of Sandy Springs has seen its hotel/motel tax revenue decrease by 37% in the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s been bolstered by federal relief funds.
If you’re driving along Interstate 285 in Sandy Springs and Dunwoody over the next few weeks, be prepared for some delays or plan to take an alternate route as the state conducts some controlled rock blasting nearby.
Nearly a year after the COVID-19 pandemic hit Georgia, metro Atlanta’s hotel/motel industry slowly continues to recover.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has arrested two more suspects in a triple shooting in which two individuals died and a third was injured.
Nearly five years later, the city of Sandy Springs has been cleared of wrongdoing in the 2016 special election following an investigation by the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office alleging the city did not properly notify voters. Instead, the Fulton County Board of Registration and Election…
While some local events are being postponed or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, others are shifting to an online format and/or offering more virtual events to replace the in-person ones that were canceled or postponed.
Though it’s not as prevalent as it is in the city of Atlanta, illegal street racing has become a problem in neighboring Sandy Springs and other surrounding municipalities over the past year.
The city of Sandy Springs, in partnership with the Sandy Springs Development Authority, will help 160 small businesses through its COVID-19 relief program.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has arrested a suspect in a Feb. 11 triple shooting in which two individuals died and a third was injured.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced a suspect has been arrested in a recent home invasion case where another suspect died.
Sandy Springs Mayor Rusty Paul said there could be light at the end of the tunnel known as the COVID-19 pandemic when it comes to the city’s large-scale events at City Springs and other facilities.
After hosting a series of Civic Dinners on Inclusion and Belonging in 2020 to bring diversity and racial equality issues out in the open, the city of Sandy Springs still has a long way to go to address those problems.
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has arrested a second suspect in the case where a babysitter is accused of killing a 2-year-old girl.
Strides for Survivors, the fifth annual 5-kilometer fun run/walk and breast cancer benefit, is shifting to an online format this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Prado Sandy Springs shopping center is joining forces with Solidarity Sandy Springs, a food pantry located in the old Publix space there, to host a food drive for residents impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Chattahoochee River 911 Authority (ChatComm), the 911 call center for the cities of Sandy Springs, Johns Creek, Dunwoody, and Brookhaven, is located in Sandy Springs, but its backup center is about 12 miles away in Alpharetta.
While most residents would agree that St. Martin’s Episcopal School’s decision to purchase the Highpoint Episcopal Community Church property in Sandy Springs so it could expand its preschool there was the right one, it didn’t come without some limitations.
When it comes to renewing Fulton County’s 1% transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST) when it ends in March 2022, the Sandy Springs City Council’s members are in agreement: it should go before voters via a referendum in 2021 instead of a year later and without the tran…
The groundbreaking ceremony for a new heirloom fruit orchard recently took place at the Lost Corner Preserve in Sandy Springs. The orchard is a partnership between the city of Sandy Springs, the Sandy Springs Conservancy and two Sandy Springs Eagle Scout candidates from Boy Scout Troop 379. …
The city of Sandy Springs will host two online public meetings Jan. 28 to get the public’s opinions on its transportation master plan.
Sandy Springs residents Andrew Edlin and Karen Lansky Edlin will co-chair the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Southeast Virtual Event Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, which is Jan. 27.
The city of Sandy Springs is in strong financial shape, but there are some issues it needs to address, according to its annual audit.
Several organizations and schools in Atlanta, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs are hosting or participating in events to honor the legacy of civil rights icon the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have turned 91 Jan. 15.
Sandy Springs Fire Chief Keith Sanders said he’s frustrated less than half of his department’s front-line staff have not taken the COVID-19 vaccine first doses even though they’re part of the first group of individuals who can get inoculated.
The city of Sandy Springs has announced its public hearings for zoning cases, which have been mostly on hold since the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, will resume later this month via a hybrid model.
The King’s Table food pantry, in partnership with New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in DeKalb County, hosted its final food distribution of the year on Dec. 19, just ahead of the Christmas holiday. The weekly food distribution, which has served 545,000 individuals and provided more than 20…
The city of Sandy Springs has opened its request for proposals (RFP) process for nonprofits seeking funds as part of its COVID-19 relief grant program.
A Sandy Springs resident has pleaded guilty to fraud as part of a years-long scheme to manipulate the prices of short-term call options in large, publicly traded companies.
The city of Sandy Springs announced it will close Hammond Park’s multipurpose field in January for up to six months to complete an erosion-control and turf-replacement program at the park.
In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, four local restaurants opened recently or announced plans to add a new location.
Solidarity Sandy Springs, a popup food pantry located inside the former Publix space in The Prado shopping center, recently added children’s Christmas gifts to the list of items it’s giving to individuals and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The nonprofit received contributions fr…
Sandy Springs native Kate Bedingfield was named President-elect Joe Biden’s communications director Nov. 29, and it’s a job she takes quite seriously.
Members of North Springs Charter High School’s class of 1971 recently visited the school to see it before it’s redeveloped. They were given a tour by Principal Scott Hanson and visited with Bob O’Callaghan, who coached basketball and baseball at North Springs, and his wife Donna. The class i…
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively.
Due to an economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the city of Sandy Springs is about $30 million short on the monies it needs to complete all 12 of the projects funded by the current transportation special-purpose local-option sales tax (TSPLOST) cycle, which ends in 13 months.
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