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Sandy Springs’ Act3 nominated for 38 theater awards

Sandy Springs’ Act3 nominated for 38 theater awards

Act3 Productions, a Sandy Springs semi-professional theater company, has been nominated for 38 Metropolitan Atlanta Theater Awards for its past season. The bevy of nominations includes the “Best Overall Performance”…

Sandy Springs to fix two streets with one name

Sandy Springs to fix two streets with one name

Sandy Springs temporarily has two streets with the same name – Spalding Court – due to an oversight in planning for a new subdivision. Developers of the Nesbit Reserve subdivision,…

Conant theater sparks excitement with special Shakespearian event

Conant theater sparks excitement with special Shakespearian event

Love – and Shakespeare – are again in the air. The Conant Performing Arts Center, nestled in the Oglethorpe University campus in Brookhaven, welcomes Richard Garner, former director of the…

Church riles Dunwoody/Sandy Springs neighbors with code, rezoning issues

Church riles Dunwoody/Sandy Springs neighbors with code, rezoning issues

A church in Sandy Springs’ panhandle is riling neighbors with backyard noise issues and a quickly withdrawn request to rezone its property for a housing redevelopment. Life Center Ministries has…

Robin’s Nest: Life on the edge of pasta

Robin’s Nest: Life on the edge of pasta

I had done it. I had pushed my kids over the pasta edge. That day came last week when I asked my kids what they wanted for dinner, and one…

New Sandy Springs street named for legendary doctor

New Sandy Springs street named for legendary doctor

A new Sandy Springs street will be named for the late Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a pediatrician renowned for her common-sense treatment and her long life. The new Denmark Drive…

Commentary: In Fulton, a new school year and a new Strategic Plan

Commentary: In Fulton, a new school year and a new Strategic Plan

School bells soon will be ringing — on Monday, Aug. 7, to be exact — throughout Fulton County Schools to welcome back our nearly 97,000 students. As superintendent of Fulton…

Community Survey: What is your local school’s biggest challenge?

Community Survey: What is your local school’s biggest challenge?

It’s about the money. When we asked participants in our 1Q.com survey to identify the greatest challenge facing their local grade schools in the coming year, nearly 40 percent cited…

Letter: Good start, but more needed, on Sandy Springs affordable housing

Letter: Good start, but more needed, on Sandy Springs affordable housing

I am encouraged by the affordable housing strategies and tools being considered by the city of Sandy Springs planners and consultants. After all, I’m still haunted by Mayor Paul’s Jan.…

Hill cites education, transportation in governor’s race

Hill cites education, transportation in governor’s race

Hunter Hill says he’s giving up his local state Senate seat for a Governor’s Office campaign to focus on two issues: education and transportation. Hill, a Republican whose District 6…