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Sandy Springs ‘Movies by Moonlight’ kicks off Friday

Sandy Springs ‘Movies by Moonlight’ kicks off Friday

The “Movies by Moonlight” outdoor film screening series at Sandy Springs United Methodist Church kicks off Fri., Aug. 21 with the Oscar-winning animated film “Big Hero 6.” Sponsored by Leadership…

Former DeKalb commissioner’s husband sentenced for corruption

The husband of former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer was sentenced today to a year and a day in federal prison, ajc.com is reporting. John Boyer pleaded guilty earlier this year…

Brookhaven searching for a new parks director

Brookhaven searching for a new parks director

The city of Brookhaven’s Parks and Recreation director, Jerry Kinsey, is retiring after only a year on the job, and the city is now searching for a replacement. This is…

Ashton Woods/Mercedes plan approved with new park; neighbors may sue

Ashton Woods/Mercedes plan approved with new park; neighbors may sue

The Ashton Woods housing portion of the Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters project—whose plan now includes a new 14-acre public park—won approval from Sandy Springs City Council tonight in a 5-1 vote.…

Former DeKalb ethics chair to run for Brookhaven mayor

Former DeKalb ethics chair to run for Brookhaven mayor

John Ernst Jr., the former chairman of the DeKalb County Board of Ethics, announced Aug. 18 that he will run for mayor of Brookhaven. “I served as chairman of the…

Adult business lawsuit goes to court after zoning change

A federal lawsuit challenging Sandy Springs’ adult-business restrictions is going to trial as scheduled today. But a last-minute zoning change has trimmed the number of issues the court will decide,…

Brookhaven mayor protests Sandy Springs apartments

Brookhaven mayor protests Sandy Springs apartments

An apartment development proposed for Old Johnson Ferry Road is sparking a Brookhaven-Sandy Springs border war. Brookhaven Mayor Rebecca Chase Williams says she’ll appear at an Aug. 20 Sandy Springs…

TOWN/Brookhaven bought by German company

TOWN/Brookhaven bought by German company

TOWN/Brookhaven’s commercial property was purchased Aug. 11 by German investment firm GLL Real Estate Partners, according to a press release. The sale price was $162 million, according to a source…

Sandy Springs council tables sidewalk policy changes

Sandy Springs City Council on Aug. 4 held off on finalizing changes to the sidewalk construction policy until September, buying a little more time to get it right. The existing…

Evangelist indicted in Boyer’s DeKalb corruption scheme

An evangelist is facing federal corruption charges for his role in the kickback scheme involving former DeKalb County Commissioner Elaine Boyer, according to an ajc.com report. Rooks Boynton allegedly accepted…