The fourth annual Strides for Survivors will take place Feb. 1 at 10:30 a.m. at the Galloway School in Buckhead.
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The Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard Jr. has announced the trial in the Sandy Springs rapes case against a former Alabama corrections officer will start this week.
The Sandy Springs Police Department has arrested three suspects in an armed robbery case but is still searching for the fourth one.
Thanks to some design tweaks, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT)’s proposed Interstate 285 top end express lanes project will impact only about 275 properties instead of the about 375 ones in its original path due to right-of-way acquisition.
The city of Sandy Springs may use eminent domain to gain control of its water system from the city of Atlanta, Mayor Rusty Paul said.
Matt Bowman wants to get a piece of property he’s leasing at a busy Sandy Springs intersection rezoned so he can develop the land possibly into a mixed-use project.
Sandy Springs-based Arrow Exterminators announced Director of Inside Sales Pasha Simpson and Arrow University Training Manager Brett Craig recently graduated from the Georgia Pest Control Association’s Leadership Program. Both Simpson and Craig were recognized on stage at the association’s 2…
Dine with Dems and Indivisible GA-11, which have combined into one Democrats’ group will host an event Jan. 25 in Sandy Springs, where residents can meet two Democratic candidates running this year for the U.S. House District 11 seat. The district includes parts of Sandy Springs and Buckhead.
After spending several years at Spalding Drive Charter Elementary School, the Sandy Springs Recreation and Parks Department is moving its annual Daddy Daughter Dance to City Springs.
Having dedicated his life to non-violence and service Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 91 this year, would be proud of the way organizations in Atlanta, Brookhaven and Sandy Springs are remembering his birthday (Jan. 15; observed Jan. 20) and legacy with special events:
The Jan. 6 rally against anti-Semitism at City Springs in Sandy Springs served as an example of how the community can come together in the face of adversity, one leader said.
The city of Sandy Springs is using its public facilities authority to give it more flexibility on contracts for its parks and other assets.
Following recent attacks on services and events at Jewish synagogues, temples and homes worldwide, five Jewish organizations are co-hosting a rally against anti-Semitism tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the Byers Theatre at City Springs in Sandy Springs.
Editor’s note/correction: The dispute over four lots purchased by the city of Sandy Springs east of its new City Springs complex is between the city and Outfront Media, an advertising company that holds a leasehold interest in the billboards. A story published Nov. 20 incorrectly identified …
The 2020 Georgia General Assembly starts Jan. 13, and when it comes to local legislation that could be introduced, the watchwords will be affordable housing, transportation and gun violence, the area’s lawmakers said.
The issue of Fulton County repeat offenders being released on low or no bond and committing more crimes once back on the street has been a hot topic for the past few years. But it came to a head in 2019, as residents of Buckhead, Sandy Springs and other communities continued to lobby for mor…
Want to recycle your Christmas tree? Local organizations are offering several places where you can go to get it recycled. The event is also known as Bring One for the Chipper.
If one does a Google search for the origin of New Year’s resolutions, one would find they began more than 4,000 years ago in ancient Babylonia.
In 2019 the storylines were overflowing in Buckhead, Sandy Springs and the surrounding areas, but 10 stood out, in no particular order:
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced it has arrested a suspect accused of breaking into automobiles and stealing items from them.
Sandy Springs-based Arrow Exterminators recently served as a sponsor of the Children’s Christmas Parade, which winds through midtown and downtown Atlanta and benefits Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. For 21 years the company has sponsored the parade, where over 300 team members and their f…
With the new year approaching fast, the Neighbor interviewed three local veteran financial advisors about what guidance they would give residents regarding their portfolios for 2019 and the new year.
The city of Sandy Springs continues to purchase rights-of-way and properties to improve its intersections and streetscapes, but the price keeps going up.
New Year’s Eve events around the city will offer residents many ways to party their way into 2020. The following events will take place Dec. 31 unless otherwise noted:
The Sandy Springs Police Department announced the woman who had been missing since Dec. 10 and may have been in danger has been found and is safe.
A man who worked as a paraprofessional at a Sandy Springs elementary school has been sentenced to prison for possessing about 800 images and about 600 videos of child pornography. In his job as a paraprofessional, he worked with special needs children.
Local churches are planning for their annual Christmas services on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dec. 24 and 25, respectively, unless otherwise noted. Here’s a rundown of those events, according to each house of worship’s website or office:
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, commemorates the Maccabees’ win over the Syrian Greek army and the subsequent miracle of rededicating the holy temple in Jerusalem and restoring its menorah, or lamp.
If beauty is in the eye of the beholder as the old saying goes, then Riverwood International Charter School senior Hanna McDaniel has a unique view on what “beauty” is to her. It has helped propel her to academic superiority on the ACT standardized test.
Buckhead remains one of metro Atlanta’s most attractive areas to live and work in because of its growth in jobs, housing and development, a leader with the Atlanta Regional Commission said.
Shepherd Center President and CEO Sarah Morrison had three words for those individuals who donated a combined total of more than $15,000 to the center on Giving Tuesday: “We are speechless.”
Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs recently had six student-athletes sign national letters of intent with the colleges of their choice on the NCAA’s early signing day.
For the third straight year, Riverwood International Charter School in Sandy Springs recently presented an original student-run play in its black box theater. The 45-minute show, “Agni Kai,” was written and directed by Riverwood senior Shane Kleber. It is a story about honor, swordsmanship a…
The city of Sandy Springs recently hosted its 10th annual Veterans Day Celebration at the City Green park. U.S. District Court Judge J.P. Boulee, a former captain in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General Corps, was the keynote speaker. He’s also an ex-DeKalb County Superior Court judge who fo…
“Madeline’s Christmas,” an Atlanta family holiday stage-play tradition, is returning for its 13th consecutive year to the Horizon Theatre in Little Five Points Dec. 7 through 31.
The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Transform 285/400 project, a complete redevelopment of the Interstate 285/Georgia 400 interchange in Sandy Springs, will finally be finished next year.
The Sandy Springs Fire Department announced on its Facebook page it has started its 2019 toy drive to benefit Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
This week several local stores and even some organizations are hosting special Black Friday sales, with some even starting Nov. 27.