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DeJulio to run for Sandy Springs Council re-election

DeJulio to run for Sandy Springs Council re-election

Sandy Springs City Councilmember Tibby DeJulio will run for re-election this fall, making the first campaign announcement for this fall’s municipal election. DeJulio said High Point Civic Association members recently…

Sandy Springs councilmember may run for Fulton chairman

Sandy Springs councilmember may run for Fulton chairman

Sandy Springs City Councilmember Gabriel Sterling is considering a run for the Fulton County chairman seat and will announce his decision soon. Sterling, a Republican, already announced last year that…

Sandy Springs Conservancy names new executive director

Sandy Springs Conservancy names new executive director

The Sandy Springs Conservancy, a parks advocacy organization, has named Melody Harclerode as its new executive director. Harclerode, who started the job March 13, is an architect with green space…

Crime watches go high-tech with apps, cameras

Crime watches go high-tech with apps, cameras

Neighborhood crime watches have been around since the 1970s. But these days, they’re increasingly going digital with apps and cameras, and local police departments are looking to plug in. Police…

Sandy Springs Police body cameras contract approved

Sandy Springs Police body cameras contract approved

All Sandy Springs Police patrol officers will be wearing body cameras, likely this spring, as the City Council approved contracting with TASER International on March 21. The approximately 70 cameras…

Sandy Springs officially kills sex-toys sale ban

Sandy Springs officially kills sex-toys sale ban

A Sandy Springs law banning sex-toy sales was officially deleted by the City Council March 21, a move that effectively ends a looming lawsuit in a court that appeared ready…

Ex-NFL player charged with domestic violence assault in Sandy Springs

Ex-NFL player charged with domestic violence assault in Sandy Springs

A former pro football player was arrested at his Sandy Springs home March 19 following an alleged domestic violence assault on his girlfriend. Michael Kiente Thomas, 29, a former player…

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrates Opening Day

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrates Opening Day

Sandy Springs Youth Sports celebrated Opening Day for its baseball and softball leagues on March 4 at Morgan Falls Athletic Fields. Among those attending the first pitch were Mayor Rusty…

Sandy Springs’ draft zoning code trims jargon, tackles affordability

Sandy Springs’ draft zoning code trims jargon, tackles affordability

So far, the first draft of Sandy Springs’ new zoning code is fulfilling its designer’s promise of simplifying and modernizing while adding some new ideas. The innovations include a bonus…

Sandy Springs to end controversial sex-toy sales ban

Sandy Springs to end controversial sex-toy sales ban

The city of Sandy Springs plans to end its controversial ban on sex-toy sales, a move coming days after a federal court agreed to decide whether the law is unconstitutional.…

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