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FBI agent shoots suspect in Sandy Springs

FBI agent shoots suspect in Sandy Springs

An FBI agent shot a suspect on Jan. 5 in Sandy Springs in an incident that involved the agent being dragged by a vehicle and ended in an arrest at…

2017 Year in Review: Sandy Springs’ Top Stories

2017 Year in Review: Sandy Springs’ Top Stories

Sandy Springs is a city racing to keep up with its own spectacular growth. In 2017, the city moved forward on two major accomplishments that will shape its future for…

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Jan. 11

Transform 285/400 traffic changes through Jan. 11

The Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the latest round of ramp closures and other traffic changes for Transform 285/400, its massive project to reconstruct the I-285/Ga. 400 interchange. Schedules…

Sandy Springs Police to help protect college football championship

Sandy Springs Police to help protect college football championship

Several Sandy Springs Police officers will help protect the Jan. 8 College Football Playoff National Championship at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The assistance request from the Atlanta Police Department comes with…

Sandy Springs to hold volunteerism-focused MLK Day event Jan. 15

Sandy Springs to hold volunteerism-focused MLK Day event Jan. 15

Sandy Springs will hold its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day tribute on Jan. 15 with a program refocused on education about volunteerism and a new location at Heritage…

Bottoms to deliver keynote at unity-themed Buckhead Coalition annual meeting

Bottoms to deliver keynote at unity-themed Buckhead Coalition annual meeting

New Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will deliver the keynote address at the Buckhead Coalition’s invitation-only annual meeting Jan. 31, in one of her first major appearances since her election…

At Sandy Springs swearing-in, mayor spotlights water, housing policies

At Sandy Springs swearing-in, mayor spotlights water, housing policies

At the Jan. 2 swearing-in of Sandy Springs’ elected officials, Mayor Rusty Paul announced that two of his next-term goals will become official city policy priorities: better maintenance of the…

Sandy Springs to hold public meetings about affordable housing deal

Sandy Springs to hold public meetings about affordable housing deal

Sandy Springs officials will hold public meetings about a new affordable housing deal, after their previous waiver of that required process triggered backlash from the city Planning Commission. The deal…

Sandy Springs to provide firefighters new mandatory cancer insurance

Sandy Springs to provide firefighters new mandatory cancer insurance

Sandy Springs firefighters will receive special insurance for certain cancers, as mandated by a new law, under a policy approved by the City Council Dec. 19. The new state law…

Resident sues Sandy Springs over property’s new zoning

Resident sues Sandy Springs over property’s new zoning

A Sandy Springs resident is suing the city over his commercial property’s change to a residential designation in the new zoning code, a move he says is “revenge” for an…