Sandy Springs TSPLOST ballot question to be decided Nov. 8

Sandy Springs voters will help decide the fate of Fulton County’s TSPLOST ballot question on Nov. 8. The 0.75 percent, five-year transportation special local option sales tax would boost the total rate to 7.75 percent in Fulton, excluding the city of Atlanta, which has its own TSPLOST question. The Fulton revenues would be divided among […]

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Mercedes-Benz USA CEO talks new headquarters

The CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA discussed the company’s new local headquarters, life in his new hometown of Brookhaven, and self-driving cars at a Sandy Springs Perimeter Chamber of Commerce lunch Oct. 11 at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North hotel. Dietmar Exler, who became the luxury car-maker’s USA CEO on Jan. 1, said the company’s “culture…changed […]

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Sandy Springs reveals new city logo

The city of Sandy Springs has a new official logo, adopted at the Oct. 4 City Council meeting. Developed quietly over the summer at a cost of $99,333, the new logo features the city’s name under three curving lines—one light blue, one dark blue and one green. It replaces the 10-year-old city’s first and only […]

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Heritage Sandy Springs Presents “Americans at War”

Sandy Springs, Ga, (October 6, 2016) – Heritage Sandy Springs announced a new educational program for adults, to be held on Tuesday evenings in October from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. After popular demand from the American Revolution Series in June, Americans at War continues the remembrance of the past conflicts on American soil. Americans at War is free to attend and will take place in the Community Room at Heritage Sandy Springs, 6110 Blue Stone Rd., Sandy Springs, GA.

“Each of our speakers brings a unique perspective to their lecture,” said Melissa Swindell, Read More »

Heritage Sandy Springs Announces 2016-17 Heritage Winter Classics Series

Heritage Sandy Springs today announced the return of the “Heritage Winter Classics” concert series, held one Sunday evening each month, November through February.  Presented by Heritage Sandy Springs, Heritage Winter Classics is an indoor concert series celebrating classical, jazz, and vocal music. The 2016-2017 series lineup is as follows:

 

  • November 13, 2016 – The Bonaventure Quartet
  • December 11, 2016 – Joe Gransden with Theresa Hightower
  • January 8, 2017 – CoResonance
  • February 12, 2017 – SympVibes and Nothin’ But Treble

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Sandy Springs to rent ‘affordable’ house to police and firefighters, demo others

The city of Sandy Springs will rent one Hammond Drive house as affordable housing for police or firefighters, while demolishing two others, the City Council decided Sept. 20. The house at 521 Hammond will be offered to city public safety workers, likely for $500 a month, following repairs estimated to cost $10,500. And 418 and […]

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Hundreds voice concerns about Braves stadium traffic at Sandy Springs forum

A 2.5-hour forum about the new Braves stadium’s traffic impacts on Sandy Springs, held Sept. 21 at Riverwood International Charter School, drew about 250 residents, the mayor, state legislators, a Cobb County commissioner and a state Department of Transportation board member. What the forum didn’t have was the Braves. Reed Haggard, president of the Riverside […]

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Sandy Springs selling model police cars as fundraiser

For $60, you can have your own Sandy Springs Police car–at least in a 1/24-scale model version. The realistic models of the department’s Dodge Charger cars and Ford Interceptor SUVs are for sale to the general public as a fundraiser for the Sandy Springs Police Benevolent Fund. The models were made by Duluth’s TEN-8 Collectibles, […]

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Trump state campaign HQ to open in Sandy Springs Sept. 17

 

 

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Georgia campaign headquarters has relocated to Sandy Springs, where a public grand opening on Sept. 17 will feature a “special guest.” Trump’s state headquarters was previously in Cobb County’s Cumberland area. The Sandy Springs HQ in the Northridge 400 office park at 8607 Roberts Drive, Suite 125, is already in […]

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Sandy Springs Road Closures during Festival

Sandy Springs Festival road closures announced for Sept. 16-18

 

The 31st annual Sandy Springs Festival is coming Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 17 and 18, and some downtown road closures come with it. The city announced the following road closures and parking/shuttle service information: Sandy Springs Place will be closed between Sandy Springs Circle and Blue Stone Road from Sept. 16, 10 a.m. until Sept. 18, 10 p.m. […]

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