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Condemned Sandy Springs house finally sold, demolished

Condemned Sandy Springs house finally sold, demolished

Four years after it was condemned, a fire-damaged house at 337 Hilderbrand Drive in Sandy Springs was finally demolished last week. The teardown was done by Swanton Davis, whom mortgage…

General Assembly approves Brookhaven’s hotel/motel tax increase request

General Assembly approves Brookhaven’s hotel/motel tax increase request

The Georgia General Assembly approved March 24 the Brookhaven City Council’s request to raise its hotel/motel tax from 5 percent to 8 percent so it can use the increased revenue…

State lawmakers approve Dunwoody hotel/motel tax increase

State lawmakers approve Dunwoody hotel/motel tax increase

State lawmakers approved this week a request from the city of Dunwoody to increase its hotel/motel tax to raise nearly $2 million annually to fund trails and green space in…

Israeli man charged in anti-Semitic bomb threats case

Israeli man charged in anti-Semitic bomb threats case

A 19-year-old Israel resident has been charged with telephoning bomb threats to dozens of Jewish organizations in the U.S., possibly including recent calls to Buckhead and Dunwoody organizations. The suspect,…

Buckhead master plan, citing budget, scraps further public input

Buckhead master plan, citing budget, scraps further public input

UPDATE: After this article was posted, the presentation materials from the last public meeting on Feb. 27 were added in an update to a March 3 post on the master…

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 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’ 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.…

Resident sues Brookhaven over Dresden Village zoning

Resident sues Brookhaven over Dresden Village zoning

A resident is alleging Brookhaven City Council did not follow legal procedure when it approved a mixed-use development on Dresden Drive and is asking a judge to reverse the rezoning…

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