Archive for December, 2010

Master the Art of Improv at Act 3 Productions

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Act 3 Productions, a youth-community theater in Sandy Springs, is giving you the opportunity to get in touch with your inner actor. Beginning on January 22, 2010, the theater is offering an eight-week improv workshop. In addition to teaching you the foundations for improv theater, the classes will help give you more confidence in your […]

Recycle Your Christmas Tree on January 8th

[ January 8, 2011; 12:00 am to 7:00 pm. ] When you decide to start tackling the task of taking down all of your Christmas decorations, be sure to hang on to your tree until January 8, 2011. The reason being that the Sandy Springs Recycling Center and the Home Depot will be collecting trees on January 8th to recycle. So, instead of just throwing […]

New Sandy Springs Homeowners – Don’t Forget to File Homestead Exemption

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If you purchased a new home in Sandy Springs during 2010, then you’ll want to make sure you apply for the homestead exemption by April 1, 2011. Getting the homestead exemption reduces your property taxes significantly, exemptions up to $30,000, so this is definitely not something to overlook. The good news is that you only […]

Sandy Springs Cuts Taxes on Businesses

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The fact that Sandy Springs is the corporate headquarters of many large companies, like UPS and Newell Rubbermaid, as well as home to a myriad of small businesses is a key factor in keeping the economy and housing market stable. The City of Sandy Springs is well aware of this fact, and, in an attempt to keep these businesses happy […]

Bring in 2011 with a Night Full of Laughs

[ December 31, 2010 6:00 pm to January 1, 2011 1:00 am. ] Any Sandy Springs resident looking for a great way to celebrate New Year’s Eve while avoiding huge masses of people downtown should look no further than the Punchline Comedy Club. The Punchline is one of Atlanta’s top comedy clubs, and is the longest running and continuously operated comedy club in Atlanta. As a venue that […]

Get Your Applications in for SSPD Explorers Program

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If you are a teenager or young college student that is thinking about pursuing a career in law enforcement, then you will want to participate in the upcoming Explorers Program. The program begins in January 2011, and, although sponsored by the Boy Scouts of America,  is open to both men and women aged 14 to […]

Sandy Springs Launches CoSSpotter, a Smart Phone App

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The City of Sandy Springs has taken one more step in opening the forms of communications between residents and city officials. Knowing that a majority of people prefer to communicate with their smart phones, Sandy Springs has launched a smart phone application, making it easier than ever to report a problem with the city. Instead […]

Sandy Springs is One of America’s Most Stable Housing Markets

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Forbes.com recently released a new list depicting the 20 most stable housing markets in America, and Sandy Springs is the only city in Georgia to make the list. Sandy Springs  made the cut due to the fact that home values have increased 2.5% in the last year, an achievement not many cities can claim. There […]

Overlook Park wins Top Beautification Award

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Big congratulations to the City of Sandy Springs and, more specifically, Morgan Falls Overlook Park as it recently received Georgia’s top beautification award in the Community Improvement category by Keep Georgia Beautiful, a part of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA). The Community Improvement award recognizes efforts to preserve and improve the beauty of […]

Sandy Springs is Home to Atlanta’s Best Sports Bars

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The football season is nearing an end, and it’s bittersweet. On the one hand, America’s favorite sport season is coming to a conclusion, which means Saturdays and Sundays will be a little less exciting. However, it also means that the most anticipated games of the season, the bowl games, are just around the corner. Next […]