The Fulton County District Attorney has indicted a suspect in a Sandy Springs road rage case.
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The Atlanta Red Book, which its founder and publisher, Buckhead resident Robert B. “Robbie” Colgin calls “the nation’s most successful social register in over half a century,” is marking its 10th anniversary this year and is on sale.
Award-winning actor Shuler Hensley recently gave a surprise performance as Tevye prior to the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival’s sold-out AJFF Selects screening of the new documentary “Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles” at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center. Dressed in costume and working his…
Ronald Humphrey, a 2019 graduate of Riverwood International Charter School, recently signed a letter of intent to wrestle at Ellsworth Junior College in Iowa Falls, Iowa. Humphrey is receiving a partial athletic scholarship to wrestle in the 174-pound weight class for the Panthers, who compe…
More than 350 Bert’s Big Adventure family members recently came together for the 12th annual Summer Reunion Adventure pool party at Life Time Athletic in Sandy Springs. Founded by radio personality Bert Weiss, Bert’s Big Adventure is a nonprofit that provides a magical, all-expenses-paid, fi…
Robyn Spizman has written or co-authored more than 50 books on a variety of topics since the early 1980s, including a New York Times bestseller. But her latest one is quite personal.
The city of Sandy Springs is considering paying a property owner nearly $500,000 to acquire less than half an acre for part of its streetscape project.
Only a year after opening its performing arts center, the city of Sandy Springs is changing its rental rates for the venue and other facilities within the new City Springs complex.
Although the computer age has brought enjoyment and entertainment to people with the click of a mouse, metro Atlanta residents are turning back to the oldest but most enduring form of pleasure: communing with nature along the Chattahoochee River.
Through Sept. 29, Gallery 4945, 4945 High Point Road in Sandy Springs, will host an exhibition of art by Lila McAlpin, who specializes in paintings and drawings. The Atlanta resident is studying with Marc Chatov and Albert Handell.
Gov. Brian Kemp pledged to meet next week with representatives from the Smyrna-area Sterigenics facility and a similar plant in Covington owned by BD Bard “to ensure that they take responsibility, embrace transparency and work with their communities to build trust,” Kemp said.
A Sandy Springs man is one of two individuals who have been sentenced for their roles in a bank fraud conspiracy case, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Aug. 16.
The Sandy Springs Society has rewarded Environment Sandy Springs, a nonprofit dedicated to that city’s environmental issues, for its efforts in clearing a section of Marsh Creek of ruinous invasive species.
Although the Atlanta Hawks are hoping to earn an NBA title in basketball as it looks toward this season's opener Oct. 24 in Detroit, its Hawks Talon Gaming Club esports squad already has one victory under its belt as it prepares for its 2020 slate.
Although he was speaking primarily of weather-related emergencies, Max Mayfield, former director of the National Hurricane Center, has a unique perspective that could relate to any emergency situation.
For one Sandy Springs man, hidden letters found in a desk that once belonged to his grandmother are the key to a side of his family he never knew existed.
The Sandy Springs Library, located at 395 Mount Vernon Highway, recently reopened after a nearly yearlong renovation project. It closed in August 2018 and was supposed to reopen in March, but the project was delayed. The Sandy Springs Library is the sixth library in Phase II of the Atlanta-F…
The city of Sandy Springs should lower its millage rate after receiving higher tax revenues in recent years, one resident argues.
For Judy Schancupp, an educator with the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in Sandy Springs, the best way to teach adults and children about the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps of World War II is to actually visit such a camp.
If Georgia is going to remain a technology leader in the U.S., it not only must continue to be on the cutting edge of technological advancement, but also must produce the manpower to maintain and operate these innovations, Larry K. Williams said.
At the start of any new school year, new faces on campus not only belong to incoming students but staff and faculty as well.
Editor's note: Some schools did not submit their list of new facilities or programs before the Neighbor’s deadline. The list from these schools will be published later in August.
One local hospital was ranked nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and Medical Specialties Rankings, and three others were rated among the top hospitals in Georgia.
Here are the 2019-20 academic year start dates for each local high school, according to each school or school district’s website or staff:
The Sandy Springs Police and Fire Rescue departments are giving families an opportunity to get to know the city’s first responders better with the annual National Night Out block party.
Sandy Springs resident Annelle Carr recently turned 100 and celebrated the occasion with a party with her family and friends at Vernon Springs Assisted Living, where she also receives in-home care from Arcturus Hospice. The Nashville native and her husband Edward had two children, four grand…
After the Georgia General Assembly failed to approve its own statewide hate crime law, the city of Sandy Springs is moving forward on its own ordinance, the first city law of its kind in the state.
East Cobb’s Johnson Ferry Baptist Church has announced the man set to take over as its new head pastor — the megachurch’s second leader in nearly 40 years.
Roswell city council is pushing for extended and Saturday voting hours for the upcoming November election, despite Fulton County's efforts to reduce the number of polling places, hours and days.
The Atlanta-based Boys & Girls Clubs of America and the Sandy Springs-based UPS Foundation recently took over Centennial Olympic Park in downtown Atlanta by hosting Safe Fest, a fun and educational teen safe driving event that also celebrated 10 years of the partnership’s teen safe drivi…
The Sandy Springs Police Department has arrested a suspect in a serial fraud case, and he may have victimized more residents than those he’s charged with stealing from.
The city of Sandy Springs is moving forward on its plan to build a cultural center to house the “Anne Frank and the World: 1929-1945” exhibit and other facilities.
Three local seniors were among the over 540 recipients of $500 to $2,000 scholarships in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program, the Evanston, Illinois-based National Merit Scholarship Corp. announced July 16. They join the over 3,500 other college-sponsored award recipients who …
The Act3 Theater Company in Sandy Springs has announced the lineup for its ninth season, and it includes plays and musicals that take audiences through a full range of emotions.